Unit History: JLRRA

In 1959 the barracks was taken over by the Junior Leaders Regiment Royal Artillery(JLRRA).The Regiment was tasked with producing the future NCOs and warrant officers for the Artillery. The training included skill-at-arms, drill, fieldcraft, first aid, NBC, leadership, character training, map reading, education, physical training, gunnery and signals.
The regiment was divided into four batteries - 2, 33, 39 and 40. Each battery consisted of four troops. Each battery and troop carried the name of a famous gunner of the past. Camaraderie was built up through the system of troops and batteries and there was a great deal of healthy competition in all areas, especially sport.

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