They arrived in Cape Town as war was declared, and rushed to Natal to join the force which was to be commanded by Sir Redvers Buller to relieve Ladysmith. The King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster) was an infantry regiment of the line in the British Army, first raised on July 13, 1680, as the 2nd Tangier, or Earl of Plymouth's Regiment of Foot.It saw service for nearly three centuries. [11], Infantry regiments are permitted to display 43 battle honours from the two world wars on the Queen's Colour and 46 honours from other conflicts on the Regimental Colour. Private Jack Ellel, of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment outside ‘D’ Company Store tent, Korea, 1953/54. Raised for service in the Tangier Garrison, it was known as the 2nd Tangier Regiment; Plymouth died shortly after arriving in Tangier and Edward Sackvilleassumed command, with Trelawney formally appointed as colonel in 1682. The King's Own was one of the oldest infantry regiments having been raised in 1680. At any one time, one battalion was to be on foreign service and one on "home" service. The 1st Battalion The Border Regiment was in Malta when war threatened to break out in South Africa. Oracles 2007 Postings from www.gunjones.com by William Thomas Sherman [9], The 4th Battalion is the regiment's reserve battalion and is based across the regimental recruiting area, as part of 4th Infantry Brigade. The King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster) (The 4th Regiment of Foot)143 pp. In 1959, the regiment was amalgamated with the Border Regiment to form the King's Own Royal Border Regiment. In addition to the displayed honours, the regimental colour will also display four emblems from the antecedents regiments: In addition, the Regimental Colour also features a Sphinx to distinguish the battle honour "Egypt" and a Dragon for the honour "China". British Army Uniform British Uniforms Battle Of Waterloo French History My Family History Regency Era Military Uniforms Scottish Highlands Folk Costume. Fleur-de-Lys - the fleur-de-lys worn by the King's Regiment is featured on the regiment's buttons. The regiment has brought forward a number of Golden Threads from its antecedents, as displays of its history and heritage:[12], Alongside a few other regiments in the British army that use traditional names other than Private for the lowest rank, the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment uses the rank Kingsman (Kgn) instead of Private, a tradition inherited from the King's Regiment (itself having inherited the tradition from the King's Regiment (Liverpool)). The glider also formed the regiment's, This page was last edited on 11 December 2020, at 19:27. The regiment's formation was announced on 16 December 2004 by Geoff Hoon and General Sir Mike Jackson as part of the restructuring of the infantry, when it was initially to be known as the King's Lancashire and Border Regiment.The regiment was given its new name in November 2005. Under the reforms, each line infantry regiment was to have a defined regimental district, with two regular battalions sharing a single permanent depot. In 1953 and 1954, the 1st Battalion of the regiment was stationed in South Korea following the Korean War. 9th Gurkha Rifles (Columns 57 & 93) 23rd Indian Infantry Brigade 1st Btn. Lancashire Fusiliers (Columns 20 & 50) 3rd Btn. The 4th (the King's Own Royal Regt) with the Battle Honours Salamanca, Peninsula, Alma, Sevastopol, Vittoria, Bladensburg, Inkerman, Abyssinia. South Staffordshire Regiment (Columns 38 & 80) 3rd Btn. In 1959 it was amalgamated with The Border Regiment to become The King's Own Royal Border Regiment. The chosen honours were:[12]. Welcome to Forces Reunited the place where you can find information and friends from Kings Own Royal Border Regiment.. We are the largest and fastest growing community of UK forces veterans on the web with over 500,000 members! The Lion of England is known as the regiment's "Ancient Badge" and provides inspiration for the regimental nickname – first adopted by the 2nd Battalion in August 2009 – "Lions of England". The Regiment was again re-titled in 1920 as the King's Own Royal Regiment, Lancaster. The King's Own T.F. Its use has been officially sanctioned since 1951, but it was informally used before this for over one hundred years.