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Gordon Highlanders

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. 1st Battalion, The Gordon Highlanders .
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1945.05.25 Germany: Neustadt, north-west of Hannover .
. 28 Feb 46: Muna Camp, Zeven .
. Mar 46: Sheil Barracks, Verden .
. 5 Jun 46: Meeanee Barracks, Essen 153 Infantry Brigade
. Feb 47: Meeanee Barracks, Essen 6 Infantry Brigade
. 12 Jul 48: Amalgamated at Essen with 2nd Battalion without change of title .
1949.05 Berlin: Montgomery Barracks .
1950.04 Germany: Dempsey Barracks, Sennelager .
1950.12 Scotland: Maryhill Barracks, Glasgow .
1951.04 Malaya: Singapore .
. May 51: Malaya: Johore 63 Gurkha Brigade
. Sep 52: Malaya 63 Gurkha Brigade
. Mar 54: at sea .
1954.04 Scotland: Redford Barracks, Edinburgh .
1955.10 Cyprus 50 Infantry Brigade
1956.12 England: Old Park Barracks, Dover .
1958.08 Germany: Trenchard Barracks, Celle 7 Armoured Brigade
. 13 Apr 61: Received new colours .
1961.10 Scotland: Redford Barracks, Edinburgh .
. Dec 61: At sea: Troopship 'Oxfordshire' .
1962.01 Kenya: Gilgil 24 Infantry Brigade
. June 63 - Aug 63: Swaziland .
1964.01 Scotland: Redford Cavalry Barracks, Edinburgh .
. Feb 65: Borneo: Kota Belud in Sabah .
. May 65: Tawau in Eastern Sabah .
. Sep 65 - Oct 65: Malaya .
. Oct 65 - Feb 66: Sarawak .
1966.08 Scotland: Redford Infantry Barracks, Edinburgh .
1967.04 Germany: St George’s Barracks, Minden 11 Brigade
1971.01 Scotland: Fort George .
. May 71 - Sep 71: Cyprus UN tour
. May 72 - Sep 72: Northern Ireland: Armagh .
. Mar 73 - Jul 73: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Andersonstown) .
1973.11 Singapore: Meerut Barracks (Last British Bn to serve in Singapore) 28 Infantry Brigade
1975.12 Scotland: Fort George .
1976.09 Northern Ireland: Palace Barracks, Holywood, Belfast: Resident Bn 39 Infantry Brigade
1978.05 England: Saighton Camp, Chester 42 Brigade
. Aug 79 - Dec 79: Northern Ireland: .
1980.03 Scotland: Ritchie Camp, Kirknewton .
. 1981: Belize .
1983.02 Germany: Barrosa Barracks, Hemer: Airmobile battalion 6 Airmobile Brigade
. Feb 85 - Jun 85: Northern Ireland: West Belfast .
1988.03 Scotland: Fort George .
. Feb 90 - Apr 90: Kenya: Ex Grand Prix III .
. Jul 90 - Dec 90: Northern Ireland: Belfast Roulement Bn .
1991.08 Berlin: Brooke Barracks Berlin Brigade
1994.04 Scotland: Redford Barracks, Edinburgh .
. 1 Sep 94: Amalgamated with 1st Bn, Queen's Own Highlanders (Seaforth and Camerons), to form 1st Bn, The Highlanders (Seaforth, Gordons and Camerons) .
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. 2nd Battalion, The Gordon Highlanders .
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1945.05 Germany: Lubeck area .
1945.09 Libya: Tripoli .
1947.05 Scotland: Duddingston Camp, Portobello, Edinburgh .
. 12 Jul 48: disbanded (technically "amalgamated" with 1st Battalion) .
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. 6th Battalion, The Gordon Highlanders .
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1946 Palestine .
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