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Royal Irish Rangers

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. 1st Battalion, The Royal Irish Rangers (27th (Inniskilling) 83rd and 87th) .
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1968.07.01 Formed by renaming 1st Battalion, The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers .
1968.07 England: Norton Barracks, Worcester .
. 23 Nov 68: Disbanded at Worcester and concurrently re-formed by renumbering 3rd Battalion at Catterick .
1968.11 England: Gaza Barracks, Catterick 6 Inf Bde. APC Battalion
1970.09 Germany: Barrosa Barracks, Hemer 6 Armoured Brigade
. 1 Nov 71 - 30 May 72: Cyprus: relieved the 1st Battalion The Gordon Highlanders UN tour
1974.07 England: Battlesbury Barracks, Warminster Infantry Demonstration Battalion
1976.09 England: Imjin Barracks, Little Rissington 8 Field Force
. 1 Apr - 20 Oct 77: Cyprus UN tour
1979.05 Berlin: Brooke Barracks Berlin Field Force
1981.04 England: The Dale, Chester 42 Brigade
. Mar - Jul 83: Falkland Islands: .
1985.01 Germany: Belfast Barracks, Osnabruck 12 Armoured Brigade
. Sep 88 - Feb 89: Northern Ireland .
1990.07 England: Battlesbury Barracks, Warminster Infantry Demonstration Battalion
1992.07 Cyprus: Salamanca Barracks, Episkopi .
. 1 Jul 92: Amalgamated with the 2nd Bn and Ulster Defence Regiment to form 1st Bn The Royal Irish Regiment (27th (Inniskilling), 83rd, 87th and UDR .
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. 2nd Battalion, The Royal Irish Rangers (27th (Inniskilling) 83rd and 87th) .
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1968.07.01 Formed by renaming 1st Battalion, The Royal Ulster Rifles .
1968.07 Gibraltar: Lathbury Barracks .
1969.10 England: Doniford Camp, Watchet 24 Infantry Brigade
. 2 Jun 70 - 15 Mar 71: Bahrain/Sharjah .
. 3 May - 21 May 71: Denmark: Ex Moon Lady .
. 20 Sep - 17 Oct 71: Public Duties in London District .
1972.07 England: Battlesbury Barracks, Warminster Infantry Demonstration Battalion
1974.07 Germany: Barrosa Barracks, Hemer 6 Armoured Brigade
. 29 Jan 75 - 10 Jul 75: Cyprus .
. 23 Jun - 31 Jul 76: Canada: Suffield, Ex Medicine Man 3 .
. Jan 77: Under command 3 Armoured Division 3 Armoured Division
1979.03 England: Assaye Barracks, Tidworth 8 Field Force
. 1 Sep 79 - 30 Apr 80: Belize .
. 1 Jan - 31 Jan 81: Her Majesty's Prison (HMP) Rollestone Camp .
1981.10 Berlin: Wavell Barracks Berlin Field Force
1983.03 England: Connaught Barracks, Dover 2 Brigade
. 30 May - 14 Dec 85: Cyprus: UN tour
. 1 Mar - 31 Jul 87: Falkland Islands Garrison .
1988.08 Germany: Stornoway Barracks, Lemgo 20 Armoured Brigade
. Jun - Dec 90: Northern Ireland: Fermanagh Roulement Battalion .
. 1 Jul 92: Amalgamated with the 1st Bn and Ulster Defence Regiment to form 2nd Bn The Royal Irish Regiment (27th (Inniskilling), 83rd, 87th and UDR .
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. 3rd Battalion, The Royal Irish Rangers (27th (Inniskilling) 83rd and 87th) .
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1968.07.01 Formed by renaming 1st Bn Royal Irish Fusiliers (Princess Victoria's) .
1968.07 England: Gaza Barracks, Catterick .
. 23 Nov 68: Renumbered as 1st Battalion .
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