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Queen's Regiment

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. 5th (Volunteer) Battalion The Queen's Regiment .
1967.04.01 Formed in TAVR II with HQ at Canterbury with companies serving as successors to former T.A. battalions: .
. HQ Company at Canterbury (Kent), formed from 4th Bn The Buffs .
. A Company (Queen's Surreys) at Guildford, successor to 3rd Bn The Queen's Royal Surrey Regt .
. B Company (Queen's Own Buffs) at Broadstairs, successor to 5th Bn The Buffs .
. C Company (Cinque Ports) at Hastings, successor to 4th/5th (Cinque Ports) Bn The Royal Sussex Regt .
. D Company (Middlesex) at Hornsey, successor to 5th Bn The Middlesex Regt .
1969.01.01 New units formed from disbanded TAVR III: E Company formed at Tonbridge with Plns at Maidstone (approved 15 Dec 1969); A Company formed plns at Kingston and Hounslow; B Company formed plns at Deal and Folkestone; C Company formed pln at Eastbourne; D Company formed pln at Edgware .
1970.06 E Company formed Pln at Crawley (Sussex) from B Company 8th (T) Bn The Queen's Regiment .
1971.04.01 Platoons reorganised: B Company formed additional platoon at Deal; Edgware platoon D Company transferred to A Company 6th (Volunteer) Battalion; Crawley platoon E Company transferred to C Company 7th (Volunteer) Battalion, new platoon in E Company formed at Sevenoaks .
1973.10.08 Subtitles omitted, except for C (Cinque Ports) Company .
1975.04.01 Companies reorganised: D Company at Hornsey amalgamated with A Company 6th Bn to form B Company 6th/7th (Volunteer) Battalion; B Company formed platoon at Folkestone from part B Company 7th (V) Battalion .
1988.05.16 Kingston platoon A Company transferred to D Company 6th/7th (Volunteer) Battalion .
1992.09.09 Redesignated 5th (Volunteer) Battalion, 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, amalgamation of HQ Company and B Company 5th Bn The Queen's Regt .
. A (Anzio) Company at Guildford with Pln at Cobham, redesignation of A Company 5th Bn The Queen's Regt .
. B (Kohima) Company at Gillingham with Pln at Maidstone, redesignation of E Company 5th Bn The Queen's Regt .
. C (Cinque Ports) Company at Hastings, redesignation of C Company 5th Bn The Queen's Regt .
1999.07.01 Amalgamated with 6th/7th Battalion, to form 3rd (Volunteer) Battalion, The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment; A, B and C Companies disbanded .
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. 6th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Queen's Regiment .
1971.04.01 Formed with HQ at Wandsworth (Surrey) from cadres of former TAVR III units, with companies retaining their own badges: .
. Battalion HQ (Queen's Surreys) at Wandsworth, formed from cadre 6th Bn The Queen's Regt (Queen's Surreys); expanded 1972 to company .
. A Company (Middlesex) at Edgware, formed from cadre 10th Bn The Queen's Regiment (Middlesex) and Pln D Company 5th Battalion .
. B Battery (Greater London RA) at Hackney, formed from cadre The Greater London Regt RA .
. C Battery (London and Kent Royal Artillery) at Camberwell, formed from cadre The London and Kent Regt RA .
. D Battery (Surrey Yeomanry QMR) at Sutton, formed from cadre The Surrey Yeomanry .
197? C Battery at Camberwell redesignated C Battery (21st London, 1st Surrey Rifles), reviving affiliation which had been lost in 1967 .
1972.11.26 Companies rebadged as Queen's .
1975.04.01 Amalgamated with 7th (V) Battalion to form 6th/7th (V) Battalion, less B Battery transferred to 4th (V) Bn, The Royal Green Jackets .
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. 6th/7th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Queen's Regiment .
1975.04.01 Formed with HQ at Horsham (Sussex) by amalgamation of 6th (V) Battalion and 7th (V) Battalion .
. HQ Company at Horsham (Sussex), by redesignation of HQ Coy 7th Battalion .
. A Company at Farnham (Surrey), by redesignation of A Company 7th Battalion .
. B Company at Hornsey with Pln at Edgware (Middlesex), by amalgamation of D Company 5th Battalion and A Company 6th Battalion .
. C Company at Crawley with Pln at Haywards Heath (Sussex), by redesignation of C Coy 7th Battalion .
. D Company at Wandsworth, Camberwell and Sutton (Surrey), by amalgamation of HQ Company, C Battery and D Battery 6th Battalion .
1980 Platoons of D Coy redesignated: 10 (Highwood) Pln at Camberwell, named in honour of 21st (First Surrey Rifles) London Regiment which was virtually wiped out on 15 Sep 1916 at Highwood on the Somme; 11 (Cassino) Pln at Sutton, named in honour of the Surrey Yeomanry; 12 (Alamein) Pln at Sutton, named for a battle honour of The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) .
1984? E (Dunkirk) Company (HSF) formed at Horsham with dets at other coy locations .
1988.05.16 Companies reorganised: B Company at Hornsey and Edgware transferred as B (Albuhera) Company 8th Battalion The Queen's Fusiliers; 10 Pln D Company at Camberwell formed nucleus of A (Highwood) Company 8th Battalion The Queen's Fusiliers .
. HQ (Alamein) Company at Horsham .
. A (Salerno) Company at Farnham .
. B (Somme) Company at Brighton (Pln at Worthing), formed from Pln of old D Company .
. C (Quebec) Company at Crawley and Haywards Heath .
. D (Tangier) Company at Kingston and Sutton, formed from part of old D Company and pln of A Company, 5th Battalion .
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. 6th/7th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment (Queen's and Royal Hampshires) .
1992.09.09 Reorganised in 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, amalgamation of A Company and B Company 2nd Bn The Wessex Regiment .
1999.07.01 Amalgamated with 5th (V) Battalion, to form 3rd (Volunteer) Battalion, The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment; less C Company redesignated C Company The Royal Rifle Volunteers .
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. 7th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Queen's Regiment .
1971.04.01 Formed with HQ at Horsham (Sussex) from cadres of former TAVR III battalions and elements 5th (V) Battalion: .
. Battalion HQ (Royal Sussex) at Horsham, from cadres 8th Bn The Queen's Regt, and 9th Bn The Queen's Regt .
. A Company (Queen's Surreys) at Farnham, from cadre 6th Bn The Queen's Regt .
. B Company (Queen's Own Buffs) at Folkestone with Pln at Dover, from cadre 7th Bn The Queen's Regt .
. C Company (Royal Sussex) at Crawley with Pln at Horsham, from cadres 8th Bn The Queen's Regt, and 9th Bn The Queen's Regt and Pln of E Company 5th Battalion .
1972 HQ Company (Royal Sussex) formed .
1973.10.08 Company subtitles omitted .
1974 Horsham Pln C Company re-located at Haywards Heath .
1975.04.01 Amalgamated with 6th (Volunteer) Battalion to form 6th/7th (Volunteer) Battalion, less B Company merged with B Company 5th (Volunteer) Battalion .
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