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4th/7th Royal Dragoon Guards

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. 4th/7th Royal Dragoon Guards .
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1945.05 Germany: Ended war outside Bremen, remained in Hamburg area .
. Jun 45: Moved to Enschede, near German-Dutch border .
1946.01 England: Chippenham Park near Newmarket .
1946.04 Egypt: tented camp at Fayid on the Great Bitter Lake in the Canal Zone .
1946.06 Palestine: moved with 1st Infantry Div, took over from 1st Recce Regt which was disbanded, most of men absorbed by regt .
. Apr 47: Regt in Jerusalem, part of 2nd Infantry Brigade Group 2nd Infantry Brigade Group
. 3rd Jun 48: Regiment concentrated at Haifa and moved by sea to Libya .
1948.06 Libya: Sabratha 1st Infantry Division
. 1952: Joined 25th Armoured Bde which was formed during the year 25th Armoured Bde
. 28 Oct 52: Main body embarked at Tripoli, Libya and on 6 Nov landed at Liverpool .
1952.11 England: Haig Lines, Church Crookham, took over from 14/20 Hussars .
1954.06 Germany: Lumsden Barracks, Fallingbostel 7 Armoured Division
. Mar 56: Joined 7 Armoured Brigade Group 7 Armoured Brigade Group
1959.10 England: Bourlon Lines, Catterick as RAC Trg Regt Tank training regt
1962.08 Germany: York Barracks, Munster 6 Infantry Brigade Group
. Dec 64: Became part of 1 Corps Troops 1 Corps Troops
1965.08 Aden: Little Aden: Sqn in Sharjah .
1966.09 Northern Ireland: Lisanelly Barracks, Omagh: Recce Role 3 Division
. Dec 67 - Jun 68: Cyprus: B Sqn UNFICYP
. Jun - Dec 68: Cyprus: C Sqn UNFICYP
1969.03 Germany: Athlone Barracks, Sennelager 20 Armoured Brigade
. 1970: Joined 6 Armoured Brigade 6 Armoured Brigade
. 15 May - 16 Sep 72: Northern Ireland, Gosford Castle A Squadron .
. 24 Jul - 01 Dec 72: Northern Ireland, Maidstone/RUC Castlereagh: C Squadron attached to Life Guards .
. Dec 73 - Jun 74: Cyprus: B Sqn UNFICYP
1973.06 England: Bhurtpore Barracks, Tidworth 3 Division
. 28 Dec 74 - 29 Apr 75: Northern Ireland, Aldergrove: Recce Squadron .
. Mar 75 - Sep 75: Cyprus: A Sqn UNFICYP
. 29 Apr - 26 Aug 76: Northern Ireland, Aldergrove: B Squadron .
1976.10 Germany: Lumsden Barracks, Fallingbostel 11 Armoured Brigade
. Jan 77: Lumsden Barracks, Fallingbostel 1 Armoured Division
. 28 Dec 77 - 1 Feb 78: Northern Ireland: (Firefighting) .
1981.03 England: Cambrai Barracks, Catterick as RAC Trg Regt (D Sqn to Smuts Barracks, Berlin as Berlin Armoured Sqn) RAC Training Regt
1983.04 Germany: Hobart Barracks, Detmold 20 Armoured Brigade
. 10 Dec 84 - 14 Feb 85: Northern Ireland, Maze: A Squadron .
. 1 Jun - Aug 87: Northern Ireland, Maze: D Squadron .
. Jun - Dec 88: Cyprus: (with G Sqn 15th/19th Hussars u/c) UN tour
. Apr - Jul 91: Northern Ireland, Maze: C Squadron .
. 1 Jul 92: Amalgamated with 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards, to form The Royal Dragoon Guards .
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