This Day in History: 1980-09-14

The 2nd Battalion marched from Lok Ma Chau on the Sino-Hong Kong border to its camp at Cassino Lines, marking the end of almost 2 years of continuous duty on the border on Op CULEX, the operation to reinforce the Royal Hong Kong Police in their task of preventing huge numbers of Chinese illegal immigrants and Vietnamese boat people from entering the colony.

The 2nd Battalion marches back to barracks from the Sino-Hong Kong border