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Tuesday, 1 January, 1985 - Thursday, 31 January, 1985

1 R IRISH moved from Chester to Belfast Barracks, Osnabrück, Lower Saxony in the Federal Republic of Germany, during January 1985.

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Wednesday, 1 April, 1981 - Thursday, 30 April, 1981

1 R IRISH moved from Berlin to Weeton Barracks, Chester, Cheshire during April 1981.

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Sunday, 1 September, 1974 - Monday, 30 September, 1974

1 R IRISH moved from BAOR to Battlesbury Barracks, Warminster during September 1974 to relieve 2 R IRISH as Demonstration Battalion at The School of Infantry.

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Wednesday, 1 September, 1976 - Thursday, 30 September, 1976

1 R IRISH moved from Warminster to RAF Little Rissington (the former RAF Central Flying School) during September 1976. The camp was renamed Imjin Barracks. The handover was preceded by a fly past of Jet Provost aircraft from RAF Kemble following which the RAF Ensign was lowered. Lt Col W J Hiles then exchanged a regimental flag for a symbolic key to the Cotswolds presented by the outgoing RAF Wing Commander. The regimental flag was raised, the band played 'The Royal Air Force March Past' as the final RAF guard marched out; the Rangers then marched in as the band played 'Killaloe'.

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Tuesday, 1 September, 1981 - Sunday, 30 May, 1982

In 1964, the colony of British Honduras was granted full internal self-government and the official name of the territory was changed to Belize in June 1973. However, Guatemala claimed that Belize was a legacy of the Spanish Empire’s Guatemalan territories and alleged that as a result of the failure by the British to fulfil previous (1859) treaty obligations, including the building of a road to the coast, Belize must ‘revert’ to Guatemalan sovereignty. In 1972 Guatemala broke off negotiations and mobilized its troops along the border.

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Wednesday, 15 October, 1986 - Saturday, 29 November, 1986

After two weeks preparatory training at Soltau, West Germany, 1 R IRISH headed for Camp Crowfoot at Suffield Training Area in the province of Alberta, Canada. MEDICINE MAN (MM) 7 is always the last exercise of the training year in Canada and is usually the coldest as temperatures fall below zero and snow sweeps across the western prairies. The 1 R IRISH Battlegroup consisted of A and B Company 1 R IRISH, A and B Squadron 4 Royal Tank Regiment, one field troop and one armoured troop Royal Engineers, and two Gazelle helicopters from 664 Squadron Army Air Corps.

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Tuesday, 1 March, 1983 - Tuesday, 30 August, 1983

1 R IRISH operational deployment to Falkland Islands Garrison.

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Monday, 31 May, 1982

1 R IRISH return to Chester from Belize then ordered to 'standby' to provide Battle Casualty Replacements for Operation CORPORATE (Falklands War).

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Saturday, 1 January, 1977 - Monday, 31 January, 1977

1 R IRISH undertook Public Duties in London providing The Queen's Guard during January 1977.