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Caen Barracks
 
Caen Barracks being named after the battle for the French town, which followed the Normandy landings of June 1944.
 
RAC
 
5th Royal Tank Regiment 1949-1953
4th Hussars 1953-1958
Queen's Royal Irish Hussars 1958-1960 (1)
1st Royal Tank Regiment 1960-1965 (2)
2nd Royal Tank Regiment Nov 1965-Aug 1970 (3)
Queen's Own Hussars 1970-1974 (4)
13th/18th Royal Hussars 1974-1977
14th/20th King's Hussars 1977-1985 (5)
Queen's Own Hussars 1985-1993
Queen's Royal Hussars  ‏ 1993-1996
 
RA
 
40th Field Regiment RA 1994-1998 (6)
3rd Royal Horse Artillery RA 1998-pres
 
(1) The Queen's Royal Irish Hussars formed as an amalgamation of the 4th Queen's Own Hussars & the King's Royal Irish Hussars on 24 Oct 1958, at Hohne where they stayed until 1960/61. They left Hohne to train on armoured cars at Tidworth (Lucknow Bks).
(2) Arriving from Hong Kong in 1960. The Regiment then sailed in 1965 to the Middle East and served in Little Aden.
(3) Arriving from Hong Kong in 1960. The Regiment then sailed in 1965 to the Middle East and served in Little Aden.
(4) Converted to an armoured regiment and arrived at Hohne in August 1970 after leaving Cyprus. September 1974 saw them leave for Bovington as RAC Centre Regiment. The Queen's Own Hussars & The Queen's Royal Irish Hussars (Fallingbostel) amalgamated in 1993 to form The Queen's Royal Hussars.
(5) Arriving midway through 1977 and leaving in May 1985.
(6) Arriving from Haig Barracks in January 1944. The Regiment departed in July 1998, swapping barracks with 3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery who had been at Alanbrooke Barracks in Topcliffe, N Yorks.