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Provost Companies 101 to 169

Dates Location Higher Formation - Notes
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. 101 Provost Company RMP .
c1953 Germany: Bad Oyenhausen .
c1959 Germany: JHQ Rheindahlen .
. Until 1 April 2000: under the command of HQ Specialist Operations Unit (Germany) .
. 1 Apr 2000: Came under command 5 Regiment RMP 5 Regiment RMP
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. 102 Provost Company RMP .
c1950's Germany: Rheindahlen .
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. 103 Provost Company RMP .
. Germany: Dusseldorf .
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. 104 Provost Company RMP .
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. 105 Provost Company RMP .
1945? Austria: Schonebrunn Bks, Vienna .
. 1955: Disbanded? .
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. 110 Provost Company RMP .
. Germany: Normandy Bks, Sennelager .
1995.04.01 Germany: Normandy Bks, Sennelager, support to 20 Armoured Brigade and Paderborn Garrison 1 Regiment RMP
. Dec 08 - Apr 09: Iraq (Op Telic 13) 20 Armoured Brigade
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. 111 Provost Company RMP .
. Germany: Haig Bks, Hohne .
1995.04.01  Germany: Haig Bks, Hohne 1 Regiment RMP: Support to 7 Armd Bde
. Nov 05 - Apr 06: Iraq (Op Telic 7) 7 Armoured Brigade
. Jun - Dec 08: Iraq (Op Telic 12) 7 Armoured Brigade
. 2014: Disbanded .
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. 112 Provost Company RMP .
1970s Germany: Sennelager; Osnabruck .
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. 1 Corps Provost Company .
?? Germany: Bad Rothenfelde .
1953.10 Germany: Ripon Barracks, Bielefeld .
. ??: Renamed 1 (BR) Corps Provost Company 1970's
. 1973: Renamed 113 Provost Company RMP .
. 1980's??: 115 Company renamed 113 Company: Vittoria Barracks, Werl .
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. 114 Provost Company RMP .
1951 Germany: Hobart Bks, Detmold: Formed for support of 11 Armoured Division .
. 1955: Reassigned to support 4 Infantry Division .
. 1959: The Company embraced the then new brigade provost unit concept in support of 4 Division's 20 Armoured Brigade based in Detmold .
. 1972: it became apparent that RMP could no longer effectively sustain brigade provost units in BAOR and resources were therefore centralised at divisional level. As a result the 20 Brigade Provost unit combined with the 4 Division Provost Company.  .
. Oct 1992: Company was fully committed in support of the inauguration of ARRC and its platoons then began practising for operations in support of brigades .
. 31 Aug 1993: Disbanded under Options For Change and was withdrawn from the Army Order of Battle .
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. 114 Provost Company RMP .
2006.01.01 Germany: Re-formed at Princess Royal Barracks, Gutersloh, provides operational Pro Sp to 102 Log Bde and infrastructure policing to Gutersloh Garrison 5 Regiment RMP
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. 115 Provost Company RMP .
c1970's Germany: Vittoria Barracks, Werl, formed from 6 Brigade Provost Unit .
. 1980's: Renamed 113 Company RMP .
. Re-formed .
1995.04.01 Germany: Roberts Bks, Osnabruck 1 Regiment RMP
. May - Nov 2000: Bosnia: with an additional Platoon from 156 Pro Coy (3 RMP) in Bulford attached. Company assumed control of Provost operations in theatre.  When it left Bosnia it handed over to 227 Coy. .
. 2008: Disbanded? .
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. 145 (WRAC) Provost Company RMP .
c1961 Germany: Rheindahlen .
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. 150 Provost Company RMP .
1936 England: Catterick Garrison: Catterick Company CMP was formed and had a strength of a CSM, three Sgts, 5 Cpls, 29 LCpl and Ptes, 7 horses, 4 two seat cars and 21 motorcycles. At this time Catterick had the largest MT of any Military Police unit in the United Kingdom .
. 1941: The Coy was renamed 150 Provost Company CMP .
