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Major Units

Dates Location Higher Formation - Notes
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. Training Establishments .
1897 England: Stanhope Lines/Gibraltar Barrack, Aldershot .
1920 England: Mychett Hutment, Ash Vale .
1947 England: Inkerman Barracks, Woking .
1964 England: Roussillon Barracks, Chichester .
2005.09 England: Royal Military Police Training Centre Southwick Park, Portsmouth .
?? England: Defence Police College Formally HMS Dryad  .
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. Military Corrective Centre, BAOR .
c1946 Germany: Mossbank Bks, Bielefeld .
. 1958: Closed .
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. 1st Regiment Royal Military Police .
1971.11.05 Northern Ireland: RHQ at Thiepval Barracks, Lisburn, formed out of 173 Provost Coy 174, 175, 176, 177, 178 Provost Coys
. 16 Jan 72: 179 Provost Company formed 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179 Pro Coys
. Jun 72: 180 Provost Company formed for Op Motorman 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180 Pro Coys
. Nov 72: 180 Provost Company disbanded 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179 Pro Coys
1972.12.05 Northern Ireland: Alexander Barracks, Aldergrove 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179 Pro Coys
. Jun 73: 180 Provost Company formed,  the regiment now had a strength of about 700 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180 Pro Coys
. 1 Jul 73: 2 Regiment RMP formed, 175, 179 & 180 Provost Companies joined 2 Regiment RMP 174, 176, 177, 178 Pro Coys
. 1 Apr 78: 2 Regiment RMP disbanded, 175 Provost Company rejoined 1 Regiment RMP 174, 175, 176, 177, 178 Pro Coys
1978.09 Northern Ireland: Thiepval Barracks, Lisburn 174, 176, 177, 178 Pro Coys
. 31 Dec 81: 174 Provost Company disbanded 175, 176, 177, 178 Pro Coys
. 30 Sept 83: 177 Provost Company became 177 (Support) Platoon 175, 176, 178 Coys & 177 Platoon
. 12 Feb 85: 175 & 176 Provost Companies became Independent companies. 178 Provost Company renamed 173 Provost Company 173 Provost Company
. Mar 1985: Disbanded and remaining Company became independent .
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. 1st Regiment Royal Military Police .
1996.04.01 Germany: RHQ re-formed at Wentworth Barracks, Herford and Osnabruck 110, 111 and 115 Pro Coys
. 110 Provost Company - Gutersloh .
. 111 Provost Company - Hohne .
. 115 Provost Company - Osnabruck .
. 1997: Regiment was awarded the prestigious award of the Wilkinson Sword of Peace in recognition of its work in Bosnia .
. April 1999: QM’s Department and the Regimental Training Wing relocated and the whole of the RHQ moved into new accommodation in Bock B, Wentworth Barracks. The new headquarters was officially opened on 4 May 2000 .
. Feb – Jun 03: Iraq (Op Telic 1) 1(UK) Armoured Division
c2006 110 Provost Company Paderborn 20 Armoured Brigade .
. 111 Provost Company Bergen Hohne 7 Armoured Brigade .
. 1 Jan 2006: 114 Provost Company RMP formed at Princess Royal Barracks, Gutersloh .
NB 2015 England: Catterick .
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. 2nd Regiment Royal Military Police .
1973.07.01 Northern Ireland: Formed at Lisburn 175, 179, 180 Pro Coys
. 175 Provost Company .
. 179 Provost Company .
. 180 Provost Company .
. 1 Apr 78: Disbanded .
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. 2nd Regiment Royal Military Police .
?? Germany: Re-formed .
. c1982: Sub-units 246 RMP Helmstedt, 247 RMP Berlin and 248 GSU Berlin .
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. 2nd Regiment Royal Military Police .
1992 Northern Ireland: Reformed?? .
. Spring 1994: Disbanded? .
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. 1 June 2000 2nd Regiment RMP in Northern Ireland was redesignated 6th Regiment RMP; this was to enable the re-use of the 2 RMP title with the new Regiment which had been formed and linked to 2nd Division .
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. 2nd Regiment Royal Military Police .
c2006 Northern Ireland: Lisburn Re-formed
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. Originally numbered 3rd Regiment RMP with RHQ located at Banja Luka; also acted as Provost Branch HQ Multinational Division South West. 3 RMP was redesignated as 6 RMP on 21 March 1999 to release the number '3' back to 3 (UK) Division where a new RMP regiment was to be formed.  The following units were under command: 227 Provost Company RMP, 93 Section SIB RMP .
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. 3rd Regiment Royal Military Police .
2000.04.01 England: HQ formed at Wing Bks, Bulford .
. 150 Provost Company RMP - Catterick .
. 158 Provost Company RMP - Bulford .
. 160 Provost Company RMP - Aldershot .
. Force Military Police Unit, AMF(L) (part of 158 Pro Coy) .
. Iraq, Basra (Op Telic 2) Regimental HQ replacing 1 RMP as the RMP HQ for Multi-National Division Southeast (MND SE) .
. 2004: 160 Provost Company joined 4th Regiment, Royal Military Police .
. 15 Nov 2004: In a sub-unit shift with 160 Pro Coy, 174 Company moved to 3 Regiment, RMP, operating in a close support role to 12 Mechanised Brigade .
c2006 150 Provost Company: Beach Head Lines, Catterick Garrison support to 4 Mechanised Brigade .
