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14TH (COUNTY OF LONDON) BATTALION THE LONDON REGIMENT (LONDON SCOTTISH)

1908
14th (County of London) Battalion, The London Regiment (London Scottish)
Boer War
South Africa 1900-02
The Great War
Three Battalions formed
1914
1st / 14th Battalion 2nd / 14th Battalion 3rd / 14th Battalion
1916
Re-designated as a Territorial Battalion of The Gordon Highlanders without change of title

3rd / 14th Battalion re-designated as 14th (Reserve) Battalion

Location of operations
1st / 14th Battalion
2nd / 14th Battalion
1914
Messines
Ypres
1915
Loos
1916
Gommecourt
Leuze Wood
Lesboeufs
Vimy Ridge
Salonika
1917
Neuville Vitasse
Beersheba
Ypres
Moeuvres
Huj
Jerusalem
Jericho
1918
Oppy
Bullecourt
El Haud
Comines
Palluel
Angre
Helchin

Battle Honours awarded to 14th (County of London) Battalion, The London Regiment (London Scottish):

Messines 1914, Ypres 1914, '17, '18, Gheluvelt, Nonne Bosschen, Givenchy 1914, Aubers, Loos, Somme 1916, '18, Albert 1916, '18, Guillemont, Ginchy, Flers-Courcelette, Morval, Le Transloy, Arras 1917, '18, Scarpe 1917, '18, Langemarck 1917, Cambrai 1917, '18, Hindenburg Line, Canal du Nord, Courtrai, Valenciennes, Sambre, France and Flanders 1914-18, Doiran 1917, Macedonia 1916-17, Gaza, El Mughar, Nebi Samwil, Jerusalem, Jericho, Jordan, Tell' Asur, Palestine 1917-18

1920
Reformed as:

14th (County of London) Battalion, The London Regiment (London Scottish)

1922
Re-designated as:

14th London Regiment (London Scottish)

1937
Re-designated as:
The London Scottish, The Gordon Highlanders
1939
On duplication of the Territorial Army, formed three units designated as:
1st Battalion, The London Scottish, The Gordon Highlanders
and
2nd Battalion, The London Scottish, The Gordon Highlanders
and
3rd Battalion, The London Scottish ( 97th Anti-Aircraft Regiment)
WW2
Location of operations
1st Battalion
2nd Battalion
3rd Battalion
1943
Sicily
shown separately
Teano
1944
Damiano
Anzio
Palazzo
Savignano
Lamone
1945
Argenta
Battle Honours awarded to The London Scottish, The Gordon Highlanders:
Primosole Bridge, Sicily 1943, Teano, Monte Camino, Calabritto, Garigliano Crossing,
Damiano, Anzio, Carroceto, Gothic Line, Coriano, Croce, Senio Pocket, Rimini Line,
Ceriano Ridge, Valli di Comacchio, Argenta Gap, Italy 1943-45
1947
Infantry Battalions reformed as:
The London Scottish, The Gordon Highlanders
1967
Became:
G Company (London Scottish), 51st Highland Volunteers
and
C Company (London Scottish), The London Yeomanry and Territorials
1969
Redesignated as:
G (London Scottish) Company, 1st Battalion, The 51st Highland Volunteers
and
The London Scottish (Cadre only)
1993
Joined with:
B and C Companies, 8th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Queen's Fusiliers (City of London)
D (London Irish Rifles) Company, 4th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Royal Irish Rangers
To form:
The London Regiment
organised as:
A (London Scottish) Company
B (Queen's Regiment) Company
C (City of London Fusiliers) Company
D (London Irish Rifles) Company
HQ (Anzio) Company
1999

Under the Strategic Defence Review of November 1998

The London Regiment

absorbed two companies: 4th Battalion, The Royal Green Jackets organised as: HQ (Anzio) Company A (London Scottish) Company B (Queen's Regiment) Company C (City of London Fusiliers) Company D (London Irish Rifles) Company F (Royal Green Jackets) Company G (Royal Green Jackets) Company

2007
F and G (Royal Green Jackets) Companies moved to join: 7th Battalion, The Rifles leaving HQ and four companies with:

The London Regiment

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