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story of the Queen"s Own Buffs, the Royal Kent Regiment

Gregory Blaxland

story of the Queen"s Own Buffs, the Royal Kent Regiment

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Published by s.n in (s.l .
Written in English

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  • Great Britain. -- Army. -- Queen"s Own Buffs, The Royal Kent Regiment.

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    Statementby Gregory Blaxland.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination91 p. :
    Number of Pages91
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19236846M

      The chapel is also the resting place of the old colours of the regiment dating back to together with the colours of the Canadian Buffs, the last colours of the Queen’s Own Royal West Kent Regiment and more recently those of The Queen’s Own Buffs and the 2nd Battalion The Queen’s Regiment.


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On 31st December 1st Battalion The Queen’s Own Buffs, The Royal Kent Regiment was renamed: The 2nd Battalion The Queen’s Regiment.

On 9th Septemberas a result of ‘Options for Change’, a new regiment was formed from the three regular battalions of The Queen’s Regiment and The 5th and The 6/7th Territorial Queen’s.

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(Subject: Regimental & Unit Histories - General) A history of the Queen s Own Royal West Kent Regiment from to The book covers the inter-war years and the Second World War when the regiment saw service in France, Malta, the Middle East, Greece, Sicily and Italy.

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The Regiment was awarded the Royal title in to become The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment) and from went through a series of amalgamations firstly, with the Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment to form the Queen’s Own Buffs (Royal Kent Regiment).

Starting with its forebears, the 50th and 97th Regiment of Foot, the Queen’s Own Royal West Kent (QORWK) Regiment was involved in many of the British Army’s campaigns of the 18th and 19th century as well as the First and Second World Wars. During these campaigns, the Regiment gained a good reputation as hardworking and dependable soldiers.

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The 9th Royal Sussex fought in Burma alongside the Americans and Chinese under the command of the American General "Vinegar Joe" Stilwell, and the 2nd Buffs fought through to Mandalay, but the greatest achievement in the war in Burma was the defence of Kohima by the 4th Battalion, The Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment, a Territorial battalion.

The Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army based in the county of Kent in existence from to The regiment was created on 1 July as part of the Childers Reforms, originally as the Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), by the amalgamation of the 50th (Queen's Own) Regiment of Foot and the 97th (The Earl of Ulster's) Regiment.

Viscount De L’Isle, Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, attended the launch of The Queen’s Own Buffs The Royal Kent Regiment digitized records to be held in the University of Kent.

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