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Queen's Own Buffs

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. 1st Battalion, The Queen's Own Buffs, The Royal Kent Regiment .
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1961.03.01 Formed at Ross Barracks, Shorncliffe, by amalgamation of 1st Bn, The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment), and 1st Bn, The Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment .
1961.03 England: Ross Barracks, Shorncliffe .
. July 61 - Jan 62: Kenya .
. 23 Jun 62: Colours presented by King Frederick of Denmark .
1962.07 England: Meeanee Barracks Colchester .
. Aug 62: Cyprus: On Exercise
. Summer 63: Canada: Gagetown, New Brunswick Ex Pond Jump
. Mar 64 - Dec 64: British Guiana .
. Summer 65: Germany: Vogelsang On Exercise
1965.12 Hong Kong: Gun Club Hill Barracks .
. June 66 - Dec 66: Borneo: Sarawak .
. 31 Dec 66: Renamed 2nd Battalion, The Queen's Regiment (Queen's Own Buffs) upon the formation of a "large" regiment from the Home Counties Brigade .
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