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Queen's Regiment

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. 1st Battalion, The Queen's Regiment (Queen's Surreys) .
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1966.12.31 Formed by renaming 1st Battalion, The Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment upon formation of a "large" regiment from the Home Counties Brigade .
1966.12 Germany: Oxford Barracks, Munster 6 Infantry Brigade
1967.07 England: Hobbs Barracks, Lingfield .
. 16 Feb 68 - Nov 68: Bahrain: Hamala Camp .
. 1 Jul 68: Renamed 1st Battalion, The Queen's Regiment .
. Aug - Dec 69: Northern Ireland: Londonderry .
. Mar - Apr 70: London: Public Duties .
1970.06 Berlin: Montgomery Barracks Berlin Brigade
1972.06 England: Kiwi Barracks, Bulford 5 Airportable Brigade
. Oct 72 - Feb 73: Northern Ireland: Belfast (New Lodge/Unity) .
. Oct 73 - Feb 74: Northern Ireland: Belfast (New Lodge/Unity) .
. May - Jun 74: Northern Ireland: Belfast (UWC Strike) .
. Feb - May 75: Northern Ireland: Belfast (New Lodge/Ardoyne) .
1975.09 Germany: Albuera Barracks, Werl 6 Armoured Brigade
. Jul - Nov 76: Northern Ireland: Londonderry .
. Jan 77: Albuera Barracks, Werl 3 Armoured Division
. Jun - Oct 78: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Monagh) .
1980.03 England: Howe Barracks, Canterbury 2 Infantry Brigade
. Oct 80 - Apr 81: Belize .
. Oct 82: Gibraltar (one company) .
1982.11 Northern Ireland: Lisanelly Barracks, Omagh 8 Infantry Brigade
1985.01 Gibraltar: Lathbury & South Barracks .
1987.01 England: Mooltan Barracks, Tidworth 1 Infantry Brigade
. Jun 87 - Oct 87: Northern Ireland: Armagh Roulement Bn .
. Oct 89 - Mar 90: Northern Ireland: Belfast Roulement Bn .
1991.01 Germany: Clifton Barracks, Minden 11 Armoured Brigade
. Jun 92: disbanded at Minden .
. 9 Sep 92: amalgamated with 2nd & 3rd Bn, and 1st Bn, The Royal Hampshire Regiment, to form 1st Bn and 2nd Bn, The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment .
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. 2nd Battalion, The Queen's Regiment (Queen's Own Buffs) .
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1966.12.31 Formed by renaming 1st Bn The Queens Own Buffs, The Royal Kent Regiment upon the formation of a "large" regiment from the Home Counties Brigade .
1967.01 Hong Kong: Gun Club Hill Barracks .
1967.10 England: Broadbridge Heath Camp, near Horsham and Hobbs Barracks, Lingfield .
1968.06 Northern Ireland: Palace Barracks, Holywood .
. 1 July 68: Renamed 2nd Battalion, The Queen's Regiment .
. Sep - Oct 68: Canada: Camp Gagetown, New Brunswick .
. Aug 69 - Aug 70: Belfast: Internal Security Duties .
1970.09 England: Howe Barracks, Canterbury .
1971.01 Germany: Albuera Barracks, Werl 6 Armoured Brigade
. Aug - Sep 71: Northern Ireland: Belfast (East Belfast) .
. Jul - Nov 72: Northern Ireland: Londonderry - OP Motorman .
. Aug - Sep 73: Canada: Batus .
. Nov 73 - Feb 74: Northern Ireland: Londonderry .
1975.10 England: Kiwi Barracks, Bulford 5 Infantry Brigade
. Jan 76: Northern Ireland: South Armagh (Spearhead – Whitecross Murders) .
. Feb - July 76: Belize: Airport Camp .
. Jan 77: Kiwi Barracks, Bulford 8 Field Force
. Feb - Jun 77: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Monagh/Andersonstown) 39 Brigade
1977.09 Gibraltar: Lathbury & South Barracks .
1979.08 England: Hyderabad Barracks, Colchester 7 Field Force
. Apr - Aug 80: Northern Ireland: Armagh & Tyrone .
. Nov 81 - May 82: Cyprus UNFICYP
. Jan 82: England: Hyderabad Barracks, Colchester 19 Infantry Brigade
1983.01 Northern Ireland: Ebrington Barracks, Londonderry 8 Infantry Brigade
1984.11 England: Oakington Barracks, Cambridge 54 Brigade
. Jul - Sep 85: Canada: Wainwright - Ex Pond Jump West .