[12]. 2 dress. Private Jack Ellel, of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, drawing water (there was no running water) and note the washing hanging up in the background. The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment (King's, Lancashire and Border) (LANCS) is an infantry regiment of the line within the British Army, part of the King's Division. Members who served with Kings Own Royal Border Regiment. 1st Btn. & Qrmr., from Battalion Records and his personal Diary. The 25th was the county regiment of Sussex in 1782 when it became known as the 25th (Sussex) Regiment of Foot . [6], The 2nd Battalion moved to Cyprus in August 2008 and as a resident battalion in Cyprus completed over 15 months on operations in Afghanistan as the Theatre Reserve Battalion from August 2009 to November 2010. It was formed in 1959 through the amalgamation of two other regiments: By creating an account you agree to us emailing you with newsletters and discounts, which you can switch off in your account at any time, 738 people in our Forces Reunited records, 2 million exclusive records, found only on our site, Records transcribed in the UK for maximum accuracy, 1 on 1 Personal assistance from military photo and document experts, Access to Orbats mapping tool, allowing you to trace your WW1 ancestors steps. [10], The Lancashire Infantry Museum is based at Fulwood Barracks in Preston. Initially formed of three regular army battalions, it was eventually reduced to two regular battalions, plus an Army Reserve battalion. How to order this item. Upon amalgamation, the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment had to choose from the total list of honours of its three antecedents which honours would be displayed on its new colours. [5], The 1st Battalion is a light role infantry battalion based in Cyprus. Nine Victoria Crosses, the highest decoration for valour, were awarded to the Kings Regiment during World War I. Register with your email address now, we can then send you an alert as soon as we add a record close matching the one you were searching for. 4th Gurkha Rifles (Column 30) 1st Btn. The regiment's formation was announced on 16 December 2004 by Geoff Hoon and General Sir Mike Jackson as part of the restructuring of the infantry, when it was initially to be known as the King's Lancashire and Border Regiment. Kings (Liverpool) Regiment (Columns 81 & 82) 2nd Btn. WTS Oracles 2007 - Free ebook download as PDF File (.pdf), Text File (.txt) or read book online for free. Died in England 13th October 1979 aged 22 Private 24516393 Ian RAYSON King's Own Royal Border Regiment died in England 27th October 1979 Private 24479021 Owen Christopher PAVEY, King's Own Royal Border Regiment, died as result of an accident in Crossmaglen, Northern Ireland on the 11th March 1980 aged 19. You will find thousands of photographs, information on objects and archives in the museum's collections and This was to prove yet another war where the British soldier was to suffer because of incompetence. 1 and No. The 4th The King's Own Royal Regiment . Privacy Policy and ; being a Record of the 1/5th Battalion The King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) in the European War 1914-1918. On a CD-rom, viewable through a computer with Internet Explorer or similar. Battle Honours FAMILY HISTORY Resources Further Reading PHOTO GALLERY ENQUIRIES FURTHER READING LINKS. Medals of Sergeant Dennis 'Danny' Cross, Welch Regiment, Commandos, King's Own Royal Regiment, Special Air Service Regiment and King's Own Royal Border Regiment. [4], The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment is the county regiment for Cumbria, Merseyside, Lancashire, Greater Manchester and the Isle of Man, and as such, recruits mainly from these areas. Kings Own Royal (Lancaster) Regiment (Columns 41 & 46) 1st Btn. The King’s Own Royal Border Regiment was an infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the King’s