Menu +/-

9TH BATTALION THE DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE'S OWN (MIDDLESEX REGIMENT)

1908
9th Battalion, The Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment)
Boer War
South Africa 1900-02
The Great War
Four Battalions formed
1914
1st / 9th Battalion 2nd / 9th Battalion
1915
3rd / 9th Battalion 4th / 9th Battalion
1916
3rd / 9th Battalion re-designated as 9th (Reserve) Battalion
7th (Reserve) Battalion absorbed 8th , 9th , 10th (Reserve) Battalions
1917
2nd / 9th Battalion disbanded
1919
1st / 9th Battalion disembodied
1917
Location of operations
1st / 9th Battalion
India
Basr
Kut
Najaf
Tikrit
Fatha Gorge
Lesser Zab River
Sharqat
Battle Honours awarded to The Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge's Own)
attributable to 1st / 9th Battalion:
Mesopotamia 1917-18
1920
Reformed as:
9th Battalion, The Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment)
1921
Re-designated as:
9th Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge's Own)
1938
Change of arm and re-designated as:
60th Searchlight Regiment, Royal Engineers ( 9th Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment
(Duke of Cambridge's Own))
1939
Home Defence
1940
Change of arm and re-designated as:
60th Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery ( 9th Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment (Duke
of Cambridge's Own))
1942
Re-designated as:
126th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery ( 9th Battalion, The Middlesex
Regiment (Duke of Cambridge's Own))
1944
Deployed to North West Europe as a Mobile Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment
Location of operations
Arromanches
Antwerp
Rosendaal
Breda
S'Hertogenbosch
Tilburg
Nijmegen Bridge
1945
Rotterdam
Dordrecht
Minefield clearance
Walcheren
Overflackee
Frontier duty – Cleve
1946
Disbanded – Goch
1947
Reformed as:
595th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery, ( 9th Battalion, The Middlesex
Regiment (The Duke of Cambridge's Own))
1949
Re-designated as:
595th Light Anti-Aircraft and Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery ( 9th Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment (The Duke of Cambridge's Own))
1955
Amalgamated with:
571st Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery
604th (Mixed) Light Anti-Aircraft and Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery
[formerly: 604th Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery (Royal Fusiliers)
69th Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery ( 3rd City of London)
10th ( 3rd City of London) Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)
3rd (City of London) Battalion, The London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers)]
To become:
571st Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery, ( 9th Battalion, The Middlesex
Regiment)
1960
Amalgamated with:
7th Battalion and 8th Battalion
[formerly: 11th Battalion ( 8th Middlesex) The Parachute Regiment]
To become:
5th Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge's Own)
1966
Reformed as:
D Company (Middlesex), 5th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Queen's Regiment
and
A and B Companies, 10th (Territorial) Battalion, The Queen's Regiment (Middlesex)
1969
10th (Territorial) Battalion, The Queen's Regiment (Middlesex) reduced to Cadre role, Home Defence
1971
5th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Queen's Regiment Amalgamated with: 6th (Territorial) Battalion, The Queen's Regiment (Queen's Surrey) 10th (Territorial) Battalion, The Queen's Regiment (Middlesex) The Greater London Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorials) The Surrey Yeomanry (Queen Mary's Regiment), Royal Artillery Territorials [formerly: 3rd , 6th , 11th , 17th , 19th , 22nd and 23rd Battalions, The London Regiment 3rd Battalion, The London Scottish ( 97th Anti-Aircraft Regiment) 4th and 5th Battalions, The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) 5th and 6th Battalions, The East Surrey Regiment 5th , 6th and 7th Battalions, The Essex Regiment 7th , 8th and 9th Battalions, The Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge's Own) 1st , 4th , 6th and 7th London Brigades, Royal Field Artillery 2nd London Divisional Royal Engineers The Surrey Yeomanry (Queen Mary's Regiment)]

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

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

<