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Royal Anglian Regiment

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. 1st Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment (Royal Norfolk and Suffolk) .
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1964.09.01 Formed by renaming 1st Battalion, 1st East Anglian Regiment (Royal Norfolk and Suffolk) .
1964.09 Aden: Waterloo Lines Aden Brigade
1965.08 England: On leave .
1965.11 Germany: Trenchard Barracks, Celle: Mechanised Battalion 7 Armoured Brigade
1968.02 England: Somme Barracks,Catterick: Mechanised Battalion 6 Infantry Brigade
. 1 Jul 68: Renamed 1st Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment .
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. 1st Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment .
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1968.07.01 England: Somme Barracks, Catterick: Mechanised Battalion 6 Infantry Brigade
1970.07 Northern Ireland: Ebrington Barracks, Londonderry 8 Infantry Brigade
1972.03 Cyprus: Salamanca Barracks, Episkopi (Sp Coy detached at Dhekelia) .
1974.05 England: Assaye Barracks, Tidworth ACE MF(L)
. Sep 74 - Dec 74: Northern Ireland: Portadown .
. 197?: Belize .
1978.08 Germany: Trenchard Barracks, Celle 1 Armoured Division
. May 79 - Sep 79: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Ardoyne/City Centre) .
. Aug 81 - Jan 82: Northern Ireland: Fermanagh .
. Jan 82: Trenchard Barracks, Celle 22 Armoured Brigade
1982.04 England: Oakington Barracks, Cambridge 54 Brigade
1984.11 Northern Ireland: Ebrington Barracks, Londonderry 8 Infantry Brigade
1987.06 Gibraltar: Lathbury & South Barracks .
1989.02 England: Hyderabad Barracks, Colchester 19 Infantry Brigade
. Aug 89 - Jan 90: Northern Ireland: Armagh Roulement Battalion .
. 9 Sep 92: absorbed part of 3rd Battalion .
. Apr 93: Roman Barracks, Colchester 24 Airmobile Brigade
. Dec 93 - Jun 94: Northern Ireland: .
. 1995?: companies redes: A (Royal Norfolk), B (Suffolk), C (Essex), D (Cambridgshire) .
. May 95 - Aug 95: Bosnia .
1996.07 England: Oakington Barracks, Cambridge 54 Brigade
. Oct 96 - May 97: Northern Ireland: .
1999.05 Northern Ireland: Ebrington Barracks, Londonderry 8 Infantry Brigade
2001.05 England: Elizabeth Barracks, Pirbright 12 Mechanised Brigade
. Mar 02 - Sep 02: Afghanistan: Kabul .
. Apr 05 - Oct 06: Iraq: southern part of Province of Al Basra: (Operation Telic 6) 12 Mechanised Brigade
. Mar 07 - Sep 07: Afghanistan: Helmand Province (Op Herrick 6) 12 Mechanised Brigade
. Oct 09 - Apr 10: Afghanistan (Op Herrick 11) 11 Light Brigade
?? England: Picton Barracks, Barracks, Bulford .
. Apr - Oct 12: Afghanistan (Op Herrick 16) 12 Mechanised Brigade
. 2013: Converted to a Light Role infantry battalion  .
2014 England: Woolwich .
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. 2nd Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment (Duchess of Gloucester's Own Royal Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire) .
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1964.09.01 Formed by renaming 1st Battalion, 2nd East Anglian Regiment (Duchess of Gloucester's Own Royal Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire) .
1964.09.01 Germany: Mercer Barracks, Osnabruck 12 Brigade
1964.09 England: Normandy Barracks, Felixstowe Transist
1965.10 Cyprus: Alexander Barracks, Dhekelia .
. Mar 66: Libya: On Ex for 3 weeks .
. May 66 - Jul 66: Aden: B Coy for security duties around Khormaksar airfield .
1967.09 England: Normandy Barracks, Felixstowe 19 Airportable Brigade
. Jan 68 - Feb 68: Malaysia: B and C Coys for jungle training .
. 1 July 68: Renamed 2nd Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment .
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. 2nd Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment .
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1968.07.01 England: Normandy Barracks, Felixstowe 19 Airportable Brigade
. Aug 68: Cyprus: On ex for 4 weeks .
. Dec 68 - Aug 69: Gibraltar, Devil's Tower Camp; (less 1 coy) .
1969.11 England: Hyderabad Barracks, Colchester 19 Airportable Brigade
. Jan 70: Kenya .
. Jul 70 - Aug 70: Malaysia on Ex "Bersatu Padu" 19 Airportable Brigade
. Oct 70 - Feb 71: Northern Ireland: Belfast .
1971.05 Germany: Oxford Barracks, Munster: Nuclear Escort Battalion 1 Artillery Brigade
. Aug 72 - Dec 72: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Hastings Street) .
. Jul 73 - Nov 73: Northern Ireland: Londonderry (Creggan) .
. Aug 75 - Dec 75: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Hastings Street) .
1976.06 England: Gordon Barracks, Gillingham .
. Mar 77 - Jun 77: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Springfield/Falls) .
1978.08 Berlin: Montgomery Barracks Berlin Infantry Brigade
1981.01 Northern Ireland: Ebrington Barracks, Londonderry 8 Infantry Brigade
1983.01 England: Hyderabad Barracks, Colchester 19 Infantry Brigade
. Nov 83 - Jun 84: Cyprus UN tour
. Jan 86 - Mar 86: Northern Ireland: Op Cara Cara .
