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1st Queen's Dragoon Guards

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. 1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards .
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1959.01.01  Formed by amalgamation of 1st The King's Dragoon Guards, and The Queen's Bays (2nd Dragoon Guards) .
1959.01 England: Perham Down .
. 2 Mar 59: Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mothers, presented the new Standard .
1959.03 Germany: Northampton Barracks, Wolfenbuttel 1 Corps Troops: Recce
1964.12 Northern Ireland: Lisanelly Barracks, Omagh 3 Division: Recce
. Feb - Aug 65: Borneo, west area of Sarawak (B Sqn + flight of QDG helicopters) .
. Aug 65 - Feb 66: Borneo, west area of Sarawak (C Sqn + flight of QDG helicopters) .
. Jul 66: A Squadron moved to Sharjah in the Persian Gulf .
1966.09 Aden: Mareth Lines, Falaise Camp, Little Aden (One Squadron on rotation in Sharjah) .
1967.07 England: Knook Camp, Warminster .
1967.11 Germany: Lothian Barracks, Detmold 20 Armd Brigade
1971.01 England: Cambrai Barracks, Catterick (A Sqn to Smuts Barracks, Berlin as Berlin Armd Sqn) .
1973.01 Germany: Haig Barracks, Hohne 7 Armd Brigade
. 27 Feb - 31 May 74: Northern Ireland: Shantallow/Enclave, Londonderry .
. 4 Jan - 5 May 76: Northern Ireland: Armagh/Dungannon .
. Jan 77: Came under command 1 Armoured Division 1 Armoured Division
. 3 Nov 78 - 14 Jan 79: Northern Ireland, Omagh 3 Troop, A Squadron .
. 12 Oct 78 - 2 Feb 79: Northern Ireland, Monagh: 2 Troop, A Squadron .
1979.01 Germany: Campbell Barracks, Hohne 2 Armoured Division
. 13 May - 16 Sep 79: Northern Ireland, Omagh: 5 Troop, A Squadron .
. 7 Nov 79 - 8 Mar 80: Northern Ireland, Omagh: 4 Troop, A Squadron .
. 17 Nov 80 - 24 Nov 82: Northern Ireland, Omagh .
1980.11 Northern Ireland: Lisanelly Barracks, Omagh .
1982.11 England: Carver Barracks, Wimbish 19 Inf Brigade: Recce Regiment
. Jan - Jul 83: Cyprus, UNFICYP Force Reserve Sqn: C Sqn only UNFICYP
. Feb - Aug 83: Lebanon: Beirut (C Sqn) MNF (BRITFORLEB)
. Aug - Dec 83: Lebanon: Beirut (A Sqn) MNF (BRITFORLEB)
. Jul 85 - Jan 86: Cyprus, UNFICYP Force Reserve Sqn: B Sqn only .
. Jul 86 - Jan 87: Cyprus, UNFICYP Force Reserve Sqn: D Sqn only .
1987.01 Germany: Northampton Barracks,Wolfenbuttel 1 Armd Division: Recce Regiment
. May - Jul 89: Northern Ireland, Maze: A Squadron .
. Oct 90 - 1991: Gulf: A Sqn attached 16/5th Lancers .
1991.05 England: Assaye Bks, Tidworth: C Sqn recce element of AMF (L) Recce Regiment
1992.09 Germany: Athlone Barracks, Sennelager 20 Armd Brigade
. 21 Oct 93 - 19 Jan 94: Northern Ireland, Maze: B Squadron .
. Jun - Dec 96: Bosnia .
. 21 Jan - Jun 98: Northern Ireland, Maze .
1998.01 England: Cambrai Barracks, Catterick 19 Mech Brigade: Tank Regiment
. Aug 99 - Feb 00: Kosovo: Recce Regiment
. Oct 00 - Apr 01: Bosnia: (Op Palatine) C Squadron only .
. Apr - Oct 01: Bosnia: (Op Palatine) A Squadron only .
. Apr - Jun 01: England: (Op Peninsula - The Foot and Mouth disease outbreak) .
. Jan - Mar 03: Persian Gulf: 1 Armoured Division
. Mar - May 03: Iraq (Op Telic 1) 1 Armd Division 2 Armoured Division
2003.09 Germany: Imphal Barracks, Osnabruck: .
. 14/15 Mar - 16 Jul 04: Northern Ireland, East Tyrone Battalion .
. Nov 04 - Apr 05: Iraq (Op Telic 5) 4 Armoured Brigade
. May - Oct 06: Iraq (Op Telic 8) 20 Armoured Brigade
2007.11 Germany: Dempsey Barracks, Sennelager .
. Oct 08 - Apr 09: Afghanistan (Op Herrick 9) 3 Commando Brigade
. Oct 11 - Apr 12: Afghanistan (Op Herrick 15) 20 Armoured Brigade
2015 England: Swanton Morley 7 Infantry Brigade
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