154 (Scottish) Regiment RLC
|154 (Scottish) Regiment RLC|
Cap Badge of the Royal Logistic Corps
|Role||3rd Line Transport|
|Size||One Headquarters Squadron
Four Task Squadrons
527 (Dunfermline) HQ Sqn RLC
221 (Glasgow) Tpt Sqn RLC
230 (Edinburgh) Tpt Sqn
239 (Fife) Tpt Sqn
251 (Ayrshire) Tpt Sqn
|Part of||101 Logistic Brigade
The Royal Logistic Corps
|March||Quick March - On Parade
Slow March -Lion, Sword and Crown
|Anniversaries||Formation Day 5 Apr|
Battle of Waterloo
|Lieutenant Colonel Alan Wilkinson RLC|
|Ceremonial chief||The Princess Royal|
|Col Gordon Stewart|
|Tactical Recognition Flash|
|Abbreviation||154 Regt RLC|
154 (Scottish) Regiment is a regiment of the British Army's Royal Logistic Corps. It forms part of the Army Reserve. Its role is to provide general transport support at 'third line' for the British Army.
The regiment was formed as the 154th (Lowland) Regiment, RCT (Volunteers) in Glasgow in 1967. The initially comprised just 221 Squadron and 222 Squadron. 225 Squadron was formed in 1969, 251 Squadron in 1971 and 225 Squadron in 1992. 527 Squadron, 230 Squadron and 231 Squadron and 251 Squadron were added on amalgamation with 153 (Highland) Transport Regiment to form the Scottish Transport Regiment in 1993. 231 Squadron was subsequently disbanded. It became 154 (Scottish) Regiment RLC under the Army 2020 re-organisation and an extra squadron, 239 Squadron, was formed in 2016.
- 527 (Dunfermline) Headquarters Squadron, Royal Logistic Corps based in Dunfermline
- 221 (Glasgow) Transport Squadron, Royal Logistic Corps based in Glasgow
- 230 (Edinburgh) Transport Squadron, Royal Logistic Corps based in Edinburgh
- 239 (Fife) Transport Squadron, Royal Logistic Corps based in Dunfermline
- 251 (Ayrshire) Transport Squadron, Royal Logistic Corps based in Irvine
Each of the task squadrons is equipped with the Leyland-DAF Demountable Rack Off Load and Pick up System (DROPS), which is a Medium Mobility Load Carrier (MMLC) capable of carrying 15 tonnes of stocks or equipment cross country.
The regiment's lineage is as follows:
|Forming Regiments||The Royal Corps of Transport||The Royal Logistic Corps||Remarks|
|Formed on 5 April 1993 from the 153rd (Highland) and 154th (Lowland) Regiments RCT (TA)||The Scottish Transport Regiment RLC(V)|
|Formed 1 April 1967 at Dunfermline from 433 (Forth) Regiment RCT (TA)||153rd (Highland) Artillery Support Regiment|
|Formed from 51 Highland Division Regiment RCT (TA)||212 Amb Sqn (Perth, Aberdeen and Dunblane)|
|Formed from 52 (Lowland) Division and 69 (East Lowlands) Regiment RCT (TA)||230 (Edinburgh) Tpt Sqn||230 (Edinburgh) Tpt Sqn|
|Formed from 433 (Forth) Regiment RCT (TA)||231 Tpt Sqn (Dunfermline until 1998, then Glenrothes)||Reroled as 231 (Evacuation) Squadron in 225 General Support Medical Regiment RAMC, 1 July 1999|
