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45 Commando

Dates Locations Higher Formation
     
45 Commando, Royal Marines 
     
1945 NW Europe  
1945.06 England:   
1946.03 Hong Kong  3 Commando Brigade
  17 May 47: Sailed on HMT Strathnaver  
1947.06.10 Malta: tented camp at Ghadira in Mellieha Bay  3 Commando Brigade
  17 Nov 47: Malta: St Patrick's Barracks at Pembroke Fort  
  24 Apr - 30 Apr 48: Libya  
  30 Apr - 12 May 48: Palestine  
  12 May - 8 Jun 48: Libya  
1949.01 Egypt  
1949.08 Hong Kong  3 Commando Brigade
1950.06 Malaya  3 Commando Brigade
1952.03 Malta  3 Commando Brigade
  29 Nov 52: 1st colours presented to Commando.  
  May 53 - Aug 54: Egypt: Canal Zone  3 Commando Brigade
  Sep 55 - Aug 56: Cyprus 3 Commando Brigade
  Nov 56: Suez: Port Said 3 Commando Brigade
  May - Sep 57: Cyprus  
  Jul - Dec 58: Cyprus  
1960.04 Aden: BP Camp, Little Aden   
  Jul 61: Kuwait  
  1962: Troops reorganised as Companies X, Y, Z  
  25 Jan 64 - 30 Jan 64:Tanganyika  
  Sep 67: Admin base at RAF Khormaksar  
1967.11 England: Stonehouse Barracks, Plymouth   
  1970: Assigned to NATO for the Northern Flank  
  Jun - Sep 70: Northern Ireland: Belfast  
1971.04 Scotland: HMS Condor, Arbroath   
  Aug - Sep 71: Northern Ireland: Belfast and Rural area.  
  Oct 71 - Feb 72: Northern Ireland: Carnmoney  
  Jul - Aug 72: Northern Ireland: Belfast  
  Jul - Nov 74: Northern Ireland: Bessbrook  
  Jun - Oct 77: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Monagh)  
  Aug - Sep 78: Northern Ireland: Spearhead  
  Jul - Nov 81: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Springfield/Falls)  
  May - Jun 82: Falklands  
  Jul - Nov 86: Northern Ireland: Belfast Roulement Bn  
  Oct 90 - Mar 91: Northern Ireland: Armagh  
  24 Apr 91 - ??: Iraq: Kurdistan: Op Haven
  1993: Belize  
  1994: Kuwait: Sent to reinforce the Kuwaiti border against renewed Iraqi aggression.  
  1998: Honduras and Nicaragua: On disaster and humanitarian relief  
  Sep 00 - Mar 01: Kosovo:  
  2 Apr - Jul 02: Afghanistan: OP JACANA    
  Feb 02 - Mar 03: Persian Gulf: 3 Commando Brigade
  Mar - ?? 03: Iraq: 3 Commando Brigade
  Feb 04 - ??: Afghanistan:   
  Oct 06 - Apr 07: Kabul, Afghanistan (Op Herrick 5) 3 Commando Brigade
  Oct 08 - Apr 09: Afghanistan: Helmand Province: (Op Herrick 9) 3 Commando Brigade
  Apr - Oct 11: Afghanistan (Op Herrick 14) 3 Commando Brigade 
     
     

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