Tuesday, 1 July 2014

4th Regiment of Foot / The King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)


13th July 1680
2nd Tangier, or Earl of Plymouth's Regiment of Foot
1684
The Duchess of York and Albany's Regiment of Foot
February 1685
The Queen's Regiment of Foot
1688
The Queen Consort's Regiment of Foot
1702
The Queen's Regiment of Foot
1703
The Queen's Own Regiment of Marines
1710
The Queen's Own Regiment of Foot
1715
The King's Own Regiment of Foot
1st July 1751
4th (The King's Own) Regiment of Foot
1867
4th (The King's Own Royal) Regiment of Foot
1st July 1881
The King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Designated as the county regiment for North Lancashire.
1st January 1921
The King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster)
1st October 1959
Amalgamated with the Border Regiment to form The King's Own Royal Border Regiment
2004
Amalgamated with the King's Regiment and the Queen's Lancashire Regiment to form the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment (King's Lancashire and Border)

3rd Regiment of Foot / The Buffs (East Kent Regiment)


31st May 1665
The Holland Regiment
Formed in England from repatriated veterans of the three disbanded English regiments which had been in Dutch service.
1689
Prince George of Denmark's Regiment
1st July 1751
3rd Regiment of Foot, or The Buffs
31st August 1782
3rd (The East Kent) Regiment of Foot
1st July 1881
The Buffs (East Kent Regiment)
3rd June 1935
The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment)


1st March 1961
Amalgamated with The Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment to form The Queen's Own Buffs, The Royal Kent Regiment
1966
Combines with The Queen’s Royal Surrey Regiment, The Royal Sussex Regiment and The Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge's Own to form The Queen's Regiment
9th September 1992The Queen's Regiment amalgamates with the Royal Hampshire Regiment to form The Princess of Wales' Royal Regiment (Queen's and Royal Hampshires)

2nd Regiment of Foot / The Queen's (Royal West Surrey) Regiment


1st October 1661
Earl of Peterborough's Regiment of Foot
1663
Absorbed Sir Robert Harley's Regiment of Foot, and Lord Rutherford's Regiment of Foot
1685
Queen Dowager's Regiment of Foot
(The Queen Dowager is Queen Catherine, widow of King Charles II)
1703
The Queen's Royal Regiment of Foot
1715
The Princess of Wales's Own Regiment of Foot
(The Princess of Wales is Princess Caroline, future wife of King George II)
1727
The Queen's Own Regiment of Foot
1747
The Queen's Own Royal Regiment of Foot
1st July 1751
2nd (The Queen's Royal) Regiment of Foot
1st July 1881
The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment)
1st January 1921
The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey)
14th October 1959
Amalgamates with the East Surrey Regiment to form The Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment
31st December 1966
The Queen's Regiment
9th September 1992
Amalgamates with the Royal Hampshire Regiment to form The Princess of Wales' Royal Regiment (Queen's and Royal Hampshires)

Links

Regimental numbers 1881-1918 - 1st and 2nd Queen's - numbers and enlistment dates
The Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment - Regimental website
Queen's - war diaries 1914-1918 - First World War diaries in PDF format
The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 1914-1918 - From The Long, Long Trail