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The 3rd Battalion were deployed to Belfast on a six-month tour from Fallingbostel in 1984. [8] With all three battalions' in the province of Northern Ireland, A freedom parade was held in Belfast in 1984 at which all three battalions' Regimental Colours were paraded. [10] its first engagement lost nearly half its strength. The 1/5 th went from India to Mesopotamia and the 6 th went to France in 1915 a b "The Queen's Regiment (UK)". 28 November 2007. Archived from the original on 28 November 2007 . Retrieved 6 April 2021. a b c d e f g "The Queen's Regiment (UK)". 28 November 2007. Archived from the original on 28 November 2007 . Retrieved 7 April 2021.

The 2nd Battalion, were deployed to Northern Ireland in 1976, first on a spearhead deployment in South Armagh following the Kingsmill (Bessbrook) massacre, followed by a 6-month tour in Belize. The 1st Battalion were again deployed to Derry. [8] The 2nd Battalion were deployed to West Belfast, on an operational tour in Andersonstown in early 1977. [8] The 2nd Battalion were then posted to Gibraltar. [8]

The Queen's Regiment maintained three bands at the time of its disbandment; Band of the 1st Queen's Regiment, Band of the 2nd Queen's Regiment, and Kohima Band of the Queen's Regiment (5th (V) Bn). The first two being regular becoming the Band of the 1st Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment, and the Kohima Band being transferred to the same regiment. [2] [15] Regimental colours [ edit ] Riley, Jonathon; Goulden, Alasdair (2022). The Longest Stag: The Queen's Regiment in Northern Ireland 1967-1992. The Queen's Regimental Association. pp.xiv and xv. Corner: The Sphinx superscribed 'Egypt', and The Plume of the Prince of Wales above the Coronet and Cypher of the Duke of Cambridge. T) Battalion,The Queen's Regiment (East Kent) [UK]". 15 November 2007. Archived from the original on 15 November 2007 . Retrieved 10 April 2021.

Riley, Jonathon; Goulden, Alasdair (2022). The Longest Stag: The Queen's Regiment in Northern Ireland 1967-1992. The Queen's Regimental Association. p.290.

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New Zealand 2nd Battalion (Canterbury and Nelson-Marlborough, and West Coast), Royal New Zealand Infantry (1966–1992)

The deployment of the regiment's battalions was primarily to Northern Ireland on Operation Banner during The Troubles, taking part in anti-terrorist operations. The 1st Battalion was almost continuously deployed there between August 1969 and November 1976. [8] The Longest Stag, a recent publication, provides a very detailed account of The Queen's Regiment deployed to Northern Ireland over more than 30 years. In all, twenty-nine operational tours were served by the Regiment. [9] Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment [UK]". 23 November 2007. Archived from the original on 23 November 2007 . Retrieved 10 April 2021. The 3rd Battalion were posted to Belize from February to August 1977, then a British territory, as part of the garrison there to protect it from the perceived threat of war with Guatemala, a neighbour of Belize, which was making claims that it believed Belize to be an integral part of Guatemala. [8] In 1978, 1st Battalion deployed on operations to West Belfast for five months from Werl. The 2nd Battalion were in Gibraltar and the 3rd Battalion in Dover. [8] The 3rd Battalion deployed to Bessbrook, Northern Ireland in 1979. [8] Battalion (Royal Sussex) – amalgamated with Royal Hampshire Regiment to form 2nd Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment in 1992 Regimental List » | First World War 1914-1918 - Queen's (Royal West Surrey) Regiment The First World War 1914-1918 The Queen's (Royal West Surrey) RegimentVolunteer) Battalion, Queen's Fusiliers (City of London) – formed in 1988 as joint TA unit with Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, became London Regiment in 1993 The 1st Battalion moved to Canterbury (the regiment's home base) in 1980. [8] From there it undertook a six-month tour of Belize. [8] The 2nd Battalion deployed to Cyprus on a 6-month tour-of-duty with UN forces in 1981. [8] The 1st Battalion were posted to Omagh in County Tyrone in 1982. [8] It served there until January 1985 with south east Fermanagh as its primary focus. [8] In 1983, the 2nd Battalion were posted to Derry, also on a two-year tour. [8] Battalion (Queen's Surreys) – amalgamated with 2nd Bn to form 1st Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment in 1992

a b c d "The Queen's Regiment". Regiments.org. Archived from the original on 10 February 2006 . Retrieved 20 July 2016. Formed in 1967, reduced to cadre in 1969 in 5th (V) Bn while forming new coy in same bn, disbanded in 1971 and subsequently formed 3 new coys in 5th and 7th (V) Bns The 1st battalion moved to Gibraltar in 1985 for two years before returning to the United Kingdom ( Tidworth) in 1987 where it was to remain until 1990. [8] During this period it undertook two 6-month tours of Northern Ireland – South Armagh in 1987 and Belfast in 1989/90. [8] In 1990 the battalion moved to Minden in Germany, where it disbanded in 1992. [8]Volunteers [2] – had NATO roles and post 1975 Home Defence roles in addition, separate from the above Territorial battalions



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