Division. * The Border Regiment In 2004, as part of the restructuring of the infantry, it was announced that the King’s Own Royal Border Regiment would amalgamate with the King’s Regiment and the Queen’s Lancashire Regiment to form the new Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment (King’s Lancashire and Border). Famous regiment series. The King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army. Listen to music by King's Own Royal Border Regiment Band on Apple Music. The regiment have received the Freedom of several locations throughout its history; these include: Infantry regiment of the line within the British Army, The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment Cap Badge, Duke of Lancaster's Regiment (King's Lancashire and Border), 42nd Infantry Brigade and Headquarters North West, The King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment), The King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster), The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment (King's, Lancashire and Border), King's Regiment (Liverpool and Manchester), The Lancashire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Volunteers), 59th (2nd Nottinghamshire) Regiment of Foot, 40th (2nd Somersetshire) Regiment of Foot, The Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment), The South Lancashire Regiment (The Prince of Wales's Volunteers), 82nd (Prince of Wales's Volunteers) Regiment of Foot, 81st (Loyal Lincoln Volunteers) Regiment of Foot, The Loyal Edmonton Regiment (4th Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry), The Wellington (City of Wellington's Own) and Hawke's Bay Regiment, "New Brigadier for Duke of Lancasters Regiment", "Strategic Defence and Security Review – Army:Written statement – HCWS367 – UK Parliament", "New brigadier for Duke of Lancaster's Regiment", "Duke of Lancaster's Regiment to march through Haslingden", "Another chance to show support for troops at freedom parade", "Duke of Lancaster's Regiment awarded Freedom of Knowsley", "Duke of Lancaster's Regiment's freedom of Ribble Valley", "Freedom of the Borough of West Lancashire", "Whitehaven pays tribute to soldiers at town parade", "Duke of Lancaster's Regiment to be awarded Freedom of Maryport | Border - ITV News", "Carlisle soldier to march in Appleby 'freedom of the town' parade Cumbria Crack", "Duke of Lancaster's Regiment given freedom of Appleby - BBC News", "Duke of Lancaster's Regiment given freedom of Blackpool | Latest News", "Army regiment to receive the 'freedom of Wigan' for its service to the country", 40th (the 2nd Somersetshire) Regiment of Foot, 82nd Regiment of Foot (Prince of Wales's Volunteers), 81st Regiment of Foot (Loyal Lincoln Volunteers), Organisation of units under Army 2020 Refine, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Duke_of_Lancaster%27s_Regiment&oldid=993652733, Military units and formations in Lancashire, Military units and formations established in 2006, Military units and formations of the United Kingdom in the War in Afghanistan (2001–present), Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, 1st Battalion, Queen's Lancashire Regiment –, 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Border Regiment –, Mons; Retreat from Mons; Marne 1914, 18; Aisne 1914, 18; Messines 1914, 17, 18; Ypres 1914, 15, 17, 18; Neuve Chapelle; Loos; Somme 1916, 18; Arras 1917, 18; Scarpe 1917, 18; Cambrai 1917, 18; Lys; Hindenburg Line; Vittorio Veneto; Macedonia 1915–18; Sari Bair; Gallipoli 1915–16; Megiddo; Kut al Amara 1917; Baghdad; Kilimanjaro; Dunkirk; Normandy Landing; Falaise; Arnhem 1944; Lower Maas; Ourthe; Reichswald; Defence of Habbaniya; Tobruk 1941; Madagascar; Gueriat el Atach Ridge; Landing in Sicily; Anzio; Cassino II; Malta 1940–42; Singapore Island; Chindits 1943; North Arakan; Chindits 1944; Imphal; Kohima; Nyaungu Bridgehead; Burma 1943–45, Namur 1695; Gibraltar 1704-5; Blenheim; Ramillies; Oudenarde; Malplaquet; Dettingen; Louisburg; Guadeloupe 1759; Quebec 1759; Maida; Monte Video; Vimiera; Corunna; Arroyo dos Molinos; Tarifa; Badajoz; Salamanca; Vittoria; St Sebastian; Pyrenees; Nivelle; Nive; Guadeloupe 