story 31st (Huntingdonshire) Regiment of Foot. The records found in this collection cover both the Second Boer War and the First World War. Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) during the Boer War 1899-1902. The Regular Battalions The 1 st Battalion Queen’s Royal (West Surrey) Regiment continued to serve in India at the start of the Second World War and fought for a year against tribesmen on the North-West Frontier. History Of The Queen's Royal (West Surrey) Regiment (In The Great War): History Of The Queen?S Royal (West Surrey) Regiment (In The Great War): Wylly, Col H. C.: 9781843425397: Books - Amazon.ca Findmypast has over 33,000 Queen's (Royal West Surrey) army service records. To have gone out so soon after enlisting would tend to indicate these were time expired soldiers who had re-enlisted or had some military experience from perhaps being a member of the Territorial Force. Became 2nd Regiment of Foot and eventually Queen;s Royal West Surrey Regiment Edwardian Era Victorian Era Red Coats British Uniforms Army Uniform World War One British Army Military History Surrey The Queen's Royal West Surrye Regiment, 1900 Aged 22, he died of wounds received … The Battalion then transferred to Burma and saw a great deal of hard fighting against the Japanese in the Arakan, at Kohima and in the Irrawaddy operations. Photos, obituaries and short service records all available to view and download. include the records of the Queen’s Royal (West Surrey) Regiment (formerly the 2nd Foot), the East Surrey Regiment (formerly the 31st and 70th Regiments) and the Queen’s Royal Surrey Regiment. The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) was a line infantry regiment of the English and later the British Army from 1661 to 1959. See more ideas about surrey, royal, regiment. We are a Victorian re-enactment society based in Guildford, Surrey. on Pinterest. They are derived from both official and private sources covering the history of the Royal Sussex Regiment from its establishment in 1701 as the 35th Regiment of Foot to its amalgamation in The Queen's Regiment in 1966. Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment Rough Register of Recruits 1914-1917; Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment Prisoners of War 1918; The Queen’s Royal West Regiment is the oldest English line infantry regiment. Mottoes: Pristinae virtutis memor = Mindful of the gallant actions of the past: Vel exuviae triumphans = even in defeat there can be triumph. The 2nd Battalion of the Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment served in the Second Boer War and was stationed in South Africa between November 1899 and May 1904 and a total of 44 officers served either with the battalion or on staff duties with the army during the conflict. ... (Royal West Surrey Regiment) Ordering and viewing options £3.50 - sign in to get this free; Download format PDF; Approximate size 97 MB; Add to basket; Order up to 10 items per basket, and up to 100 in a 30 day period. The LLT records that the 2nd Battalion of The Queens (Royal West Surrey Regiment) landed at Zeebrugge on the 6th October 1914, so the men who went out in November were replacement drafts. Nov 3, 2019 - Explore Shane T. Paules's board "The Queen's Royal West Surrey Regt." Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment Rough Register of Recruits 1914-1917. The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey) Regiment paid a high price for its commitment in the First World War; 8000 men were killed out of the twenty-five battalions/thirty-one units formed and The Regiment gained five Victoria Crosses (VCs). History Of The Queen's Royal (West Surrey) Regiment (In The Great War): History Of The Queen?S Royal (West Surrey) Regiment (In The Great War) (2009-02-13): Books - Amazon.ca Here are the Queen's (Royal West Surrey) regimental numbers: 157 joined on 1st December 1881 283 joined on 27th February 1882 413 joined on 17th February 1883 940 joined on 5th July 1884 1266 joined on 22nd June 1885 1724 joined on 19th August 1886 1934 joined on 28th July … For records relating to the Home Guard units associated with the Surrey regiments during World War II, see QHG. The ORBATS data transcribed by Forces War Records has allowed us to produce this interactive map, with which you can track the progress of units throughout the course of the First World War, from the opening battle at Mons to the closing stages of the Spring Offensive. An archive of First World War research information on soldiers in the Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment. History of the Queen's Royal (West Surrey) Regiment in the Great War: Carmichael Wylly, Harold: 9781537031569: Books - Amazon.ca THE QUEEN'S ROYAL REGIMENT (WEST SURREY), FORMERLY THE 2ND FOOT: RECORDS, (1662)-2007 Description: The main series of records relate to the administration of the Regiment and its constituent battalions, particularly in the late 19th and 20th centuries. In these respects the county of Surrey has not been lacking in providing “men-at-arms”. As a consequence of defence cuts in the late 1950s, the Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) and the East Surrey Regiment were amalgamated on 14 October 1959 to form the 1st Battalion, Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment.. It was the senior English line infantry regiment of the British Army, behind only the Royal Scots in the British Army line infantry order of precedence.. The archives deposited in West Sussex Record Office since 1979 consist of documents, photographs, audio-visual records and printed works. Explore the history and collections of the Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) by visiting the regimental museum at Surrey History Centre in Woking. The battalion was later disbanded following the Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment and the East Surrey Regiment amalgamation in 1961 to form the Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment. The ORBATS data transcribed by Forces War Records has allowed us to produce this interactive map, with which you can track the progress of units throughout the course of the First World War, from the opening battle at Mons to the closing stages of the Spring Offensive. The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) was a line infantry regiment of the English and later the British Army from 1661 to 1959. The Queen’s Royal West Regiment is the oldest English line infantry regiment. , Transfers in Registers, Transfers in Registers, Transfers in Registers, and Nominal Rolls of Officers printed... 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