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Royal Regiment of Fusiliers

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. 5th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers .
1968.04.23 Fusilier Volunteers redesignated 5th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers on formation of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers large regiment .
. HQ (Warwickshire) Company at Coventry .
. A (The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers) Company at Sandyford, Newcastle, successor to 4th/5th Battalion and 6th Battalion, The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers .
. B (The Royal Warwickshire Fusiliers) Company at Coventry, successor to 7th Battalion, The Royal Warwickshire Fusiliers; moved to Sheldon shortly afterwards .
. C (The City of London Company, Royal Fusiliers) at Balham, London, successor to The City of London Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers .
. D (The Lancashire Fusiliers) Company at Bury, successor to 5th Battalion, The Lancashire Fusiliers .
1969.12.15 E (Northumberland) Company formed at Ashington and Alnwick from cadre of 7th (T) Battalion The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers .
1975.04.01 A (Northumberland) Company at Sandyford, Newcastle, transferred as X Company 6th Battalion; E (Northumberland) Company at Ashington and Alnwick transferred as Z Company 6th Battalion .
1982? G (HSF) Company formed in Home Service Force .
1986-88 Companies reorganised: C (City of London) Company at Balham, London, transferred 16 May 1988 as C Company 8th Battalion, The Queen's Fusiliers .
. HQ (Warwickshire) Company at Coventry, Warwickshire .
. A Company at Sparkbrook, Warwickshire, formed 1 Apr. 1986 from pln of B Coy .
. B (Warwickshire) Company at Coventry and Sheldon, Warwickshire .
. C Company at Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, redesignation of C Coy, 4th Bn The Queen's Lancashire Regiment .
. D (Lancashire) Company at Bury, Lancashire .
. G (HSF) Company .
1992.12 Companies reorganised in three rifle company establishment: C Coy at Ashton-under-Lyne disbanded 16 Nov. 1992; D Coy at Bury transferred Dec. 1992 as C Company 4th Bn, The Queen's Lancashire Regt; G (HSF) Coy disbanded 1992; resulting in an all-Warwickshire battalion: .
. HQ Company at Coventry .
. A Company at Sparkbrook .
. B Company at Sheldon .
. C Company at Shirley, Solihull, formed 16 Nov. 1992 by redesignation of C Coy, 4th Bn, The Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment .
1997.04.23 Battalion redesignated 5th (Warwickshire) Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers (V) .
1999.07.01 The West Midlands Regiment formed with HQ at Wolseley House, Wolverhampton, by amalgamation of 5th Bn The Royal Regt of Fusiliers (V), 5th Bn The Light Infantry (V) and 3rd (V) Bn The Staffordshire Regiment .
. HQ disbanded and companies reorganised: HQ Coy amalgamated with B Coy to form A Company, The West Midlands Regiment; A Coy and C Coy disbanded .
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. 5th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers .
c2006 Formed with Headquarters at Durham from X, Z and C Companies, The Tyne Tees Regiment .
. HQ Company at Durham .
. D (Rifles) Company at Eden Armoury, Bishop Auckland, Washington, Dykelands Road TA Centre, Sunderland, and Doncaster .
. X Company at Newcastle and Tynemouth .
. Z Company at Ashington and Alnwick .
2013 Battalion HQ and HQ Company at Durham. To Newcastle by Dec 2016 .
. D (Rifles) Company at Eden Armoury, Bishop Auckland, Washington, Dykelands Road TA Centre, Sunderland, and Doncaster. To consolidate at Durham and Doncaster by Dec 2016 .
. X Company at Newcastle and Tynemouth. By Dec 2016 Hexham detachment of 100 Pioneer Squadron, Royal Logistics Corps will re-role to infantry and be absorbed. Tynemouth Centre to be vacated .
. Z Company at Ashington and Alnwick. By Dec 2016 Ashington TA Centre to be vacated, Cramlington detachment of 100 Pioneer Squadron, Royal Logistics Corps will re-role to infantry and be absorbed .
201? Reserve Light Role Infantry in 51 Infantry Brigade 51 Infantry Brigade
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. 6th (V) Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers .
1975.04.01 Formed with Headquarters at Alnwick from two companies Northumbrian Volunteers and two companies from 5th  (V) Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers .
. HQ Company at Berwick upon Tweed and Alnwick from D Company Northumbrian Volunteers .
. X Company at Sandyford, Newcastle with platoon at Hexham from A (Northumberland) Company, 5th (V) Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Fusilier .
. Y Company at (Longbenton?) Newcastle from of C Company Northumbrian Volunteers .
. Z Company  at Ashington and Alnwick from E (Northumberland) Company, 5th (V) Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers .
1978.04.01 W Company formed at Berwick-upon-Tweed with Platoon at Alnwick by redesignation of HQ Company; HQ Company re-located to Newcastle-upon-Tyne .
1984 St. Lucia Company (HSF) formed at Newcastle .
1992 Reduced to three rifle company order of battle .
1992.08.01 Y Company at Londbenton, Newcastle disbanded .
. HQ Company moved to Longbenton, Newcastle .
. St. Lucia Company (HSF) disbanded .
1997.04.23 Redesignated 6th (Northumberland) Battalion The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers (Volunteers) with Headquarters at Alnwick .
. HQ Company at Longbenton, Newcastle. Recce Platoon co-located with Z Company and GPMG (SF) Pltn with X Company .
. W Company at Berwick upon Tweed with Pltn at Alnwick .
. X Company at Sandyford, Newcastle with Pltn at Hexham .
. Z Company at Ashington with det at Tynemouth .
1999.07.01 Battalion disbanded as result of the Strategic Defence Review .
. HQ Company disbanded .
. W, X, Z Companies organised into X and Z Company The Tyne Tees Regiment .
. Detachments at Berwick and Hexham re-roled as Troops of 100 Squadron 168 Pioneer Regiment .
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. 5th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers .
c2006 Formed with Headquarters at Durham from X, Z and C Companies, The Tyne Tees Regiment .
. HQ Company at Durham .
. D (Rifles) Company at Eden Armoury, Bishop Auckland, Washington, Dykelands Road TA Centre, Sunderland, and Doncaster .
. X Company at Newcastle and Tynemouth .
. Z Company at Ashington and Alnwick .
2013 Battalion HQ and HQ Company at Durham. To Newcastle by Dec 2016 .
. D (Rifles) Company at Eden Armoury, Bishop Auckland, Washington, Dykelands Road TA Centre, Sunderland, and Doncaster. To consolidate at Durham and Doncaster by Dec 2016 .
. X Company at Newcastle and Tynemouth. By Dec 2016 Hexham detachment of 100 Pioneer Squadron, Royal Logistics Corps will re-role to infantry and be absorbed. Tynemouth Centre to be vacated .
. Z Company at Ashington and Alnwick. By Dec 2016 Ashington TA Centre to be vacated, Cramlington detachment of 100 Pioneer Squadron, Royal Logistics Corps will re-role to infantry and be absorbed .
201? Reserve Light Role Infantry in 51 Infantry Brigade 51 Infantry Brigade
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