2nd Battalion The Royal Irish Rangers move to Tidworth, Wiltshire.

Sunday, 1 April, 1979 - Monday, 30 April, 1979
Wheeler commanding 2 R IRISH
The new Commanding Officer.

The 2nd Battalion The Royal Irish Rangers, commanded by Lieutenant Colonel R McCrum MVO, moved from Deilinghofen, Federal Republic of Germany to Assaye Barracks, Tidworth, Wiltshire during 1-30 Apr 1979. In August 1979, Lieutenant Colonel R N Wheeler assumed command of 2 R IRISH and commanded the Battalion during the deployment to Belize.