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Royal Logistic Corps

The Royal Logistic Corps is a British military unit that provides the logistics for other units in the British military.

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1 History
2 People
3 Information


The Royal Logistic Corps was formed in 1993, by the union of the Royal Corps of Transport, the Royal Army Ordnance Corps, the Royal Pioneer Corps, the Army Catering Corps, and the Postal and Courier Service. There are many volunteer regiments within the Logistic Corps, including transport regiments, ambulance regiments, and other related logistic units.

This unit's battle honours were inherited from the Royal Corps of Transport, which inherited its honours from the Royal Army Service Corps. These honours include: Peninsula, Waterloo, Lucknow, and the Opium Wars.


The Colonel-in-Chief of this unit (as of 1993) is:

HRH Princess Anne, the Princess Royal

The Deputy Colonels-in-Chief are:

HRH Prince Richard, the Duke of Gloucester
Hon. MG HRH Katharine, the Duchess of Kent

The administrative commander is:

MG T. Cross CBE


Motto: "We sustain"
Nickname: Really Large Corps

Logistics Branch, Canadian Forces
Various Australian Logistic Forces
Army Services Corps of India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Malaysia
Army Ordnance Corps of those countries
Personnel Service Corps

Affiliated Gurkha Regiment: The Queen's Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment