4th Battalion, The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) [UK]
Authors and Contributors this page: T.F. Mills
Page created 15 September 2003. Corrected and updated 30.12.2004
 
4th Battalion,
The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey)
1859-1967
 
United Kingdom 
  Titles & Lineage
  History & War Service
  Battle Honours
  Colours, Standards and Guidons

  Badges and Uniforms
  Colonels
 Traditions
 Bibliography

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.
How to find information about individuals who served in this corps
 
  Titles and Lineage English County Index
Alphabetic Index of Titles
   
   
  1920.02.07 4th Battalion, The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey)
reconstituted in the T.A. with HQ at Old Barracks, Croydon
  1938.11.01 4th Battalion, The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) (63rd Searchlight Regiment)
  1940.07.22 63rd (4th Bn, The Queen's Royal Regiment) Searchlight Regiment, RA
  1942.02 127th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RA (Queen's)
  1947.01.01 598th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RA (Queen's)
reconstituted in the T.A. with HQ at Croydon
  1950 598th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RA (4th Bn, The Queen's Royal Regiment)
  1955.03.10 565th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RA
formed by amalgamation with 565 (M) LAA/SL Regiment RA (Surrey), and 566 LAA Regiment RA (City of London Rifles)
   
  1961.05.01 3rd Battalion, The Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment
formed by amalgamation of 565 LAA Regt RA with 5th Battalion The Queen's Royal Regt (West Surrey), and 6th (Bermondsey) Battalion The Queen's Royal Regt (West Surrey)
  1966.12.31 transferred to the corps of The Queen's Regiment
  1967.04.01 disbanded and concurrently amalgamated with 4th Battalion, to form Surrey TAVR elements of The Queen's Regiment
     
     
  History (Links) & War Service Introduction to Volunteers
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  Battle Honours Index of Battle Honours
Index of Wars

  Colours, Standards and Guidons Introduction to Colours
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  Uniforms and Badges
   
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  Honorary Colonels Index of Royal Colonels
  3rd Bn, Queen's Royal Surrey Regt:
Lt.-Col. J. B. H. Kealy, DSO
  Traditions
 
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  Bibliography How To Find Books
Bannerman, Ronald. 4th The Queen's Royal Regiment : unofficial War History with chapter on the 2/5th Battalion. Croydon : H.R. Grubb Ltd., 1931.