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From
To
Location
1881
1899
India, Egypt, 2nd Sudan War, Omdurman
1899
1902
South Africa, Spion Kop, Ladysmith
1902
1909
Tidworth
1910
1911
Cardiff Coal Miners strike.
1911
1914
Dover Part of 12th Brigade, 4th Division
   
WW1
04.Aug.1914 Stationed at Dover as part of the 12th Brigade of the 4th Division.
20.Aug.1914 Mobilised for war and landed at Boulogne and the Division engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
During 1914
The Battle of Le Cateau, The Battle of the Marne, The Battle of the Aisne, The Battle of Messines 1914.
Dec 1914 This Battalion took part in the Christmas Truce of 1914
During 1915
The Second Battle of Ypres.
04.Nov.1915 The 12th Brigade was transferred to 36th Division. until 03.Feb.1916.
During 1916
The Battle of Albert, The Battle of Le Transloy.
During 1917
The First Battle of the Scarpe, The Third Battle of the Scarpe, The Battle of Polygon Wood, The Battle of Broodseinde, The Battle of Poelcapelle, The First Battle of Passchendaele.
During 1918
The First Battle of Arras 1918, The Battle of Hazebrouck, The Battle of Bethune, The Advance in Flanders, The Battle of the Scarpe, The Battle of Drocourt-Queant, The Battle of the Canal du Nord, The Battle of the Selle, The Battle of Valenciennes.
11.Nov.1918 Ended the war in France, Artres South of Valenciennes.
1914
1919

WW1, Mons, Aisne, Ypres, Arras, Hindenburg Somme Nov 1915 moved with the Brigade to 36th Division Feb1916 moved with the Brigade to 4th Division

1919
1920
Brocton Staffordshire
1920
1924
India, Nowshera. began to sail to India in Oct 1919
1924
1925
India, Khyber Pass, LandiKotal
1925
1927
India, Madras.
1927
1931
India, Wellington.
1931
1934
India, Punjab, Amritsar
1934
1936
India, Haifa, Palestine.
1936
1939
England, Colchester.
1939
1940
France, Belgium & Dunkirk
1940
1942
Various Locations in UK
1942
1945
N. Africa,Medjez El Bab, Sicily, Italy. (Gothic Line).
1946
1947
Austria.(Gmund-Klagenfurt-Vienna)
1947
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Amalgamated with 1St Bn
1952
1953
Reformed at Bulford
1953
1955
Rossetti Barracks Trieste
1955
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Disbanded June. Trooped the Colours Lichfield January