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17 Regiment

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. 17th Gurkha Infantry Divisional Signal Regiment .
1952.10 Malaya: Began forming at Kuala Lumpur .
1952.11 Malaya: Maxwell Road Camp, which soon became known as Lamjung Camp; Building began in Lamjung camp in 1953 and was finished in 1955 .
. Dec 1952: 48 Gurkha Brigade Signal Squadron renamed J (Jig) Troop so together with K and L Troops could comprise 3 Squadron .
. Dec 1952: An independent squadron was raised in Kluang to provide communications for 26 Gurkha Brigade .
. Apr 1953: 1 Squadron the divisional headquarters squadron formed .
. On 16th October 1953 17 Gurkha Divisional Signal Regiment was officially constituted but the day that was adopted as the Regimental birthday is 23 September 1954 .
. Nov 1953: The Brigades of 17 Division being served by units of 17 GDSR; 26, 63, 99, and 48 Brigades being served by 26(1), 63(K) ,99(L), and 48(J) Troops respectively .
1957 Malaya: Sikamat Camp, Seremban .
. 1959: Renamed 17th Gurkha Signal Regiment .
. 1961: Regiment underwent a further reorganisation and became HQ Gurkha Signals and the Gurkha Signal Regiment. It ceased to be a Divisional Signal Regiment and took on the responsibility of fixed communications sites across Malaya. As part of this restructuring, 250 (Gurkha) Signal Squadron was renamed 2 (Training) Squadron and incorporated into the Gurkha Signal Regiment .
1964.02 Borneo: Labuan .
?? Malaya: Sikamat Camp, Seremban .
1970.06 Singapore: Nee Soon .
. Sep 1971: Disbanded, the Gurkha Signal Regiment moved to Sek Kong Camp, Hong Kong .
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. Gurkha Signal Regiment .
1961 Malaya: Sikamat Camp, Seremban .
1971.09 Hong Kong: Sek Kong Camp .
?? England: Gamecock Barracks, Bramcote .
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