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King's Own Royal Border Regiment

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. 1st Battalion, The King's Own Royal Border Regiment .
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1959.10.01 Formed by amalgamation of 1st Bn, The King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster), and 1st Bn, The Border Regiment .
1959.10 England: Westwick Camp (A and SP Companies) and Humbleton Camp (B, C and HQ Companies), Barnard Castle .
1960.09 Cameroons: (A) and (S) Companies at Bamenda in the North, (C) and (HQ) Companies at Buea in the South and (B) Coy at Kumba in the centre .
1961.05 England: Barford Camp, Barnard Castle .
1962.04 Germany: Keightley Barracks, Wuppertal 5 Infantry Brigade Group
1964.04 England: Heathfield Barracks, Honiton 2 Infantry Brigade
. Dec 64 - Sep 65: British Guiana .
. Aug - Sep 66: Public Duties, London .
. Oct 1966: Aberfan .
1967.02 Bahrain: .
. May - Nov 67 Aden (2 Coys). C Coy last unit to leave Aden - 29 Nov 1967 .
1968.02 Cyprus: Salamanca Barracks, Episkopi: .
. 1968: A Coy deployed to Slim Barracks, Dhekelia .
. 1968: Libya: Coy deployment desert warfare training .
. 1969: C Coy deployed to Slim Barracks, Dhekelia .
. 1969: Libya: En-route for Coy deployment on desert warfare training, Boat turned about when Gaddafi took power .
. 1969: Company Group to Gibraltar .
1970.02 England: Roman Barracks, Colchester 19 Infantry Brigade
. Nov 70: Gibraltar, a second company group tour; rotating Coy deployments, North Front Airfield Battalion .
. 10 - 31 Mar 71: Northern Ireland Emergency Tour: Border Area/Belfast; Based at Flax Street Mill, Belfast .
. Malaysia: Burma Camp, Battalion jungle warfare training .
1971.12 Northern Ireland: Abercorn Barracks, Ballykinlar 39 Infantry Brigade
1973.07 England: Saighton Camp, Chester 7 Armoured Brigade
1974.01 Germany: Elizabeth Barracks, Minden .
. Dec 74 - Apr 75: Northern Ireland: Hasting Street Battalion, Belfast (Falls/Divis/Sandy Row/Unity/Shankhill) .
. Jun - Oct 76: Northern Ireland: Springfield Road Battalion, Belfast (Springfield Road) .
1977.12 England: Weeton Barracks, Preston 42 or 24 Brigade
. Sep 78 - Jan 79: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Ardoyne/New Lodge/City Centre/Markets) .
. Jul - Aug 79: Canada: BATUS. Battalion training .
. Feb - Jun 80: Northern Ireland: Bessbrook Battalion. (Bessbrook Mill/Crossmaglen/Forkhill/Newry/Newtonhamilton) .
. Jul 80: Tercentenary celebrations, presentation of new colours by HRH Princess Alexandra .
1981.01 Berlin: Montgomery Barracks Berlin Brigade
1983.03 England: Somme Barracks, Catterick 24 Infantry Brigade
. Jul - Nov 83: Falkland Islands: Battalion deployment .
. Apr - May 84: Cuprus: Exercise Lion Sun .
1985.03 Northern Ireland: Palace Barracks, Holywood 39 Infantry Brigade
1987.02 England: Meeanee Barracks, Colchester 19 Infantry Brigade
. Apr - May 87: Northern Ireland: Armagh? .
. Dec 87 - Jun 88: Cyprus UN tour
. Apr - Sep 89: Northern Ireland: Op Fondant .
1992.08 Northern Ireland: Ebrington Barracks, Londonderry 8 Infantry Brigade
1995.04 England: Bourlon Barracks, Catterick 19 Mechanised Brigade Warrior bn
. Oct 97 - May 98: Bosnia (Stabilisation Force) .
. Jan - Jun 99: Macedonia: B Company Group (Extraction Force) .
. Apr - Oct 00: Bosnia (Stabilisation Force) .
2001.04 Cyprus: Salamanca Barracks, Episkopi British Forces Cyprus
. Nov 01 - Feb 02: Falkland Islands (Coy Group) .
. 26 Apr 02: New Colours presented by HRH Princess Alexandra at Happy Valley, Cyprus .
2003.09 England: St George Barracks, North Luffenham 7 Armoured Brigade
. Jun 04 - Dec 04: Northern Ireland: Province Reinforcement Bn .
. Oct 05 - Apr 04: Iraq (Op Telic 7) .
. 1 Jul 06: Renamed 3rd Battalion, The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment (King's, Lancashire and Border) .
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