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Leicestershire Regiment

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. 5th Battalion, The Royal Leicestershire Regiment .
1947.01.01 Reconstituted in T.A. with HQ at Loughborough and concurrently amalgamated with duplicate 2/5th Battalion 147 (Midland) Lorried Infantry Brigade
. A Company at Ashby de la Zouch .
. B Company at Melton Mowbray .
. C Company at Leicester .
. D Company at Hitchin .
1961.05.01 Redesignated 4th/5th Battalion, The Royal Leicestershire Regiment, absorbed Q (Royal Leicestershire Regiment) Battery, 438 LAA Regiment RA .
1967.04.01 Disbanded and concurrently reconstituted as two units: .
. 4th (Leicestershire) Company, 5th (V) Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment, formed in TAVR II at Leicester .
. The Royal Leicestershire Regiment (Territorials) formed in TAVR III with HQ at Leicester, absorbing 115 (Leicestershire) Field Park Squadron RE .
. A Company at Leicester .
. B Company at Loughborough .
. C Company at Hinckley .
1969.01.01 TAVR III element reduced to cadre as The Royal Leicestershire Regiment at Leicester, sponsored by 5th (V) Bn, The Royal Anglian Regiment .
1971.04.01 Reorganised as two companies: .
. 4th (Leicestershire) Company, 5th (V) Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment, formed in TAVR II at Leicester .
. B (Royal Leicestershire) Company, 7th (V) Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment reconstituted from cadre at Leicester with det at Hinckley .
1978.04.01 Re-organised as HQ (The Royal Leicestershire) Company, 7th (V) Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment reduced to one coy at Leicester, by amalgamation of 4th Company and B Company, less Hinckley det transferred to The Leicestershire and Derbyshire Yeomanry Company [7th Bn] .
1982? E (Home Service Force) Company [7th Bn] formed at Leicester and Lincoln .
1992.04.01 E (HSF) Company disbanded .
1999.07.01 C (Leicestershire and Northamptonshire) Company, The East of England Regiment at Leicester with Pln at Northampton, amalgamation of HQ Company and C Company 7th Bn, The Royal Anglian Regiment .
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