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40 Commando

Dates Locations Higher Formation
     
1945 Italy  
  June 45:Sailed to UK.  
  Oct 45: Disbanded  
1947.03.16 Reformed in Hong Kong by redesignating 44 Commando RM  
1947.03 Hong Kong 3 Commando Brigade
1947.06 Malta: Imtarfa Barracks  3 Commando Brigade
  Jan - May 48: Palestine 6 Airborne division
  Nov 48 - 1949: Cyprus  3 Commando Brigade
  21 Jul 49: Sailed from Malta  
1949.08 Hong Kong 3 Commando Brigade
1950.05 Malaya  3 Commando Brigade
1952.06 Malta  3 Commando Brigade
  29 Nov 52: 1st colours presented to Commando  
  Feb 53 - Oct 54: Egypt: Canal Zone  3 Commando Brigade
  Sep 55 - Aug 56: Cyprus 3 Commando Brigade
  Nov 56: Suez: Port Said 3 Commando Brigade
  Feb 57 - Jul 58: Cyprus 3 Commando Brigade
  Jan - Mar 59: Cyprus 3 Commando Brigade
  1962: Troops reorganised as Companies A, B, C  
1962.05 Singapore: Dieppe Barracks  
  Dec 62 - Jan 63: Borneo  
  Apr - Jul 63: Sarawak  
  Oct 63 - Feb 64: Sarawak  
  Jul - Dec 64: Sarawak: Tawau   
  May 65: On ops in Johore  
  Jul - Nov 65: Borneo: Serian  
  May - Sep 66: Borneo: Simmangeang Barracks  
  1967: IS duties in Hong Kong  
  Sep 70: Hong Kong  
  Nov 71: Sailed from Singpore  
1972.04 England: Seaton Barracks, Plymouth    
  Jun - Oct 72: Northern Ireland: Belfast (New Lodge/Unity)  
  Jun - Oct 73: Northern Ireland: Belfast (New Lodge/Unity)  
  Jul - Sep 74: Cyprus  
  Feb - Jun 75: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Andersontown/Suffolk/Twinbrook)  
  Aug - Dec 76: Northern Ireland: Bessbrook  
  Mar 79 - Mar 80: Northern Ireland: Shackleton Barracks, Ballykelly (Resident Bn)  
  May - Jun 82: Falklands  
  Jan - Jun 83: Northern Ireland: Bessbrook  
1983 England: Norton Manor Camp, Taunton  
  Jun - Dec 84: Cyprus:  UNFICYP tour
  1986: Belize  
  Jan - Jun 88: Northern Ireland: Armagh  
  Apr 91: Iraq: Kurdistan Op Haven
  15 Jul 91: Iraq: Kurdistan (B Coy) Op Warden
  19 Aug 91: Iraq: Kurdistan (C Coy) Op Warden
  15 Sep- Oct 91: Iraq: Kurdistan (A Coy) Op Warden
  Jan - May 93: Northern Ireland: Belfast Roulement Bn  
  Dec 93 - May 94: Northern Ireland:  
  1995 - 1996: Northern Ireland:  
  1998: Congo  
  Sept 01: Oman 3 Commando Brigade
  Jan - Jul 02: Afghanistan: Kabul ISAF
  Feb - Mar 03: Persian Gulf 3 Commando Brigade
  Mar - ?? 03: Iraq 3 Commando Brigade
  Jul 04 - Jan 05: Iraq 1 Mech Brigade
  Oct 07 - Apr 08: Afghanistan: Op Herrick 7 52 Infantry Brigade 
  Apr - Oct 10: Afghanistan: Op Herrick 12 4 Mechanised Brigade 
     
     

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