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Gloucestershire Regiment

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. 1st Battalion, The Gloucestershire Regiment .
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1945.04 India Training battalion
1945.08 India .
. 1946: India: Deolali 29 British Infantry Bde Group
1947 England: .
. 1947: reduced to nil strength in UK .
1948.09.22 Re-formed by redesignation 2nd Battalion (technically amalgamated) .
1948.09 West Indies: Up Park Camp, Kingston and Newcastle, Jamaica with a coy detachment in Belize .
. 21 Nov 49: Sailed from Jamaica on the Empress of Australia .
1950.01 England: Roman Way Camp, Colchester .
1950.11 Korea: 29 Infantry Brigade Group
. Nov 51: at sea .
1951.12 England: Warminster Demonstration Bn
1953.12 England: Deerbolt Camp, Barnard Castle .
1955.03 Kenya: Gilgil .
1956.04 Aden: Singapore Lines Relieved 1 KOYLI
1956.08 Persian Gulf with coys at Sharjah, Dubai and Bahrain .
1957.01 Cyprus: Kermia Camp, near Nicosia .
1958.01 England On leave
1958.03 Germany: Wuppertal .
1958.04 Germany: Quebec Barracks, Osnabruck 12 Infantry Brigade Group
1960.01 England: Connaught Barracks, Dover .
1961.08 England: Lee-Metford Camp, Lydd .
1962.03 Cyprus: Polemidhia Camp, Limassol .
. Feb 63: Cyprus: Salamanca Barracks, Episkopi .
1964.03 England: Saighton Camp, Chester .
. Jul 65 - Apr 66: Swaziland: St. Georges Barracks, Matsapa .
. Jul 65 - Dec 65: Mauritius (B Company) .
. Dec 1965 - 1966: Aden (B Company) .
1967.10 Berlin: Brooke Barracks Berlin Brigade
1969.10 England: Heathfield Camp, Honiton 24 Brigade
. Dec 69 - Apr 70: Northern Ireland: Londonderry .
. Jun 70: Northern Ireland: 'A' Company .
1971.01 Germany: St George’s Barracks, Minden 11 Armoured Brigade
. Dec 71 - Apr 72: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Hastings Street), patrolled the Lower Falls .
. Apr 73 - Aug 73: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Hastings Street), patrolled the Lower Falls .
. Aug 74 - Dec 74: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Falls/Divis/Sandy Row) .
1975.05 England: Weeton Camp, Preston 24 Brigade
. Apr 75 - Oct 75: Belize? .
1977.10 Northern Ireland: Shackleton Barracks, Ballykelly Resident Bn
1979.03 Germany: Waterloo Barracks, Munster 4 Armoured Div
1981.06 England: Tidworth 8 Field Force
. Jan 82: England: Tidworth 1 Infantry Brigade
. May 82 - Oct 82: Cyprus UN tour
1986.02 Berlin: Wavell Barracks Berlin Brigade
1988.03 Northern Ireland: Shackleton Barracks, Ballykelly (Resident Bn) 8 Infantry Brigade
1990.02 England: Alma Barracks, Catterick 24 Airmobile Brigade
. 1990 - 1991: Belize .
. Dec 91 - Jan 92: Northern Ireland: Op Trip 2 .
. Mar 93: England: Catterick 19 Mechanised Brigade
. Mar 93 - Sep 93: Northern Ireland: Aldergrove Roulement Bn .
. 27 Apr 94: Amalgamated with 1st Bn, The Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment (Berkshire and Wiltshire), to form 1st Bn, The Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment .
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. 2nd Battalion, The Gloucestershire Regiment .
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1945 Germany 49 Infantry Div
1946 England .
1946 West Indies: Up Park Camp, Kingston and Newcastle, Jamaica with coy detachment on Bermuda .
. Feb 1948: Company moved to British Honduras. Detachment on Bermuda withdrawn .
. 22 Sep 48: Redesignated as 1st Battalion (technically amalgamated) .
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