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6th Battalion, Ulster Defence Regiment

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The 6th (County Tyrone) Battalion, Ulster Defence Regiment (6 UDR) was formed in 1970 as part of the seven original battalions specified in The Ulster Defence Regiment Act 1969, which received Royal Assent on 18 December 1969 and was brought into force on 1 January 1970. [1]

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Ballygawley, County Tyrone

Ballygawley or Ballygawly is a Village in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.

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Battalion

A battalion is a military unit.

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British Army

The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.

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Charles Huxtable (British Army officer)

General Sir Charles Richard Huxtable, KCB, CBE, DL (born 22 July 1931) is a retired senior British Army officer who served as Commander-in-Chief, Land Forces between 1988 and 1990.

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Clady, County Tyrone

Clady is a small village and townland in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.

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Clogher

Clogher is a village and civil parish in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.

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County Tyrone

County Tyrone is one of the six historic counties of Northern Ireland.

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Dennis Faulkner

Colonel Sir James Dennis Compton Faulkner CBE VRD UD DL (b. 22 October 1926 & d. 31 December 2016) was a Northern Irish officer in the Royal Navy.

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Dungannon

Dungannon is a town in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.

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Duty

A duty (from "due" meaning "that which is owing"; deu, did, past participle of devoir; debere, debitum, whence "debt") is a commitment or expectation to perform some action in general or if certain circumstances arise.

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Garryowen (air)

"Garryowen", also known as "Garyowen", "Garry Owen" and "Gary Owens", is an Irish tune for a quickstep dance.

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Gulliver's Travels

Gulliver's Travels, or Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World.

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James Hamilton, 5th Duke of Abercorn

James Hamilton, 5th Duke of Abercorn, (born 4 July 1934), is a British nobleman, peer, and politician.

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John Anderson (British Army officer)

General Sir John D'Arcy Anderson (1908–1988) was a British Army officer who reached high office in the 1960s.

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Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift (30 November 1667 – 19 October 1745) was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer (first for the Whigs, then for the Tories), poet and cleric who became Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin.

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King's Own Royal Border Regiment

The King's Own Royal Border Regiment was an infantry regiment of the British Army in existence from 1959 until 2006, and was part of the King's Division.

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Lieutenant

A lieutenant (abbreviated Lt, LT, Lieut and similar) is a junior commissioned officer in the armed forces, fire services, police and other organizations of many nations.

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List of battalions and locations of the Ulster Defence Regiment

Ulster Defence Regiment battalions were located throughout Northern Ireland.

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Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom)

The Ministry of Defence (MoD or MOD) is the British government department responsible for implementing the defence policy set by Her Majesty's Government and is the headquarters of the British Armed Forces.

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Omagh

Omagh is the county town of County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.

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Operation Demetrius

Operation Demetrius was a British Army operation in Northern Ireland on 9–10 August 1971, during the Troubles.

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Order of the British Empire

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service.

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Pen and Sword Books

Pen and Sword Books is a British publisher which specializes in printing and distributing books on military history, militaria and other niche subjects.

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Provisional Irish Republican Army

The Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA or Provisional IRA) was an Irish republican revolutionary organisation that sought to end British rule in Northern Ireland, facilitate the reunification of Ireland and bring about an independent socialist republic encompassing all of Ireland.

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Quis separabit?

Quis separabit? (Who will separate ?) is a motto derived from the Vulgate translation of Romans 8:35 (τίς ἡμᾶς χωρίσει ἀπὸ τῆς ἀγάπης τοῦ Χριστοῦ, tís hēmâs chōrísei apò tês agápēs toû Christoû): translated as "Who shall separate us from the love of Christ?" The motto is associated with Ulster unionism, Ulster loyalism and the British Army in Ireland: for example, it is used in the British Army by the Royal Dragoon Guards, the Royal Ulster Rifles, the London Irish Rifles, the Irish Guards, and the North Irish Horse, and it is also the motto of the Most Illustrious Order of Saint Patrick.

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Republic of Ireland

Ireland (Éire), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland.

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Royal assent

Royal assent or sanction is the method by which a country's monarch (possibly through a delegated official) formally approves an act of that nation's parliament.

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Royal Irish Rangers

The Royal Irish Rangers (27th (Inniskilling), 83rd and 87th) was a regular infantry regiment of the British Army with a relatively short existence, formed in 1968 and later merged with the Ulster Defence Regiment in 1992 to form the Royal Irish Regiment.

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Royal Irish Regiment (1992)

The Royal Irish Regiment (27th (Inniskilling) 83rd and 87th and Ulster Defence Regiment) (R IRISH) is an infantry regiment of the British Army.

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St Lucia Barracks, Omagh

St Lucia Barracks, Omagh is a former military base in Omagh, Northern Ireland.

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Statutory instrument

In many countries, a statutory instrument is a form of delegated legislation.

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Ulster Defence Regiment

The Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR) was an infantry regiment of the British Army established in 1970, with a comparatively short existence ending in 1992.

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Ulster Special Constabulary

The Ulster Special Constabulary (USC; commonly called the "B-Specials" or "B Men") was a quasi-military reserve special constable police force in Northern Ireland.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/6th_Battalion,_Ulster_Defence_Regiment

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