Lt Gen Harrington inspecting 1 Para Guard during a visit to Bahrain, 1964, Egbert, 1 Para's parachuting monkey in Bahrain 1964, D Coy 1 Para Sgt Charlie Moon and CSM Midi Campbell Radfan circa 1965, S/Sgt Riordan with D Company Sgt in Radfan circa 1965, D Company 1 Para, payday in Radfan, circa 1965, Maj Gen Cubbon visiting D Coy 1 Para Radfan, circa 1965, Member of 1 PARA 'D' Company at Checkpoint Golf, Aden, 1967, Member of 1 PARA 'D' Company in Sheikh Othman, Aden, 1967, 1 PARA Reconnaissance Platoon, Aden, 1967, Member of B Company, 1 PARA, Radfan Camp, Aden, 1967, Members of B Company 1 PARA relaxing in Radfan Camp, Aden, 1967, Members of 1 PARA at Beech Road Checkpoint, Aden, 1967, Soldiers repairing Radio Mast at Fort Walsh, Aden, 1967, Members of 1 PARA attending a service at little Aden Cemetry, Aden, 1967, Service at Little Aden Cemetry, Aden, 1967, A Sergeant from the Parachute Regiment, Aden, 1967, Paratroopers riding camels outside 'Juliet' Road Block, Aden, 1967, Men of 1 Para onboard a Land Rover, Aden, 1967, 1 PARA, D Company leaving Fort Walsh on foot patrol, Aden, 1967, Mortar Plt Sp Coy 1 PARA about to patrol Sheik Othman Aden 1967, Aden, Sheik Othman police station OP 1 PARA tour 1967, 1 PARA on parade outside Buckingham Palace, 1969, Band enter the gates of Buckingham Palace when 1 PARA performed Public Duties, 1969, 1 PARA mounts guard at Wellington Barracks, 1969, Changing of the Guard, 1 PARA on Public Duties, 1969. Informal group portrait of 3 Section, 12 Platoon, D Company, 1 Para, Cyprus, 1956, 1 Para D Coy 106mm Anti-Tank Crew, Suez, 1956. 1971-3        Lt Col D Wilford, OBE 1986-8        Lt Col JG Reith, OBE The Parachute Regiment (Paras) The Parachute Regiment, or 'The Paras', was formed during World War 2. Major John Rymer-Jones, 2ic 1 PARA, 1969. Spearhead Reinforcement     Nov 1981 - Jan 1982            2 Months 1984-6        Lt Col MD Jackson, MBE Pte Cutler (Left) and Cpl Greenwood observe a riot. [2][3] To be selected for the 1st Battalion, Paras first have to have served two years with the 2nd or 3rd Battalions. 1952-4        Lt Col HLEC Leask, DSO, MC The aim was to clear any pockets of hard-line resistance that might impede the negotiated Serb Army withdrawal. Pte Kevin Howard, Reece Platoon, 1 PARA, Norway 1985. Parachutists at the Colours Presentation to 1, 2 and 3 PARA at Queens Avenue, Aldershot, 1998. Die unterstellten Verbände werden wie viele Luftlandeeinheiten anderer Nationen als Elite-Einheit angesehen, was durch den harten Dienst und die strenge Auswahl bedingt ist. [4] All men within the Parachute Regiment can expect to serve with the SFSG on rotation. Lt Ted Loden with Major Richard Dawnay, Company Commander D Coy 1 PARA, Radfan c1965. Members of A Coy, 1 PARA, Spearhead Tour, Northern Ireland, c1982. Group photograph of 1 Para Officers (prior to Arnhem), Bourne, 1944. Both 1 and 3 PARA Battle Groups secured the main south –north route to Basra and 1 PARA took control of Al Amarah in the northern part of the Iraqi Maysan Province. The 1st Foreign Parachute Battalion (1 er BEP, III Formation) becomes the 1st Foreign Parachute Regiment (1 er REP) in Algeria on September 1, 1955. (1st Battalion I believe) He fought at Arnhem in September 1944. 1945-6        Lt Col TCH Pearson, DSO Marineinfanterie-Fallschirm-Regiment), auch bekannt als Paramarines oder Marine Paratroopers, war eine kurzlebige Luftlandeeinheit des US Marine Corps im Zweiten Weltkrieg. A Company, 1 PARA, NATO Challenge Cup Winners, Denmark 1983. Iraq was deterred. The 1 PARA battle group with D COY 2 PARA was in place, within 64 hours of receiving the first telephone call. 1962-4        Lt Col PDF Thursby OBE Members of 2 Platoon, A Company, 1 PARA, England, c1957. Op BANNER                         Dec 94 - Jun 1995               6 Months There are currently no comments for this content. 1988-90      Lt Col RW Trigger MBE Para and Free fall helmet of Peter Wildblood, Pte Arnold and airborne colleagues, possibly 1st Bn Germany, c1948, A Coy 1 PARA Hildersheim BAOR circa 1948 Pte Mathews in foreground, L/Cpl Arnold and colleague possibly Germany 1948, Germany - Lance Cpl Arnold on the left c1948. L/Cpl Brian Taylor, 1 PARA, at an Observation Post on the Hong Kong border, 1980, Refugees apprehended at the border and awaiting transportation, Hong Kong, 1980, 1 PARA patrol escorts illegal immigrants on the Hong Kong border, 1980, The Pegasus patrol embark on a mountain patrol on the Hong Kong border, 1980, Soldiers from A Coy, 1 PARA in a border Observation Post, Hong