156 Regiment RLC

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156 Regiment RLC
Active 1967-Present
Country  United Kingdom
Branch  British Army
Type Regiment
Role Logistics
Part of Royal Logistic Corps
Website 156 Regiment RLC

156 Regiment RLC is an Army Reserve Regiment of the British Army's Royal Logistic Corps.

History[edit]

The Regiment was first formed in the Royal Corps of Transport as 156th (Lancashire and Cheshire) Regiment, RCT (Volunteers) in 1967.[1] 238 Squadron was formed in 1969 and the regiment was renamed 156th (Merseyside and Greater Manchester) Transport Regiment, RCT (Volunteers) in 1980 and 156th (North West) Transport Regiment, RLC (Volunteers) in 1993.[1]

156 Transport Regiment was rerolled in 2014 and is now a Supply Regiment within 101 Log Bde

Structure[edit]

The current structure is as follows:[2]

  • 235 (Liverpool) HQ Squadron RLC
  • 234 (Birkenhead) Squadron RLC
  • 236 (Greater Manchester) Squadron RLC
  • 238 (Bootle) Squadron RLC
  • 381 (Lancaster) Squadron RLC

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "156th Transport Regiment". Regiments.org. Retrieved 24 November 2017. 
  2. ^ "156 Regiment RLC". British Army. Retrieved 21 January 2016. 

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