2nd/10th Field Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery

2nd/10th Field Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery

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2nd/10th Field Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery

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The 2nd/10th Field Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery is an Australian Army regiment primarily composed of reservists. It is a general support regiment in the Australian 4th Brigade consisting of two field batteries. It is currently equipped with the L16 81mm Mortar as the primary armament, while the regiment's remaining M2A2 Howitzer field guns are currently being retained for ceremonial purposes.

History

2nd Field Regiment – can be traced back to 1859 where it was a coastal Artillery Detachment based at Warrnambool. In 1948 the Regiment was raised again as part of the CMF in the 3rd Division in Victoria. In 1952 the Regiment was at full strength and located at Batman Avenue and Warragul. The Regiment remained until 1975 when it was amalgamated with 15th Field Regiment to become 2nd/15th Field Regiment at Batman Avenue.

4th Medium Regiment – 4th Medium Regiment was raised at Chapel Street East St Kilda in 1947. By 1955 the Regiment had Battery locations at Brighton, Frankston and Ripponlea. In 1957 the Regiment disbanded and the elements of the Regiment were absorbed into 10th Medium Regiment.

8th Medium Regiment – 8th Medium Regiment was numbered as 8th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment in 1955 and was located at Geelong. In 1957 the Regiment absorbed elements of 38th Light Anti Aircraft Regiment and was designated 8th Medium Regiment with Batteries located at Geelong, Colac and Warrnambool. In 1960 the Regiment was absorbed into 10th Medium Regiment.

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