Tuesday, 1 July 2014

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

1st October 1661
Earl of Peterborough's Regiment of Foot
Absorbed Sir Robert Harley's Regiment of Foot, and Lord Rutherford's Regiment of Foot
Queen Dowager's Regiment of Foot
(The Queen Dowager is Queen Catherine, widow of King Charles II)
The Queen's Royal Regiment of Foot
The Princess of Wales's Own Regiment of Foot
(The Princess of Wales is Princess Caroline, future wife of King George II)
The Queen's Own Regiment of Foot
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)


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

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