The lineage of 124th Fd Regt RA (TA)

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1866.04.04

  • 1st Administrative Brigade, Northumberland Artillery Volunteers
    formed with HQ at Tynemouth to administer existing corps:

 

  • 1st Northumberland Artillery Volunteer Corps at Tynemouth, raised 16 Aug. 1859; absorbed 2nd AVC May 1860 as No. 2 Bty
    • No. 1 Battery at Tynemouth, raised 16 Aug. 1859
    • No. 2 Battery at Tynemouth, formed May1860 by redesignation 2nd AVC
    • No. 3 Battery at Willington Quay, raised 15 Aug. 1860
    • No. 4 Battery at Newcastle, raised 16 Aug. 1860
    • No. 5 Battery at North Shields, raised 1861?
  • 2nd Northumberland Artillery Volunteer Corps at Tynemouth, raised 12 Jan. 1860; absorbed May 1860 by 1st AVC
  • 3rd Northumberland Artillery Volunteer Corps at Blyth, raised 23 Nov. 1860; disbanded Jan. 1864; new 3rd RVC at Willington Quay, raised 24 Apr. 1865 from personnel of 1st Northumberland AVC; absorbed 2nd Newcastle AVC in Feb. 1868 and HQ moved to Newcastle (eventually six btys)
  • 2nd Newcastle-upon-Tyne Artillery Volunteer Corps at Newcastle, raised Sep. 1864 from personnel of 1st Northumberland AVC; absorbed 1868 by 3rd Northumberland AVC
  • 1st Durham Artillery Volunteer Corps at Durham (raised 14 Mar. 1860), regimented Nov. 1873

1873

HQ moved to Newcastle-upon-Tyne

1880.07.23

1st Northumberland and Durham Artillery Volunteer Corps
consolidated with HQ at Newcastle-upon-Tyne

 

  • No. 1 Battery at Tynemouth, formed from 1st Northumberland AVC
  • No. 2 Battery at Tynemouth, formed from 1st Northumberland AVC
  • No. 3 Battery at Tynemouth, formed from 1st Northumberland AVC
  • No. 4 Battery at Tynemouth, formed from 1st Northumberland AVC
  • No. 5 Battery at Tynemouth, formed from 1st Northumberland AVC
  • No. 6 Battery at Tynemouth, formed from 1st Northumberland AVC
  • No. 7 Battery at Newcastle, formed from 3rd Northumberland AVC
  • No. 8 Battery at Newcastle, formed from 3rd Northumberland AVC
  • No. 9 Battery at Newcastle, formed from 3rd Northumberland AVC
  • No. 10 Battery at Newcastle, formed from 3rd Northumberland AVC
  • No. 11 Battery at Newcastle, formed from 3rd Northumberland AVC
  • No. 12 Battery at Newcastle, formed from 3rd Northumberland AVC
  • No. 13 Battery at Sunderland, formed from 1st Durham AVC
  • No. 14 Battery at Sunderland, formed from 1st Durham AVC
  • No. 15 Battery at Sunderland, formed from 1st Durham AVC

1880.09

1st Northumberland (Northumberland and Durham) Artillery Volunteer Corps

1881.04

Nos. 1-6 Btys separated to form 3rd Northumberland Artillery Volunteer Corps; remaining btys renumbered No. 1-9

1882.04.01

assigned to Northern Division, RA

1882.05

1st Northumberland (Northumberland and Sunderland) Artillery Volunteer Corps

1884.06

tenth bty formed

1886.04

eleventh and twelfth btys formed

1888

Durham batteries separated to form 1st Durham Artillery Volunteer Corps

1889.07.01

1st Northumberland Artillery Volunteers
HQ at Newcastle; assigned to Western Division, RA

 

  • No. 1 Battery
  • No. 2 Battery
  • No. 3 Battery
  • No. 4 Battery
  • No. 5 Battery
  • No. 6 Battery
  • No. 7 Battery
  • No. 8 Battery

1891.11

1st Northumberland Volunteer Artillery

 

  • No. 1 Battery at Newcastle
  • No. 2 Battery at Newcastle
  • No. 3 Battery at Newcastle
  • No. 4 Battery at Elswick, formed by personnel of Elswick Ordnance Co.

