Originally formed as a volunteer cavalry force in 1793, it fought in the Second Boer war as part of the Imperial Yeomanry. The 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment (1 R ANGLIAN) is a light infantry battalion within the Royal Anglian Regiment of the British Army.The battalion trace their history back to the 1st Battalion of the 1st East Anglian Regiment formed in 1959. Until 19 September 1962 the Australian Artillery was referred to as the 'Royal Australian Artillery', however, on this date HM Queen Elizabeth II granted the RAA the title of 'The Royal Regiment of Australian Artillery'. As a result of the Defence Review, the 1st Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment and the 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment amalgamated on 29 August 1959 to form the 1st Battalion, 1st East Anglian Regiment (Royal Norfolk and Suffolk).. On formation the regiment was based in West Berlin (the location of the 1st Royal Norfolks). [6], As the size of the army expanded and contracted during the various conflicts of the 18th and 19th centuries, junior regiments were raised and disbanded. The British Army's Infantry forms a highly flexible organisation, taking on a variety of roles, including armoured, mechanised, air assault and light. Thus, in the Cloathing Book of 1742, which illustrated the patterns of uniforms worn by the King's forces, the regiments of foot are designated simply by numbers. The 102d Regiment to be numbered the 100th Regiment. Only one regiment, the 33rd Foot, was allowed to bear the name of a person other than Royalty when it became the "Duke of Wellington's" in 1853, the year after the death of the First Duke, who had served as a subaltern in the regiment.[9]. The 1751 warrant confirmed the royal titles or other special designations of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 7th, 8th, 18th, 21st, 23rd, 27th and 41st regiments. 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