1st Bn, The Royal Hampshire Regiment: Service
Authors and Contributors this page: Graham Watson
Page created 1 March 2001. Corrected and updated 05.12.2002
1st Battalion,
37th Regiment of Foot
1702-1881
1881-1994
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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  1702 Thomas Meredith's Regiment of Foot
       
     
       
  1751.07.01 37th Regiment of Foot
       
     
       
  1881.07.01 1st Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment
  1881 Ireland: Kilkenny
  1883 England-
  1884 Malta
  1886 India: Secunderabad
  1888 Burma  
  1891 Bareilly
  1893 Raniket
  1896 Mooltan
  1899 Cherat
  1903 Aden
  1904 England: Portsmouth
  1907 Ireland: Londonderry
  1910 England: Aldershot
  1913 England: Colchester
  1914.08 France and Flanders 4 Div
  1919 England: Gosport
  1920 Turkey Army of Occupation
  1921 Egypt
  1925 India: Mhow
  1027 Multan
  1929 Razmak
  1931 Nowshera
  1934 Rawalpindi
  1937 Deccan
  1939 Egypt
  1941.02 Malta
  1945.08 Palestine
  1947 UK depot  
  1948.08.10 amalgamated with 2nd Battalion without change of title
  1951 Germany: Minden  
  1954.01 Malaya 18 Inf Bde
  1956.08 Germany: Münster  
  1957 Germany: Lemgo 20 Bde
  1960.03 West Indies  
  1962.08 Germany: Münster  
  1965 UK  
  1966 Far East  
  1967 England: Netheravon  
  1970 reduced to Minden Company at Gibraltar
  1972 battalion reconstituted at Colchester
  1972 England: Colchester 19 Inf Bde
  1972.11 (Northern Ireland)  
  1973.03 England: Colchester 19 Inf Bde
  1973.09 (Northern Ireland)  
  1974.01 England: Colchester 19 Inf Bde
  1976.03 Northern Ireland: Ballykelly 8 Inf Bde
  1977.10 Hong Kong  
  1979.01 ?  
  1979.03 (Northern Ireland)  
  1979.07 ?  
  1980.11 Germany: Münster 4 Armd Div
  1982.01 Münster 11 Armd Bde
  1982.01 (Northern Ireland)  
  1982.08 Münster  
  1983.12 Berlin Berlin Bde
  1986.02 England: Tidworth 1 Inf Bde
  1987.01 (Northern Ireland)  
  1987.06 England: Tidworth  
  1988.11 Northern Ireland: Londonderry 8 Inf Bde
  1991.04 England: Colchester 19 Inf Bde
  1991.11 (Northern Ireland)  
  1992.05? England: Colchester 19 Inf Bde
  1992.09.09 amalgamated with 1st Bn, The Queen's Regiment, and 2nd Bn, The Queen's Regiment, to form 1st Bn, The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment and 2nd Bn, The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment