2 R IRISH move to Lemgo

Event
Monday, 1 August, 1988 - Wednesday, 31 August, 1988

RangerCBThe 2nd Battalion The Royal Irish Rangers,commanded by Lieutenant Colonel W S D Burke R IRISH, moved from Dover to Stornoway Barracks, Lemgo, Westphalia, Federal Republic of Germany during August 1988. The Battalion relieved the 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Wales as an Infantry Mechanised Battalion in 20 Armoured Brigade (Bde HQ in nearby Detmold).