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Royal Green Jackets

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. 1st Bn The Royal Green Jackets (43rd and 52nd) .
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1966.01.01 Formed by renaming 1st Green Jackets (43rd and 52nd) .
1966.01 Berlin: Montgomery Barracks Berlin Infantry Brigade
1967.04 England: Lucknow Barracks, Tidworth UN tour
. Oct 67 - May 68: Cyprus: Polemedhia Camp, Limassol .
. 1 July 68: Renamed 1st Battalion, The Royal Green Jackets .
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. 1st Battalion, The Royal Green Jackets .
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1968.07.01 England: Lucknow Barracks, Tidworth .
. Aug - Dec 69: Northern Ireland: Belfast? .
1970.05 Germany: Trenchard Barracks, Celle 7 Armoured Brigade
. May - Sep 71: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Hastings Street) .
. Jul - Nov 72: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Andersonstown) .
. Aug - Dec 73: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Falls/Divis/Sandy Row/Village) .
1974.09 England: Connaught Barracks, Dover 5 Brigade
. Dec 74 - Apr 75: Northern Ireland: Bessbrook .
. 1976: Cyprus: UN Tour
. May - Sep 77: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Ardoyne/New Lodge) .
1978.02 Hong Kong: Stanley Fort .
1980.01 England: Cavalry Barracks, Hounslow .
. Mar - Jul 81: Northern Ireland: Bessbrook .
1981.11 Northern Ireland: Alexander Barracks, Aldergrove ? Infantry Brigade
1983.11 England: Mooltan Barracks, Tidworth 1 Infantry Brigade
. Nov 84 - Mar 85: Falkland Islands .
. Mar - Jul 86: Northern Ireland: Op 'Cara-Cara' .
1987.01 Germany: Mercer Barracks, Osnabruck 12 Armoured Brigade
. Jul - Nov 87: Northern Ireland: Op 'Fondant' .
. 1987 - Mar 88: Falklands Islands (B Coy as Resident Infantry Company) .
. 1990 - 91: Gulf War (Company only) .
. 25 Jul 92: disbanded at Osnabruck (2nd Bn at Omagh renumbered as 1st Bn) .
1992.07 Northern Ireland: Lisanelly Barracks, Omagh .
1993.10 Cyprus: Salamanca Barracks, Episkopi .
. 1994: Falklands Islands (Coy as Resident Infantry Company) .
. 1995: Falklands Islands (Coy as Resident Infantry Company) .
1995.05 England: Kiwi Barracks, Bulford 1 Mechanised Brigade
. Aug - Dec 96: Bosnia .
1999.01 Northern Ireland: Palace Barracks, Holywood 39 Infantry Brigade
2001.01 England: Weeton Camp, Preston 42 Brigade
. May - Nov 02: Northern Ireland: .
. 2002: England: Weeton Camp, Preston 19 Mechanised Brigade
. Sep - Dec 03: Iraq 19 Mechanised Brigade
. Mar - Sep 04: Northern Ireland: .
. Mar - ?? 05: Kosovo .
2006 Northern Ireland: Abercorn Barracks, Ballykinler HQ Northern Ireland
. Nov 06 - May 07: Iraq: (Op Telic 9) 19 Light Brigade
. 1 Feb 07: Renamed 2nd Battalion, The Rifles .
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. 2nd Battalion, The Royal Green Jackets (The King's Royal Rifle Corps) .
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1966.01.01  Formed by renaming 2nd Green Jackets (The King's Royal Rifle Corps) .
1965 Malaya: Minden Barracks, Penang .
. ?? - June 66: Borneo: Tawau .
1967.08 Germany: Oxford Barracks, Munster 6 Infantry Brigade
. Jan 68: Joined 4 Guards Brigade 4 Guards Brigade
. 1 July 68: Renamed 2nd Battalion, The Royal Green Jackets .
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. 2nd Battalion, The Royal Green Jackets .
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1968.07.01 Formed by renaming 2nd Bn, The Royal Green Jackets (The King's Royal Rifle Corps) .
1968.07 Germany: Oxford Barracks, Münster 4 Guards Brigade
. Jul 69: Joined 20 Armoured Brigade 20 Armoured Brigade
. Dec 70: Joined 4 Guards Brigade 4 Guards Brigade
1971.05 Northern Ireland: Shackleton Barracks, Ballykelly (Resident Bn) 8 Infantry Brigade
1973.03 England: Catterick 24 Infantry Brigade
. 1973 - 74: Belize .
