9th Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment [UK]
Authors and Contributors this page: T.F. Mills
Page created 1 January 2003. Corrected and updated 03.09.2005
 
9th Battalion,
The Middlesex Regiment
1859-1967
 
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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  1859.10.14 9th Middlesex (West Middlesex) Rifle Volunteer Corps
raised at St. John's Wood?
  1859.12.30 18th Middlesex RVC at Harrow attached on raising
  1880.09.03 5th Middlesex (West Middlesex) Rifle Volunteers
18th Corps renumbered 9th, still attached
  1881.07.01 volunteer battalion of The Royal Fusiliers
(six companies)
  1883.07 3rd volunteer battalion of The King's Royal Rifle Corps
  1891.12 5th Middlesex (West Middlesex) Volunteer Rifle Corps
HQ at St. John's Wood
  1892 4th volunteer battalion of The King's Royal Rifle Corps
  1899.08.01 absorbed 9th VRC (four companies)
  1901 thirteenth company raised
  1904 reduced to twelve companies
  1908.04.01 9th Battalion, The Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment)
transferred to T.F. with HQ at Regent's Park
19uu HQ moved to Pound Lane, Willesden Green
  1915.03 1/9th Battalion, The Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment)
  1919.09.11 disembodied
  1920.02.07 9th Battalion, The Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment)
reconstituted in T.A. with HQ at Pound Lane, Willesden Green
  1938.11.01 9th Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment (DCO) (60th Search Light Regiment)
   
  • 429 Battery at Willesden
  • 430 Battery at Willesden
  • 431 Battery at Willesden
  1940.08.01 60th Search Light Regiment, RA (9th Bn, The Middlesex Regiment)
  1942.01.10 converted to LAA role
  1942.02.23 126th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RA (9th Bn, The Middlesex Regiment)
   
  • 371 Battery
  • 429 Battery
  • 430 Battery
  • 431 Battery
  1946.01-02 placed in suspended animation in Netherlands
  1947.01.01 595th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RA (9th Bn, The Middlesex Regiment)
reconstituted in T.A. with HQ at Kingsbury
  1949.03.16 595th Light Anti-Aircraft/Search Light Regiment, RA (9th Bn, The Middlesex Regiment)
  1955.03.10 571st Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RA (9th Bn, The Middlesex Regiment, DCO)
amalgamated with 571 (Mixed) LAA/SL Regt RA (Middlesex), and 604 (Mixed) LAA/SL Regt (The Royal Fusiliers)
   
  1961.05.01 amalgamated with 7th Battalion, The Middlesex Regt and 8th Battalion, The Middlesex Regt, to form 5th Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge's Own)
     
     
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History:
The 9th Battalion, 1919-1939, by Alec Powell
60 (Middlesex) SL Rgt RA(TA), by Derek Barton (The Royal Artillery 1939-45)
126 (Middlesex) LAA Rgt RA(TA), by Derek Barton (The Royal Artillery 1939-45)
   
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1880.10.20 Gen. Sir William Gordon Cameron, KCB, VD
<1915-20> vacant
1937.03.24 Lt-Col. W.P. Hewett, TD
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