Post 47 Brigade of Gurkhas Unit Tours

 

POST 47 BRIGADE OF GURKHAS UNIT TOURS

2nd Gurkha Rifles

 

 

Dates Locations Higher Formation/Remarks
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. 1st Battalion, 2nd King Edward VII’s Own Goorkha Rifles (The Sirmoor Rifles) .
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1948.01.01 Transferred from Indian Army to British Army .
1948.01 Singapore .
1948.08 Malaya: Johore Sub-District
. Dec 49: Malaya Southern Sub District
. Dec 50: Malaya 26 Gurkha Brigade
. Apr 53: Malaya 99 Gurkha Brigade
1960.04 Hong Kong 48 Gurkha Brigade
1962.07 Malaya: .
. Dec 62 – Feb 63: Brunei .
. Aug 63 – Oct 63: Borneo 99 Gurkha Brigade
. Dec 63 – ?? 64: Borneo 99 Gurkha Brigade
1964? Hong Kong: Queen’s Hill Camp .
. Aug 65 – ?? 65: Borneo 51 Gurkha Brigade
1966.12 Malaysia .
1971 Hong Kong 51 Infantry Bde
1975 Brunei .
1977 Hong Kong Gurkha Field Force
1979 England: Queen Elizabeth Barracks, Church Crookham .
1981 Hong Kong Gurkha Field Force
1985 Brunei .
1987 Hong Kong 48 Gurkha Brigade
1989.04 England: Queen Elizabeth Barracks, Church Crookham 5 Airborne Brigade

 

 

1991.04 Hong Kong: Cassino Lines 48 Gurkha Brigade
. 14 Sep 92: amalgamated with 2nd Battalion without change of title .
 

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1 Jul 94: Amalgamated with 1st Bn, 6th Queen Elizabeth’s Own Gurkha Rifles, to form 1st Bn, The Royal Gurkha Rifles  

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. 2nd Battalion, 2nd King Edward VII’s Own Gurkha Rifles (The Sirmoor Rifles) .
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1948.01.01 Transferred from Indian Army to British Army .
1948.01 India .
1948.03 Singapore .
1948.08 Malaya Northern Sub-Dist
. Dec 50: Malaya 26 Gurkha Brigade
. Apr 53: Malaya 48 Gurkha Brigade
1954.03 Hong Kong: Norwegian Farm Camp .
1956.03 Singapore: Slim Barracks .
. Mar 56: On ops in Malaya 26 Gurkha Brigade
. 1958: On ops in Malaya 99 Gurkha Brigade
c1962.07 Hong Kong: .
. Apr 64 – ?? 64: Borneo .
. June 65 – ?? 65: Borneo: coastal sector of 1st Div, Sarawak .
1968 Malaysia or Brunei .
. 1970: Reduced to a Company .
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1972 Battalion reformed at Hong Kong 48th Gurkha Brigade
1975 England: Queen Elizabeth Barracks, Church Crookham .
. Nov 75: London Public Duties
1977 Hong Kong Gurkha Field Force
1981 Brunei .

 

 

1983 Hong Kong Gurkha Field Force.
1985 England: Queen Elizabeth Barracks, Church Crookham 5 Airborne Brigade
1987.04 Hong Kong 48 Gurkha BrigadeÂÂ
1991 Brunei: .
 

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14 Sep 92: amalgamated in Hong Kong with 1st Battalion

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