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Ulster Rifles

Dates Locations Higher Formation/Remarks
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. 1st Battalion, London Irish Rifles, The Royal Ulster Rifles .
1947.01.01 Reconstituted in T.A. with HQ and coys at Duke of York's HQ, Chelsea .
. A Company .
. B Company .
. C Company .
. D Company .
1967.04.01 LIR disbanded and concurrently reconstituted as a single company in TAVR II: .
. D Company (London Irish Rifles), North Irish Militia at Chelsea, det at Hillington, Mx .
1972 North Irish Militia renamed The North Irish Militia (4th (Volunteer) Battalion), The Royal Irish Rangers) .
. Regiment renamed 4th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Royal Irish Rangers (27th (Inniskilling) 83rd and 87th) (The North Irish Militia): HQ at Portadown .
. D Company (London Irish Rifles), 4th (V) Battalion, The Royal Irish Rangers (North Irish Militia) .
1993.04.20 D Company (London Irish Rifles), The London Regiment .
1999.05.01 Moved to Camberwell .
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. 6th Battalion, The Royal Ulster Rifles .
1947.01.01 Re-formed in TA with HQ at Belfast as the infantry for Antrim and Down counties .
. A Company at Belfast (Victoria Barracks) .
. B Company at Belfast (Victoria Barracks) .
. C Company at Ballymena .
. D Company at Ballymena .
. S Company at Lisburn .
1961 Absorbed Q Battery, 245th (Ulster) LAA Regiment RA .
1967.04.01 Disbanded and concurrently reconstituted as: .
. B Company (Royal Ulster Rifles), North Irish Militia, formed in TAVR II at Newtownabbey, Belfast .
. 6th (Territorial) Battalion, The Royal Ulster Rifles, formed in TAVR III with HQ at Belfast .
. A Company at Ballymena .
. B Company at Lisburn .
. C Company a Newtonards, successor to 661st (Ulster) Field Regt RA .
1969.01.01 TAVR III element reduced to cadre as 6th Battalion, The Royal Ulster Rifles (Royal Irish Rangers) at Lisburn, sponsored by North Irish Militia .
1971.04.01 Cadre reconstituted as B (Royal Ulster Rifles) Company, 5th (V) Battalion, The Royal Irish Rangers at Killyleagh .
1978 Company at Killyleagh formed pln at Bangor .
1982 Company at Killyleagh moved to Newtonards .
. Companys at Newtonabbey and Newtonards redesignated respectively B Company and A Company, 4th/5th Battalion, The Royal Irish Rangers (V) but Royal Ulster Rifles lineage discontinued .
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