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Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

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. 1st Bn Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders .
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1944.03 Italy 19 Indian Infantry Brigade
1945.06 England: Osgodby Camp, Lincolnshire .
. 30 Sep 45: Osgodby Camp, Lincolnshire 6 Airlanding Brigade
1945.11 Palestine: Camp 21, six miles from Tulkarm 6 Airlanding Brigade
. 30 Mar 46: Jerusalem 6 Airlanding Brigade
. 15 Apr 46: Jerusalem 31 Indep Infantry Brigade
. Nov 46: Jerusalem 9 Infantry Brigade
1946.12.07 Egypt: tented camp at Moascar 8 Infantry Brigade
1947.01.20 Palestine: Quastina, 25 miles north of Gaza .
. 14 Apr 47: Alamein Camp, Jerusalem .
. 30 Sep 47: Sarafand .
. 30 Mar 48: Lydda Domestic Camp .
1948.05.15 Egypt: El Tahag .
1948.06 England: Sobraon Barracks, Colchester .
. 30 Sep 48: amalgamated with 2nd Battalion without change of title .
1949.07 Hong Kong: New Territories 27 Infantry Brigade
1950.08.29 Korea: Arrived at Pusan 27 Infantry Brigade
. Aug 50 - 30 Sep 50: Korea 27 Infantry Brigade
. 1 Oct 50 - Apr 51: Korea 27 Commonwealth Brigade
1951.04 Hong Kong: New Territories .
. 17 Aug 52: Sailed for UK: HMT Empire Halladale .
1952.09.23 Landed Glasgow, Scotland: went on leave .
. Nov 52: Redford Barracks, Edinburgh .
. 10 Oct 53: Sailed for British Guiana: aircraft carrier HMS Implacable .
1953.10.21 British Guiana: .
1954.11 Scotland: Pinefield Camp, Elgin .
1955.02 Berlin: Montgomery Barracks .
1956.08 England: Blenheim Camp, Bury St Edmunds .
1958.02 Cyprus .
1959.10 Scotland: on leave .
1959.11 Germany: Stornaway Barracks, Lemgo 20 Armoured Brigade
1962.06 Scotland: Redford Barracks, Edinburgh .
1964.02 Singapore: Selerang Barracks .
. Apr - Sep 64: Borneo .
. Feb - June 65: Borneo .
. Nov 65 - Apr 66: Borneo .
1966.11 England: Seaton Barracks, Plymouth .
. June - Nov 67: Aden Aden Brigade
1969.04 Berlin: Montgomery Barracks .
1970.07 Scotland: Fort George .
. 20 Jan 71: reduced to Balaclava Company at Fort George .
1971.02 England: Streatlam Camp, Barnard Castle Balaclava Company
. May - Nov 71: Gibraltar: .
1972.01.15 Scotland: Ritchie Camp, Kirknewton Battalion re-formed
. Jul - Nov 72: Northern Ireland: Bessbrook .
. Mar - Apr 73: Northern Ireland: guarding polling stations during the Referendum .
. Nov 73 - Feb 74: Northern Ireland: Police Division C, Belfast .
1974.11 Germany: Mercer Barracks, Osnabruck 12 Mechanised Brigade
. Dec 75 - Apr 76: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Falls/Divis/Sandy Row) .
. Oct 77 - Mar 78: Northern Ireland: (Springfield/Falls)(Turf Lodge to Lower Falls) .
1978.09 England: Bourlon Barracks, Catterick 5 Field Force
. Jul - Sep 79: Hong Kong: Lo Wu Camp and Dills Corner Camp .
1980.03 Northern Ireland: Shackleton Barracks, Ballykelly 8 Infantry Brigade
1982.03 Cyprus: Salamanca Barracks, Episkopi .
1984.02 Scotland: Redford Barracks, Edinburgh .
1986.01 England: Roman Barracks, Colchester 19 Infantry Brigade
. Apr - Jul 86: Northern Ireland: (Op Cara Cara - protection of RUC stations) .
. Nov 86 - Mar 87: Falklands Islands .
1989.02 Germany: Elizabeth Barracks, Minden 11 Armoured Brigade
. Dec 90 - May 91: Northern Ireland: Belfast BRB .
. Mar 92 - Jun 92: Northern Ireland: Belfast Op Luff .
1993.09 England: Sir John Moore Barracks, Folkestone 2 Brigade
. May - Nov 94: Northern Ireland: Belfast BRB .
1995.08 Scotland: Redford Barracks, Edinburgh .
. 1 Jul 96: Colours presented by HM Queen Elizabeth II at Redford Barracks .
. Jul - Nov 96: Falklands Islands Garrison - reinforced infantry company (based on B Coy) .
. Feb 97 - Aug 99: Province Reserve Battalion .
. Feb - Aug 00: Home-based Northern Ireland Battalion .
2001.03 Northern Ireland: Palace Barracks, Belfast Holywood Resident Bn
2003.09 England: Howe Barracks, Canterbury 16 Air Assault Brigade
. Jan - Jul 04: Iraq (Op Telic 3/4) 20 Armd Bde/1 Mech Bde
. 28 Mar 06: Renamed The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, 5th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland .
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. 2nd Battalion,The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders .
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1944.05 NW Europe .
1945 Germany .
1947 UK .
. 30 Sep 1948: Amalgamated with 1st Battalion .
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