The Prince of Wales’s Royal Regiment

PWWR_CrestAt 11 a.m. on March 1st 1961 The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment) and The Queen’s Own Royal West Kent Regiment were amalgamated to form The Queen’s Own Buffs, The Royal Kent Regiment.

The Queen’s Own Buffs

On 31st December 1966 1st Battalion The Queen’s Own Buffs, The Royal Kent Regiment was renamed:

The 2nd Battalion The Queen’s Regiment

On 9th September 1992, as a result of ‘Options for Change’, a new regiment was formed from the three regular battalions of The Queen’s Regiment and The 5th and The 6/7th Territorial Queen’s Battalions amalgamated with The Royal Hampshire Regiment (37th and 67th) to become

The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment (PWRR)

LINKS

http://www.123PWRR.CO.UK

http://www.pwrr-army.co.uk/pwrr_history.htm

http://www.pwrr-army.co.uk/