. Nov 85 - Mar 86: Falkland Islands .
1986.07 Germany: Clifton Barracks, Minden 11 Armoured Brigade
. Apr - Sep 88: Northern Ireland: Belfast .
1991.01 England: Howe Barracks, Canterbury .
. Feb - Jul 91: Falkland Islands - Company Group .
. Aug - Sep 91: Canada: Ex Pond Jump West .
. Jan - Feb 92: Northern Ireland: East Tyrone - Op 'Gypsy' .
. 9 Sep 92: amalgamated with 1st & 3rd Bns, and 1st Bn, The Royal Hampshire Regiment, to form 1st Bn and 2nd Bn, The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment .
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. 3rd Battalion, The Queen's Regiment (Royal Sussex) .
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1966.12.31 Formed by renaming 1st Bn The Royal Sussex Regiment upon the formation of a "large" regiment from the Home Counties Brigade .
1966.12 Germany: Stornoway Barracks, Lemgo 20 Armoured Brigade
. May 67: Denmark (C Company) .
. May 68: Denmark (B Company) .
. Jun 68: Libya: St Barbara's Camp .
. 1 Jul 68: Renamed 3rd Battalion, The Queen's Regiment .
. Nov 68: Paris: Guard for 50th anniversary WW1 armistice .
. Jun 69: Italy (HQ Company) Bersaglieri .
1970.04 Northern Ireland: Abercorn Barracks, Ballykinlar 39 Infantry Brigade
1971.12 England: Lucknow Barracks, Tidworth 5 Infantry Brigade
. Mar - Apr 72: Northern Ireland: Belfast and Londonderry .
. Jul - Aug 72: Northern Ireland: Creggan, Londonderry - Op Motorman .
. Nov 72 - May 73: Cyprus: Polymedia United Nations
1973.09 Gibraltar: Lathbury Barracks with B and C Coys at South Barracks .
. Nov - Dec 74: Kenya: Nanyuki Training
1975.07 England: Somme Lines, Catterick 24 Infantry Brigade
. Oct 75 - Feb 76: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Andersonstown/Suffolk/Twinbrook) .
. Feb - Aug 77: Belize: Airport Camp .
. Late 77: Liverpool: Op Burbarry (Fire Fighting) .
1978.01 England: Connaught Barracks, Dover .
. 1979: Canada: Ex Pond Jump West .
. Mar - Jul 79: Northern Ireland: Bessbrook .
. Feb 80: Belize (A Company) .
. Feb - Mar 80: Cyprus: (B and C Companies) .
. Jun - Jul 80: Canada: Wainwright .
1981.04 Germany: St Barbara Barracks, Fallingbostel 1 Armoured Division
. Jan 82: St Barbara Barracks, Fallingbostel 7 Armoured Brigade
. Jun - Jul 82: Canada: Medman 6-7 .
. Feb - Jun 84: Northern Ireland: Belfast (North Queen Street) .
. Jan - Feb 85: Canada: Medman 1 .
1986.01 England: Howe Barracks, Canterbury 5 Airborne Brigade
. Apr - Oct 86: Belize: Airport Camp .
. Mar - May 87: Northern Ireland: Op '˜Cara Cara'™ .
1988.01 Northern Ireland: Alexander Barracks, Aldergrove 39 Infantry Brigade
1990.03 Cyprus: Salamanca Barracks, Episkopi .
. Jul - Nov 91: Falkland Islands RIC (B Company) .
. Aug 92: disbanded in Cyprus .
. 9 Sept 92: amalgamated with 1st & 3rd Bns, and 1st Bn, The Royal Hampshire Regiment, to form 1st Bn and 2nd Bn, The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment .
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. 4th Battalion, The Queen's Regiment (DCO Middlesex) .
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1966.12.31 Formed by renaming 1st Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge's Own) upon the formation of a "large" regiment from the Home Counties Brigade .
1966.12 Northern Ireland: Palace Barracks, Holywood .
1968.04 England: Battlesbury Barracks, Warminster Infantry Demonstration Battalion
. 1 Jul 78: Renamed 4th Battalion, The Queen's Regiment .
1970.03 England: Knook Camp, Warminster .
. Jun 70: Battalion formally disbanded .
. 17 Offs, 18 SNCOs & 233 Ors to 1 Queens .
. 3 Offs, 8 SNCOs & 100 Ors to 2 Queens .
. 5 SNCOs & 58 Ors to 3 Queens .
1971.01.01 Albuhera Company formed at Shorncliffe 40 strong, used as a recruiting team
. 1 Nov 73: Disbanded .
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