1903

1st Berwick-on-Tweed AVC attached

1902.01.01

1st Northumberland RGA (Volunteers)
(divisional organisation abolished)

1908.05.20

1st Northumbrian Brigade, RFA
transferred to T.F. with HQ at Newcastle-on-Tyne, absorbing some personnel of 1st Newcastle-on-Tyne RGA

 

  • 1st Northumberland Battery at Newcastle
  • 2nd Northumberland Battery at Newcastle
  • 3rd Northumberland Battery at Newcastle
  • 1st Northumbrian Ammunition Column at Newcastle

1915.03

formed duplicate 2/1st Northumbrian Brigade, RFA

1916

250th Brigade, RFA

 

  • A Battery
  • B Battery
  • C Battery

1920.02.07

1st Northumbrian Brigade, RFA
reconstituted in T.A. with HQ at

 

  • 1st Northumbrian Battery at Newcastle
  • 2nd Northumbrian Battery at Newcastle
  • 3rd Northumbrian Battery at Newcastle
  • 4th Northumbrian Battery (Howitzer) at Newcastle

1921

72nd (Northumbrian) Brigade, RFA

 

  • 285 (1st Northumberland) Battery at Newcastle
  • 286 (2nd Northumberland) Battery at Newcastle
  • 287 (3rd Northumberland) Battery at Newcastle; moved by 1930 to Blyth
  • 288 (4th Northumberland) Battery (Howitzer) at Newcastle

1924.06.01

72nd (Northumbrian) Field Brigade, RA

1928

bty subtitles changed to "Northumbrian"

1938.11.01

72nd (Northumbrian) Field Regiment, RA

1939.05.24

formed duplicate 124th Field Regiment RA TA by separation of 287 Bty and 288 Bty

1939.05.24

124th Field Regiment, RA (TA)
formed with HQ at Cowgate as duplicate of 72 (Northumbrian) Field Regt

 

  • 287 (3rd Northumbrian) Battery, 3 x Troops transferred from 72 Regt
  • 288 (4th Northumbrian) Battery, 3 x Troops transferred from 72 Regt

1942.02.17

124th Field Regiment, RA (Northumbrian) (TA)

1942.05.02 124th Field Regiment, RA (Northumbrian) (TA)
  • 287 (3rd Northumbrian) Battery
  • 288 (4th Northumbrian) Battery
  • 257 (Anti Tank) Battery, transferred from 65th (NY) Anti Tank Regt RA
1942.05.28
  • 287 (3rd Northumbrian) Battery, was over run two troops captured battery struck off nominal roll
  • 1942. June 124th Field Regiment, RA (Northumbrian) (TA)
    • 288 (4th Northumbrian) Battery 2 x Troops
    • 489 (Northumbrian) Battery 2 x Troops formed from remaining Troop of 287 Bty and D Troop 288 Bty
    • 257 (Anti Tank) Battery,
    1942.07.20 257 Anti Tank Battery re-joins 65th (NY) Anti Tank Regt RA
    1942.11.28 124th Field Regiment, RA (Northumbrian) (TA) all 2 Troop Batteries
    • 288 (4th Northumbrian) Battery
    • 411 Battery, transferred permanently from 58 Fd Regt RA
    • 489 (Northumbrian) Battery

    1947.01.01

    324th (Northumbrian) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RA
    reconstituted in T.A. with HQ at Gosforth

    1955.03.10

    324th Regiment, RA
    absorbed 405 HAA Regiment without change of title

     

    • HQ Battery, formed by reduction of 324 Regt
    • P Battery, formed by reduction of 324 Regt
    • Q Battery, formed by reduction of 405 Regt
    • R Battery, formed by reduction of 405 Regt

    1961.05.01

    absorbed HQ 31 AA Bde and 146 C&R Sec RA without change of title

    1964.03.18

    324th Heavy Air Defence Regiment, RA

    1964

    324th (Northumbria Artillery ) Heavy Air Defence Regiment, RA

    1967.04.01

    amalgamated with 272 (Northumbrian) Field Regt, 274 (Northumbrian) Field Regt, and 439 (Tyne) LAD Regt, to form 101st (Northumbrian) Medium Regiment RA

     

     

    1967.04.01

    101st (Northumbrian) Medium Regiment, RA (Volunteers)
    formed in TAVR II with HQ at Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne

     

    1974.04.01

    subtitles added to battery designations:

     

    1976.09

    101st (Northumbrian) Field Regiment, RA (Volunteers)
    batteries also designated as 'Field'

    19uu

    RHQ and HQ Battery moved to Gateshead and 204 Battery to Kingston Park, Newcastle upon Tyne

    1993

    101st (Northumbrian) Regiment, RA (Volunteers)
    'Field' designation in batteries also omitted

    2006.04?

    HQ Bty disbanded; HQ moved to Newcastle