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Queen's Royal Irish Hussars

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. The Queen's Royal Irish Hussars .
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1958.10.24 Formed at Caen Bks, Hohne by amalgamation of 4th Queen's Own Hussars, and 8th King's Royal Irish Hussars. Colonel in Chief Prince Philip presented the Regiment with a new Guidon .
1958.10 Germany: Caen Barracks, Hohne 7 Armoured Brigade Group
1961.06 England: .
1961.09 Aden: Little Aden: Sqn in Sharjah Armoured Car Role
. Sep 62: Sailed on SS Oxfordshire for Malaya .
1962.10 Malaya: Ipoh Armoured Car Role
. Dec 62 - ?? 63: Brunei: RHQ, C and half of B sqn .
. Feb 64 - Sep 64: Borneo .
. Sep 64: Handed over to 4 RTR and moved for UK .
1964.10 Germany: Northampton Barracks, Wolfenbuttel 1 Corps Troops: Recce Role
1968.01 England: Perham Down Recce Role
1968.09 England: Bovington, A Sqn at Warminster RAC Centre regiment
1970.11 Germany: Barker Barracks, Paderborn: Tank Regiment 6 Armoured Brigade
. Sept 74 - Mar 75: Cyprus: RHQ, B and C Sqns UN peacekeeping force, after the invasion by Turkey
. Jan 77: Joined 3 Armoured Division 3 Armoured Division
1979.07 England: Bhurtpore Barracks, Tidworth. C Squadron detached to the School of Infantry at Warminster as RAC Demonstration Squadron 2 Armoured Division? UKLF (reserve) tank regiment
. Sep 79 - Mar 80: Cyprus, UNFICYP Force Reserve Sqn: B Sqn UNFICYP
. Mar - Sep 81: Cyprus, UNFICYP Force Reserve Sqn: Duke of Edinburgh’s Sqn UNFICYP
1982.07 Germany: York Barracks, Munster: Tank Regiment 4 Armoured Brigade
. 15 Dec 83 - 27 Feb 84: Northern Ireland: Prison Guard Force, Maze Prison: D Squadron .
. May 1985, Prince Philip presented a new Guidon as part of the tercentenary celebrations in Germany .
1988.03 England: Half the regiment to Cambrai Barracks, Catterick, RAC Training Regiment. The other half as RAC Centre Regiment, Bovington .
1990.04 Germany: Wessex Barracks, Fallingbostel: Tank Regiment 7 Armoured Brigade
. Oct 90 - 1991: Persian Gulf 7 Armoured Brigade
. Dec 92 - Jun 93: Cyprus UNFICYP
. 2 Sep 93: Amalgamated at Fallingbostel with The Queen's Own Hussars, to form The Queen's Royal Hussars (Queen's Own and Royal Irish) .
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