|157 (Welsh) Regiment RLC|
|Part of||Royal Logistic Corps|
|Website||157 Regiment RLC|
The regiment was formed in the Royal Corps of Transport as 157th (Wales and Midlands) Transport Regiment, RCT (Volunteers) in 1967. 224 Squadron was formed in 1969. The regiment was renamed 157th (Wales and Midlands) Transport Regiment, RCT (Volunteers) in 1987 and 157th (Wales and Midlands) Transport Regiment, RLC (Volunteers) in 1993. 580 Squadron was formed and HQ Squadron was re-designated 249 Squadron later that year. The regiment was-renamed 157th (Wales and Midlands) Logistic Support Regiment, RLC (Volunteers) in 1999 and 157th (Wales and Midlands) Transport Regiment, RLC (Volunteers) in 2006.
The current structure is as follows:
- 249 (HQ) Squadron - Maindy Barracks, Cardiff.
- 223 Transport Squadron - the Mumbles, Swansea.
- 224 (Pembroke Yeomanry) Transport Squadron - Carmarthen.
- 580 Transport Squadron - Maindy Barracks, Cardiff.
- B Troop 580 Transport Regiment - Litchard Cross, Bridgend.
FISHGUARD. This was awarded to the Pembroke Yeomanry (Castlemartin) in 1853 to reflect the Regiment's involvement in the last invasion of Britain by the French in 1797. This honour is carried forward to the Welsh Transport Regiment by 224 (Pembroke Yeomanry) Squadron.
- "Army – Question for Ministry of Defence". p. 1. Retrieved 14 December 2020.
- "157th Transport Regiment, Royal Corps of Transport (Volunteers) and Royal Logistic Corps (Volunteers)". Regiments.org. Archived from the original on 20 October 2007. Retrieved 4 November 2017.
- "157 (Welsh) Regiment RLC". Ministry of Defence. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
- Howell, Lt Col, MBE TD DL. "The Pembroke Yeomanry". Dyfed County Council. 1987
- "A brief history of the Pembroke Yeomanry". Ministry of Defence. Archived from the original on 14 March 2006. Retrieved 4 November 2017.
- The Last Invasion of Britain by E.H. Stewart-James