Formed in June 1920 as 11 (Devon) Army Brigade Royal Field Artillery (TF). It was formed by the conversion of Royal 1st Devon Yeomanry (TF) and Royal North Devon Yeomanry (Hussars) (TF). It became 96 ((Devon Yeomanry) Brigade RFA (TA) in 1921. In 1922 the (Devon Yeomanry) was changed to (Devonshire Yeomanry). The title changed again in September 1923 to 96 (Royal Devon Yeomanry) Brigade RFA (TA). It changed again in June 1924 to 96 (Royal Devon Yeomanry) Field Brigade RA (TA). The Regiment was redesignated 96 (Royal Devon Yeomanry) Field Regiment RA (TA) from 96 Field Brigade in November 1938 on a two battery basis. A third battery was formed in December 1940. 96 (Royal Devon Yeomanry) Field Regiment RA (TA) was placed in suspended animation in January 1947 and reconstituted as 296 (Royal Devon Yeomanry) Field Regiment RA (TA).
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||45 Infantry Division||Exeter, Devon, UK|
|Jun 44||61 Infantry Division||UK|
|Jan 45||Home Forces||UK|
|Feb 45||Bangalore, India|
|Apr 45||81 (West Africa) Division||India|
|May 45||25 Indian Division||India|
|1921||381, 382, 383, 384|
|Nov 38||381 (Torverton), 382 (Totnes) – 383 & 384 Batteries to 142 Field Regiment|
|Dec 40||381, 382, 469|