The Brigade was formed as 3 Welsh Brigade RFA (TF) in February 1920 at Newport. In 1921 it became 83 (Welsh) Brigade Royal Field Artillery (TF). It changed title again in June 1924 to 83 (Welsh) Field Brigade RA (TA). 83 (Welsh) Field Brigade was re-designated 83 (Welsh) Field Regiment RA (TA) in November 1938 with two batteries. In February 1941 a third battery was formed. Post war 83 (Welsh) Field Regiment RA (TA) went into suspended animation in June 1946 and was re-constituted as 283 (Welsh) Field Regiment RA (TA) in January 1947.
Illustrations of the formation badges under which a unit served or supported are given. This is no guarantee that the unit used this formations badge.
|3 Sep 39||53 Infantry Division||Newport, Gwent, UK|
|Oct 39||53 Infantry Division||Northern Ireland, UK|
|Apr 41||53 Infantry Division||Western Command, UK|
|May 43||53 Infantry Division, 21 Army Group||UK|
|Jun 44||53 Infantry Division||Normandy, France|
|Sep 44||53 Infantry Division||Lille, France|
|Oct 44||53 Infantry Division||Nijmegen, Holland|
|Jan 45||53 Infantry Division||Eindhoven, Holland|
|Feb 45||53 Infantry Division||Goch, Germany|
|May 45||53 Infantry Division||River Elbe, Germany|
|1921||329, 330, 331, 332|
|Nov 38||329 (Monmouth), 330 (Monmouth) – 331 & 332 Batteries to 133 Field Regiment|
|Feb 41||329, 330, 460|
|Dec 44||25 pdr|