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Queen's Own Hussars

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1958.11.03 Formed at Tidworth by amalgamation of 3rd The King's Own Hussars, and 7th Queen's Own Hussars .
1958.11 England: Kandahar Barracks, Tidworth 3 Division
. Mar 59 - July 60: A Sqn at Warminster as Demonstration Squadron to School of Infantry .
1959.05 England: Aliwal Barracks, Tidworth: Tank Role 3 Division
. Feb - Dec 60: C Sqn based in Aden whilst carrying out Desert Trials and Combined Service Amphibious exercises in and around the Arabian Gulf area .
1960.07 Germany: York Barracks, Munster 6 Infantry Brigade Group
1962.08 Germany: Hobart Barracks, Detmold 20 Armoured Brigade Group
1965.02 England: Cambrai Barracks, Catterick: 'A' Sqn at Smuts Barracks, Berlin as Berlin Armd Sqn RAC training regiment
1967.02 England: Maresfield Camp, Maresfield, East Sussex 2 Infantry Brigade: Recce Role
. Jul - Sep 67: Aden: (less B Sqn) .
. Jul 67 - Mar 68: B Sqn stationed at Sharjah, Persian Gulf .
. Oct 68 - Aug 70: A Sqn stationed in Singapore. C Sqn stationed in Hong Kong .
. Jun - Dec 69: Cyprus: B Sqn UN Tour
1970.08 Germany: Caen Barracks, Hohne 7 Armoured Brigade
. 15 Feb - 27 Apr 72: Northern Ireland, Bessbrook, South Armagh: RHQ and A Sqn, as part of Eastern Armoured Reconnaissance Regiment .
. 14 Jan - 15 May 72: Northern Ireland, Gosford Castle: A Squadron .
. 24 Jun - 21 Oct 73: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Suffolk/Dunmurry/Lisburn): Infantry role 39 Infantry Brigade
1974.08 England: Bovington and Lulworth: B Sqn at Warminster, School of Infantry RAC Centre Regiment
1976.05 Germany: Hobart Barracks, Detmold 20 Armoured Brigade
. 24 May - 27 Sep 77: Northern Ireland: Armagh/Dungannon, A Sqn detached to Cookstown .
. 5 Jun - 2 Oct 79: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Monagh). Two large dismounted squadrons in the infantry role. RHQ at Fort Monagh, A Sqn at the Woodbourne Hotel, B Sqn in Glasmullen, and HQ Sqn Echelon at Musgrave Park .
1983.04 England: Cambrai Barracks, Catterick: D Sqn at Smuts Barracks, Berlin as Berlin Armd Sqn RAC Training Regiment
1985.01 Germany: Caen Barracks, Hohne 22 Armoured Brigade
. 14 Jan - 26 Mar 87: Northern Ireland: A Sqn + part of D Sqn, detached as HMP Maze Prison Guard Force .
. 1989: Seventh and last regt to convert to Challenger tanks .
. Dec 90 - Jun 91: Cyprus: A Sqn + D Sqn, formed G Sqn and were detached to Dhekialia Garrison, Cyprus. C Sqn + B Sqn formed H Sqn and were detached to UN Forces Cyprus on 'The Line' UN Tour
. Jun 92 - Jun 93: B Sqn detached as Independent Squadron, Sovereign Base Area, Episkopi, Cyprus. D Sqn detached to Northern Ireland as HMP Maze Prison Guard Force .
. 21 Jan - 19 Apr 93: Northern Ireland, Maze: D Squadron .
. 2 Sep 93: Amalgamated at Fallingbostel with The Queen's Royal Irish Hussars, to form The Queen's Royal Hussars (Queen's Own and Royal Irish) .
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