1st Bn, The Duke of Wellington's Regiment: Service
Authors and Contributors this page: Graham Watson
Page created 1 March 2001. Corrected and updated 06.06.2003
1st Battalion,
33rd Regiment of Foot
1702-1881
1881-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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  1702.02.12 Earl of Huntingdon's Regiment of Foot
       
     
       
  1751.07.01 33rd Regiment of Foot
       
     
       
  1881.07.01 1st Battalion, The Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)
  1881 India: Nowshera
  1885 Kulduna
  1887 Meanmeer
  1888 Aden
  1889 England: Bradford
  1892 Dover
  1895 Malta
  1898 England: Dover
  1900 South Africa 13 Bde
  1902 England: York
  1905 India: Sitapur
  1907 Rhaniket
  1910 Solon
  1912 Ambala
  1914.08 India (throughout WW1)
  1919 Afghanistan
  1920 Palestine
  1921.01.01 1st Battalion, The Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
  1921 Ireland: Curragh
  1922 Germany Army of Occupation
  1923 England: Aldershot 3 Bde
  1924 Gosport
  1926 Devonport
  1930 Aldershot 2 Bde
  1935 Malta
  1937 England: Aldershot 3 Bde
  1939.09 France & Belgium 1 Inf Div, BEF
  1940.06 UK
  1943.03 Tunisia
  1943.12 Italy
  1945.02 Palestine
  1945 Palestine
  1947 England: Chiselden depot
  1948.06.17 amalgamated with 2nd Battalion without change of title
  1951 Germany: Minden 6 Armd Div
  1952.10 Korea 29 Inf Bde Gp
  1953.11 at sea  
  1953.12 Gibraltar  
  1955.09 England: Chiselden  
  1956.08 Malta  
  1956.11 Cyprus  
  1957.09 Northern Ireland  
  1959.10 England: Brentwood  
  1960.05 England: Colchester 19 Bde
  1960.07 (Kenya)  
  1960.11 England: Colchester 19 Bde
  1961.07 (Kenya)  
  1961.11 England: Colchester  
  1962.07 England: Barnard Castle  
  1962.10 England: Catterick  
  1962.07 (British Honduras)  
  1963.04 England: Catterick  
  1963.05 (British Honduras)  
  1964.03 Germany: Osnabrück 12 Bde
  1967.05 England: Warminster  
  1968.07 Hong Kong  
  1970.11 England: Catterick 24 Inf Bde
  1971.06 (Northern Ireland)  
  1971.10 England: Catterick 24 Inf Bde
  1972.04 (Northern Ireland)  
  1972.07 England: Catterick 24 Inf Bde
  1973.03 Northern Ireland: Ballykelly 8 Inf Bde
  1974.09 England: Aldershot 24 Inf Bde
  1976.01 (Northern Ireland)  
  1976.03 England: Aldershot 16 Para Bde
  1976.06 Germany: Minden 11 Armd Bde
  1977.01 Germany: Minden 4 Armd Div
  1977.07 (Northern Ireland)  
  1977.11 Germany: Minden BAOR
  1979.10 (Northern Ireland)  
  1980.02 Germany: Minden BAOR
  1980.11 England: Catterick 5 Field Force
  1981.12 (Northern Ireland)  
  1982.04 England: Catterick 24 Inf Bde
  1983.01 Gibraltar  
  1985 Tidworth ACE MF (L)
  1987.03 Northern Ireland: Holywood 39 Inf Bde
  1989.02 England: Tern Hill 143 Bde
  1991.07 Germany: Osnabrück 12 Armd Bde
  1993.01 England: Tidworth 1 Inf Bde
  1993.03 England: Tidworth 1 Mech Bde
  1996.0 England: Weeton 42 Bde
  1998.01 England: London London Dist
  2000.02 Germany: Osnabrück 4 Armd Bde
  2003.03 Persian Gulf  
  2003.03 Iraq