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Royal Highland Fusiliers

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. 1st Battalion, The Royal Highland Fusiliers (Princess Margaret's Own Glasgow and Ayrshire Regiment) .
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1959.01.20 Formed by amalgamation of 1st Bn, The Royal Scots Fusiliers and 1st Bn, The Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment) .
1959.01 Scotland: Redford Infantry Barracks, Edinburgh .
. 12 May 59: New Queen's and Regimental Colours presented by Princess Margaret at Old Anniesland, Glasgow .
. Autumn 59: Royal Guard at Balmoral .
1960.01 Aden: Singapore Lines: One company group at Mukeiras .
1961.01 Malta: St Patrick’s Barracks Commando Brigade
. From late 1961 one company group was deployed to Benghazi .
. Dec 62: Bn sailed on HMT Oxfordshire for UK last bn to be trooped
1962.12 Scotland: On leave .
1963.02 Germany: Mons Barracks, Iserlohn 5 Infantry Brigade Group
. 1964: Mons Barracks, Iserlohn 4 Guards Brigade Group
. Oct 65 - Apr 66: Cyprus: based at Limassol and covered West Cyprus, with companies at Ktima and Polis UN Tour
. 1967: Received the Freedom of Iserlohn, the first British Infantry Regiment to be granted such a distinction in Germany .
1967.05 Scotland: Fort George .
. 1968: Gibraltar: 9 month tour .
. Feb - May 70: Northern Ireland: Co Londonderry: HQ in Omagh and companies were deployed to Enniskillen, Dungannon and Armagh .
1970.07 England: Kiwi Barracks, Bulford 5 Airportable Brigade
. Feb - Jun 71: Northern Ireland: Belfast .
1971.09 Singapore: Meerut Barracks 28 ANZUK Brigade
1973.12 Scotland: Redford Barracks, Edinburgh .
. Feb - Jun 74: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Andersontown/Suffolk/Twinbrook) .
. Jul - Nov 75: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Ballymurphy/Springfield/Whiterock) .
. Dec 76 - Apr 77: Northern Ireland: Bessbrook .
. Jan - Jul 78: Belize .
1979.03 Germany: Barrosa Barracks, Hemer 3 Armoured Division
. Aug - Dec 80: Northern Ireland: Armagh .
. 1981: Joined 6 Brigade 6 Brigade
1983.03 Northern Ireland: Palace Barracks, Holywood 39 Infantry Brigade
1985.03 Berlin: Montgomery Barracks Berlin Infantry Brigade
1987.03 Scotland: Redford Barracks, Edinburgh .
. Aug - Sep 88: Northern Ireland: Lisnaskea Incremental Roulement Bn .
1989.02 England: Oakington Barracks, Cambridge 54 Infantry Brigade
. Apr - Oct 90: Belize Roulement Bn .
. Jan - Mar 91: Persian Gulf .
. Dec 91 - Feb 92: Northern Ireland: Op Luff .
. Nov 92 - May 93: Belize Roulement Bn .
1993.06 Germany: St Barbara Barracks, Fallingbostel 7 Armoured Brigade
. Nov 94 - May 95: Bosnia .
. May - Nov 97: Northern Ireland: .
. Feb 99: Macedonia (A Coy) .
. 12 Jun 99: Kosovo) (A Coy) .
. May 99 - Oct 99: Bosnia .
2000.07 Scotland: Fort George .
. 22 Mar 01 - Sept 03: Northern Ireland: Province Reinforcement Bn .
2003.09 Cyprus: Salamanca Barracks, Episkopi .
. Nov 03 - 2004: Falkland Islands (1 coy) .
. Apr - Sept 04: Iraq (3 coys) .
. Jan - July? 05: Iraq: Basra (3 coys?) .
2006.04 Scotland: Glencorse Barracks, Penicuik 52 Brigade
. 28 Mar 06: Renamed The Royal Highland Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland .
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