. 158 Provost Company: Kiwi Bks, Bulford, support to 1 Mechanised Brigade .
. 174 Provost Company: Parson's Bks, Donnington, support to 12 Mechanised Brigade .
c2014 116 Provost Company .
. 150 Provost Company .
. 158 Provost Company .
. 174 Provost Company .
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. 4th Regiment Royal Military Police .
2000.04.01 England: HQ formed at Brixton, London (co-located with 253 Provost Company RMP) .
2001.02 England: HQ Arnhem Bks, Montgomery Lines, Aldershot .
. 116 Provost Company RMP (V) at West Bromwich .
. 174 Provost Company RMP at Donnington .
. 253 Provost Company RMP (V) at Upper Tulse Hill, London .
. Jun - Oct 03: Iraq (Op Telic 2) 101 Logistic Brigade: National Support Element
. 2004: 160 Provost Company, Aldershot joined 4th Regiment, Royal Military Police .
. 15 Nov 2004: In a sub-unit shift, 160 Company , 174 Company moved to 3 Regiment, RMP, operating in a close support role to 12 Mechanised Brigade .
c2006 160 Provost Company at Provost Barracks, Aldershot Garrison, support to 101 Logistic Brigade .
. 116 Provost Company (V) at Cannock with Detachment at Belle Vue, Manchester, support to 101 Logistic Brigade .
. 253 Provost Company (V) at Tulse Hill, London with detachment at Southampton 101 Logistic Brigade .
c2014 160 Provost Company at Provost Barracks, Aldershot Garrison .
. 243 Provost Company .
. 252 Provost Company .
. 253 Provost Company .
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. 5th Regiment Royal Military Police .
2000.04.01 Scotland: RHQ formed at The Castle, Edinburgh or Gutersloh, Germany, under the operational command of 102 Logistic Brigade in Gutersloh, Germany .
. 101 Provost Company RMP - JHQ Rheindahlen .
. 243 Provost Company RMP(V) - Livingston .
. 252 Provost Company RMP(V) - Stockton-on-Tees .
. Feb – Jun 03: Iraq (Op Telic 1), Regimental Headquarters together with 101 Provost Company and mobilised elements of both 243 and 252 Provost Companies deployed 102 Logistics Brigade
2006.04 Germany: RHQ moved to Princess Royal Barracks, Gutersloh 102 Logistics Brigade
. RHQ Rear at Stockton-On-Tees, England .
. 101 Provost Company at Monchengladbach, Germany, detachment at Munster, support to 102 Logistic Brigade .
. 114 Provost Company at Gutersloh, Germany, detachment at Herford, support to 102 Logistic Brigade .
. 243 Provost Company Volunteers at Livingston 102 Logistic Brigade .
. 8 Detachment at Lisburn, Northern Ireland .
. 252 Provost Company at Stockton-On-Tees 102 Logistic Brigade .
. 2 Pl Detachment, Newcastle Upon Tyne Each individual regular RMP company will have smaller Police stations and Police posts at other locations in their area where there is a sizeable Army presence. .
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. Will be removed from the ORBAT as part of the drawdown from Germany .
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. 6 Regiment Royal Military Police .
1999.03.21 Bosnia & Herzegovina: Originally numbered 3rd Regiment RMP with RHQ located at Banja Luka; also acted as Provost Branch HQ Multinational Division South West. 3 RMP was redesignated as 6 RMP to release the number '3' back to 3 (UK) Division where a new RMP regiment was to be formed. The following units were under command: 227 Provost Company RMP, 93 Section SIB RMP .
. On 24 January 2000 6th Regiment RMP ceased to exist in Bosnia & Herzegovina which left the following units: 227 Provost Company RMP, 93 Section SIB RMP .
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. 6 Regiment Royal Military Police .
2000.06.01 Northern Ireland: 2nd Regiment RMP was redesignated 6th Regiment RMP; this was to enable the re-use of the 2 RMP title with the new Regiment which had been formed and linked to 2nd Division.  6 RMP comprised: On 1 April 2000 all three Brigades in NI became responsible for the command and administrative task of looking after their own RMP personnel and in the case of 3 and 8 Brigades it appears the provost units were integrated into HQ 3 Inf Bde & Sig Sqn and HQ 8 Inf Bde & Sig Sqn respectively.  In the case of 39 Bde it appears the RMP were absorbed into a new 39 Brigade Operational Support Platoon .
. Operations Company at Drumadd Barracks, Armagh .
. Police Company at Lisburn .
. 177 (Support) Platoon at Lisburn .
. 3 Brigade Provost Unit at Armagh .
. 39 Brigade Provost Unit at Lisburn .
. 8 Brigade Provost Section at Londonderry .
c2006 Regimental Training Wing .
. Operations Company .
. 173 Operations Platoon .
. 177 Support Platoon .
. Police Company .
. 175 Provost Platoon .
. 176 Provost Platoon .
. Courts & Witness Section .
. Claims Investigation Team .
. HQ NI Region Provost Branch .
. Operation Banner ended on 31 July 2007 and with it 38 years of RMP support in the Province. 6th Regiment Royal Military Police based in Lisburn, Northern Ireland disbanded on this date leading to fresh challenges, presented as a consequence of Normalisation. Primary amongst them has been the need to convert from an Operational posture to that of support to a regional garrison. Key is the rebirth of 173 Provost Company, which formed on 1 August 2007, part of 3 RMP, delivering operational support to 19 Light Brigade. .
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