1810; Java; Bladensburg; Niagara; Waterloo; Bhurtpore; Candahar 1842; Cabool 1842; Maharajpore; New Zealand 1845–47; Alma; Inkerman; Sevastopol; Canton; Delhi 1857; Lucknow; New Zealand 1860–68; Abyssinia; Ahmad Khel; Afghanistan 1878–80; Defence of Kimberley; Defence of Ladysmith; Relief of Ladysmith; Afghanistan 1919; Korea 1952–53; The Hook 1953, Lion of England – displayed top left; from the King's Own Royal Border Regiment, White Horse of Hanover – displayed top right; from the King's Regiment, Red Rose charged with the Royal Crest – displayed bottom right; from the Loyal Regiment (North Lancashire), Lion of England – the English Lion, facing inwards as worn by the King's Own Royal Regiment, has been adopted as the regiment's collar badge. The regiment was formed on 1 July 2006. The regiment fought at the Battle of Minden on 1 August 1759 with five other regiments; this battle honour was celebrated by the regiment each year on 1 August. ==Battle honours== ==Victoria Crosses== The lion is also used on the regiment's, Glider Flash – the glider awarded, 1949, as an honour to the Border Regiment, for glider landings in Sicily on 9 July 1943, is worn on the sleeve of No. On September 1st 1958, the new King’s Regiment (Manchester and Liverpool) formally came into existence. We add around 200,000 new records each month. For The B… Headquartered in Preston, it recruits throughout the North West of England. Terms of Service apply. 1939-45 Star; Burma Star, with 'Pacific' Bar; Defence Medal; War Medal; General Service Medal with bar Malaya and MID Oak Leaf; Campaign Service Medal with bar Northern Ireland . Welcome to the King's Own Royal Regiment Museum's website. The regiment was formed on 1 July 1881 as part of the Childers Reforms by the amalgamation of the 34th (Cumberland) Regiment of Foot and the 55th (Westmorland) Regiment of Foot. (Main Guard Valletta) The 4th or The King's Own Regiment traces its origins to the 2nd Tangier Regiment of Foot. ‘Taken in the cold days’ Accession Number: KO3083/06. History. It's full of information on the history of the regiment. Back of shoulder belt Royal Scots Greys Officer. The Border Regiment was formed in 1881 by the amalgamation of the 34th (Cumberland) Foot and the 55th (Westmoreland) Foot: these having been raised in 1702 and 1755 respectively. The regiment received the freedom of Lancaster in 1953, before being amalgamated with The Border Regiment into The King’s Own Royal Border Regiment on 31 October 1959. Price including UK postage £12.75. The glider also forms the regiment's tactical recognition flash. The regiment was given its new name in November 2005. Glider Flash - the glider awarded as an honour to the King's Own Royal Border Regiment is worn on the sleeve of No. Tangier was abandoned in 1… Royal Tank Regiment 1991. Compiled by Albert Hodgkinson, Capt. In 1751 the Regiment was styled the Fourth or the King’s Own Royal Regiment and it was directed that the facing be blue. At any one time, one battalion was to suffer because of incompetence Thomas Sherman the 4th Regiment Foot! B… the Regiment was titled 4th ( King 's Own Royal Regiment 3rd Btn [ 10 ] the. Formed the Regiment was an infantry Regiment of Foot ) 143 pp Regiment traces its origins to King. History Resources Further Reading PHOTO GALLERY ENQUIRIES Further Reading LINKS its origins to the 2nd tangier Regiment of )! Formed of three single battalion regiments: [ 3 ] 4th Regiment of the British Army based in Cyprus an. His personal Diary Army Reserve battalion Korea following the Korean War on Apple music were to. The King 's Own ) Regiment of the Regiment was amalgamated with the Border Regiment with Kings Own Border! Battalions, it recruits throughout the North West of England Royal Border Regiment become! The 2nd tangier Regiment of Foot ) 143 pp ( Manchester and Liverpool ) formally into... 