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Royal Horse Artillery

Index Royal Horse Artillery

The Royal Horse Artillery (RHA) was formed in 1793 as a distinct arm of the Royal Regiment of Artillery (commonly termed Royal Artillery) of the British Army. [1]

62 relations: Acts of Union 1800, Alexander Harley, Anglo-Zulu War, Antwerp, Banastre Tarleton, Board of Ordnance, Bonnie Dundee, Brigade major, British Army, British Army order of precedence, British Indian Army, Cap badge, Cavalry, Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond, Colchester, Crimean War, Driver (rank), Elizabeth II, Flanders Campaign, French Revolutionary Wars, Goodwood House, Honourable Artillery Company, Household Cavalry, Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment, Indian Rebellion of 1857, John Macleod (British Army officer), K (Hondeghem) Battery Royal Artillery, King's Troop, Royal Horse Artillery, L118 light gun, List of Royal Artillery batteries, London, M Battery Royal Horse Artillery, Master-General of the Ordnance, Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom), Napoleonic Wars, Ordnance BLC 15-pounder, Ordnance QF 13-pounder, Ordnance QF 15-pounder, Parade, Pattern 1796 light cavalry sabre, Peninsular War, Queen's Guard, Rhine, Royal Armoured Corps, Royal Artillery, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery, Royal Field Artillery, Royal Irish Artillery, Rudyard Kipling, Second Boer War, ..., Territorial Force, The Keel Row, Volunteer Force, War of the First Coalition, West Sussex, World War I, World War II, 16th Parachute Brigade (United Kingdom), 1st Regiment Royal Horse Artillery, 3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery, 5th Infantry Brigade (United Kingdom), 7th Parachute Regiment Royal Horse Artillery. Expand index (12 more) »

Acts of Union 1800

The Acts of Union 1800 (sometimes erroneously referred to as a single Act of Union 1801) were parallel acts of the Parliament of Great Britain and the Parliament of Ireland which united the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Kingdom of Ireland (previously in personal union) to create the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

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Alexander Harley

General Sir Alexander George Hamilton Harley, (born 3 May 1941) is a retired British Army officer and former Adjutant-General to the Forces.

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Anglo-Zulu War

The Anglo-Zulu War was fought in 1879 between the British Empire and the Zulu Kingdom.

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Antwerp

Antwerp (Antwerpen, Anvers) is a city in Belgium, and is the capital of Antwerp province in Flanders.

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Banastre Tarleton

Sir Banastre Tarleton, 1st Baronet, GCB (21 August 175415 January 1833) was a British soldier and politician.

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Board of Ordnance

The Board of Ordnance was a British government body.

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Bonnie Dundee

Bonnie Dundee is the title of a poem and a song written by Walter Scott in 1825 in honour of John Graham, 7th Laird of Claverhouse, who was created 1st Viscount Dundee in November 1688, then in 1689 led a Jacobite rising in which he died, becoming a Jacobite hero.

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Brigade major

A brigade major was the chief of staff of a brigade in the British Army.

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British Army

The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.

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British Army order of precedence

The regular army of the British Army is listed according to an order of precedence for the purposes of parading.

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British Indian Army

The Indian Army (IA), often known since 1947 (but rarely during its existence) as the British Indian Army to distinguish it from the current Indian Army, was the principal military of the British Indian Empire before its decommissioning in 1947.

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Cap badge

A cap badge, also known as head badge or hat badge, is a badge worn on uniform headgear and distinguishes the wearer's nationality and/or organisation.

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Cavalry

Cavalry (from the French cavalerie, cf. cheval 'horse') or horsemen were soldiers or warriors who fought mounted on horseback.

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Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond

Field Marshal Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond, 3rd Duke of Lennox, 3rd Duke of Aubigny, (22 February 1735 – 29 December 1806), styled Earl of March until 1750, was a British Army officer and politician.

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Colchester

Colchester is an historic market town and the largest settlement within the borough of Colchester in the county of Essex.

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Crimean War

The Crimean War (or translation) was a military conflict fought from October 1853 to February 1856 in which the Russian Empire lost to an alliance of the Ottoman Empire, France, Britain and Sardinia.

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Driver (rank)

Driver (Dvr) was a military rank used in the British Army and the armies of other Commonwealth countries.

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Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.

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Flanders Campaign

The Flanders Campaign (or Campaign in the Low Countries) was conducted from 6 November 1792 to 7 June 1795 during the first years of the French Revolutionary Wars.

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French Revolutionary Wars

The French Revolutionary Wars were a series of sweeping military conflicts lasting from 1792 until 1802 and resulting from the French Revolution.

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Goodwood House

Goodwood House is a country house and estate of covering in Westhampnett, Chichester, West Sussex, England.

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Honourable Artillery Company

The Honourable Artillery Company (HAC) was incorporated by Royal Charter in 1537 by King Henry VIII and is considered one of the oldest military organisations in the world.

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Household Cavalry

The Household Cavalry (HCav) is made up of the two most senior regiments of the British Army, the Life Guards and the Blues and Royals (Royal Horse Guards and 1st Dragoons).

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Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment

The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment (HCMR) is a cavalry regiment of the British Army tasked primarily with ceremonial duties.

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Indian Rebellion of 1857

The Indian Rebellion of 1857 was a major uprising in India between 1857–58 against the rule of the British East India Company, which functioned as a sovereign power on behalf of the British Crown.

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John Macleod (British Army officer)

Lieutenant General Sir John Angus Macleod GCH (29 January 1752 - 1833) was Master Gunner, St James's Park, the most senior ceremonial post in the Royal Artillery after the sovereign.

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K (Hondeghem) Battery Royal Artillery

See Also: Bengal Horse Artillery Batteries K (Hondeghem) Battery is a battery of 5th Regiment Royal Artillery in the Royal Artillery.

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King's Troop, Royal Horse Artillery

The King's Troop, Royal Horse Artillery is a ceremonial unit of the British Army, quartered at Woolwich.

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L118 light gun

The L118 light gun is a 105 mm towed field gun.

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List of Royal Artillery batteries

The Royal Regiment of Artillery is an Arm of the British Army.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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M Battery Royal Horse Artillery

M (Headquarters) Battery Royal Horse Artillery is the Headquarters Battery of 3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery, part of the Royal Horse Artillery of the British Army.

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Master-General of the Ordnance

The Master-General of the Ordnance (MGO) was a very senior British military position from 1415 to 2013 (except 1855-1895 and 1939-1958) with some changes to the name, usually held by a serving general.

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Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom)

The Ministry of Defence (MoD or MOD) is the British government department responsible for implementing the defence policy set by Her Majesty's Government and is the headquarters of the British Armed Forces.

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Napoleonic Wars

The Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815) were a series of major conflicts pitting the French Empire and its allies, led by Napoleon I, against a fluctuating array of European powers formed into various coalitions, financed and usually led by the United Kingdom.

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Ordnance BLC 15-pounder

The Ordnance BLC 15 pounder gun (BLC stood for BL Converted) was a modernised version of the obsolete BL 15 pounder 7 cwt gun, incorporating a recoil and recuperator mechanism above the barrel and a modified quicker-opening breech.

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Ordnance QF 13-pounder

The Ordnance QF 13-pounder (quick-firing) field gun was the standard equipment of the British and Canadian Royal Horse Artillery at the outbreak of World War I.

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Ordnance QF 15-pounder

The Ordnance QF 15 pounder gun,Britain traditionally denoted smaller ordnance by the maximum weight of the gun's projectile.

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Parade

A parade (also called march or marchpast) is a procession of people, usually organized along a street, often in costume, and often accompanied by marching bands, floats or sometimes large balloons.

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Pattern 1796 light cavalry sabre

The Pattern 1796 Light Cavalry Sabre is a sword that was used primarily by British Light Dragoons and hussars, and King's German Legion light cavalry during the Napoleonic Wars.

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Peninsular War

The Peninsular War (1807–1814) was a military conflict between Napoleon's empire (as well as the allied powers of the Spanish Empire), the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the Kingdom of Portugal, for control of the Iberian Peninsula during the Napoleonic Wars.

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Queen's Guard

The Queen's Guard and Queen's Life Guard (called King's Guard and King's Life Guard when the reigning monarch is male) are the names given to contingents of infantry and cavalry soldiers charged with guarding the official royal residences in the United Kingdom.

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Rhine

--> The Rhine (Rhenus, Rein, Rhein, le Rhin,, Italiano: Reno, Rijn) is a European river that begins in the Swiss canton of Graubünden in the southeastern Swiss Alps, forms part of the Swiss-Liechtenstein, Swiss-Austrian, Swiss-German and then the Franco-German border, then flows through the German Rhineland and the Netherlands and eventually empties into the North Sea.

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Royal Armoured Corps

The Royal Armoured Corps (RAC) provides the armour capability of the British Army, with vehicles such as the Challenger 2 Tank and the Scimitar Reconnaissance Vehicle.

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Royal Artillery

The Royal Regiment of Artillery, commonly referred to as the Royal Artillery (RA) and colloquially known as "The Gunners", is the artillery arm of the British Army.

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Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

The Royal Canadian Horse Artillery is the name given to the regular field artillery units of the Canadian Army.

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Royal Field Artillery

The Royal Field Artillery (RFA) of the British Army provided close artillery support for the infantry.

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Royal Irish Artillery

The Royal Irish Artillery was an Irish regiment of the British army in the 18th century.

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Rudyard Kipling

Joseph Rudyard Kipling (30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936)The Times, (London) 18 January 1936, p. 12 was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist.

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Second Boer War

The Second Boer War (11 October 1899 – 31 May 1902) was fought between the British Empire and two Boer states, the South African Republic (Republic of Transvaal) and the Orange Free State, over the Empire's influence in South Africa.

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Territorial Force

The Territorial Force was a part-time volunteer organisation, created in 1908 to help meet the military needs of the United Kingdom (UK) without resorting to conscription.

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The Keel Row

The Keel Row is a traditional Tyneside folk song evoking the life and work of the keelmen of Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Volunteer Force

The Volunteer Force was a citizen army of part-time rifle, artillery and engineer corps, created as a popular movement throughout the British Empire in 1859.

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War of the First Coalition

The War of the First Coalition (Guerre de la Première Coalition) is the traditional name of the wars that several European powers fought between 1792 and 1797 against the French First Republic.

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West Sussex

West Sussex is a county in the south of England, bordering East Sussex (with Brighton and Hove) to the east, Hampshire to the west and Surrey to the north, and to the south the English Channel.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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16th Parachute Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 16th Parachute Brigade was an airborne forces brigade of the British Army.

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1st Regiment Royal Horse Artillery

1st Regiment Royal Horse Artillery is a regiment of the Royal Horse Artillery in the British Army.

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3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery

3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery is a regiment of the Royal Horse Artillery in the British Army.

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5th Infantry Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 5th Infantry Brigade was a regular infantry brigade of the British Army that was in existence since before the First World War, except for a short break in the late 1970s, until amalgamating with 24th Airmobile Brigade, in 1999, to form 16 Air Assault Brigade.

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7th Parachute Regiment Royal Horse Artillery

7th Royal Horse Artillery (7 RHA) is a regiment of the Royal Artillery in the British Army.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Horse_Artillery

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