Title: 4th Field Regiment Royal Regiment of Australian Artillery Historical Guide
Author: Burke, Arthur
Edition: 1st Edition
Publication Date: 2003
Cover: Soft Cover without Dust Jacket – 38 pages
Comments: The history of the 4th Field Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery.
The 4th Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery is an artillery unit of the Australian Army. Currently it provides direct-support to the 3rd Brigade and is based at Lavarack Barracks in Townsville, Queensland. The unit was raised in 1960 and is currently re-equipping with M777A2 lightweight towed howitzers. The unit deployed during Australia’s commitment to the Vietnam War and has subsequently deployed to Singapore and East Timor.
The 4th Field Regiment was raised at Wacol on 3 May 1960, being the first major Regular Army unit to be raised in Queensland. The Regiment moved to Lavarack Barracks in 1968. As a complete unit, the Regiment served two tours of duty in South Vietnam, as well as sending individual batteries to South Vietnam, Singapore, Malaya and East Timor.