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3RD BATTALION THE LONDON SCOTTISH (97TH ANTI-AIRCRAFT REGIMENT)
1939
3rd Battalion, The London Scottish, ( 97th Anti-Aircraft Regiment) Re-designated as: 97th Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery
1941
Re-designated as: 97th Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (London Scottish)
1942
Re-designated as: 97th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (London Scottish)
WW2
Location of operations
1940
Air Defence of Britain
1943
Sicily
Reggio
1944
Cassino
Florence
Gothic Line
1944
Reformed as: 97th Garrison Regiment, Royal Artillery
1945
Re-designated as: 610th Regiment, Royal Artillery (London Scottish) 1947 Re-designated as: 497th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (London)
1951
Re-designated as: 497th (Hammersmith) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery
1955
Amalgamated with:452nd Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery453rd Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery488th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal ArtilleryTo become: 452nd Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery
1961
Amalgamated with:264th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery[formerly: 7th London Brigade, Royal Field Artillery]290th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery[formerly: 1st London Brigade, Royal Field Artillery]353rd Medium Regiment, Royal ArtilleryTo become: 254th (City of London) Field Regiment, Royal Artillery
1967
Amalgamated with:

300th (Tower Hamlets) Light Air Defence Regiment, Royal Artillery [formerly: 11th , 17th , 19th (County of London) Battalions, The London Regiment 5th , 6th , 7th Battalions, The Essex 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, The London Regiment 4th and 5th Battalions, The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) 5th and 6th Battalions, The East Surrey Regiment 7th , 8th , 9th Battalions, 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 of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters)]

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

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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