List of British Regular Army regiments (1962)

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This is a list of British Regular Army regiments after the Army restructuring caused by the 1957 Defence White Paper: many regiments were amalgamated between 1958-60. Further cuts and amalgamations took place in the 1960s and early 1970s.


Household Cavalry

Royal Armoured Corps

Heavy Cavalry

Light Cavalry

The Royal Tank Regiment

Combat Arms


The infantry in 1962 was divided into 15 separate brigades for administrative purposes:

In 1968 the administrative brigades were merged to form 6 administrative divisions. These were:

Foot Guards

Line Infantry


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