6th (Glamorgan) Battalion, The Welch Regiment [UK]
Authors and Contributors this page: T.F. Mills
Page created 15 September 2003. Corrected and updated 04.01.2006
 
6th (Glamorgan) Battalion,
The Welch Regiment
1859-1954
 
United Kingdom 
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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 page(s) as linked below for more information.
How to find information about individuals who served in this corps
 
  Titles and Lineage Welsh County Index
Alphabetic Index of Titles
   
  1861.02? 2nd Administrative Battalion, Glamorganshire Rifle Volunteers
formed at Swansea to administer existing corps:
   
  • 3rd Glamorganshire Rifle Volunteer Corps at Swansea, raised 12 Oct. 1859
  • 11th Glamorganshire Rifle Volunteer Corps at Bridgend, raised 1860
  • 12th Glamorganshire Rifle Volunteer Corps at Merthyr Tydfil, raised 7 Feb. 1860
  • 14th Glamorganshire Rifle Volunteer Corps at Aberdare, raised 14 Feb. 1860
  1862? 3rd Glamorganshire Rifle Volunteer Corps
independent corps at Swansea (also known as Swansea Rifles) upon break up of 2nd Admin Bn: 11th RVC transferred to 1st Admin Bn; 12th RVC and 14th RVC transferred to new 2nd Admin Bn
  1864 5th Glamorganshire Rifle Volunteer Corps at Penllergaer transferred from 1st Admin Bn and attached; disbanded Dec. 1873
  1872 HQ moved to Cardiff; 4th Glamorganshire Rifle Volunteer Corps at Swansea transferred from 1st Admin Bn and attached; transferred late 1873 back to 1st Admin Bn
  1881.07.01 [4th] volunteer battalion of The Welsh Regiment
  1891.12 3rd Glamorganshire Volunteer Rifle Corps
(six companies)
  1900 three companies raised
  1905 three coys transferred from 2nd Vol Bn, The Welsh Regt (total twelve coys)
  1908.04.01 6th Battalion, The Welsh Regiment
transferred to the T.F. with HQ at Swansea
  1909.03 6th (Glamorgan) Battalion, The Welch Regiment
  1920.02.07 6th (Glamorgan) Battalion, The Welch Regiment
reconstituted in the T.A. with HQ at Swansea
  1920.12? absorbed 7th (Cyclist) Battalion, The Welch Regiment (at Cardiff) without change of title
  1938.11.01 6th (Glamorgan) Battalion, The Welch Regiment (67th Searchlight Regiment)
converted with HQ at Cardiff
   
  • 450 Company at Cardiff
  • 451 Company at Cardiff
  • 452 Company at Cardiff
  1940.08.01 67th (Welch Regiment) Searchlight Regiment, RA
   
  • 450 Battery at Cardiff
  • 451 Battery at Cardiff
  • 452 Battery at Cardiff
  1942.02.18 67th Searchlight Regiment, RA (Welch)
  1944.11.04 67th Garrison Regiment, RA (Welch)
  1945.02.12 608th Regiment, RA (Welch)
  1947.01.01 602nd Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RA (Welch)
reconstituted in the T.A. with HQ at Cardiff
  1954.01.01 absorbed by 282nd (Welsh) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RA
     
     
  History (Links) & War Service Introduction to Volunteers
History:
67 (Welch) SL Rgt RA(TA), by Derek Barton (The Royal Artillery 1939-45)
   
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  Honorary Colonels Index of Royal Colonels
  1883.06.09 F.M. HM King Edward VII
1910-26 vacant
1926.10.16 Odo Richard (Vivian), 3rd Baron Swansea, DSO, MVO
1935.06.05 Col. J.L. Sleeman, CB, CMG, CBE, MVO
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