The Royal Victoria Regiment
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Authors and Contributors this page: T.F. Mills
Page created 25 January 2001. Corrected and updated 20.08.2005
 
 
The Royal Victoria Regiment
 
Victoria, Australia  
  Titles & Lineage
  History & War Service
  Battle Honours
  Colours, Standards and Guidons

  Badges and Uniforms

  Colonel-in-Chief
  Honorary Colonels
 Traditions
 Alliances
 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
How to find information about individuals who served in this corps
 
  Titles and Lineage
1960.07.01 The Victoria Regiment
formed by reduction of the six existing infantry battalions in Victoria:
 
  • 1st Battalion
    • A Coy (The Scottish Coy), successor to 5th Infantry Bn (The Victorian Scottish Regt).
    • B Coy (The Merri Coy), successor to 6th Infantry Bn (The Royal Melbourne Regt).
    • C Coy (The Melbourne Coy), successor to 6th Infantry Bn (The Royal Melbourne Regt).
    • D Coy (The Essendon Coy), successor to 58th/32nd Infantry Bn (The Melbourne Rifles).
    • E Coy (The Footscray Coy), successor to 58th/32nd Infantry Bn (The Melbourne Rifles).
    • SP Coy, successor to 5th Infantry Bn (The Victorian Scottish Regt).
  • 2nd Battalion
    • A Coy (The Geelong Coy), successor to 8th/7th Infantry Bn (The North Western Victorian Regt).
    • B Coy (The Ballarat Coy), successor to 8th/7th Infantry Bn (The North Western Victorian Regt).
    • C Coy (The Sunraysia Coy), successor to 8th/7th Infantry Bn (The North Western Victorian Regt).
    • D Coy (The Bendigo Coy), successor to 38th Infantry Bn (The Northern Victorian Regt).
    • E Coy (The Golburn Valley Coy), successor to 59th Infantry Bn (The Hume Regt).
1960 The Royal Victoria Regiment
1965.07.01 battalions reorganised:
 
  • 1st Battalion
  • 2nd Battalion
  • 5th Battalion, formed from part of 1st Battalion
  • 6th Battalion, formed from part of 1st Battalion
  • 1st Independent Rifle Company, formed by redesignation of C Coy, 2nd Bn
19uu battalions reorganised:
 
   
  History (Links) & War Service Introduction to Regiments
 
Royal Victoria Regiment, by Ted Harris (Digger History)
Battalions:
1st Battalion [1960-1965]
2nd Battalion [1960-1965]
5th Battalion [1965-??  ]
5th/6th Battalion [1987?-present]
6th Battalion [1965- ?? ]
8th/7th Battalion 
22nd Battalion [1966-  ]
57th/60th Battalion
Biography and Gallantry Awards:
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Associations, Forums and Re-Enactors:
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Museums, Monuments, Memorials and Chapels:
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  Battle Honours

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  Colours, Standards and Guidons Introduction to Colours
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Record of Colours:
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  Uniforms and Badges
   
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  Colonel-in-Chief Index of Royal Colonels
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  Honorary Colonels
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  Traditions
 
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  Alliances Introduction to Alliances
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The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)

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UK flag The Staffordshire Regiment (The Prince of Wales's) 1967-
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  Bibliography How To Find Books
Regimental Journal:
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Full Histories:
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Short Histories:
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