Reorganisation of London Units 1986
- In 1986, a new combined Regiment was formed, called The Queen's Fusiliers (City of London). This was formed from B Company and part of D Company 6th / 7th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Queen's Regiment who went to form A and B Companies of the 8th (Voluneer) Battalion, The Queen's Fusiliers (City of London). A further Company came from 5th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers to become C Company.
- In 1986 the successors of The London Regiment stood as follows:
- In 1993 the title of the London Regiment was revived. Since the Army Succession Warrant of 1967 deleted all mention of the London Regiment (1908), the new Regiment was not deemed to be the successor major unit. However, the four companies that were brought together to form the London Regiment (1993) were “fully entitled to the Honours they have now and if they were to be expanded to Battalion size, the resurrected unit would be entitled to the Colours of their parent cap badge.” (Director General Personnel Headquarters Land Forces 18th October 2010). This reaffirmed that Battle Honours could only be emblazoned on the Colours of the Regiment/Battalion-sized units. The new 1993 London Regiment was created by bringing together one company each from the London Scottish (14) and London Irish (18), together with two companies from The Queen's Fusiliers (City of London) whose Regiment, created only in 1986, ceased to exist. Their remaining company (A Company) reverted to the 6th / 7th Battalion, The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment (Queen's and Royal Hampshires) who had formerly been the 6th / 7th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Queen's Regiment. The newly created London Regiment had a Headquarter Company and two rifle companies coming from The Queen's Fusiliers. The organisation was:
1908 London Regiment BattalionRoyal Corps of Signals:13, 2531st (Greater London) Signal Regiment (Volunteers)The Queen's Regiment:3, 6, 22, 235th (Volunteer) BattalionThe Queen's Fusiliers (City of London):1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 11, 14, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 248th (Volunteer) BattalionThe Royal Irish Rangers:18D (London Irish Rifles) Company, 4th (Volunteer) BattalionThe Royal Green Jackets:5, 9, 12, 15, 164th (Volunteer) Battalion1st Battalion, 51stHighland Volunteers:14G (London Scottish) Company2821st Special Air Service Regiment (Artists) (Volunteers)