|D Battery Royal Horse Artillery|
File:D Battery Royal Horse Artillery - Basrah, Iraq, April 2008.JPG|
Sign outside of the D Battery HQ in Basrah, Iraq attached to HESCO barriers.
|Active||1 November 1794 – present|
|Part of||3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery|
|Anniversaries||Waterloo Day 18th June|
|Equipment||L118 Light Gun|
D Battery Royal Horse Artillery are a Close Support Battery of 3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery They are currently based in Albemarle Barracks in Newcastle upon Tyne.
In 1812 during the Peninsular War the battery was part of Wellington's Army, where the battery participated in The Battle of Salamanca. In 2015 the battery returned to the field where they had a ceremony to remember the battle, being one of the most pivital battles in the war. Under the Army 2020 reform the battery keeps its role as a "Light Artillery Equipment Battery" using the L119 Light Howitzer. Currently the battery has "A", "B", and "C" Subsections, which each have three L119 Light Howitzers.
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