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The Queen's Regiment

Formation & Forebears

The Regiment Formed 31 December 1966 by conversion of Regiments of the Home Counties Brigade into the formation of a large Regiment.

 

Regular Battalions:

forebears, Queens Royal West Surrey Regiment

1st Battalion (Queen's Surreys)
Formed 31 December 1966 by redesignation of 1st Battalion The Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment.
Subtitle omitted 1 July 1968.

formation, Royal West Kent

2nd Battalion (Queen's Own Buffs)
Formed 31 December 1966 by redesignation of 1st Battalion The Queen's Own Buffs, The Royal Kent Regiment.
Subtitle omitted 1 July 1968.

Royal Sussex Regiment

3rd Battalion (Royal Sussex)
Formed 31 December 1966 by redesignation of 1st Battalion
The Royal Sussex Regiment.
Subtitle omitted 1 July 1968. 9 September 1992 absorbed by 1st Battalion and 2nd Battalion.

Middlesex Regiment

4th Battalion (Middlesex)
Formed 31 December 1966 by redesignation of 1st Bn The Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge's Own).
Subtitle omitted 1 July 1968. Reduced to Albuhera Company 1 January 1971 and disbanded 1973.