. 1950: Detachment was opened in York and Harrogate .
. 1952: Detachment was opened in Newcastle .
. 1955: Three sections were deployed for three weeks on Op HOTFOOT to York, Carlisle and Newcastle railway stations during a national rail strike .
. 1956: 24 Independent Infantry Bde Pro Unit was attached to 150 Pro Coy CMP before moving to there own location in Barnard Castle .
. 1959: Harrogate Det closed down and the manpower was moved to York Det .
. 1960: 150 Pro Coy CMP amalgamated with 152 Pro Coy CMP stationed at Nottingham and the new company was renamed again, this time as 150 (Northern Command) Pro Coy RMP. The unit then moved to more modern accommodation in Gazza Barracks .
. 1963: Company was employed amongst other things in instructing civilian police in route signing and motorcycle convoy duties as they were required to provide police mobile columns for civil defence duties .
. 1970: The units’ strength was depleted greatly as NCOs were deployed to Northern Ireland. However the unit was augmented by Garrison Military Police .
. 1975: The unit moved to temporary accommodation in an old Sergeant’s Mess at the junction of Horne and Robertson Road whilst buildings were refurbished on Richmond road. Seven NCOs from the Australian Corps of Military Police also arrived with their families for a two year posting to Catterick .
. 1977: The Australian NCO's departed having completed their tour and as a parting gift presented the company with a specially commissioned painting of Sydney Harbour Bridge .
. 1977: 5 Field Force Pro Unit RMP was formed to support to support HQ 5 FF based in Osnabruck, Germany and consisted of an HQ element and a Platoon from 150 Pro Coy RMP and a Platoon from 170 Pro Coy RMP. The Coy also moved to its new accommodation which it now occupies on Richmond Road .
. 1978: A two man GPD det was opened co-located with the SIB in Preston. In Jul of the same year 150 along with 170 Pro Coy RMP, 243(V) Pro Coy RMP and 252(V) Pro Coy RMP took part in a parade of over two hundred military policemen in a secluded Glen in the Kielder Forest. To commemorate the parade a wooden bridge over a stream that ran through the Glen marking the England/Scotland border was officially opened and named “Jumbos’ Folly” after Lt Col Wood APM NE District .
. 1 April 2000 150 Pro Coy became one of three original Coys under the newly formed 3rd Regiment RMP a Divisional Military Police Regiment under 3(UK) Division. It continued its role of direct support to 19th Light Bde based in Catterick .
. England: Beachhead Lines, Catterick 3 Regiment RMP: 4 Mech Bde
. Jun - Oct 03: Iraq (Op Telic 2) 19 Mechanised Brigade
.  company is deployed with 19th Light Bde on Op TELIC 9 .
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. 152 Provost Company RMP .
?? England: Nottingham .
. 1960: Amalgamated with 150 Pro Coy CMP stationed at Catterick .
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. 156 Provost Company RMP .
Summer 1950 England: Formed at Reed Hall Lines, Colchester .
. 1952: The Company conducted patrols in the East Anglia District Area and assisted the civilian authorities during the floods in the Canvey Island and Norfolk areas .
. By the summer of 1953 156 Provost Company had established Detachments in Thetford, Norwich, Orsett and Brentford. .
. The Company first deployed to Kenya in the late 1953 to assist with the Mau Mau terrorists .
. In 1960 Harwich Ports Provost Company became part of 156 Provost Company and the same year 156 and 192 Provost Companies amalgamated to become 156 (EC) Provost Company based in Colchester .
. The Establishment of the Field Force as it is known today, came into being on the 27 Aug 1976, providing for an Operations Cell, to control the deployment of Provost in the field. This Field Force element was to consist of 2 Platoons, each consisting 32 men. At this time the first Operations officer was posted into 156 Provost Company, with 2 Platoons and a Head Quarters element on ready to deploy at short notice anywhere in the world. .
1962 England: Cavalry Bks, Colchester .
1962 England: Goojerat Bks, Colchester .
. Apr 98: Received the Freedom Of The Borough of Colchester .
