3rd Bn, Grenadier Guards: Service
Authors and Contributors this page: Graham Watson
Page created 1 July 2002. Corrected and updated 05.12.2002
3rd Battalion,
Grenadier Guards
1760-1961
United Kingdom  
Note:This is a battalion history of the Regular Army. See the main regimental page for full lineage and other information.
Colour Key
Lineage
War service
Overseas service
Home service
 
     
  1760 3rd Battalion, 1st Regiment of Foot Guards
       
     
       
  1877 3rd Battalion, Grenadier Guards
  1881 London
  1882 London: Wellington Barracks
  1884 England: Windsor
  1885 Sudan (Suakin expedition)
  1886 London: Chelsea
  1890 London: Tower
  1893 London: Wellington Barracks
  1896 London: Chelsea
  1899.10 South Africa 1 Inf Bde
  1902 England: Aldershot
  1903 London: Wellington Barracks
  1905 England: Aldershot
  1907 England: Windsor
  1909 London: Tower
  1911 London: Wellington Barracks
  1912 London: Chelsea
  1913 England: Aldershot
  1914 London: Wellington Barracks
  1915.08 France and Flanders Gds Div
  1919 London: Wimbledon
  1921 London
  1924 England: Aldershot
  1929 London 4 Bde
  1933 Egypt
  1935 England: Aldershot 1 Bde
  1936 Egypt
  1936 England: Aldershot 1 Bde
1937 London: Chelsea
  1939.09 France & Belgium 1 Gds Bde, 1 Inf Div, BEF
  1940.06 UK
  1942.06 UK 1 Gds Bde, 78 Inf Div
  1942.11 Tunisia
  1943.02 Tunisia 1 Gds Bde, 6 Armd Div
  1944.03 Italy
  1945.05 Austria
1945.09 Palestine 1 Gds Bde
1948.02 UK
1948.08? UK 2 Gds Bde
1948.10 Malaya 2 Gds Bde
1949.07 London
1951.10 Egypt/Libya 1 Gds Bde
1954.02 London
1956.11 Cyprus
1959.08 London
  1961.03.31 disbanded (permanent suspended animation), retaining Inkerman Coy in 2nd Battalion for Public Duties in London and custody of the Colours