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This is a list of British Regular Army regiments in the aftermath of the defence cuts of the Options for Change defence white paper in 1991.

Army Air Corps


Household Cavalry Regiment and Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment

Royal Armoured Corps

Heavy Cavalry

Light Cavalry

The Royal Tank Regiment


The infantry in 1994 was divided into six divisions for administrative purposes:

  • Household Division: Grenadier Guards, Coldstream Guards, Scots Guards, Irish Guards, Welsh Guards.
  • Scottish Division: Royal Scots, King's Own Scottish Borderers, Royal Highland Fusiliers, Black Watch, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, The Highlanders (Seaforth, Gordons and Camerons).
  • Queen's Division: Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, Royal Anglian Regiment.
  • King's Division: Green Howards, Duke of Wellington's Regiment, Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire, Queen's Lancashire Regiment, King's Own Royal Border Regiment, King's Regiment.
  • Prince of Wales's Division: Cheshire Regiment, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, Royal Regiment of Wales, Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment, Devonshire and Dorset Regiment, Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment, Staffordshire Regiment.
  • Light Division: Light Infantry, Royal Green Jackets.

Foot Guards

Line Infantry

  • The Gibraltar Regiment

Special Forces

Support Arms and Services

Support Arms


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