. Feb – Jun 03: Iraq (Op Telic 1) 16 Air Assault Brigade
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. 158 Provost Company RMP .
1946 England: Formed at Stanhope Lines, Aldershot .
. Spring 1950: 16 Para Bde Pro Unit RMP arrived in Stanhope Lines from the BAOR, effectively enlarging 158 Pro Coy .
. Summer 1950: detachments in Southampton and Portsmouth were formed .
. 1951: Detachment in Bordon formed .
. 1952: Detachment at Barton Stacey was formed .
1950 England: Lille Bks, Aldershot .
1959 England: Bulford: 160 and 158 Companies amalgamated as 158 Company with the Coy HQ at Bulford and detachments at Aldershot and Taunton .
. 1964: Company lost Aldershot district which once again became 160 Pro Coy RMP .
. Spring 1973: Company was re-housed in temporary accommodation moving from the 1930s brick building and several huts built in 1901 to huts which were all originally constructed in 1901 this was to allow the construction of the purpose built accommodation in Gordon Barracks  .
. End of summer 1975: 3 Div Pro Coy RMP amalgamated with 158 Pro Coy RMP on the disbandment of Headquarters 3 Division Salisbury Plain, the gained the Ace Mobile Force (Land) Platoon. The final integration of the AMF(L) Platoon was not completed until its return from Norway in March 1976  .
1975.10.18 England: Gordon Bks, Bulford: occupied new purpose built accommodation, where it was collocated with the Intelligence Corps .
. 28 Dec 1990, the United Kingdom Mobile Force (UKMF) Platoon deployed on Op GRANBY returning to Bulford Camp in March 1991 .
. 1992: Section from Coy was deployed on Op WARDEN to the Gulf to assist with the Kurds and no fly zone in Iraq. Also during that year more restructuring took place with the changes from Districts to Divisions and the disbandment of South West District and the reforming of HQ (UK) Div who arrived from BAOR. The UKMF also changed its role at this time and became 1 Mech Bde although still based at Tidworth. This change resulted in the renaming of the RMP UKMF platoon to 1 Brigade Provost Unit (1 BPU) .
. 1994: Section deployed on Op GRAPPLE to Yugoslavia, the fore runner to Ops HANDEN, RESOLUTE and LODESTAR. At the end of this year the Coy gained further real estate from the Int Corps and completely took over building 52 within Gordon Barracks, later renamed Kiwi Barracks. The Coy has remained in these barracks to this day .
2000's England: Kiwi Bks, Bulford 3 Regiment RMP
. 2002: Coy deployed once again to the Former Yugoslavia this time as a Pan-Balkans Coy with elements in Bosnia and Kosovo. 2002 also saw the AMF(L) Platoon disbanding following restructuring .
. Apr - Oct 04: Iraq (Op Telic 4) 1 Mechanised Brigade
. Jun - Oct 07: Iraq (Op Telic 10) 1 Mechanised Brigade
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. 160 Provost Company RMP .
1946 England: Formed in Southern Command .
. 1959: Company amalgamated with 158 Company as 158 Company .
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. 160 Provost Company RMP .
1964 England: Stanhope Lines, Aldershot: 158 Pro Coy RMP lost Aldershot district which once again became 160 Pro Coy RMP .
1968 Provost Barracks, Aldershot 4 Regiment RMP
. 2000: Coy joined 3rd Regiment, Royal Military Police and was the Close Support Pro Coy assigned to 12 Mechanised Brigade .
. 2004: Company became part of 4th Regiment, Royal Military Police .
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. 161 Provost Company RMP .
?? Germany: Verden .
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. 163 Provost Company RMP .
1946 England: Formed in Southern Command .
. 1948: Disbanded .
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. 164 Provost Company RMP .
?? England: Manchester .
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. 165 Provost Company RMP .
1960's England: The Dale, Chester .
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. 166 Provost Company RMP .
?? England: Oswestry; Nesscliffe-Shrewsbury .
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. 167 Provost Company RMP .
?? Wales: Cardiff .
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