was actually raised on the 13th September 1803 at Woolwich
Company of 8th Battalion Royal Artillery.
As the Battery was under the Command of a Captain C
Baynes, it was
there after called
is the History of the Battery Title changes up to its Present title
94 (HQ) New Zealand Battery
1803 :- Raised
as Captains Charles Baynes Company 8th Battalion RA.
1854 :- Became
A Field Battery RA.
1859 :- Became No 3 Battery 4th
1861 :- Became C Battery 4th Brigade RA.
1869 :- Became H Battery 11th Brigade RA.
1882 :- Became
Q Battery 1st Brigade RA.
1889 :- Became
38th Field Battery RA.
1899 :- Became Royal Field Artillery.
1900 :- Became 38th Battery RFA 7th Brigade RFA.
1920 :- Became
38th Battery RFA 14th Brigade RFA.
1924 :- Became
38th Field Battery RA 14th Brigade RA.
:- Became 38th (New Zealand Battery) RA. Title
was awarded by
War office Letter :---
Dated 13th November 1934
1827 :- Became No 2 Company 8th
1874 :- Became
H Battery 16th Brigade RA.
1875 :- Became C Battery 25th Brigade RA.
1877 :- Became K Battery 6th Brigade RA.
Became 38th (New Zealand) Anti Tank Battery RA,
.............attached to "14th Anti-Tank Regiment" RA
This was the year
that the Battery was renamed " 94
New Zealand Battery"
.............and has retained that title although it is not a Gun Battery anymore but HQ
LIST OF NAMES BATTERY COMMANDERS
from 1803 to PRESENT DAY (incomplete as of Nov 2011)
LIST OF NAMES OF BATTERY SGT MAJORS
(incomplete as of Nov 2011)
HOW THE VICTORIA CROSS WAS WON AT THE BATTLE OF RANGIRIRI IN NEW ZEALAND 1863
LINKS TO VARIOUS SITES REGARDING RANGIRIRI
AND THE MAORI WARS
Lt ARTHUR FREDERICK PICKARD VC
ASSISTANT SURGEON WILLIAM TEMPLE VC
General Notes about 94 Battery from Distribution List Documents
1908 to 1924
94 Battery pre 1947 served as follows;-
1924 - 18th Brigade with 93 - 95 - 59H Batteries at Edinburgh
1923 - Ditto in Kirkee India
1922 - Ditto in Kirkee India
1908 - 18th Brigade with 93 - 59 Batteries in Brighton
BATTERY SERVING OFFICERS ETC FROM 1908 TO 1924
The Great Boer War by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
To get right into the 38th battery
LETTERS FOR THOMAS MITCHELL DURING THE CRIMEAN WAR ETC