3rd Kent Artillery Volunteers, RA [UK]
Authors and Contributors this page: T.F. Mills
Page created 1 October 2003. Corrected and updated 09.10.2004
3rd Kent Artillery Volunteers,
Royal Artillery
1860-1920
United Kingdom  
  Titles & Lineage
  History & War Service
  Battle Honours
  Colours, Standards and Guidons

  Badges and Uniforms
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Note: This is a battalion history of the part-time Reserves, which are normally liable for full-time active service only in an emergency. See the main regimental or corps page(s) for more information.
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  Titles and Lineage English County Index
Numeric Artillery Index
       
  1860.02.28 10th Kent Artillery Volunteer Corps
raised at Royal Arsenal, Woolwich (eight btys)
 
 
  1860.03.29   14th Kent Artillery Volunteer Corps
raised at Dockyard, Woolwich (eight btys)
     
  • 1st bty raised 29 Mar. 1860
  • 2nd bty raised 27 June 1860
  • 3rd bty raised 17 July 1860
  • 4th bty raised 18 July 1860
  • 5th bty raised 20 July 1860
  1860.08 10th Kent (Royal Arsenal) Artillery Volunteer Corps 14th Kent (Royal Dockyard) Artillery Volunteer Corps
  <1861.06> reduced to seven batteries  
  186u   sixth battery formed
  1863.11.13   2nd Essex AVC at Harwich attached
  1864.01? reduced to six batteries  
  1864.03 3rd Essex AVC at Plaistow attached  
  1870.05   disbanded; 2nd Essex AVC attached to 3rd Essex AVC
  1870.06 9th Kent AVC attached (separated from 1st Admin Bde, Kent AVs)  
  1870.06 9th Kent AVC attached (separated from 1st Admin Bde, Kent AVs)
  1880.07 3rd Kent (Royal Arsenal) Artillery Volunteer Corps
  1880.09 3rd Essex AVC separated and amalgamated with 1st Essex AVC and 2nd Essex AVC to form 1st Essex Artillery Volunteer Corps
  1882.04.01 assigned to London Division, RA
  1883.09 3rd Kent AVs (former 9th Kent AVC) became independent
  1889.07.01 3rd Kent Artillery Volunteers (Royal Arsenal)
HQ at Woolwich (eight batteries); assigned to Eastern Division, RA
  1891.11 3rd Kent Volunteer Artillery (Royal Arsenal)
  1892.07.14 converted to position artillery:
 
  • No. 1 Battery at Woolwich
  • No. 2 Battery at Woolwich
  • No. 3 Battery at Woolwich
  • No. 4 Battery at Woolwich
  1902.01.01 3rd Kent Brigade, RGA (Volunteers)
(divisional organisation abolished)
  1908.05.01 2nd London Brigade, RFA
transferred to T.F. with HQ at Woolwich
   
  • 4th County of London Battery at Woolwich
  • 5th County of London Battery at Woolwich
  • 6th County of London Battery at Woolwich
  • 2nd London Ammunition Column at Woolwich
  1915.03 formed duplicate 2/2nd London Brigade, RFA
  1916.05.12 281st Brigade, RFA
   
  • A Battery
  • B Battery
  • C Battery
  1920.02.07 reconstituted in T.A. as 4th City of London Battery at Bloomsbury in 1st London Brigade, RFA and Woolwich Arsenal connection discontinued
     
     
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  Battle Honours Index of Battle Honours
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