Forfar and Kincardine Artillery

The Forfar and Kincardine Artillery was a British artillery militia regiment of the 19th century. It was based in and named after Forfarshire and Kincardineshire in Scotland.

Forfar and Kincardine Artillery
Country Kingdom of Great Britain (1759–1800)
 United Kingdom (1801–1881)
Branch British Army

Following the Militia Act of 1797, the regiment was raised as an infantry regiment in 1798 as the Forfarshire Militia.[1] Four years later its territorial scope was broadended when it became the Forfarshire and Kincardine Militia and in 1854 it was redesignated the Forfar and Kincardine Artillery.

In 1815, the regiment was serving in Ireland; Colonel Hon. A. Douglas, Lt. Colonel Hon. C. Douglas[2].

By 1882 the regiment had a total of eight batteries and over 800 men. In 1902 it was renamed as the Forfar and Kincardine Royal Garrison Artillery (Militia). On the creation of the Territorial Force in 1908 the unit was transferred to the Special Reserve Royal Field Artillery. It was disbanded in 1909.



  • Hay, George Jackson (Colonel) (1987) [1908]. An Epitomized History of the Militia (The "Constitutional Force"). Ray Westlake Military Books. ISBN 0-9508530-7-0.
  • Litchfield, Norman E H, 1987. The Militia Artillery 1852-1909, The Sherwood Press, Nottingham. ISBN 0-9508205-1-2
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