4th/5th Battalion, The King's Own Royal Regiment [UK]
Authors and Contributors this page: Wienand Drenth, T.F. Mills
Page created 1 November 1999. Corrected and updated 05.01.2005
 
5th Battalion,
The King's Own Royal Regiment
 
United Kingdom 
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Note: This is a battalion history of the part-time reserves, which are normally liable for full-time active service only in an emergency. See the main regimental page(s) as linked below for more information.
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  1947.01.01 5th Battalion, The King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster)
reconstituted in T.A. with HQ at Lancaster
  1959.10.01 transferred to the corps of The King's Own Royal Border Regiment without change of title
  1961.05.01 4th/5th Battalion, The King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster)
amalgamated with R (King's Own) Bty, 380 Light Regt RA (King's Own)
  1967.04.01 disbanded and concurrently reconstituted as:
   
  • part of A Company (King's Own Border), Lancastrian Volunteers in TAVR II at Carlisle
  • 4th/5th (Territorial) Battalion The King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster) in TAVR III at Lancaster
    • A Company (4/5 King's Own) at Lancaster, successor to 4th/5th Bn The King's Own Royal Regt
    • B Company (4/5 King's Own) at Barrow, successor to 4th/5th Bn The King's Own Royal Regt
    • C Company (2nd West Lancashire) at Blackpool, successor to 288 LAD Regt RA
  1969.04.01 TAVR III element reduced to cadre as 4th/5th Battalion The King's Own Royal Regiment at Lancaster, sponsored by Lancastrian Volunteers, less some personnel of C Coy absorbed into D Company (Loyals), Lancastrian Volunteers forming det at Blackpool; and some personnel of HQ, A Coy and B Coy to form E Company (King's Own), Lancastrian Volunteers at Lancaster and Barrow-in-Furness
  1971.04.01 Lancs Vols redesignated as 1st Battalion, Lancastrian Volunteers
  1973.10.08 C Coy subtitle omitted
  1975.04.01 cadre disbanded, and C Coy transferred to 4th (Volunteer) Battalion, The King's Own Royal Border Regiment [q.v. for subsequent Cumbrian and Lancaster lineages]
     
     
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Lt-Col. (Bt. Col.) V. F. Royle, ERD, DL
  1969.04.01 Col. H.J. Darlington, OBE, DL
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