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Queen's Dragoon Guards

                                                                                                   1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards
Dates Locations Higher Formation/Remarks
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, Wolfenbüttel 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
  Feb - Jun 74: Northern Ireland: Londonderry  
  Jan - May 76: Northern Ireland: Armagh  
  Jan 77: Haig Barracks, Hohne  1 Armd Division
1979.01 Germany: Campbell Barracks, Hohne 1 Armd Division
1980.11 Northern Ireland: Lisanelly Barracks, Omagh  
1982.11 England: Carver Barracks, Wimbish  19 Inf Brigade: Recce Regiment 
  Feb - Aug 83: Lebanon: Beirut (C Sqn) MNF (BRITFORLEB)
  Aug - Dec 83: Lebanon: Beirut (A Sqn)  MNF (BRITFORLEB)
1987.01 Germany: Northampton Barracks,Wolfenbüttel  1 Armd Division: Recce   Regiment 
  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
  Jun - Dec 96: Bosnia  
  1998: Northern Ireland   
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)   
  Apr - Oct 01: Bosnia: Op Palatine ('A' Squadron)   
  Apr - Jun 01: England: Op PENINSULA (The Foot and Mouth disease outbreak)  
  Jan - Mar 03: Persian Gulf: 1 Armd Division  
  Mar - May 03: Iraq: 1 Armd Division  
2003.09 Germany: Imphal Barracks, Osnabruck:   
  Nov 04 - Apr 05: Iraq - Op Telic 5:  
  May - Oct 06: Iraq - Op Telic 8:  
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 Armd Brigade 
     

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