Operation Hyperion, British Forces Lebanon, (BritForLeb)

HQ BritForLeb, Regie Hadath, Beirut, Lebanon

C Squadron, 1st. The Queen’s Dragoon Guards, 8 February to 8 August 1983, Operation Hyperion 1

Lt Col John C. Cochrane, Royal Irish Rangers
Force Commander
Operation Hyperion 1
(8 February to 8 August 1983)
C Squadron, 1st. The Queen’s Dragoon Guards, 8 February to 8 August 1983

A Squadron, 1st. The Queen’s Dragoon Guards, 9 August to 8 December 1983, Operation Hyperion 2

Lt Col David L. Roberts, Parachute Regiment
Force Commander
Operation Hyperion 2
(8 August until replaced on 15 September 1983)
Lt Col J G G de P Ferguson, 1st. The Queen’s Dragoon Guards
Force Commander
Operation Hyperion 2 & 3
(16 September 1983 to 3 January 1984)
A Squadron, 1st. The Queen’s Dragoon Guards, 9 August to 8 December 1983

A Squadron, 16th/5th The Queen’s Royal Lancers, 9 December 1983 to 8 February 1984, Operation Hyperion 3

(BritForLeb was evacuated from Beirut on 8 February 1984 and remained offshore on RFA Reliant until the end of March 1984)

Lt Col Peter E. Woolley OBE
Prince of Wales’s Own Regiment of Yorkshire
Force Commander
Operation Hyperion 3
(4 January 1984 to 30 March 1984)
A Squadron, 16th/5th The Queen’s Royal Lancers, 9 December 1983 to 8 February 1984
Trooper Neil Palmer, 2 Tp, A Sqn, QDG, August to December 1983
BritForLeb, Certificate of Service
Compilation of A Sqn., 1st. The Queen’s Dragoon Guards on Operation Hyperion, Beirut, August to December 1983.