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Leicestershire Regiment

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. 1st Battalion, The Leicestershire Regiment .
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1945.06 Germany: Battalion HQ at Hemer companies at Iserlohn, Menden and Letmathe 147 Infantry Brigade
. Apr 46: Germany: Schloss Neuhaus, Paderborn 147 Infantry Brigade
. Jun 46: Joined 131 Lorried Infantry Brigade 131 Lorried Infantry Brigade
. Jul 46: Germany: Lingen 131 Lorried Infantry Brigade
. 28 Nov 46: Renamed 1st Battalion, The Royal Leicestershire Regiment .
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. 1st Battalion, The Royal Leicestershire Regiment .
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1946.11.26 Germany: Lingen .
1947.11 England: Boulmer Camp, Alnwick .
. Dec 47: England: Honeybourne Airfield, Evesham .
. May 48: England: Glen Parva Barracks, Leicester .
. 6 Jun 48: amalgamated with 2nd Battalion .
. May 49: Embarked on HMT 'Empire Haladale' at Liverpool .
1949.06 Hong Kong: Norwegian Farm Camp 27 Infantry Brigade
1951.10 Korea 29 Infantry Brigade Group
. 26 Jun 52: Battalion embarked on HMT  'Empire Orwell' at Pusan .
1952.08 England: Quorn Camp .
1952.11 Germany: Mons Barracks, Iserlohn 5 Infantry Brigade
1955.02 England: On leave .
1955.04 Sudan: South Barracks, Khartoum .
. 10 Oct 55: Left Sudan last British unit to leave
1955.10 Cyprus: Kyrenia 51 Infantry Brigade
. Feb 56: Cyprus: Famagusta 51 Infantry Brigade
1958 England: Seaton Barracks, Plymouth .
1959.03 Germany: Buller Barracks, Munster 6 Infantry Brigade Group
1962.11 England: Doniford Camp, Watchett 2 Infantry Brigade
. Sep 63 - Mar 64: Borneo .
. 1 Sep 64: Renamed 4th Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment (Leicestershire) upon formation of 'large' regiment from East Anglian Brigade .
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. 2nd Battalion, The Leicestershire Regiment .
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1945.10 India: Oashan Camp, Poona 72 Infantry Brigade
. Dec 45: India: Garrison Barracks, Bombay .
. 28 Nov 46: Renamed 2nd Battalion, The Royal Leicestershire Regiment .
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. 2nd Battalion, The Royal Leicestershire Regiment .
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1946.11.26 India: Garrison Barracks, Bombay .
. Apr 47: India: Jalahalli, Bangalore .
1947.11 England: Long Marston .
. Feb 48: Reduced to cadre .
. 6 Jun 48: amalgamated with 1st Battalion .
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