4 (V) R IRISH - Ex PLAIN SAILING.

Event
Saturday, 23 September, 1989 - Sunday, 8 October, 1989
4 (V) R IRISH on Ex PLAIN SAILING, BAOR 1989.
The Colour Sergeant with a watchful eye, Ex PLAIN SAILING, BAOR 1989.

The 4th (Volunteer) Battalion The Royal Irish Rangers (North Irish Militia), commanded by Lieutenant Colonel S M Elder TD, attended Annual Camp by participating in Exercise PLAIN SAILING in the Krefeld/Soltau Luneberg area of the Federal Republic of [West] Germany for two weeks from 23 September - 8 October 1989.

This was a unique occasion for the Regiment as all four Battalions were in the same theatre, BAOR (British Army of the Rhine), during the period of Annual Camp with 1 R IRISH in Osnabruck, 2 R IRISH in Lemgo and 4 (V) R IRISH and 5 (V) R IRISH on Ex PLAIN SAILING.

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