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Like many units the Battery changed name often. Changes are marked with pale grey.

Year Name Formation
1863 Dunedin Artillery Volunteer Corps
1878 B Battery ---- New Zealand Regiment of Volunteer Artillery
1886 B Battery 2nd (South Island) Brigade New Zealand Regiment of Volunteer Artillery
1903 12th Battery 2nd (South Island) Brigade New Zealand Field Artillery Volunteers
1911 12th Battery Otago Brigade New Zealand Field Artillery Volunteers
1921 12th Battery 3rd Artillery Brigade New Zealand Artillery
1926 12th Battery 3rd Field Artillery Brigade New Zealand Artillery
1937 12th Battery 3rd Field Artillery Brigade Group New Zealand Artillery
1940 6th Battery 3rd Field Regiment New Zealand Artillery
1949 31 Battery 3rd Field Regiment Regiment of New Zealand Artillery
1958 31 Battery 3rd Field Regiment Royal Regiment of New Zealand Artillery
1971 31 (B) Battery 3rd Field Regiment Royal Regiment of New Zealand Artillery
1999 Colours Marched Out