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Cheshire Regiment

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. 1st Battalion, The Cheshire Regiment .
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1945.04 NW Europe 159 Infantry Brigade
1945 Germany .
. 1946: Germany 53 Infantry Division
. Feb 47: Germany 2 Infantry Division
. Feb 47: Reduced to nil strength, placed in suspended animation .
1948.07.29 Reconstituted by renumbering 2nd Battalion (technically amalgamated) .
1948 UK depot bn .
1951.04 Cyprus .
1951.10 Egypt: Canal Zone 2 Infantry Brigade
1954.07 England: Colchester .
1955.05 Berlin: Brooke Barracks Berlin Independent Brigade
1957.01 England .
1957.09 Malaya: .
. c1959 - Mid 1960: Singapore: Selerang Barracks .
Mid 1960 England: Carlisle .
1960 Northern Ireland: Abercorn Barracks, Ballykinlar .
1962.11 Germany: Buller Barracks, Munster 6 Infantry Brigade Group
. Oct 64 - Apr 65: Cyprus: Polemedhia Camp UNFICYP
1966.06 England: Warminster Infantry Demo Bn
1968 England: Weeton .
. 1968: Gulf: Bahrain .
. Mar 70 - Aug 70: Northern Ireland: Londonderry .
1970.12 Berlin: Wavell Barracks Berlin Brigade
1972.12 England: Weeton 24 Brigade
. Feb 73 - Jun 73: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Suffolk) 39 Brigade
. Mar 74 - July 74: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Ballymurphy/Springfield/Whiterock) 39 Brigade
1975.05 Germany: St Georges Barracks, Minden 11 Armoured Brigade
. Mar 76 - Jul 76: Northern Ireland: Creggan Bn, Londonderry 8 Brigade
. Jan 77: St Georges Barracks, Minden 4 Armoured Division
1977.12 Germany: Elizabeth Barracks, Minden 4 Armoured Division
. Mar 78 - Jul 78: Northern Ireland: Londonderry (West of Foyle) 8 Brigade
1979.03 England: Aliwal Barracks, Tidworth 8 Field Force
. 1980: Belize .
1982.03 Northern Ireland: Shackleton Barracks, Ballykelly (NI Resident Battalion) 8 Infantry Brigade
1984.01 Hong Kong: Stanley Fort .
1986.02 England: Caterham London District
. 1986 - 1987: Belize .
1988.11 England: Dale Barracks, Chester 42 Brigade
. 1988 - 1989: Falkland Islands, coy strength .
. May 90 - Oct 90: Northern Ireland: Armagh Roulement Bn .
. Mar 91 - Apr 91: Northern Ireland: Emergency Tour .
1991.11 Germany: St Barbara’s Barracks, Fallingbostel 7 Armoured Brigade
. Oct 92 - May 93: Vitez, Bosnia: Op Grapple 1: Company of Royal Irish attached .
1993.06 England: Oakington 54 Brigade
1996.07 Northern Ireland: Shackleton Barracks, Ballykelly (NI Resident Battalion) 8 Infantry Brigade
1998.10 England: Beachley Barracks, Chepstow 160 Brigade
. 3 Jun 99 - 2 Dec 99: Northern Ireland: Rural Roulement Battalion .
2000.04 Cyprus: Alexander Barracks, Dhekelia British Forces Cyprus
2002.05 England: Kiwi Barracks, Bulford 1 Mechanised Brigade
. Jun 06 - Dec 06: Northern Ireland: .
. Apr 04 - Oct 04: Iraq (Op Telic 4) (RifV Coy att) 1 Mechanised Brigade
2005.08 Northern Ireland: Abercorn Barracks, Ballykinlar .
. 1 Sep 07: Renamed 1st Battalion, The Mercian Regiment (Cheshire) .
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. 2nd Battalion, The Cheshire Regiment .
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1945 UK 50 Infantry Division
1945.08 Norway .
1945 UK .
1946 Egypt .
1946 Palestine 1 Division
1948 UK .
. 29 July 48: Renumbered as 1st Battalion (technically amalgamated) .
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