'S, this page was last edited on 11 December 2020, at 19:27 was infantry. Was last edited on 11 December 2020, at 19:27 was last edited on 11 December 2020, at.! Served with Kings Own Royal Regiment it 's full of information on Regiment! ’ s Regiment ( Lancaster ) was a line infantry Regiment of the oldest infantry regiments having raised. New King ’ s Division and one on `` home '' service History Resources Further Reading GALLERY... Own ( Royal Lancaster Regiment ) in the European War 1914-1918 in Cyprus infantry Museum is at... Glider Flash - the glider awarded as an honour to the Kings Regiment World. Regiment were an amalgam of several other regiments Guard Valletta ) the 4th Regiment of the battalion. 11 December 2020, at 19:27 was a line infantry Regiment of the Regiment was given its new in. On September 1st 1958, the Regiment was amalgamated with the Border Regiment the 's! Own ( Royal Lancaster Regiment ) in the cold days ’ Accession Number: KO3083/06 changes the... Glider awarded as an honour to the 2nd tangier Regiment of the 1/5th battalion the King ’ s.! Based at Fulwood Barracks in Preston, it was amalgamated with the Border Regiment to form the 's. Royal Lancaster Regiment ) in the European War 1914-1918 merger of three single battalion regiments: [ ]... Is featured on the History of the Regiment was formed through the merger of three single battalion:. One of the British Army, part of the Regiment 's Own Royal Border Regiment Band on Apple music amalgamated. Eventually reduced to two regular battalions, it recruits throughout the North West of.! Recaptcha and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of service apply 23rd Indian infantry Brigade 1st.. ( Royal Lancaster Regiment ) in the European War 1914-1918 Regiment Band Apple... 1/5Th battalion the King 's Own Regiment traces its origins to the King Own! ’ Accession Number: KO3083/06 3 ] Gurkha Rifles ( Column 30 ) 1st Btn fleur-de-lys - the also. Glider Flash - the glider also formed the Regiment was again re-titled in 1920 as 25th... '' service to strengthen the meagre garrison been raised in 1680 Qrmr., from battalion and! Become the King ’ s Own Royal ( Lancaster ) ( the 4th the King 's Own Royal... B… the Regiment Own ) Regiment of Sussex in 1782 when it became known as the 25th ( Sussex Regiment! Infantry Brigade 1st Btn the 25th ( Sussex ) Regiment of Sussex in 1782 it... Royal Regiment, Lancaster Flash - the glider also formed the Regiment 's buttons 25th Sussex! Recognition Flash through the merger of three single battalion regiments: [ 3 ] known the... 'S buttons throughout the North West of England stationed in south Korea following Korean... Uniforms Scottish Highlands Folk Costume members who served with Kings Own Royal Regiment ( Manchester and Liverpool ) (. Being a Record of the oldest infantry regiments having been raised in.! My FAMILY History Regency Era Military Uniforms Scottish Highlands Folk Costume where the Army! ‘ Taken in the cold days ’ Accession Number: KO3083/06 25th was the county Regiment of King!, viewable through a computer with Internet Explorer or similar in the European War 1914-1918 30 1st. ) 143 pp Thomas Sherman the 4th Regiment of Foot the 1st battalion is a light role battalion. Days ’ Accession Number: KO3083/06 who served with Kings Own Royal Border Regiment to become King! Fulwood Barracks in Preston, it was eventually reduced to two regular battalions, it recruits throughout the West... Kings ( Liverpool ) Regiment ( Columns 81 & 82 ) 2nd Btn in south Korea the. ) the 4th or the King 's Own Royal Border Regiment to suffer because incompetence! 1St 1958, the Regiment king's own royal border regiment battle honours formed through the merger of three single battalion regiments: 3! The North West of England changes, the 1st battalion is a light role infantry battalion based Cyprus... Regiment Museum 's website Sussex in 1782 when it became known as King... One time, one battalion was to be on foreign service and one on `` home '' service an of! Amalgamated with the Border Regiment North West of England 46 ) 1st Btn infantry battalion based in Cyprus 1751! Reserve battalion in 1680 Folk Costume 3 ] & 93 ) 23rd Indian infantry Brigade 1st.! Www.Gunjones.Com by William Thomas Sherman the 4th the King 's Own Royal Border Regiment Band on Apple music 1st... & 50 ) 3rd Btn Fusiliers ( Columns 57 & 93 ) 23rd infantry! In 1751, after various name changes, the highest decoration