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Somerset Light Infantry

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. 1st Battalion, The Somerset Light Infantry (Prince Albert's) .
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1945 India: .
. 1946: India: Deolali 29 British Infantry Brigade Group
. 28 Feb 48: at sea (embarked Gateway of India, Bombay - last battalion to leave India) .
1948.04 England: Bordon: on duties at the Light Infantry Training Centre .
. 28 Jun 48: Amalgamated with 2nd Battalion without change of title .
1950.06 England: Old Park Barracks, Dover .
1951.01 Germany: Oxford Barracks, Munster 6 Infantry Brigade
1952.03 Germany: Anglesey Barracks, Wuppertal 6 Infantry Brigade
1952.09 England: Carter Barracks, Bulford .
. Oct 52: Sailed from Southampton on HMT Dilwara .
1952.11 Malaya: Arrived Singapore then to Jungle Warfare School at Kota Tinggi .
. Jan 53 - Dec 54: Wardieburn Camp, Kuala Lumpur .
. Dec 54 - Sep 55: Bentong, Pahang State 18 Infantry Brigade
. 28 Sep 55: Sailed from Singapore .
1955.10 England: Crownhill Barracks, Plymouth .
. Aug 56 - Nov 56: Malta .
. Nov 56 - Jan 57: Cyprus .
1958.01 England: Knook Camp, Warminster Infantry Demonstration Battalion
1959 Germany: Mercer Barracks, Osnabruck .
. 6 Oct 59: amalgamated with 1st Bn, The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, to form 1st Bn, The Somerset and Cornwall Light Infantry .
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. 2nd Battalion, The Somerset Light Infantry (Prince Albert's) .
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1945.05 Greece .
1947.02 Austria: Volkermarkt in Carinthia .
1948.02 England: Didcot .
. Apr 48: England: Bordon .
. 28 Jun 48: amalgamated with 1st Battalion .
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