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Life Guards

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. Life Guards .
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. By 17/7/45 the Household Cavalry Regiment comprised personnel of the Life Guards and was disbanded to reconstitute the Life Guards .
1945.07 Germany: Goslar 6 Guards Brigade
. 1945: Germany: Northampton Barracks, Wolfenbuttel .
. Mar 46: Berlin: Kladow Barracks .
. June 46: Germany: Luneberg .
1946.07 Egypt: Kasr-el-Nil Barracks, Cairo and Amirya, near Alexandria .
. 28 Mar 47: Egypt: Canal Zone: Camp 52, Fanara last British troops to leave Cairo
1947.06 Palestine: Gaza then to Sarafand; A Sqn Jerusalem, ? Sqn Beer Sheeba .
. May 48: left Palestine via Canal Zone for UK .
1948.05 England: On leave .
. Aug 48: England: Combermere Barracks, Windsor TA Training
1952.03 Germany: Northampton Barracks, Wolfenbuttel: Recce Role 11 Armoured Division
1953.12 England: On leave .
1954.01 Egypt: Canal Zone, relieved 1st The Royal Dragoons. Served at Fanara, Balaclava Camp, Fayid, Moascar, Ismailia, Bindon Camp. .
. Jul 55 - Mar 56: Cyprus (Sqn) .
. Jul 55 - Apr 56: Aden (Sqn) .
1956.01 England: Combermere Barracks, Windsor .
1958.09 Aden (Sqn in Oman) .
1959.11 England: On leave .
1960.01 Germany: Harewood Barracks, Herford Corps Screen
1962.11 England: On leave .
1963.01 England: Combermere Barracks, Windsor: Recce Role 3 Division
. Mar 64 - Aug 64: Cyprus: RHQ, A and C Sqns UNICYP
. Aug 64 - Nov 64: Cyprus: ? Sqn UNICYP
1965.09 Malaysia, RHQ and B Sqn at Paroi Camp, near Seremban. C Sqn and Air Sqn at Wong Padong Camp, Sarawak. Blues Sqn at Nee Soon Camp later Selerang Bks .
. Sep 65 - 1966: Sqns served in Borneo .
. 1967: Early in year Blues Sqn reverted to being A Sqn Life Guards  
1968.11 England: Combermere Barracks, Windsor: Recce Role: C Sqn with ACE Mobile Force 3 Division
. 17 Aug - 28 Nov 69:  Northern Ireland: B Squadron .
. Oct 69 - Jul 70: A Sqn to Sharjah for a 9 month tour .
. 29 Jun - 3 Sep 70: Northern Ireland: C Squadron .
. 4 Jul - 3 Sep 70: Northern Ireland, Aldergrove: Tac HQ, B Squadron .
. 15 Aug - 12 Sep 71: Northern Ireland: APC Squadron .
. Mar 71: B Sqn moved to Lothian Bks, Detmold as advance party to join Blues and Royals .
1971.09 Germany: Lothian Barracks, Detmold 20 Armoured Brigade
. 24 Jul 72 - 1 Dec 72: Northern Ireland: East Belfast, reinforced by C Sqn 4th/7th Dragoon Guards Infantry Role
. 1 May 74 - 11 Sep 74: Northern Ireland: Armagh .
1975.10 England: Combermere Barracks, Windsor: Recce Role 16 Parachute Brigade
. 30 Dec 75 - 29 Apr 76: Northern Ireland, Aldergrove: B Squadron .
. Mar - Sep 76: Cyprus. A Sqn only UN Tour
. 28 Apr - 2 Sep 77: Northern Ireland, Dungannon: B Squadron .
. 2 Sep 77 - 4 Jan 78: Northern Ireland, Dungannon: A Squadron .
. 3 Jan - 27 Apr 78: Northern Ireland, Londonderry: C Squadron .
. Mar - Sep 79: Cyprus. B Sqn only UN Tour
1980.02 Germany: Lothian Barracks, Detmold 4 Armoured Division
. Jan 81: Joined 20 Armoured Brigade 20 Armoured Brigade
. 5 Feb - 22 Apr 82: Northern Ireland, Maze: D Squadron .
1984.01 England: Combermere Barracks, Windsor: Recce Role 5 Airborne Brigade
. Jan - Jul 84: Cyprus. C Sqn only UN Tour
. Jan - Jul 86: Cyprus. B Sqn only UN Tour
. Jan - Jul 88: Cyprus. A Sqn only UN Tour
. Jan - Jul 89: Cyprus. C Sqn only UN Tour
1990.01 Germany: Athlone Barracks, Sennelager 20 Armoured Brigade
1992.10 England: Combermere Barracks, Windsor .
. 19 Oct 92: Amalgamated with The Blues and Royals (Royal Horse Guards and 1st Dragoons), to form Household Cavalry Regiment and Household Mounted Cavalry Regiment .
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