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Southern Jutland Artillery Regiment
Sønderjyske Artilleriregiment
Coat of arms for Southern Jutland Artillery Regiment.svg
Active 1951 – 2000
Disbanded 2000
Country DenmarkDenmark
Branch Flag of Denmark (state).svg Royal Danish Army
Nickname(s) SJAR

The Soutern Jutland Artillery Regiment (Danish language: Sønderjyske Artilleriregiment ) was an artillery regiment of the Royal Danish Army. The regiment was established on November 1, 1951 as 4 Field Artillery Regiment in Aarhus. The regiment is based on the 7th Artillery Battalion[1] of 3 Field Artillery Regiment, and the regiment can thus trace its history back to 1842.[2]

On 23rd October 1953 The regiment was transferred to the new build barraks in Varde[2]

Between 1953 and 2000 various units was transferred back and forward, between Nørrerjyske Artilleriregiment and Southern Jutland Artillery Regiment. Including 6th Artillery Battalion there first was in Varde from 1969 to 1974 and then again from 1987 to 1989.

On 20 February 1974, the Artillery NCO Shcool in Ringsted and Artillery Shcool on Amager was merged into the new Hærens Ildstøtte skole[3] and collocated whit Southern Jutland Artillery Regiment in Varde.[2]

On 1 November 2000 it was merged with Nørrerjyske Artilleriregiment to form Dronningens Artilleriregiment at the barraks in Varde.

Names of the regiment[]

  • 1951 - 4. Feltartilleriregiment
  • 1961 - Sønderjyske Artilleriregiment

Units[]

  • 7th Armoured Artillery Battalion, part of 3rd Jutland Brigade
  • 14th Anti Air Artillery Battalion (1990-2000) part of Jutland Division Artillery, Transferred from Nørrerjyske Artilleriregiment
  • 10th Light Artillery Battalion, part of Military region III
  • 11th Light Artillery Battalion, part of Military region IV
  • 24th Artillery Battalion [4] part of Jutland Division Artillery
  • Staff and Target Acquisition Battery/JDIV(1982-2000) part of Jutland Division Artillery, Transferred from Nørrerjyske Artilleriregiment

References[]

  • Lærebog for Hærens Menige, Hærkommandoen, marts 1960

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