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Irish Guards

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. 1st Battalion, Irish Guards .
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1945 UK .
1947.03 Palestine: 6 Airborne Division
. Apr 48: Palestine 1 Guards Brigade
1948.06 Libya: Tripoli 1 Guards Brigade
1949.04 England: London .
. Summer 49: King George VI presented new Colours to the Battalion in the Garden of Buckingham Palace .
1951.02 Germany: Llanelly Barracks, Hubblerath 4 Guards Brigade
1953.03 England: For a few months to take part in Her Majesty's Coronation on the 2nd June 1953 .
1953 Egypt: Canal Zone .
1956.03 England: Lee-Metford Camp, Lydd .
1956.07.12 England: Wellington Barracks, London .
1957.06 England: Shorncliffe 1 Guards Brigade
. Jun - Oct 58: Cyprus: Nicosia .
1958.11 England: Victoria Barracks, Windsor .
1961.11 Germany: Llanelly Barracks, Hubblerath 4 Guards Brigade Group
1964.07 England: Chelsea Barracks, London .
1965 England: Elizabeth Barracks, Pirbright .
. Oct 66 - Aug 67: Aden: Salerno Camp, Little Aden .
. Jun 67: Mukalla in the East Aden Protectorate (1 and 3 Companies): Ops in the Hahdramout at Seyiun to rescue British Nationals 24 Infantry Brigade
1968.09 England: Victoria Barracks, Windsor .
1970.11 Hong Kong: Stanley Fort .
1972.11 England: The Barracks, Caterham .
. 1973: Belize .
1975.01 Germany: Buller Barracks, Munster 4 Armoured Brigade
. Jan 77: Buller Barracks, Munster 2 Armoured Division
. 1977: Belize (No 2 Coy) 6 month emergency tour
1977.11 England: Victoria Barracks, Windsor .
. Feb - Sep 79: Belize .
1979? England: Chelsea Barracks, London .
1982.02 Germany: Oxford Barracks, Munster 4 Armoured Brigade
1986.01 England: Chelsea Barracks, London .
. 1988 - 1989: Belize .
1989.12 Berlin: Wavell Barracks Berlin Infantry Brigade
1992.04 England: Elizabeth Barracks, Pirbright .
. Nov 92 - Apr 93: Northern Ireland: Fermanagh .
1994.02.21 England: Chelsea Barracks, London .
. Jun - Dec 95: Northern Ireland: East Tyrone .
1996 England: Elizabeth Barracks, Pirbright .
. Oct 96 - Mar 97: Falklands (No 1 Coy) .
1998.03 Germany: Oxford Barracks, Munster 4 Armoured Brigade: Warrior Bn
. Feb - 12 Jun 99: Macedonia .
. 12 Jun - Sept 99: Kosovo .
. Feb - June 03: Persian Gulf (Det) (Op Telic 1) 7 Armoured Brigade
2003.09 England: Wellington Barracks, London .
. Dec 03 - Mar 04: Northern Ireland .
2006.04 England: Aldershot 12 Brigade
. May - Nov 07: Iraq (Op Telic 10) 1 Mechanised Brigade
2009.02 England: Victoria Barracks,Windsor HQ London District
. Oct 10 - Apr 11: Afghanistan (Op Herrick 13) 16 Air Assault Brigade
?? England: Mons Barracks, Aldershot .
2015 England: Cavalry Barracks, Hounslow .
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. 2nd Battalion Irish Guards .
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1945.05 Germany 5 Guards Armoured Brigade
. 20 Jul 45: Germany: converted back to infantry 5 Guards Brigade
. 1945: Gummersbach, Germany .
. 1946: St. Patrick's Barracks, Wandsbek, Hamburg Hamburg Sub Area
1947.03 England: Goojerat Barracks, Colchester .
. 1 Jul 47: into permanent S/A .
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