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1782-07-31
On 31 July 1782, Ireland. Although the 49th had never set foot in England, under new policies it became known as the 49th Hertfordshire Regiment
1782-10-01
During Oct 1782, Ireland, Dublin. Regiment quartered in Dublin
1782-10-01
During Oct 1782, Ireland, Waterford. 49th was deployed here until July 1783, when it moved to Dublin
1783-01-01
During 1783, England, Trowbridge. 62nd had been stationed at Trowbridge for about a year
1784-01-01
During 1784, England, Trowbridge. Regiment marched to Hilsea for embarkation to foreign service, but peace having taken place this order was cancelled. Instead they marched to Berwick, Musselburgh and Dundee from where they embarked for Ireland
1784-04-01
During Apr 1784, Ireland. Four companies deployed at Cashel and one company at Cork.
1784-04-04
On 4 Apr 1784, Ireland, Dublin. 49th part deployed at Dublin and also at Killough and Dundalk
1784-07-01
During July 1784, Ireland, Belfast. 49th deployed here, less one company, deployed to Coleraine
1785-01-01
During 1785, Ireland, Galway. 62nd deployed here until 1786
1785-02-01
During Feb 1785, Ireland. Whole Regiment deployed to Youghal.
1785-04-02
On 2 Apr 1785, Ireland, Cork. Regiment embarked from Cork for the West Indies
1785-06-04
On 4 June 1785, West Indies, Kingstown, St.Vincent. The Regiment reached here, the transport 'Betsey' having arrived in the harbour on June 2nd. The Regiment was mainly quartered at Berkshire Hills and Dorsethire Hills, with small detachments often quartered at Vizie and Byabow.
1786-01-01
During 1786, Ireland, Dublin. 62nd deployed here for some months
1786-04-01
During Apr 1786, Ireland, Londonderry. 49th deployed here, but with detachments at Enniskillen, Omagh, Strabane, Wexford, Waterford, Duncannon Fort and Arklow
1787-01-01
During 1787, Ireland, Killarney. 62nd deployed here for a short time
1787-01-01
During 1787, Ireland, Ross Castle. 62nd deployed here for a short time
1787-07-01
During July 1787, Ireland, Kinsale. 49th deployed here
1788-01-01
During 1788, Canada, Youghall. The 62nd was stationed here for the next two years. The establishment increased to 400 rank and file
1788-04-01
On 1 Apr 1788, West Indies, Barbados. 49th had been at sea since January, on transports 'Eliza', 'Swan' and 'Alexander' on its way back to the West Indies. They disembarked at Barbados before going on to Carlisle Bay, where it remained until January 1792
1790-01-01
During 1790, Canada, Youghall. The Battalion embarked for Nova Scotia arriving at Halifax but, without landing, they were ordered to Jamaica

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