1st Bn, The Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment: Service
Authors and Contributors this page: Graham Watson
Page created 1 March 2001. Corrected and updated 03.12.2002
1959-1966
1st Battalion,
The Queen's Regiment
1966-1992
United Kingdom  
Note:This is a battalion history of the Regular Army. See the main regimental page for full lineage and other information.
Colour Key
Lineage
War service
Overseas service
Home service
 
     
  1959.10.14 1st Battalion, The Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment
formed by amalgamation of 1st Bn, The Royal Regiment (West Surrey), and 1st Bn, The East Surrey Regiment
  1959.10 Cyprus  
  1960 Libya (det in Cyprus)
  1961 Aden  
  1962.02 Hong Kong  
  1964.01 Germany: Münster 6 Bde
  1966.12.31 1st Battalion, The Queen's Regiment (Queen's Surreys)
redesignated upon formation of "large" regiment from Home Counties Brigade
  1966.12 Germany: Münster 6 Bde
  1968.01 Lingfield  
  1968.07.01 2nd Battalion, The Queen's Regiment
  1970.07 Berlin Berlin Bde
  1972.06 England: Bulford 5 Inf Bde
  1972.10 (Northern Ireland)  
  1973.03 Bulford 5 Inf Bde
  1973.10 (Northern Ireland)  
  1974.02 Bulford 5 Inf Bde
  1974.05 (Northern Ireland)  
  1974.06 Bulford 5 Inf Bde
  1975.02 (Northern Ireland)  
  1975.05 Bulford 5 Inf Bde
  1975.09 Germany: Werl 6 Armd Bde
  1976.07 (Northern Ireland)  
  1976.11 Germany: Werl 6 Armd Bde
  1977.01 Werl 2 Armd Div
  1978.06 (Northern Ireland)  
  1978.10 Werl 2 Armd Div
  1980.03 England: Canterbury  
  1982.11 Northern Ireland: Omagh ? Inf Bde
  1985.01 Gibraltar  
  1987.11 England: Tidworth 1 Inf Bde
  1987.06 (Northern Ireland)  
  1987.10 Tidworth 1 Inf Bde
  1989.10 (Northern Ireland)  
  1990.03 Tidworth 1 Inf Bde
  1991.01 Germany: Minden 11 Armd Bde
  1992.06 UK  
  1992.09.09 amalgamated with 2nd Battalion, 3rd Battalion, and 1st Bn, The Royal Hampshire Regiment, to form 1st Bn, The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment, and 2nd Bn, The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment