Original Royal Artillery Cap Badge
Hong Kong Singapore Royal Garrison Artillery (HKSRGA, 1899-1924) Shoulder Title
Hong Kong Singapore Royal Artillery(HKSRA, 1924-1941) Shoulder Title
Hong Kong Singapore Battalion, Royal Garrison Artillery (HKSRGA) was founded in 1899. It has 3 companies based in Hong Kong, 1 company in Singapore and 1 company in Mauritius. In WWI, HKSRGA took part in the Palestine Campaign, especially in the Battles of Gaza and helped to capture Jerusalem.
In 1924, Hong Kong Singapore Royal Garrison Artillery renamed as Hong Kong Singapore Royal Artillery (HKSRA). In the 1930s to early 1940s, HKSRA expanded to 3 regiments and strengthened with 14 batteries in order to defence Hong Kong and Singapore. HKSRA suffered heavy casualties in the Battle of Hong Kong, 149 were killed, 54 missing, and 116 wounded, out of the total strength of 884.