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Short History of
The Queen’s Royal Surrey Regiment


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This section provides a short history of the Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment and its forebears, by reference to prominent events in the life of the Regiment. These events are, of course, all parts of the history of Britain as a whole.

 

(Queen’s) Royal Regiment Tangier, War of the Spanish Succession, Tongres,
Garrison Duty in the 18th Century

The Wars Against France, 1793-1815 - Glorious First of June, Egypt, Peninsular War

The Wars Against France, 1793-1815 - China & India, South Africa

The Queen's in the 1914-1918 War

The Queen's in the Second World War

1st Battalion The Queen’s Royal Regiment The Last Operational Tour:
Malaya 1954 - 1957

Malaya 1954 Malacca & Mount Ophir

Malaya 1955

Malaya 1956

Malaya 1957

Post War Reorganisation, Korea, BAOR, Final Years

The East Surrey Regiment - Marine Service of the Regiment,
War of the Spanish Succession

The East Surrey Regiment - The American War of Independance 1775-1783,
French War 1793-1815

The 70th Regiment 1793-1815, 2/31st in the Peninsular War, Maritime Disaster

31st, First Afghan War, First Sikh War 1845-1846, The Crimean War 1854-1856

31st in China 1860, 70th Regiment in 19th Century, Formation of The East Surrey Regiment

East Surreys in South African War

East Surreys in the First World War

East Surreys in the Second World War

The East Surrey Regiment - The years before the Amalgamation

1st Bn The East Surrey Regiment - The Canal Zone 1952-1955

1 Surreys Cyprus And Benghazi 1958

The Queen’s Royal Surrey Regiment 1959-1966

The Queen’s Regiment 1966-1992

The Princess of Wales’ Royal Regiment (Queen’s and Royal Hampshires) 1992 - Today