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3rd Royal Tank Regiment

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. 3rd Royal Tank Regiment .
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1945 Germany: Flensburg HQ Schleswig-Holstein Sub Area
1948.01 England: Gosport School of Infantry
. Mar 48: England: Warminster [A Sqn] .
1948.09 England: Bovington Strategic Reserve
1949.07 Hong Kong: 40 Infantry Division
. 1950: Malaya: 1 Sqn .
1952.04 England: Tidworth .
1952.10 Germany: Hobart Barracks, Detmold 33 Armoured Brigade
. Apr 56: Joined 12 Infantry Brigade Group 12 Infantry Brigade Group
. Sep 57: Joined 20 Armoured Brigade Group 20 Armoured Brigade Group
. 31 Oct 59: Amalgamated at Hobart Barracks, Detmold with 6th Royal Tank Regiment without change of title .
1962.08 England: Cambrai Barracks, Catterick RAC Training Regiment
1965.02 Germany: Lumsden Barracks, Fallingbostel 7 Armoured Brigade
. Oct 67: Lumsden Barracks, Fallingbostel 11 Infantry Brigade
1968.01 England: Aliwal Barracks, Tidworth: 1 Sqn in Sharjah Armoured Recce Role
. Dec 68 - Jun 69: Cyprus; C Squadron Force Res Armd Car Sqn
1969.12 Germany: Northampton Barracks, Wolfenbuttel 1 Br Corps: Armoured Recce Role
1972.11 Germany: Lumsden Barracks, Fallingbostel 11 Armoured Brigade
. 12 Jan - 3 May 73: Northern Ireland: Long Kesh (Infantry Role) .
. 10 Sep 74 - 7 Jan 75: Northern Ireland: Armagh .
1976.09 England: Bhurtpore Barracks, Tidworth 5 Infantry Brigade
. 29 Dec 76 - 28 Apr 77: Northern Ireland, Dungannon/Coalisland: (A Sqn) .
. Sep 77 - Mar 78: Cyprus, C Sqn UN tour
. Jan 78: Joined 8 Field Force 8 Field Force
. Sep 78 - Mar 79: Cyprus, B Sqn UN tour
1979.07 Germany: Barker Barracks, Paderborn: Armoured Regiment 3 Armoured Division
. 1 Jan 81: Barker Barracks, Paderborn 11 Armoured Brigade
. 22 Apr - 7 Jul 82: Northern Ireland, Maze (B Sqn) .
. Sep/Oct 86 - Mar/Apr 88: Cyprus, WSBA Recce Sqn (F Sqn) .
1986.11 England: Bovington: F Sqn - Cyprus, WSBA Recce Sqn RAC Centre Regiment
1988.02 Germany: Peninsular Barracks, Hemer 6 Armoured Brigade
. Mar/Apr 88: F Sqn rejoins regiment from Cyprus, WSBA Recce Sqn .
. 24 Jul 90 - 25 Jan 91: Northern Ireland, TRB: (Armagh, Auchnacloy, Bessbrook, Keady & Middletown) .
1992.06 Germany: Lumsden Barracks, Fallingbostel .
. Sep 92: Amalgamated at Fallingbostel with 2nd Royal Tank Regiment .
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