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Green Howards

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. 1st Battalion, The Green Howards (Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own Yorkshire Regiment) .
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1945.03.03 NW Europe: Germany 15 Brigade
1945 UK .
1947 Sudan .
1949.08 Singapore: Selarang Barracks; Served in Malaya during most of this time 48 Gurkha Infantry Brigade
. Apr 52: Malaya: Tampin .
. Sep 52: Left Malaya .
1952.12 England: Barnard Castle .
1953 Austria: Graz .
1953.12 Germany: Clifton Barracks, Minden 61 Brigade
1955.12 England: Old Park Bks, Dover .
1956 Hong Kong: Stanley Fort & Sek Kong Camp, New Territories 48 Gurkha Infantry Brigade
1959.06 Germany: Mons Barracks, Iserlohn 5 Infantry Brigade Group
. 11 Feb 63: Left Germany .
1963.04.21 Libya: Medenine Barracks, Tripoli .
. Sep - Nov 64: Cyprus: (B Coy) .
1966.01 England: Hyderabad Barracks, Colchester 19 Brigade
. 1968 - 1969: British Honduras (B Coy) .
1969.11 Germany: Elizabeth Barracks, Minden 11 Brigade
. Jun - Sep 70: Northern Ireland: Belfast .
. Jul - Nov 71: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Ardoyne) .
. Oct 72 - Feb 73: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Suffolk/MPH) .
1973.12 England: Saighton Camp, Chester 42 Brigade
. May - Sep 74: Northern Ireland: Portadown .
. Apr - Aug 75: Northern Ireland: Bessbrook .
. Apr - May 76: Northern Ireland: Spearhead (Whitecross Murders) .
1976.08 Montgomery Barracks, Berlin Berlin Brigade
1978.09 Northern Ireland: Alexander Barracks, Aldergrove ? Infantry Brigade
1980.03 England: Bourlon Barracks, Catterick 5 Field Force
. May - Nov 81: Cyprus UN Tour
. Jan 82: Bourlon Barracks, Catterick 24 Infantry Brigade
1983.01 Germany: Mercer Barracks, Osnabruck 12 Armoured Brigade
. Jun - Nov 85: Northern Ireland: Belfast .
. Jan - Mar 87: Northern Ireland: Londonderry .
1987.06 Northern Ireland: Ebrington Barracks, Londonderry 8 Infantry Brigade
1989.03 England: Somme Barracks, Catterick 24 Airmobile Brigade
. Oct 89 - Mar 90: Falkland Islands (reinforced infantry company group) .
. Jun - Jul 91: Northern Ireland: Op Clifford .
. Aug 92 - Jan 93: Northern Ireland: Belfast - Drummond and Girdwood Roulement Bn .
. Mar 93: Somme Barracks, Catterick 19 Mechanised Brigade
1994.07 Germany: Belfast Barracks, Osnabruck 4 Armoured Brigade
. Dec 94 - Jun 95: Northern Ireland: East Tyrone Battalion .
. Oct 96 - Feb 97: Bosnia .
. Feb 99 - 12 Jun 99: Macedonia (B Coy) .
. 12 Jun 99 - Sep 99: Kosovo (B Coy) .
2000.03 England: Battlesbury Barracks, Warminster, Infantry Demo Battalion .
2002.04 Northern Ireland: Shackleton Barracks, Ballykelly .
2004.02 England: Beachley Barracks, Chepstow 160 Brigade
. Apr - Oct 04: Kabul, Afghanistan Afghan Roulement Inf Bn
. Mar - Sep 06: Bosnia/Kosovo: Op Oculus .
. 6 Jun 06: Renamed 2nd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment (14th/15th, 19th, and 33rd/76th Foot) (Green Howards) .
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. 2nd Battalion, The Green Howards (Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own Yorkshire Regiment) .
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1944.05 Burma 82 West African Division
1945.07 India: Meerut .
1947 Egypt & Sudan .
1948 England: .
. 31 Mar 49: disbanded at Richmond .
1952.04.03 Re-formed at Barnard Castle .
1953.04 Egypt .
1954.08.30 Cyprus: Alma Barracks, Dhekelia .
1955.12 UK .
. 1 May 56: disbanded (PSA) .
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