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7th (City of Belfast) Battalion, Ulster Defence Regiment (7 UDR) was formed in 1970 as part of the 7 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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A battalion is a military unit.

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Belfast is the capital and largest city of Northern Ireland (United Kingdom).

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The British Army is the United Kingdom's principal land warfare force.

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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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Colonel Sir James Dennis Compton Faulkner was born on 22 October 1926.

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Duty (from "due" meaning "that which is owing"; deu, did, past participle of devoir; debere, debitum, whence "debt") is a term that conveys a sense of moral commitment or obligation to someone or something.

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

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

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Ulster Defence Regiment battalions were located throughout Northern Ireland.

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Major is a military rank of commissioned officer, with corresponding ranks existing in many military forces.

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A non-commissioned officer (NCO), sometimes spelled noncommissioned officer and sometimes referred to colloquially as a non-com, called a sub-officer, in some countries, is a military officer who has not been given a commission.

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

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Palace Barracks, Holywood is a British Army installation in Holywood, County Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

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

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Quis separabit? (Who will separate ?) is a motto associated with Ireland.

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Royal assent is the method by which a country's constitutional monarch (possibly through a delegated official) formally approves an act of that nation's parliament, thus making it a law or letting it be promulgated as law.

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The Royal Welch Fusiliers was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Prince of Wales' Division.

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

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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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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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The 10th (City of Belfast) Battalion, Ulster Defence Regiment was formed in 1972 from elements of the 7th Battalion, Ulster Defence Regiment creating a second battalion in Belfast.

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The 7th/10th (City of Belfast) Battalion, Ulster Defence Regiment was formed in 1984 as a result of an amalgamation between the 7th Battalion Ulster Defence Regiment and the 10th Battalion Ulster Defence Regiment.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/7th_Battalion,_Ulster_Defence_Regiment

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