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King's Own Royal Regiment

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. 5th Battalion, The King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster) .
1947.01.01 Reconstituted in T.A. with HQ at Lancaster 126 (North Lancashire) Infantry Brigade
. A Company at Lancaster .
. B Company at Fleetwood .
. C Company at Carnforth .
. D Company 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) .
. A Company at Furness, conversion of R Bty .
. B Company .
. C Company .
. D Company .
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 Lancastrian Volunteers 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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