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19TH (COUNTY OF LONDON) BATTALION THE LONDON REGIMENT (ST PANCRAS)

1908
19th (County of London) Battalion, The London Regiment (St Pancras)
Boer War
South Africa 1900-02
The Great War
Three Battalions formed
1914
1st / 19th Battalion 2nd / 19th Battalion
1915
3rd / 19th Battalion
1916
Re-designated as a Territorial Battalion of The Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex

Regiment) without change of title 3rd / 19th Battalion re-designated as 19th (Reserve) Battalion

Location of operations
1st / 19th Battalion
2nd / 19th Battalion
1915
Loos
1916
High Wood
Eaucourt L'Abbaye
Vimy Ridge
1917
Ypres Bourlon Wood
Salonika
Sheria
Nebi Samwil
Jerusalem
Shab Salah
1918
La Vacquerie
Rocquigny
Bray sur Somme
Ramcourt
Talat Ed Dumm
Jordan
Nahr El Faliq
Tournai

Battle Honours awarded to 19th (County of London) Battalion, The London Regiment (St Pancras):

Festubert 1915, Loos, Somme 1916, '18, Flers-Courcelette, Morval, Le Transloy, Messines 1917, Ypres 1917, Langemarck 1917, Cambrai 1917, St Quentin, Bapaume 1918, Ancre 1918, Albert 1918, Pursuit to Mons, France and Flanders 1915-18, Doiran 1917, Macedonia 1916-17, Gaza, El Mughar, Nebi Samwil, Jerusalem, Jericho, Jordan, Megiddo, Sharon, Palestine 1917-18

1920
Reformed as: 19th (County of London) Battalion, The London Regiment (St Pancras)
1922
Re-designated as: 19th London Regiment (St Pancras)
1935
Change of arm and re-designated as: 33rd (St Pancras) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, Royal Engineers WW2 Location of operations Air Defence of Britain
1940
Change of arm and re-designated as: 33rd (St Pancras) Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery 1945 Re-designated as: 632nd Regiment, Royal Artillery
1947
Reformed and re-designated as: 568th (St Pancras) Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery 1949 Re-designated as: 568th (St Pancras) (Mixed) Light Anti-Aircraft and Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery 1955 Amalgamated with: 512th (Finsbury Rifles) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery [formerly: 11th Battalion, London Regiment (Finsbury Rifles)] 656th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Rifle Brigade) [formerly: 17th Battalion, London Regiment (Poplar and Stepney Rifles)]

To become:

512th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery

1961
Amalgamated with: 459th (The Essex Regiment) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery [formerly: 6th and 7th Battalions, The Essex Regiment] 517th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery [formerly: 5th Battalion, The Essex Regiment]

To become:

300th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery

1965
Re-designated as: 300th (Tower Hamlets) Light Air Defence Regiment, Royal Artillery 1967 Amalgamated with:

254th (City of London) Field Regiment, Royal Artillery [formerly: 1st and 7th London Brigades, Royal Field Artillery 3rd Battalion, The London Scottish ( 97th Anti-Aircraft Regiment)]

To become:

The Greater London Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorials)

1971
Amalgamated with: 6th (Territorial) Battalion, The Queen's Regiment (Queen's Surreys) 10th (Territorial) Battalion, The Queen's Regiment (Middlesex) The London and Kent Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorials) The Surrey Yeomanry (Queen Mary's Regiment), Royal Artillery (Territorials)

[formerly: 3rd , 4th , 6th , 7th , 8th , 20th , 21st , 22nd , 23rd , 24th Battalions, London Regiment 4th and 5th Battalions, The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) 5th and 6th , Battalions, The East Surrey Regiment 7th , 8th and 9th , Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge's Own) 6th (Cyclist) Battalion, The Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment 4th , 6th , 8th London Brigades, Royal Field Artillery 4th Home Counties Brigade, Royal Field Artillery

2nd London Divisional Royal Engineers

Kent (Fortress) Royal Engineers The Surrey Yeomanry, (Queen Mary's Regiment) Part of The Kent and County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters)]

To become:

6th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Queen's Regiment

1975
Amalgamated with:

7th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Queen's Regiment [formerly: 4th and 5th Battalions, The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment) 4th and 5th Battalions, The Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment 4th and 5th Battalions, The Royal Sussex Regiment part of The Kent and County London Yeomanry]

To become:

6th / 7th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Queen's Regiment

1986
B and D Companies, 6th / 7th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Queen's Regiment formed:

A and B Companies, 8th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Queen's Fusiliers (City of London)

with: C (City of London) Company, coming from 5th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers

1993
A Company, 8th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Queen's Fusiliers (City of London) reverted to: 6th / 7th Battalion, The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment (Queen's and Royal Hampshires)

[formerly: 6th / 7th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Queen's Regiment] B and C Companies, 8th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Queen's Fusiliers (City of London) joined with: G (London Scottish) Company, 1st Battalion, The 51st Highland Volunteers 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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