Kong, 1980, Pte Wells with 'Billy', B Coy 1 PARA mascot, in mountain border region, Hong Kong, 1980, Paras loading a resupply helicopter on the Tolo Peninsular, Hong Kong, 1980, 1 PARA Raiders preparing for a coastal border patrol, Hong Kong, 1980, B Company 1 PARA pause on a grassy slope before patrolling, Hong Kong, 1980, Five paratroopers attend to their laundry on camp, Hong Kong, 1980, Men of C Coy 1 PARA with illegal immigrants caught at the border with China, Hong Kong, 1980, Governor Sir Murray Macclehose meets men from C Coy 1 PARA, Hong Kong, 1980, 1 PARA soldiers on Robins Nest, Hong Kong border region, 1980, Dave Colton (left) and Al Boardman, 1 PARA Anti-Tank Platoon, Crest Hill Op Hong Kong 1980. (Formed Jul 48 from 4th/6th Para Bn) 1976-9        Lt Col JB Brierley, OBE A 1 PARA Coyote on static display at IWM Duxford 17 June 2012, Map Detailing 1 PARA's positions in Aden, 1967, 1st Parachute Battalion practise airborne assaults in Cyprus, First patrols and the evacuation of civilians, Continuing the evacuation of civilians and flying in resupplies to Sierra Leone, Show of strength and fire power demonstration of 1 PARA in Freetown, 1 PARA Pre-Northern Ireland Riot Training 1988: Lydd and Hythe (Silent), 1 PARA Pre-Northern Ireland Riot Training 1988: Lydd and Hythe (Silent) Part 2, Ground training live fire exercise, Arctic Norway, 1986, 5 Airborne Bde and Arctic Role 1 PARA 1986: Further TALO, (Silent), 5 Airborne Bde and Arctic Role 1 PARA 1986: Main Bde Para drop, (Silent), 5 Airborne Bde and Arctic Role 1 PARA 1986: Arctic Jump AMF(L) Norway, 1 PARA, Part 1 (Silent), 5 Airborne Bde and Arctic Role 1 PARA 1986: Arctic Jump AMF(L) Norway 1 PARA, Part 2 (Silent), 5 Airborne Bde and Arctic Role 1 PARA 1986: Tactical Air-Land Operations (TALO). 1979-81      Lt Col DMG Charles Residential                          Feb 91 - Jul 93                   30 Months 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion. Covering fire position with a GMPG, Sierra Leone, 2000. Two Paras on guard as Colours are marched passed, 1 PARA Public Duties, 1969. In 1955, the battalion returned to North Africa to become a regiment and to take part in the Algerian War (1954-62). The First Battalion, The Parachute Regiment (1 PARA) is a battalion sized formation of the British Army's Parachute Regiment and subordinate unit within 16th Air Assault Brigade, but is permanently attached to the Special Forces Support Group. On 22 March 1941, a detachment of new "parachutists" together with several riggers, arrived at San Diego, where it was organized as the 2d Parachute Company. 1st Battalion South Lancashire Regiment; South Saskatchewan Regiment; Staffordshire Yeomanry; 1st Battalion Suffolk Regiment; 1/5th Battalion The Queens Royal Regiment; 1/5th Battalion The Welch Regiment; 4th Battalion The Welch Regiment; 1st Battalion The Welch Guards; 2nd Battalion The Welch Guards; 22 West minster Dragoons RTR R.A.C 1st Parachute Battalion 1st Parachute Battalion The Battalion formed on 15th September 1941 from the 11th Special Air Service Battalion that had evolved from No 2 Commando. 2005-7        Lt Col MP Christie, MBE 1975. 1942           Lt Col SJL Hill, MC Kostenlose Lieferung für viele Artikel! The 1 PARA Battle Group secured the Kacanik Defile on the Macedonian border in an air-mobile helicopter insertion spearheading the entry of the NATO KFOR Peace Keeping Force into Kosovo in 1999. Frank Fletcher and Patrick Henry, Mortar Live Firing in Norway, 1987. The King and Queen meet the RSMs of the regular battalions, Aldershot 19 July 1950. No need to register, buy now! 1948-50      Lt Col JH Cubbon, OBE The Address by HM King George VI at the Colours presentation, 19 July 1950. 2009-12      Lt Col AM Wright MBE 2 Commando were trained as parachutists. The 1st Battalion can trace its origins to 1940, when the No. #1Fury Paratroopers continue to train for anything and everything! 1961-2        Lt Col TJ Pine-Coffin, DSO Signed print of 1950 Colours presentation. (See below for list). Greg Allen and Paul Skidmore, A Coy, 1 PARA, emergency tour in Northern Ireland, c1982. Campbell Gray 7th Btn. Das 1st Marine Parachute Regiment (deutsch 1. Terence Gillott (Gilly as we called him) with Rod Escott, during gun practice, Cyprus, 1956. Nick Woolmer & 'Geordie' Craft, 1 PARA Mortar Platoon, undated. Butler Street, 2nd February 1971. 1 Para, D (Ptl) Coy. In 1941, the battalion was assigned to the 1st Parachute Brigade, part of the 1st Airborne Division. Tours were to continue intermittently and total 96 months up to September 2005. 