. Apr 86 - Sept 86: Northern Ireland: Armagh Roulement Bn .
1987.03 Germany: Trenchard Barracks, Celle 22 Armoured Brigade
. Jan 89 - Jun 89: Northern Ireland: Belfast Roulement Bn .
. 9 Sep 92: absorbed part of 3rd Battalion .
. Dec 92 - Jun 93: Northern Ireland: East Tyrone .
. 1993: Trenchard Barracks, Celle 4 Armoured Brigade
. May 94 - Nov 94: Bosnia Herzegovina - Op Grapple 4 UN Command
. 1995? companies redesignated: A (Royal Lincolnshire), B (Royal Leicestershire), C (Northamptonshire), D (Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire) .
1996.02 England: Battlesbury Barracks, Warminster Infantry Demonstration Battalion
1998.02 Cyprus: Alexander Barracks, Dhekelia .
2000.04 England: Beachley Barracks, Chepstow 160 Brigade
. May 00 - 22 Jul 00: Sierra Leone (B Coy) - Op Basilica IMATT
. Nov 00 - Jun 01: Northern Ireland: West Belfast (D Coy) .
. Jul 01 - Aug? 01: Northern Ireland: .
. Jun 02 - Dec 02: Northern Ireland: Rural Roulement Battalion .
. Mar 03 - Jul 03: Afghanistan ( A & D Coys) .
. Jul 03 - Oct 03: Afghanistan ( B & C Coys) .
2004.02.18 Northern Ireland: Shackleton Barracks, Ballykelly .
. Sept 04 - Oct 04: Jordan .
2005.12 England: Clive Barracks, Tern Hill .
. Apr 06 - Oct 06: Basra, Iraq (Op Telic 8) 20 Armoured Brigade
2007.07 Germany: Trenchard Barracks, Celle 7 Armoured Brigade
. Jun - Dec 08: Basra, Iraq (Op Telic 12) 7 Armoured Brigade
2010.09 Cyprus: Alexander Barracks, Dhekelia .
2012.07 England: Kendrew Bks, Cottesmore, Rutland .
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. 3rd Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment (16th/44th Foot) .
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1964.09.01 Formed by renaming 1st Battalion, 3rd East Anglian Regiment (16th/44th Foot) .
1964.09 Berlin: Wavell Barracks .
1966.07 England: Assaye Barracks, Tidworth 5 Airportable Brigade
. Oct 66 - May 67: Aden: Radfan Camp: patrolled the Sheikh Othman area Aden Brigade
. 1967: Kenya Training
. 1 July 68: Redesignated 3rd Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment .
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. 3rd Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment .
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1968.07.01 England: Assaye Barracks, Tidworth 5 Brigade
1968.12 England: Normandy Barracks, Aldershot 16 Para Brigade
. Nov 69 - Apr 70: Cyprus UN Tour
1970.12 Germany: Alanbrooke Barracks, Paderborn 20 Armoured Brigade
. Apr - Aug 72: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Hastings Street) .
. Mar - Jul 73: Northern Ireland: Londonderry .
. Nov 74 - Mar 75: Northern Ireland: Londonderry .
1976.02 Cyprus: Salamanca Barracks, Episkopi .
1978.05 Northern Ireland: Palace Barracks, Holywood 39 Infantry Brigade
1979.11 England: Meeanee Barracks, Colchester 7 Field Force
. Nov 80 - May 81: Cyprus UN Tour
. Jan 82: Meeanee Barracks, Colchester 19 Infantry Brigade
. May - Nov 82: Belize .
1984.02 Germany: Elizabeth Barracks, Minden 11 Armoured Brigade
. Nov 86 - Mar 87: Northern Ireland: Belfast Roulement Bn .
1989.02 England: Hyderabad Barracks, Colchester 19 Infantry Brigade
1991.05 Northern Ireland: Ebrington Barracks, Londonderry 8 Infantry Brigade
1992.09 England: Colchester 19 Infantry Brigade
. 5 Oct 92: amalgamated with 1st Battalion at Colchester, and 2nd Battalion at Osnabruck .
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. 4th Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment (Leicestershire) .
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1964.09.01 Formed by renaming 1st Bn Royal Leicestershire Regiment .
1964.09 England: Doniford Camp, Watchett 2 Infantry Brigade
. Feb - Aug 65: Aden: Radfan Camp Aden Brigade
1965.11 Malta: St Patrick's Barracks, 1 coy at Ghain Tuffieha .
. Early 67: Aden: C Coy for security duties around Khormaksar airfield for 2 months .
. 1 July 68: Renamed 4th Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment .
1968.07 England: Gordon Barracks, Gillingham 2 Brigade
. Aug 69 - Jun 70: Bahrain: Hamala Camp .
1970.10.01 Reduced to Tiger Company. Duties were to provide demo plns for Sandhurst and Mons Officer Cadet Schools. .
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. Tiger Company, The Royal Anglian Regiment .
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1971.10 England: Howe Barracks, Canterbury .
. Dec 71 - May 72: Gibraltar .
. Sep 72: Reduced to cadre and training Junior Soldiers at the Junior Soldiers Wing at Canterbury .
1973.10 Nov 73: Reformed at Howe Barracks, Canterbury as an independent company 2 Infantry Brigade
1973.10 England: Howe Barracks, Canterbury .
. Mar - Jul 74: Northern Ireland: .
. Jul 74 - 1975: Howe Barracks, Canterbury, providing demo plns for Sandhurst and Mons Officer Cadet Schools .
. 1975: disbanded .
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