The Queens Royal Regiment (West Surrey) cuff inks measure approx 21mm (approx 3/4 of an inch).All cuff links come in a smart navy blue and gold leatherette gift box, size 85mm x 30mm x 65mm (approx 3 1/3 x 1 1/5 x 2 1/2 inches). The Queens Regiment. Our history can be traced back to 1661 - a direct descendant of the 2nd Regiment Foot, later the Queen's Royal Regiment of the line.. Quantity: Add to basket. For more original cap badges for sale, click here. The Militia List showed the badge of the Regiment as:- "The Royal cypher V.R.I. British Army Infantry - The Queens Royal Regiment B&W Badge - Official MOD. [13] In the campaign in the Low Countries in 1703, it defended Tongres against overwhelming odds, giving Lord Overkirk time to re-group his forces, until it was eventually captured. [3], The regiment was raised in 1661 by Henry Mordaunt, 2nd Earl of Peterborough as The Earl of Peterborough's Regiment of Foot on Putney Heath (then in Surrey) specifically to garrison the new English acquisition of Tangier, part of Catherine of Braganza's dowry when she married King Charles II. [65], The regiment was also reassigned 22nd (County of London) and 24th battalions of the London Regiment, which disbanded in 1938. £11.49. 305, 311; Table XLIX, p. 319; p. 315; Table LI, p. 328. [63], The 1st Battalion spent the inter-war years on garrison duty, both in Britain and overseas. The following members of the Regiment were awarded the Victoria Cross: Regimental titles in italics indicate they were disbanded or renumbered before 1881. [71], The regiment also raised the 2/5th, 2/6th, and 2/7th which were all 2nd Line Territorial Army battalions serving in the 35th Infantry Brigade of the 12th (Eastern) Infantry Division, a 2nd Line Territorial Army duplicate of the 44th (Home Counties) Division. Click & Collect. Unknown Wrist Worn Badge £ 15.00. In good condition. This was founded in 1348 by King Edward III and taken from the Royal Sussex's Regimental Badge and is England's oldest Order of Chivalry. On 1 December 1941 the battalion was converted into the 99th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery and it subsequently served in Italy. 2. The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) Price: £2.99. It returned to India in November 1839, storming the city of Khelat en route, and avoiding destruction along with the rest of Elphinstone's army. Queens Royal Regiment Cap Badge £17.00. Unknown Cap Badge £ 15.00. 4th Battalion was disbanded in 1973 as part of wider Army reforms. The 2nd Battalion took part in the Waziristan campaign of 1919-1920, attempting to pacify the tribal areas during the unrest following the Third Afghan War. Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) Lapel Badge; Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) Lapel Badge. The 4th Queen's was unusual in sending its 3rd-Line battalion overseas, so a 4/4th Bn was raised to train recruits; eventually it absorbed the 3/5th Bn as the 4th Reserve Battalion. Poppy wreath on the war memorial in Brenchley Gardens to the Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment Maidstone, Kent, England, UK. [50], The 1/4th Battalion moved to India as part of the Surrey Brigade in the Home Counties Division in October 1914 and remained there throughout the war,[49] serving on the North West Frontier, and was afterwards involved in the Third Afghan War in 1919. The 1st Battalion fought the Communist guerrillas during the Malayan Emergency from 1954-1957. [31] The 2nd Battalion fought in the Third Anglo-Burmese War from 1886 to 1888 and in South Africa from 1899 to 1904 including during the Second Boer War (1899–1902). West Surrey The Queen's Regiment Cap Badge Bi-Metal Slider. [80], The Surrey Infantry Museum was based at Clandon Park House, near Guildford until it was destroyed in a fire in April 2015. P&P: + £4.99 P&P . Queens Crown Royal Horse Guards Regiment RHG Cap Badge - YE75. 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The Battalion was embodied in December 1899 to provide troops for the Second Boer War, 550 men embarked for South Africa in February 1900;[33] and returned to the United Kingdom in May 1902, when it received a public welcome and reception at Guildford. It was the senior English line infantry regiment of the British Army, behind only the Royal Scots in … The crown-piece of the Queen's Regiment Badge, are the ostrich plumes awarded to the East Middlesex Regiment by the 15th Prince of Wales and were originally worn at the Battle of Crecy in 1346, by Edward, The Black Prince. 1st Battalion 04.08.1914 Stationed at Bordon as part of the 3rd Brigade of the 1st Division. AU $10.51 postage. From 1692 to 1696 it fought in Flanders in the Nine Years' War, at the Following a further amalgamation in 1992 with the Royal Hampshire Regiment, the lineage of the regiment is continued today by the Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment (Queen's and Royal Hampshires). 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