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Royal Scots

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. 1st Battalion, The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment) .
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1945.05 India: Visapur, near Poona .
1945.12 Malaya: Mageedee Barracks, Johore Bahru .
1947.01 India: Napier Barracks, Karachi .
1947.12 Scotland: Glencorse Barracks, Edinburgh Trg Bn for Lowland Bde
. 9 Feb 49: amalgamated with 2nd Bn .
1950.11 Scotland: Redford Barracks, Edinburgh prepare for overseas tour
1951.02 Germany: Portsmouth Barracks, Munster 6 Infantry Brigade
1951.12 Germany: Harding Barracks, Wuppertal .
1952.05 Berlin: Brooke Barracks British Troops Berlin
1953.04 Scotland: Glencorse Barracks, Edinburgh .
1953.07 Korea 29 Infantry Brigade Group
. May 54: Sailed from Korea .
1954.06 Egypt: Hodgson's Camp, Suez .
1955.09 Cyprus: Limini (had D Coy 1 KOYLI under command from Nov 55) 50 Infantry Brigade
1956.02 Scotland: Pinefield Camp, Elgin 19 Infantry Brigade
. Nov - Dec 56: Suez 19 Infantry Brigade
1958.01 Berlin: Montgomery Barracks Berlin Independent Brigade
. Apr 59: Berlin: Montgomery Barracks Berlin Infantry Brigade Group
1960.01 Scotland: Troon .
1960.10 Libya: Benghazi .
. 1961: Libya: Mednine Camp, Tripoli .
1963.04 England: Assaye Barracks, Tidworth 39 Brigade
. 1964: Assaye Barracks, Tidworth 5 Brigade
. Jun 64 - Feb 65: Aden: tented camp next to Waterloo Lines .
1966.08 Germany: Mercer Barracks, Osnabruck 12 Infantry Brigade
. Mar - Jul 70: Northern Ireland: Belfast .
1970.11 England: Assaye Barracks, Tidworth ACE MF(L)
. May - Jul 71: Northern Ireland: Drumahoe .
. Sep 71: Greece on exercise
. Oct - Dec 71: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Ligoniel) .
. Jun - Aug 72: Northern Ireland: Londonderry .
1974.05 Cyprus: Salamanca Barracks, Episkopi .
1974.11 Scotland: Ritchie Camp, Kirknewton .
. Dec 75 - Apr 76: Northern Ireland: Bessbrook .
1976.06 Germany: Oxford Barracks, Munster 1 Artillery Brigade: Nuclear Escort Bn
1979.04 Scotland: Redford Infantry Barracks, Edinburgh .
. Feb - May 80: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Springfield/Falls) .
. 1980: New Colours presented by Princess Anne .
1981.03 Northern Ireland: Abercorn Barracks, Ballykinlar 3 Infantry Brigade
1983.03 Scotland: Ritchie Camp, Kirknewton .
. 1983: 350th Anniversary .
. Apr - Jul 84: Falkland Islands .
1985.03 Germany: Albuhera Barracks, Werl 33 Armoured Brigade
. Dec 87 - Apr 88: Northern Ireland: West Belfast .
. Dec 89 - Apr 90: Persian Gulf: Op Granby .
1991.08 Scotland: Fort George .
. 1992 - 1993: Northern Ireland: Bessbrook Mill, South Armagh .
. 1995 - 1996: Northern Ireland: Bessbrook Mill, South Armagh .
1996.07 England: Hyderabad Barracks, Colchester: 'B' Company based at Cavalry Barracks 24 Airmobile Brigade
. Jun - Dec 97: Northern Ireland: Rural Roulement Battalion .
. 3 Jul - 16 Oct 98: Bosnia (only Gurkha coy?) .
. Mar - Aug 99: Northern Ireland: .
2000.08 Northern Ireland: Shackleton Barracks, Ballykelly 8 Infantry Brigade
. 2001: B Coy transferred to 1st Bn, The Highlanders; new B Coy formed .
2002.03 Scotland: Dreghorn Barracks, Edinburgh 52 Brigade
. Sep 02 - Mar 03: Bosnia .
. Jul 03: Colours presented by HRH The Princess Royal at Dreghorn Barracks .
. Nov 03 - May 04: Iraq (A, C, R Coys) (Op Telic 3) 20 Armoured Brigade
. Jan - May 06: Iraq: (Op Telic 7) .
. 28 Mar 06: Renamed The Royal Scots Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Scotland .
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. 2nd Battalion, The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment) .
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1945.02 Palestine: Camp 87, Pardress Hanna, near Hadera 2 Infantry Brigade
. 1 May 45 - 1 June 45: Syria and Lebanon .
. Oct 45: Trans-Jordan Training
. Dec 45 - Apr 46: Egypt .
. Oct 46: Trans-Jordan Training
1946.12 Malta: St Andrews Barracks .
1947.06 Trieste: Rossetti Barracks .
1948.12 Scotland: Edinburgh .
. 9 Feb 49: amalgamated with 1st Battalion .
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