1st Bn, The Royal Anglian Regiment: Service
Authors and Contributors this page: Graham Watson
Page created 1 July 2002. Corrected and updated 17.11.2002
1959-1964
1964-present
United Kingdom  
Note:This is a battalion history of the Regular Army. See the main regimental page for full lineage and other information.
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  1959.08.29 1st Battalion, 1st East Anglian Regiment (Royal Norfolk and Suffolk)
formed by amalgamation of 1st Bn, The Royal Norfolk Regiment, and 1st Bn, The Suffolk Regiment
  1959.08 Germany: Iserlohn 5 Bde
  1960.01 Berlin  
  1961.05 England: Harwich  
  1964.02 Aden  
  1964.09.01 1st Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment (Royal Norfolk and Suffolk)
redesignated upon formation of "large" regiment from East Anglian Brigade
  1965.09 Germany: Celle 7 Armd Bde
  1968.02 England: Catterick 6 Bde
  1968.07.01 1st Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment
  1970.07 Northern Ireland: Londonderry 8 Inf Bde
  1972.03 Cyprus  
  1974.05 England: Tidworth ACE MF(L)
  1974.09 (Northern Ireland)  
  1974.12 England: Tidworth ACE MF(L)
  197? (Belize)  
  197? England: Tidworth ACE MF(L)
  1978.08 Germany: Celle 1 Armd Div
  1979.05 (Northern Ireland)  
  1979.09 Germany: Celle 1 Armd Div
  1981.08 (Northern Ireland)  
  1982.01 Germany: Celle 1 Armd Div
  1982.01 Germany: Celle 22 Armd Bde
  1982.04 England: Oakington 54 Bde
  1985.01 Northern Ireland: Londonderry 8 Inf Bde
  1987.06 Gibraltar  
  1989.01 England: Colchester 19 Inf Bde
  1989.08 (Northern Ireland)  
  1990.01 England: Colchester 19 Inf Bde
  1992.09.09 amalgamated with part of 3rd Battalion without change of title
  1993.04 England: Colchester 24 Airmobile Bde
  1993.12 (Northern Ireland)  
  1994.06 England: Colchester 24 Airmobile Bde
  1995? companies redesignated: A (Royal Norfolk), B (Suffolk), C (Essex), D (Cambridgshire)
  1995.05 (Bosnia)  
  1995.08 England: Colchester 24 Airmobile Bde
  1996.07 England: Oakington 54 Bde
  1996.10 (Northern Ireland)  
  1997.05 Oakington 54 Bde
  1999.04 Northern Ireland: Londonderry 8 Inf Bde
  2001.05 England: Aldershot 12 Mech Bde
  2002.01 (Afghanistan: Kabul)  
  2002.06 England: Aldershot 12 Mech Bde