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East Surrey Regiment

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. 1st Battalion, The East Surrey Regiment .
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1945.01 Italy 11 Brigade, 78 Division
1945.05 Austria: Notsch area of Carinthia 11 Brigade, 78 Division
. Sep 45: Kuhnsdorff a prohibited area between the River Drau and the Yugoslav Border .
. Dec 45: Vienna .
1946.01 Greece: Kingston Camp, Veroia near Salonika 28 Brigade, 4 Division
. Mar 47: Salonika, split between 3 camps .
. Oct 47: Sobraon Barracks, Salonika .
. 12 Jul 48: Amalgamated with 2nd Battalion without change of title .
1949.11 British Somaliland: Mogadischu .
1950.04 England: Barnard Castle 2 Infantry Brigade
1951.04 England: Shorncliffe 2 Infantry Brigade
1951.10 Libya: Prinn, Azzizia and Gialo Bks, Tripoli 19 Brigade
. Oct 52: East and West Bks, Derna .
1953.01 Egypt: L Camp, Tel-el-Kebir 19 Brigade
. 5 Oct 54: Bn embarked in HMT €˜Empire Ken€™ arrived at Southampton on 12 Oct 54 .
1954.10 England: Shorncliffe .
1955.07 Germany: Charles Barracks, Brunswick 91 Brigade
. Apr 56: Charles Barracks, Brunswick 12 Brigade Group
1958.01 England: Blenheim Barracks, Bury St Edmunds 19 Brigade
. Jul 58 - Oct 58: Cyprus: Kermia just outside Nicosia Reinforced with a coy from 1 Queens
. Oct 58 - Dec 58: Libya: Wavell Barracks, Benghazi .
. 14 Oct 59: amalgamated with 1st Bn, The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey), to form 1st Bn, The Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment .
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. 2nd Battalion, The East Surrey Regiment .
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1944.08 UK 184 Infantry Brigade
1945.12 Palestine .
1947.04 Egypt: .
. 12 Jul 48: Disbanded (technically "amalgamated" with 1st Battalion) .
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