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Duke of Wellington's Regiment

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. 1st Battalion, The Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding) .
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1945.02 Palestine: Askalon, north of Gaza .
. Jun 45 - Jul 45: Damascus, Syria 3 Brigade
. Jul 45 - Aug 45: Beirut, Lebanon 3 Brigade
. Aug 45 - Dec 45: North of Tel-Aviv, Palestine .
. Dec 45 - Apr 46: Canal Zone, Egypt 1 Division
. Apr 46 - Dec 46: Haifa, Palestine .
1946.12 Khartoum, Sudan .
1947.12 England: Proteus Camp, Ollerton .
1948 England: Strensall, York: Basic Training Unit of Yorkshire and Northumberland Brigade .
. 17 Jun 48: Amalgamated with 2nd Battalion without change of title .
1951.12 Germany: Elizabeth Barracks, Minden 61 Lorried Infantry Brigade
1952.08 England: Pontefract: To prepare for move to Korea .
. Sep 52: Began moving to Korea .
1952.10 Korea 29 Infantry Brigade Group
. Nov 53: Sailed from Korea .
1953.12 Gibraltar .
1955.09 England: Chiselden .
1956.08 Malta 3 Infantry Brigade
1956.11 Cyprus: Nicosia area 3 Infantry Brigade
1957.09 Northern Ireland: Palace Barracks, Holywood .
1959.10 England: Warley Barracks, Brentwood 19 Infantry Brigade Group
1960.05 England: Meeanee Barracks, Colchester 19 Brigade
. Jul 60 - Nov 60: Kenya: Nakuru .
. Jun 61 - Nov 61: Kenya .
1962.07 England: Barnard Castle .
1962.10 England: Catterick .
. Jul 62 - Apr 63: British Honduras (Burma Coy) .
. May 63 - Mar 64: British Honduras (Alma Coy) .
1964.03 Germany: Quebec Barracks, Osnabruck 12 Infantry Brigade
1967.01 England: Gordon Barracks, Gillingham .
. Apr 67 - Oct 67: Cyprus: Polemedhia Camp, Limassol UN duties
1968.06 Hong Kong .
1970.11 England: Somme Lines, Catterick 24 Infantry Brigade
. Jun 71 - Oct 71: Northern Ireland: Belfast (New Lodge/Unity) .
. Apr 72 - Jul 72: Northern Ireland: South Armagh and Ballymurphy .
1973.03 Northern Ireland: Shackleton Barracks, Ballykelly. Resident Bn 8 Infantry Brigade
1974.09 England: Mons Barracks, Aldershot 24 Inf Bde? 16 Para Bde?
. Apr - Oct 75: Cyprus (only Alma and Corunna Coys under command 1 RTR) UN tour
. ?? - ?? 75: Cyprus (Remainder of Bn as part of the tail-end of Britain'€™s response to the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974) .
. Jan - Mar 76: Northern Ireland: Armagh Area Spearhead. (Whitecross Murders) .
. Mar 76: England: Mons Bks, Aldershot 16 Parachute Brigade
1976.06 Germany: Clifton Barracks, Minden 11 Armoured Brigade
. Jan 77: Germany: Clifton Barracks, Minden 4 Armoured Division
. Jul - Nov 77: Northern Ireland: Londonderry (West of Foyle) .
. Oct 79 - Feb 80: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Springfield/Falls) .
1980.11 England: Somme Barracks, Catterick 5 Field Force
. Dec 81 - Apr 82: Northern Ireland: South Armagh .
. Apr 82: England: Somme Barracks, Catterick 24 Infantry Brigade
1983.01 Gibraltar: Lathbury & South Barracks .
1985.01 England: Aliwal Barracks, Tidworth ACE MF (L)
. 1958: Belize .
1987.01 Northern Ireland: Palace Barracks, Holywood 39 Infantry Brigade
1989.02 England: Clive Barracks, Tern Hill 143 Brigade
1991.07 England: Bulford ACE MF (L)
1993.02 England: Kiwi Barracks, Bulford 1 Infantry Brigade
. Mar 93: England: Kiwi Barracks, Bulford 1 Mechanised Brigade
. Mar 94 - 94: Bosnia .
1995.03 England: Weeton 42 Brigade (NI Reserve Bn)
. Mar 95 - Feb 97: Northern Ireland: coys rotating in South Armagh .
. Mar 97: Weeton light role Battalion
. Jul - Nov 97: Falkland Islands (Waterloo Company) .
1998.02 England: Cavalry Barracks, Hounslow London District
. Feb - Mar 99: Belize (B Company) .
. Mar - Aug 99: Northern Ireland: C Coy only, attached to 1 Royal Scots .
2000.02 Germany: Belfast Barracks, Osnabruck 4 Armoured Brigade
. Feb - Jul 01: Kosovo (Company strength) .
. 1 Jun 02: Colours presented by HM Queen Elizabeth II at Osnabruck (regimental tercentenary) .
. Mar - Jul 03: Iraq (Op Telic 1) 1 Armoured Division
. Jul 03 - ?: Kosovo (S Coy) .
. Oct 04 - Apr 05: Iraq (Op Telic 5) 4 Armoured Brigade
2005.12 England: Battlesbury Barracks, Warminster: Infantry Demonstration Battalion .
. 6 Jun 06: Renamed 3rd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment (14th/15th, 19th, and 33rd/76th Foot) (Duke of Wellington's) .
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. 2nd Battalion, The Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding) .
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1945.05 India: Dehra Dun 16 Indian Infantry Brigade
1945.12 India: Meerut 16 Indian Infantry Brigade
1947.05 India: Dehli .
. Sep 47: Sailed from India .
1947.10 England: Derby .
. 17 Jun 48: Amalgamated with 1st Battalion at Strensall .
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