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Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment

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. 3rd (Volunteer) Battalion, The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment .
1999.07.01 Formed with Headquarters at Canterbury by amalgamation of 5th (Volunteer) Battalion  and part 6th/7th (Volunteer) Battalion. .
. HQ (The Buffs) Company at Canterbury .
. A (Queen's Royal Surreys) Company at Farnham (Rifle Pltn and Recce Pltn) with Pltn at Camberley. Formed by redesignation of 'A' Company 6th/7th Battalion .
. B (Royal Sussex) Company at Brighton (Rifle Pltn and GPMG Pltn) with Pltn at Worthing. Formed by redesignation of 'B' Company 6th/7th Battalion .
. C (Royal West Kent) Company at Canterbury with Assault Pioneer Pltn at Dover. Formed by redesignation of 'HQ' Company 5th Battalion .
2013 Battalion HQ and HQ Company at Canterbury .
. A (Queen's Royal Surreys) Company at Farnham. Camberley platoon disbanded. .
. B (Royal Sussex) Company at Brighton. Worthing platoon disbanded. By Dec 2016 Company will inherit Eastbourne TA Centre from 56 Signal Squadron .
. C (Royal West Kent) Company at Rochester and Canterbury .
. D Company at Portsmouth. Re-roles as 679 Squadron, 6 Regiment Army Air Corps, Option for personnel to join the Royal Artillery in a new Battery from 106th (Yeomanry) Regiment Royal Artillery or 128 Field Company of 103 Battalion REME in the nearby Peronne Road TA Centre .
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. 5th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment (Queen's and Royal Hampshires) . 
1992.09.09 Formed by redesignation of 5th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Queen's Regiment on formation of The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment (Queen's and Royal Hampshires) .
. Reorganised with HQ at Canterbury, and reduced to three rifle company establishment: .
. HQ (Albuhera) Company at Canterbury with Assault Pioneer Pln at Dover by amalgamation of HQ Company and B Company 5th Bn The Queen's Regt .
. A (Anzio) Company at Guildford with Pln at Cobham by redesignation of A Company 5th Bn The Queen's Regt .
. B (Kohima) Company at Gillingham with Pln at Maidstone by redesignation of E Company 5th Bn The Queen's Regt .
. C (Cinque Ports) Company at Hastings by redesignation of C Company 5th Bn The Queen's Regt .
1999.07.01 Battalion disbanded as result of the Strategic Defence Review and amalgamated with 6th/7th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment (Queen's and Royal Hampshires), to form 3rd (Volunteer) Battalion, The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment; A, B and C Companies disbanded. HQ Company redesignated as HQ Company and C Company 3rd (Volunteer) Battalion .
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. 6th/7th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment (Queen's and Royal Hampshires) .
1992.09.09 Formed by reorganisation and redesignation of 6th/7th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Queen's Regiment with a three rifle company establishment with HQ at Horsham, absorbing Hampshire elements 2nd Battalion, The Wessex Regiment; D Company disbanded; E Company disbanded .
. HQ (Alamein) Company at Horsham with GPMG (SF) at Crawley, amalgamation of HQ Company and C Company .
. A (Salerno) Company at Farnham with Pln at Camberley .
. B (Somme) Company at Brighton with Pln at Worthing .
. C (Duke of Connaught's) Company at Portsmouth with 9 (Princess Beatrice's) Pln at Newport, IOW by amalgamation of A Company and B Company 2nd Bn The Wessex Regiment .
1999.07.01 Battalion disbanded as result of the Strategic Defence Review and amalgamated with 5th (V) Battalion, The Queen's Regiment to form 3rd (Volunteer) Battalion, The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment; less C Company redesignated C Company The Royal Rifle Volunteers. A Company and B Company transferred as A Company and B Company 3rd (Volunteer) Battalion .
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