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Authors and Contributors this page: T.F. Mills
Page created 1 November 1999. Corrected and updated 10.06.2006
Carnarvonshire & Anglesey Artillery Volunteers,
Royal Artillery (Territorials)
United Kingdom  
  Titles & Lineage
  History & War Service
  Battle Honours
  Colours, Standards and Guidons

  Badges and Uniforms

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.
How to find information about individuals who served in this corps
  Titles and Lineage Welsh County Index
Numeric Artillery Index
  1863.08.28 1st Administrative Brigade, Anglesey Artillery Volunteers
formed with HQ at Holyhead to administer existing corps:
  • 1st Anglesey Artillery Volunteer Corps at Holyhead, raised 14 Dec. 1860
  • 2nd Anglesey Artillery Volunteer Corps at Holyhead, raised 14 Dec. 1860; disbanded July 1868
  • 3rd Anglesey Artillery Volunteer Corps at Beaumaris, raised 14 Dec. 1860
  • 1st Carnarvonshire Artillery Volunteer Corps at Carnarvon, raised 12 Mar. 1862
  1873.05? brigade disbanded and corps joined 1st Admin Brigade, Cheshire Artillery Volunteers [q.v. for continuing lineage to 1904]
  1904.07 1st Carnarvonshire RGA (Volunteers)
formed with HQ at Bangor from Carnarvonshire elements of 1st Cheshire and Carnarvonshire RGA
  • No. 1 Company at Bangor, formed from No. 6 Coy
  • No. 2 Company at Llanfairfechan, formed from No. 6 Coy
  • No. 3 Company at Bangor College, redesignation of No. 7 Coy
  • No. 4 Company at Carnarvon and Pen-y-groes, redesignation of No. 8 Coy
  1908.04.01 Welsh RGA
reorganised in T.F. with HQ at Bangor, less No. 3 Coy (transferred to OTC?)
  • Heavy Battery at Bangor
  • Ammunition Column at Bangor
  1909.03 Welsh (Carnarvonshire) RGA
  1920.02.07 12th (Carnarvon and Denbigh) Medium Brigade, RGA
reconstituted in T.A. with HQ at Colwyn Bay
  • ? Battery at Bangor?
  • ? Battery at Colwyn Bay
  • ? Battery at Colwyn Bay
  1921 61st Medium Brigade, RGA
  • 241 Battery at Bangor?
  1922.03.01 amalgamated with Denbighshire Yeomanry, to form 61st Medium Brigade, RGA
  History (Links) & War Service Introduction to Volunteers
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Deployment and War Service of Units:
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Biography and Gallantry Awards:
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Associations, Forums and Re-Enactors:
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Museums, Monuments, Memorials and Chapels:
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  Battle Honours Index of Battle Honours
Index of Wars

Note: battle honours are not awarded to artillery

  Colours, Standards and Guidons
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  Uniforms and Badges
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  Honorary Colonels Index of Royal Colonels
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1908.12.04 Maj. W. C. Whiskin, VD
1913.12.20 Maj. W. H. Hughes
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  Bibliography How To Find Books
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