Authors and Contributors this page: :T.F. Mills
Page created 15 July 2000. Corrected and updated 04.07.2002
 
 
The Queen's Own Buffs,
The Royal Kent Regiment
 
United Kingdom 
  Titles & Lineage
  History
  Battle Honours
  Colours, Standards & Guidons
  Uniforms & Badges
  Colonels-in-Chief
  Colonels

  Biography & Gallantry Awards
  Traditions
  Alliances
  Associations, Forums, Re-Enactors
  Museums, Monuments, Memorials
  Bibliography

 
1961.03.01 The Queen's Own Buffs, The Royal Kent Regiment
formed by amalgamation of The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment), and The Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment
1966.12.31 united with The Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment, The Royal Sussex Regiment, and The Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge's Own), to form 2nd Bn, The Queen's Regiment
   
Regulars:
  1st Battalion [1961-1966]
   
Territorials and Volunteers:
   
   
[combined battle honours of The Buffs, and The Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment]
   
Badges:  
Uniform:  
   
   
     
   
1961.03.01 HM Frederick IX, King of Denmark, KG, GCB, GCVO [from The Buffs]
Colonel:
1961.03.01 HRH Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, CI, GCVO, GBE [from The Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment]
Deputy Colonel:
1961.03.01 Maj-Gen. Valentine Boucher, CB, CBE
19?? Maj-Gen. Dennis Edmund Blaquiere Talbot, CB, CBE, DSO, MC, DL
Associate Colonel:
1961.03.01 Maj-Gen. Dennis Edmund Blaquiere Talbot, CB, CBE, DSO, MC, DL
 
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Marches:
Musicians:
 
Miscellaneous Tradition Links:
 
   
The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada
1st Battalion, The Royal New Brunswick Regiment (Carleton and York)
The Essex and Kent Scottish 1961-1966
The Canterbury Regiment
The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment Museum, Dover (Army listing)
The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment Museum, Dover (Simonides listing)
Regimental Journal:
 
Full Histories:
 
Short Histories: