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Wiltshire Regiment

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. 1st Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment (Duke of Edinburgh's) .
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1945.08 India .
1947 England: Corsham Wiltshire .
1948.1 Germany: Bradbury Barracks, Krefeld 4 Infantry Brigade
. 25 Nov 48: amalgamated with 2nd Battalion without change of title .
1950.04 England: Le Marchant Barracks. Devizes; part of the battalion was stationed at Erlestoke Camp Wiltshire (now a prison) .
. Aug 50: Embarked at Southampton for Malaya .
1950.09 Hong Kong: Tam Mi with Sp Coy at Dills Corner and one rifle company on the border at Lo Wo. Later the Bn moved to Beas Stables on the edge of Fanling Golf Course and Tam Mi was taken over by the Gurkas 40 Infantry Division. Due to go to Malaya but diverted on route to Hong Kong
1953 England: Knook Camp, Warminster Infantry Demonstration Battalion
Late 1955 England: Roman Way Camp Colchester .
1956.02 Cyprus: Aghirda (HQ, Sp and one rifle company) the other three riifle companies were stationed at Lapitos, Kyrenia Castle and A/A .
1959.01 England: Albany Barracks, Parkhurst, IOW .
. 9 June 59: amalgamated with 1st Bn, The Royal Berkshire Regiment (Princess Charlotte of Wales's), to form 1st Bn, The Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment (Berkshire and Wiltshire) .
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. 2nd Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment (Duke of Edinburgh's) .
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1945.05 Germany .
. 1946: Germany 30 Infantry Brigade
. 1947.02: Joined 6 Infantry Brigade 6 Infantry Brigade
. 1947: Germany: Bothfeld, Hannover 6 Infantry Brigade
. 1948.03: Germany: Bradbury Barracks, Krefeld 4 Infantry Brigade
. 25 Nov 48: disbanded in Germany (technically amalgamated with 1st Battalion) .
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