. Apr - May 74: Northern Ireland: Armagh .
. Nov 74 - Mar 75: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Ballymurphy/ Springfield/Whiterock) .
1975.07 Gibraltar: South Barracks .
1977.09 England: Tidworth 8 Field Force
. Dec 77 - Apr 78: Northern Ireland: Bessbrook .
. Apr - Aug 79: Northern Ireland: Armagh .
1980.10 Germany: Clifton Barracks, Minden 4 Armoured Division
. 1 Jan 81: Clifton Barracks, Minden 11 Armoured Brigade
. Nov 81 - Apr 82: Northern Ireland: West Belfast .
. Nov 85 - Mar 86: Northern Ireland: West Belfast .
1986.07 England: Battlesbury Barracks, Warminster Infantry Demonstration Battalion
1988.07 England: Connaught Barracks, Dover (2 or 5 Brigade?)
. Feb - Jun 89: Northern Ireland: Lisnaskea Incremental Roulement Bn .
1991.02 Northern Ireland: Lisanelly Barracks, Omagh 3 Infantry Brigade
. 25 Jul 92: Renamed 1st Bn, The Royal Green Jackets upon disbandment of 1st Bn. 3rd Bn renamed 2nd Bn .
1992.07 England: Connaught Barracks, Dover ACE MF(L)
1995.07 Northern Ireland: Palace Barracks, Holywood 39 Infantry Brigade
1997.01 Germany: Alanbrooke Barracks, Paderborn 20 Armoured Brigade
. May - Oct 98: Bosnia .
. Oct 99 - Mar 00: Kosovo .
. May - Nov 01: Bosnia .
2002.04 England: Battlesbury Barracks, Warminster .
2004.03 Northern Ireland: Abercorn Barracks, Ballykinler HQ NI
2007.02? England: Kiwi Barracks, Bulford 1 Mechanised Brigade
. 1 Feb 07: Renamed 4th Battalion, The Rifles .
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. 3rd Battalion, The Royal Green Jackets (The Rifle Brigade) .
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1966.01.01 Formed by renaming 3rd Green Jackets (The Rifle Brigade) .
1966.01 Borneo: Sarawak 99 (Gurkha) Infantry Brigade
1966.02 England: Normandy Barracks, Felixstowe .
1967.05 Germany: Mons Barracks, Iserlohn 4th Guards Brigade
1968.01 Germany: Trenchard Barracks, Celle 7 Armoured Brigade
. 1 Jul 68: Renamed 3rd Battalion, The Royal Green Jackets .
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. 3rd Battalion, The Royal Green Jackets .
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1968.07 Germany: Trenchard Barracks, Celle 7 Armoured Brigade
1970.05 England: Tidworth .
. Jun - Jul 70: Northern Ireland: Rural .
. Sep 70: Reduced to Company at Tidworth .
. Oct 70 - May 71: Cyprus: Polemedia Camp near Limmasol UN tour
1971.05 England: Netheravon .
1972 Battalion reconstituted at Shoeburyness .
1972 England: Shoeburyness 19 Brigade
. Aug - Dec 72: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Springfield) .
. Jul - Nov 73: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Springfield/Clonard/Beechmount) .
. Jul - Nov 74: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Ballymurphy/ Springfield) .
1975.01 Berlin: Wavell Barracks Berlin Brigade
1977.03 England: Caterham London District
. May - Jun 77: Northern Ireland: Belfast (UUAC Strike) .
1978.03 Northern Ireland: Ebrington Barracks, Londonderry (Resident Bn) 8 Infantry Brigade
1979.09 England: Oakington Barracks, Cambridge .
. May - Nov 80: Cyprus UN tour
1982.04 Germany: Trenchard Barracks, Celle 22 Armoured Brigade
. Oct 84 - Feb 85: Northern Ireland: West Belfast .
1987.03 England: Hyderabad Barracks, Colchester 19 Infantry Brigade
. 1987 - 88: Falklands Islands (Coy as RIC) .
1989.01 Gibraltar: Lathbury & South Barracks .
. 1990: Cyprus?? .
1991.03 England: Connaught Barracks, Dover ? Infantry Brigade
. Sept 91 - Mar 92: Northern Ireland: Armagh Roulement Battalion .
. 25 July 92: Renumbered 2nd Battalion, The Royal Green Jackets upon disbandment of old 1st Battalion .
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