3 Platoon, A Company, 1 PARA, March & Shoot winners, Hythe & Lydd ranges, 1978. Within five days of the Emir’s request 8,000 British troops had deployed to Kuwait including the carrier HMS Bulwark and a naval task force with the Aircraft Carrier HMS Victorious positioned in the Gulf. Profits from all sales made through our shop go directly to Support Our Paras, so every purchase you make with us will directly benefit The Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces. More recently the Battalion has been re-designated a specialist role as infantry support to UK Special Forces operations in various theatres throughout the world. The first of its 12 Northern Ireland Op BANNER emergency tours began at the end of 1969, including the ‘Bloody Sunday’ riots in Londonderry on 30th January 1972. Richy Clatworthy and Craig Iredale, B Coy 1 PARA, Yakima USA, 1996. From mid 1951 to 1954 it saw active service in Cyprus, the Canal Zone in Egypt and during counter-terrorist operations against EOKA in Cyprus in 1956. After 1998 this unit was renamed to Parachute Training Centre. 'Ginge' Mason and Greg Allen, 1 PARA, Norway, c1987. It was established on 1 April 1961 with the formation of the Parachute Battalion. B Company, 1 PARA. HRH The Prince of Wales on a visit to 1 PARA. After the war the battalion was reconstituted in 1946, and affiliated to the Brigade of Guards and served with the 6th Airborne Division in Palestine. Huge collection, amazing choice, 100+ million high quality, affordable RF and RM images. Vulture Medics conduct Table VIII training and validation. 1957-9        Lt Col GG Reinhold, MC Fort Campbell, Kentucky, 1979. Mortar Platoon, 1 PARA in Otterburn Camp for the annual Army Mortar Platoon Concentration in 1986. Find the perfect 1st battalion parachute regiment stock photo. In May 2000 a 1 PARA Battle Group conducted a rapid deployment to Freetown Sierra Leone to protect a Services Evacuation of UK and other civilian nationals threatened by rebel forces. 1954-56      Lt Col Jackson Group photograph of 1st Battalion, Parachute Regiment Athletics Team, 1957. Der Verband wurde 1942 aufgestellt. Browse 527 1st battalion the parachute regiment stock photos and images available, or start a new search to explore more stock photos and images. Four winters in Norway as the Army’s Mountain and Arctic Battalion followed until May 1987 when the battalion returned to Aldershot, joining the 5th Airborne Brigade. Cpl Joe Lee takes the Salute as 1 PARA marches past on the occasion of his leaving the Army after 22 year's service, 1976. Pte Len Wright at the helm with members of 1 PARA, river patrol, c1956. Photo Album: Presentation of The Parachute Regiment's first Colours, Aldershot 19 July 1950. A Company 1 PARA Brunswick Germany, 1949. 1 Parachute Battalion (Ex Alto Vincimus) is the only full-time paratroop unit of the South African Army. 1964-6        Lt Col JDC Graham, OBE Booklet for the presentation of the Colours by HM King George VI, 19 July 1950. 1959-61      Lt Col J Awdry (1st Battalion I believe) He fought at Arnhem in September 1944. Paratroopers attend a pre-operation briefing. The Official Page of The Parachute Regiment, HM Forces Paratroopers assigned to Baker Company conduct a Platoon Live Fire Exercise. The Parachute Regiment is the airborne infantry regiment of the British Army. In 2006, it was announced that the 1st Battalion, Parachute Regiment, would in future be based at RAF St Athan, in Wales, and assigned to the Special Forces Support Group, which is part of the United Kingdom Special Forces. Entdecken Sie The 1st Battalion the Parachute Regiment von Dance Orchestra of the 1st Battalion the Parachute Regiment The Military Band Fanfare Trumpeters bei Amazon Music. ‘Fort Walsh’ named after the CO typified the well defended strong-poi. Part of Chalk 7, 1 Para prior to emplaning for Ex Brownjug Denmark, 1957. Add to this record. Citation for the award of the Military Medal to L/Cpl James Duncan, august 1967. Pte Greg Allen, 1 PARA, waiting to go out Northern Ireland, 1982. If you are currently a ParaData member please login. 1 Platoon, A Coy, 1 PARA, Hythe & Lydd March and Shoot, 1979. Members of Close Observation Platoon (COP), 1 PARA, Northern Ireland, 1982. Report on items recovered from EOKA during operations in Cyprus. Members of 1 PARA drop from a Hastings, 1950s. After a further UN tour in Cyprus at the end of 1976 a two-year tour followed with the Berlin Garrison. 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