Royal Marines, Marine Commando, RM British Army units from 1945 on - 3 Commando Brigade

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3 Commando Brigade

Dates Location Units - Notes
     
3rd Commando Brigade RM 
     
1945 India. Hong Kong.    
1946.09.12 Hong Kong.    
  17 May 47 left Hong Kong for Malta.  
1947.06 Malta  
  Jan to Apr 48: Elements of brigade HQ served in the Canal Zone  
1949.08 Hong Kong  
  Dec 49: Under 40th Infantry Division. OOB - 40 Commando, 42 Commando, 45 Commando  
1950.05 Malaya.   
  Dec 50: HQ Ipoh: OOB - Sqn/4th Hussars, 22 SAS, 40, 42 & 45 Commando RM.  
1952.03 Malta.   
  Apr 53: OOB - 42 Commando RM, 45 Commando RM. May moved to Canal Zone.  
  May 53 - Aug 54: Egypt: Canal Zone  
  Aug 55 - Jul 56: Limassol, Cyprus. 3rd Commando Brigade District now 16th Parachute Brigade District  
  Nov OOB - 40 Commando RM, 45 Commando RM.  
  6 Nov 56: landed by sea at Port Said.   
  14 Nov 56: HQ embarked on the troopship “Empire Fowey” and sailed for Malta arriving on the 17th.  
1961 Singapore:   
  Apr - Jul 63: Brigade HQ in Sarawak.   
  Oct 63 - Jan 64: Brigade HQ to Sarawak, replaced by HQ 99th Gurkha Brigade.  
  Jan - Mar 65: HQ in Borneo, relieved by HQ 19th Infantry Brigade.  
1971 England: HQ Stonehouse Barracks, Plymouth.  
     
     

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