|Formed from The Fife and Forfar Yeomanry/Scottish Horse (T)||239 (Highland Yeomanry) Tpt Sqn (Cupar, Kirkcaldy and Leven)||Reroled as C (Fife and Forfar/Scottish Horse) Squadron, The Scottish Yeomanry, 1 November 1992||Amalgamated with the Queen's Own Yeomanry in 1996|
|Formed 1 April 1967 from 52 Lowland Division Regiment RCT (TA)||154th (Lowland) Transport Regiment|
|Formed from 528, 530 and 574 Squadrons RCT (TA)||221 (Glasgow) Tpt Sqn||221 (Glasgow) Tpt Sqn|
|Formed from 264 (Scottish) Regiment RCT (TA)||222 Tpt Sqn (East Kilbride)||Reroled as B (Lanarkshire and Queen's Own Royal Glasgow Yeomanry) Squadron, The Scottish Yeomanry, 1 November 1992||Amalgamated with the Queen's Own Yeomanry in 1996|
|Formed from Queens Own Lowland Yeomanry (QOLY)||225 (QOLY) Tpt Sqn (Edinburgh)||Reroled as 'HQ' (Lothians and Border Horse) Squadron, The Scottish Yeomanry, 1 November 1992||Amalgamated with the Queen's Own Yeomanry in 1996|
|Formed from the cadre of The Ayrshire Yeomanry||251 (Ayrshire) Tpt Sqn||251 (Ayrshire) Tpt Sqn|
|Formed 1 April 1993 by redesignation of 94 (Scottish) Ordnance Company RAOC (V)||125 Rations Sqn||Moved to 159 Supply Regt RLC(V) 1 April 2007|
|527 Company RASC, part of the 51st Highland Division Regiment RCT (TA) based in Perth||Renamed 212 Sqn RCT||527 HQ Sqn|
|Commanding Officers||From / To|
|Lt Col AM Matthew||Apr 93 - Nov 94|
|Lt Col RC Hambleton RLC(V)||Nov 94 - May 97|
|Lt Col AJ Parrott||May 97 - Aug 99|
|Lt Col T Couch||Aug 99 - Nov 01|
|Lt Col CJ Wensley||Jan 02 - Apr 04|
|Lt Col PR Couser MBE||May 4 - Dec 06|
|Lt Col LJ Maclean MBE||Jan 07 - Jun 09|
|Lt Col JW Galloway||Jul 09 - Dec 11|
|Lt Col PD Holder||Dec 11 - Aug 14|
|Lt Col G H Wilkinson||Aug 14 - Mar 17|
|Lt Col A Wilkinson||Mar 17 - Present|
Regimental Sergeant Majors
|Regimental Sergeant Majors||From / To|
|WO1(RSM) TS Raven||Jun 93 - Mar 96|
|WO1(RSM) MG Shipman||Apr 96 - Apr 98|
|WO1(RSM) PS Eaton||May 98 - May 00|
|WO1(RSM) D McBride||Jun 00 - Feb 02|
|WO1(RSM) GK Watson||Mar 02 - Oct 03|
|WO1(RSM) A Honeyman||Nov 03 - Mar 06|
|WO1(RSM) DP Foster||Mar 06 - May 8|
|WO1(RSM) AM Dunwell||Jun 08 - Jul 12|
|WO1(RSM) A McIntyre||Jul 12 - Aug 14|
|WO1(RSM) G Bruce||Aug 14 - Apr 16|
|WO1 (RSM) SJ Bowie||Apr 16 - Present|
The regiment wears the Tactical Recognition Flash of the Royal Logistic Corps. The tartan of the regiment is the MacDuff.
- "154th Transport Regiment, Royal Corps of Transport (Volunteers)". Regiments.org. Retrieved 19 November 2017.
- "The Scottish Transport Regiment, Royal Logistic Corps (Volunteers)". Regiments.org. Retrieved 19 November 2017.
- "Army 2020" (PDF). UK Parliament. Retrieved 24 November 2017.
- "239 (Fife)Transport Squadron Royal Logistics Corps Service of Formation and Dedication in the Abbey Church". Retrieved 19 November 2017.
- "154 (Scottish) Regiment RLC". Ministry of Defence. Retrieved 19 November 2017.
- "McDuff Tartan and the Corps". Royal Army Service Corps and Royal Corps of Transport Association. Retrieved 19 November 2017.
- 154 (Scottish) Regiment RLC - on British Army official website