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History of 75 Battery RA

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The History of 75 Battery RA

Following a period of some stability, it was announced in 1967 that 75 Battery was to be placed in suspended animation.  In an unusual parade the Battery drove 200 yards out of Dempsey Barracks, turned around, replaced vehicle identification marks and drove back into camp as H Battery (Ramsay's Troop) Royal Artillery.  Two years later, whilst on exercise in Lybia, the Regiment found itself caught up in the military coup of the then Captain Ghadafi against the government of King Idris.  During this, the regimental 2IC was captured and held hostage, being later released unharmed.

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Michael (Cabby) Hughes in 1962

 
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Michael (Cabby) Hughes in 2004

 
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This (The 39ers Club) is a personal web site and has no official status. The contents and design of this site is by me and no other. I WISH TO THANK ALL THOSE WHO HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO MY SITE.

I myself served with the Royal Regiment of Artillery from 1954 till 1976 of which a considerable amount of that time was spent with - 39 Regt RA or 40 Regt RA - Sennelager or Gutersloh, West Germany