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The first Army Commandos since the end of the WW2 received their Green Berets on 15 May 1962, 29 Commando Regiment RA.

In 1965, 95 Commando Light Regiment Royal Artillery formed.


(Brunei (1962), Borneo (1963-66), Aden (1966-67))

29 & 95 joined together in 1971 forming what has since been 29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery, 70’s also saw Norway and Jungle Deployments.


(Cyprus (1974) (Northern Ireland))

Late 70s early 80s saw the use of the 105mm Light Gun which saw action in the Falklands War. 80’s also saw Norway and Jungle Deployments.


(The Falklands (1982) (Northern Ireland))

90’s saw Norway, Jungle Deployments and the First Iraq War, With the Regiment involved in Op Safe Haven.


(Iraq (1991),  Bosnia, UN Tour Cyprus (1996), Kosovo (1999) (Northern Ireland))


Sierra Leone, Iraq, Afghanistan, also Norway, Jungle Deployments and ongoing Operations throughout this period.


(Sierra Leone (2000), (Northern Ireland), Iraq (2003), Afghanistan (2001, 2006, 2008 and 2011))

50th Anniversary March Through the City of Plymouth by The Regiment and Veterans wearing their Green Berets with pride.


(21 Jul 2012)

1962

29 Commando Light Regiment Royal Artillery, 8 (Alma) Cdo Bty RA, 79 (Kirkee) Cdo Bty RA, and 145 (Maiwand) Cdo Bty RA, 20 Cdo Bty RA


1964

29 Commando Light Regiment Royal Artillery, 79 (Kirkee) Cdo Bty RA, and 145 (Maiwand) Cdo Bty RA, 20 Cdo Bty RA


95 Commando Light Regiment Royal Artillery, 8 (Alma) Cdo Bty RA 7 (Sphinx) Cdo Bty RA, 148 (Meiktila) Cdo Bty RA


1971

29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery, HQ (Cdo) Bty RA, 7 (Sphinx) Cdo Bty RA, 8 (Alma) Cdo Bty RA, 79 (Kirkee) Cdo Bty RA, 145 (Maiwand) Cdo Bty RA, 95 Cdo FOU


1976

29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery, HQ (Cdo) Bty RA, 7 (Sphinx) Cdo Bty RA, 8 (Alma) Cdo Bty RA, 79 (Kirkee) Cdo Bty RA, 145 (Maiwand) Cdo Bty RA, 148 (Meiktila) Cdo Bty RA


1977

29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery, HQ (Cdo) Bty RA, 7 (Sphinx) Cdo Bty RA, 8 (Alma) Cdo Bty RA, 79 (Kirkee) Cdo Bty RA, 148 (Meiktila) Cdo Bty RA


145 (Maiwand) Cdo Bty RA were put in Suspended Animation on 01/04/1977


79 (Kirkee) Cdo Bty RA were put in Suspended Animation from 01/11/1977 until 01/10/1978


1978 - Present

29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery, HQ (Cdo) Bty RA, 7 (Sphinx) Cdo Bty RA, 8 (Alma) Cdo Bty RA, 79 (Kirkee) Cdo Bty RA, 148 (Meiktila) Cdo Bty RA


HQ (Cdo) Bty RA renamed 23 (Gibraltar 1779-1783) Cdo Bty RA on 01/03/1993


Brief History of 29/95 Commando
1960’s
1970’s
1980’s
1990’s
2000’s
Veteran’s
Commando Gunner Regroup
“United we Conquer”