3rd Royal Tank Regiment Locations

 

18th  November 1916

3rd Battalion, Heavy Branch, Machine Gun Corps

29th  December 1916 C Battalion, Heavy Branch,  Machine Gun Corps

28th  July 1917

C Battalion, Tank Corps

6th  January 1918

3rd Battalion, Tank Corps

1st November 1919

Reduced to Cadre at Bovington with personnel of 3rd, 6th and 9th Battalions

May 1920

Re-formed at Dublin with the 17th Battalion

1920

Dublin, Ireland

December 1922

Reduced to Cadre at Lydd (Experimental Mechanised Force, 1927)

April 1934

3rd Battalion, Royal Tank Corps
Re-formed at Wareham from disbanding 1st Battalion, Machine Gun Corps

1934

Tidworth

July 1938

Perham Down as part of 1 Tank Bde

April 1939

Renamed 3rd Royal Tank Regiment

September 1939

Warminster as part of 1 Heavy Armd Bde

22nd May 1940

France – Calais as part of 30 Inf Bde

June 1940 – March 1941

In the Uk as part of 1/3 Armd Bde

Mar 1941

Greece as part of 1 Armd Bde

May 1941

Egypt as part of 1 Armd Bde

August 1941

Part of 4 Armd Bde

July 1942

Amalgamated with 5th Royal Tank Regiment as part of 2 Armd Bde

August  1942

Part of 8 Armd Bde

February 1944

Part of 29 Armd Bde

1945

Germany as part of British Army of the Rhine

January 1948

England: Gosport

March 1948

England: Warminster (A Sqn) at School of Infantry

September 1948

England: Bovington as part of the Strategic Reserve

July 1949

Hong Kong and Korea

Oct 1952

Germany: Detmold as part of 33 Armd Bde

April 1956

Germany: Detmold as part of 12 Inf Bde

April 1958

Germany: Detmold as part of 5 Inf Bde

March 1957

Germany: Detmold as part of 20 Armd Bde

31st October 1959

Amalgamated with 6th Royal Tank Regiment

August 1962

England: Catterick

February 1964

Germany:Fallingbostel as part of 7 Armd Bde

January 1968

England: Tidworth

December 1969

Wolfenbüttel as part of 1 Corps Recce

January 1973

Northern Ireland

May 1973

Wolfenbüttel as part of 1 Corps Recce

July 1974

Northern Ireland

November 1974

Germany: Fallingbostel as part of 7 Armd Bde

May 1976

England: Tidworth as part of 3 Armd Div

January 1978

England: Tidworth as part of 8 Field Force

May 1979

Germany: Paderborn as part of 3 Armd Div

January 1981

Germany: Paderborn as part of 11 Armd Bde

January 1986

England: Bovington as RAC Centre Regiment

Febuary 1988

Germany Hemer as part of 12 Armd Bde

September 1992

Amalgamated at Fallingbostel with 2nd Royal Tank Regiment

 
 

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