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Loyal Regiment

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. 1st Battalion, The Loyal Regiment (North Lancashire) .
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1945.02 Palestine: Brigade training
. Jun 45: Lebanon .
. Aug 45: Syria .
. Dec 45 - Apr 46: Egypt: Gineifa .
. Nov 46: TransJordan .
1947.02 Eritrea: Gaggiret Camp, Asmara: A and B Companies at Sembel Camp outside Asmara Occupation force
1948.02 Somaliland: Airfield Camp, Mogadishu .
1949.01 Cyprus: Wayne's Keep Camp, Nicosia .
. 12 Mar 49: amalgamated with 2nd Battalion at Nicosia, Cyprus, without change of title .
. 14 Mar 49: Karaolus Camp, Famagusta .
. 7 Oct 49: new colours presented .
1950.03 Egypt: Hodson's Camp, Suez .
. Jul 50 - 1951: Egypt: Aqaba .
. 1951: Egypt: Fanara, near Fayid .
. Oct 51: Part of 3 Inf Bde .
1951.11 Trieste: Rosetti Barracks 24 Infantry Brigade
. Dec 53: Trieste: Gibraltar Bks, Lazzaretto .
. Aug 54: Trieste: Rosetti Barracks .
1954.10 England: Barnard Castle: n HQ, HQ, C and D Coys at Westwick Camp and A and Sp Coys at Barford Camp 24 Indep Infantry Brigade
. 18 Mar 55: England: Barnard Castle: Deerbolt Camp .
. 22 Jan 57: embarked on HMT Empire Orwell at Southampton .
1957.03 Malaya: Columbo Camp, Ipoh 28 Commonwealth Brigade
. 17 Jan 60: embarked at Penang on the 'Nevasa' for UK .
1960.02 England: On leave .
1960.03 Germany: Keightley Bks, Wuppertal 6 Infantry Brigade Group
. Dec 60: Germany: Keightley Bks, Wuppertal 5 Infantry Brigade Group
1963.02 England: Barnard Castle: Deerbolt Camp 3 Division
. May 63: Cyprus Training
. Jul - Aug 63: Kenya .
. Aug - Dec 63: Swaziland .
. Late Jun - Early Aug 64: London Public Duties .
. Autumn 64: New Zealand: Large Coy Group plus Bn HQ Training
. 1965: England: Barnard Castle: Deerbolt Camp 8 Infantry Brigade
. Jan - Jun 65: Cyprus: Bn HQ, A and HQ Coy at RAF Nicosia, B Coy at Episkopi 6 month emergency tour in support of the RAF
1966.01 Malta: St Andrew's Barracks, Malta .
. Apr 66: Libya: Ex Dust Cap .
. Jul 66 - Jan 67: Aden (one coy, rotating every 2 months) .
. Apr 67: Libya: Ex Kettle Drum .
. Jun - Late 67: Libya: El Adem: Bn group .
. Jun 68: Libya: On Ex .
1968.12 England: Connaught Barracks, Dover 2 Brigade
. Aug 69: Canada: On Ex .
. 25 Mar 70: Amalgamated at Connaught Barracks, Dover with 1st Bn, The Lancashire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Volunteers), to form 1st Bn, The Queen's Lancashire Regiment .
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. 2nd Battalion, The Loyal Regiment (North Lancashire) .
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1944.10 Italy Corps Troops
1946.02.20 Austria: .
. 15 Dec 46: Reduced to cadre at Graz, Austria .
. 12 Dec 49: amalgamated with 1st Battalion at Nicosia, Cyprus .
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