- Formed in 1943 as a light anti-aircraft unit.
- Became the field designation of the Queen's Colour Squadron in 1990.
Formed in 1943 as a light anti-aircraft unit. Became the field designation of the Queen's Colour Squadron in 1990.
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1943 - Formed as a light anti-aircraft unit.
1943 – Deployed to Italy
1945 – Deployed to France and Germany
1946 - Became a field squadron.
1974 - Equipped with the Rapier anti-aircraft missile system.
1982 - Deployed to the Falklands as part of 5 Brigade.
1990 - Squadron number taken up by the Queen's Colour Squadron
2003 – Deployed to Iraq.
2009 – Deployed to Afghanistan.
Italy 1943 – 1944*
France and Germany 1945*
South Atlantic 1982*
Afghanistan 2001 – 2014*
* Battle Honours with Emblazonment.
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