The Queen's Regiment (UK)
Authors and Contributors this page: T.F. Mills
Page created 15 July 2000. Corrected and updated 02.03.2003
 
The Queen's Regiment
crest and tie
by James Robinson
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

How to find information about individuals who served in this corps
 
1966.12.31 The Queen's Regiment
formed by union of the regiments of the Home Counties Brigade:
 
1968.07.01 battalion subtitles omitted
1992.09.09 amalgamated with The Royal Hampshire Regiment, to form The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment (Queen's and Royal Hampshires)
Lineage of The Queen's Regiment, by F.A. Mason
HQ and Depot:
Queen's Division [1968-1992]
  Regulars:
    1st Battalion [1966-1992]
    2nd Battalion [1966-1992]
    3rd Battalion [1966-1992]
    4th Battalion [1966-1973]
     
  Territorials and Volunteers:
    5th (V) Battalion [1967-1992]
  6th (T) Battalion (Queen's Surreys) [1967-1971]
  6th (V) Battalion [1971-1975]
6th/7th (V) Battalion [1975-1992]
7th (T) Battalion (East Kent) [1967-1971]
7th (V) Battalion [1971-1975]
8th (T) Battalion (West Kent) [1967-1971]
8th (V) Battalion, The Queen's Fusiliers (City of London) [1988-1993]
9th (T) Battalion (Royal Sussex) [1967-1971]
10th (T) Battalion (Middlesex) [1967-1971]
[combined battle honours of The Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment, The Queen's Own Buffs, The Royal Sussex Regiment and The Middlesex Regiment]  
Regimental Colour central device: A Dragon upon a mount within the Garter, above the Dragon and superimposed on the Garter the Plume of the Prince of Wales. 1st corner: A Paschal Lamb upon an eight-pointed star ensigned with the Crown. 2nd corner: A White Horse rampant above a scroll inscribed 'Invicta', and The Cypher of Queen Catherine. 3rd corner: The Star of the Order of the Garter over the Roussillon Plume, and A Naval Crown superscribed '1st June 1794'. 4th corner: The Sphinx superscribed 'Egypt', and The Plume of the Prince of Wales above the Coronet and Cypher of the Duke of Cambridge.
   
Badges: A Dragon upon a mount within the Garter; above the Dragon and superimposed upon the Garter the Plume of the Prince of Wales.
Uniform: scarlet. facings: blue.
   
   
     
   
 
Allied Colonel-in-Chief (1)
1967.01.01 HM Juliana, Queen of the Netherlands [from The Royal Sussex Regiment]
  [from 1980 Princess of the Netherlands]
   
Allied Colonel-in-Chief (2)
1967.01.01 HM Frederick IX, King of Denmark, KG, GCB, GCVO [from The Queen's Own Buffs]
1972.06.27 HM Margarethe II, Queen of Denmark
   
Allied Colonel-in-Chief (3)
1967.01.01 HRH Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, CI, GCVO, GBE [from The Queen's Own Buffs]
   
   
1966.12.31 Lieut-Gen. Sir Richard Craddock
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1977.12.31 Maj-Gen. Rowland Spencer Noel Mans, CBE
1984.01.01 Brig. Herbert Charles Millman, OBE
1989.01. Maj-Gen. Michael Frank Reynolds
Deputy Colonels
1966.12.31 Maj-Gen. Francis James Claude Piggott [The Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment]
1966.12.31 Maj-Gen. Charles Herbert Tarver, CB, CBE, DSO [The Queen's Own Buffs]
1966.12.31 Brig. J.B. Ashworth [The Royal Sussex Regiment]
1966.12.31 Maj-Gen. C.M.M. Man [The Middlesex Regiment]
1969.03.31 Maj-Gen. F.A.H. Ling
1973 Maj-Gen. Rowland Spencer Noel Mans, CBE
1979.01.01 Brig. Herbert Charles Millman, OBE
1984.01.01 Col. John Charles Holman, CBE
1986.04.02 Col. Robert William Acworth, CBE
1986.04.02 Brig. Michael Robert Inglis Constantine, OBE
1991.03.26 Col. David Anthony Beveridge, MBE
   
   
 
Motto: Unconquered I serve
Nicknames:
Anniversaries: Sobraon (10 Feb.), Albuhera (16 May), Glorious First of June, Sevastopol (8 Sep.), Salerno (9 Sep.), Quebec (13 Sep.), British Battalion Day (20 Dec.)
Marches:  
Musicians:
Miscellaneous Tradition Links:
   
The Queen's York Rangers (1st American Regiment) 1966-1992
The South Alberta Light Horse 1966-1992
The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada 1966-1992
The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment 1966-1992
1st Battalion, The Royal New Brunswick Regiment (Carleton and York) 1966-1992
The Essex and Kent Scottish 1966-1992
The Royal New South Wales Regiment 1966-1992
The Royal Western Australia Regiment 1966-1992
The University of New South Wales Regiment 1966-1992
2nd Battalion (Canterbury and Nelson-Marlborough, and West Coast), Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment 1966-1992
5th Battalion (Wellington West Coast and Taranaki), Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment 1966-1992
12th, 14th, 15th, and 17th Battalions, The Punjab Regiment
The Royal Sierra Leone Military Force
1966-?
The Royal Hong Kong Regiment (The Volunteers)
1966-1992
The Queen's Regimental Association (PWRR), Horsham Branch
The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment Museum, Dover (Army listing)
The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment Museum, Dover (Simonides listing)
Newhaven Military Museum, Newhaven (Army listing)
Newhaven Military Museum, Newhaven (Simonides listing)
Regimental Journal:
 
Full Histories:
 
Short Histories: