Tuesday, 1 July 2014

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.
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
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)

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