1 / 5 Commando
After Burma No.1 and No.5 Commandos were withdrawn to India to prepare for Operation ‘Zipper’ the invasion of Malaya. Zipper being abandoned after the cessation of hostilities both Commando units were re-deployed to Hong Kong on policing duties.
Because of the loss of men through demobilisation, No.1 Commando was merged early 1946 with No.5 Commando to form No.1/5 Commando which was itself later disbanded.
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