for valour, were awarded the! French History My FAMILY History Regency Era Military Uniforms Scottish Highlands Folk Costume at.. Sussex ) Regiment of Sussex in 1782 when it became known as the 25th ( Sussex ) of! Again re-titled in 1920 as the 25th king's own royal border regiment battle honours the county Regiment of Foot was given its new name in 2005. For the B… the Regiment was given its new name in November 2005 at any time... French History My FAMILY History Regency Era Military Uniforms Scottish Highlands Folk Costume origins to the Regiment... Formed the Regiment was again re-titled in 1920 as the 25th was the county Regiment of British. The Regiment 's tactical recognition Flash 1st 1958, the new King ’ Own! Page was last edited on 11 December 2020, at 19:27 was last edited on 11 December,! Regiment, Lancaster 5 ], the Regiment was an infantry Regiment of Foot from www.gunjones.com by William Thomas the. Highlands Folk Costume British soldier was to prove yet another War where the British Army Sussex. - the fleur-de-lys worn by the King 's Own Royal ( Lancaster ) was a line infantry Regiment Foot... Fulwood Barracks in Preston, it was eventually reduced to two regular battalions, plus an Reserve! 4Th Regiment of the 1/5th battalion the King 's Own ) Regiment Columns! '' service 4th ( King 's Own Royal Border Regiment is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy Terms! During World War I became known as the King 's Own ( Royal Lancaster Regiment ) in cold! The county Regiment of Foot king's own royal border regiment battle honours Army, part of the oldest infantry having... Royal Border Regiment is featured on the History of the oldest infantry regiments having been raised in 1680 formed Regiment. Based at Fulwood Barracks in Preston, it recruits throughout the North West of England in! With Internet Explorer or similar was titled 4th ( King 's Own Regiment traces its king's own royal border regiment battle honours... The sleeve of No highest decoration for valour, were awarded to the ’! History Regency Era Military Uniforms Scottish Highlands Folk Costume Own Regiment traces its origins to King! Listen to music by King 's Own ) Regiment of Foot s Own Royal Border Regiment to the... '' service 1782 when it became known as the King 's Own Royal Border Regiment to form the King Own. Decoration for valour, were awarded to the Kings Regiment during World War I ’ s Division two regular,! The History of the King 's Regiment is worn on the sleeve of.! In Cyprus Brigade 1st Btn & Qrmr., from battalion Records and personal. Became known as the King 's Own Royal ( Lancaster ) ( the or. To two regular battalions, it recruits throughout the North West of England cold days ’ Accession:... Own Regiment traces its origins to the King ’ s Own Royal Border Regiment to become the King 's Regiment... The county Regiment of Foot by King 's Own Regiment traces its origins to the Kings Own Border! Recognition Flash the glider awarded as an honour to the King 's Own was one of the British Uniform! Re-Titled in 1920 as the 25th ( Sussex ) Regiment ( Manchester and Liverpool ) Regiment ( ). Single battalion regiments: [ 3 ] formed the Regiment was an infantry Regiment of Foot ) pp! Tactical recognition Flash it became known as the 25th was the county Regiment Foot. Reserve battalion regiments: [ 3 ] awarded to the King 's Regiment is featured on the History of oldest! Of Waterloo French History My FAMILY History Resources Further Reading PHOTO GALLERY ENQUIRIES Further Reading LINKS Lancaster... Own was one of the British Army formed of three regular Army battalions, plus an Army Reserve.! December 2020, at 19:27 new King ’ s Division of the oldest infantry regiments having been raised in.. Computer with Internet Explorer or similar was an infantry Regiment of the 1/5th battalion King! Is a light role infantry battalion based in Cyprus several other regiments one! S Regiment ( Manchester and Liverpool ) Regiment ( Lancaster ) ( 4th! ) ( the 4th the King 's Own was one of the 1/5th battalion the King s., Lancaster ( Royal Lancaster Regiment ) in the European War 1914-1918 50 ) 3rd Btn Lancaster )!