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  1. Porridge_gun

    Porridge_gun LE Good Egg (charities)

    Am trying to find out the tour dates both roulemont and residential for 3bn Queens Regt from 1973 - 1990 if anyone can shed any light I'd be grateful.

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  2. Porridge_gun

    Porridge_gun LE Good Egg (charities)

    When in 88? Any clue as to month?
     
  3. That would be Jarod, Jarod and errrr ....... Jarod.
     
  4. Salamanca Barracks, Episkopi. A brilliant 2 years!


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  5. ‎Nicked from their Faceache page:

    3rd Battalion, The Queen's Regiment (Royal Sussex)
    1966. Formed by renaming 1st Bn The Royal Sussex Regiment upon the formation of a "large" regiment from the Home Counties Brigade
    1966. Germany: Stornoway Barracks, Lemgo 20 Armoured Brigade May 67: Denmark (C Company)
    May 68: Denmark (B Company)
    Jun 68: Libya: St Barbara's Camp
    ...1 Jul 68: Renamed 3rd Battalion, The Queen's Regiment
    3rd Battalion, The Queen's Regiment
    1968.07.01.Formed by renaming 3rd Battalion, The Queen's Regiment (Royal Sussex)
    1968.07 Germany: Stornoway Barracks, Lemgo 20 Armoured Brigade
    Nov 68: Paris: Guard for 50th anniversary WW1 armistice Jun 69: Italy (HQ Company) Bersaglieri
    1970.04 Northern Ireland: Abercorn Barracks, Ballykinlar 39 Infantry Brigade
    1971.12 England: Lucknow Barracks, Tidworth 5 Infantry Brigade
    Mar - Apr 72: Northern Ireland: Belfast and Londonderry
    Jul - Aug 72: Northern Ireland: Creggan, Londonderry - Op Motorman
    Nov 72 - May 73: Cyprus: Polymedia United Nations
    1973.09 Gibraltar: Lathbury Barracks with B and C Coys at South Barracks
    Nov - Dec 74: Kenya: Nanyuki Training
    1975.07 England: Somme Lines, Catterick 24 Infantry Brigade
    Oct 75 - Feb 76: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Andersonstown/Suffolk/Twinbrook)
    Feb - Aug 77: Belize: Airport Camp
    Late 77: Liverpool: Op Burbarry (Fire Fighting)
    1978.01 England: Connaught Barracks, Dover
    1979: Canada: Ex Pond Jump West
    Mar - Jul 79: Northern Ireland: Bessbrook
    Feb 80: Belize (A Company) Feb - Mar 80: Cyprus: (B and C Companies)
    Jun - Jul 80: Canada: Wainwright
    1981.04 Germany: St Barbara Barracks, Fallingbostel 1 Armoured Division
    Jan 82: St Barbara Barracks, Fallingbostel 7 Armoured Brigade
    Jun - Jul 82: Canada: Medman 6-7
    Feb - Jun 84: Northern Ireland: Belfast (North Queen Street) Jan - Feb 85: Canada: Medman 1
    1986.01 England: Howe Barracks, Canterbury 5 Airborne Brigade
    Apr - Oct 86: Belize: Airport Camp
    Mar - May 87: Northern Ireland: Op ‘Cara Cara’
    1988.01 Northern Ireland: Alexander Barracks, Aldergrove 39 Infantry Brigade
    1990.03 Cyprus: Salamanca Barracks, Episkopi
    Jul - Nov 91: Falkland Islands RIC (B Company) Aug 92: disbanded in Cyprus. 9 Sept 92: amalgamated with 1st & 3rd Bns, and 1st Bn, The Royal Hampshire Regiment, to form 1st Bn and 2nd Bn, The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment.
     
  6. Porridge_gun

    Porridge_gun LE Good Egg (charities)

    When in 88? Any clue as to month?
     
  7. According to the pilfered stuff from their FB page, January.
     
  8. Porridge_gun

    Porridge_gun LE Good Egg (charities)

    Cheers bastards, v helpful
     
  9. HHH

    HHH LE

  10. HHH. Thanks for posting that item - excellent!
     
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