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Regt of Foot 1881 1959 1968/70 1992/4 2006/7
                   
  Grenadier Guards   Grenadier Guards   Grenadier Guards   Grenadier Guards   Grenadier Guards
  Coldstream Guards   Coldstream Guards   Coldstream Guards   Coldstream Guards   Coldstream Guards
  Scots Guards   Scots Guards   Scots Guards   Scots Guards   Scots Guards
      Irish Guards   Irish Guards   Irish Guards   Irish Guards
      Welsh Guards   Welsh Guards   Welsh Guards   Welsh Guards
                   
                   
1 Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment)

  Royal Scots (Royal Regiment)   Royal Scots (Royal Regiment)   Royal Scots (Royal Regiment)

Royal Scots Borderers, 1st Bn Royal Regt of Scotland
25 The King’s Own Borderers   King’s Own Scottish Borderers   King’s Own Scottish Borderers   King’s Own Scottish Borderers
                   
                   
21 Royal Scots Fusiliers
Royal Highland Fusiliers (Princess Margaret’s Own Glasgow and Ayrshire Regiment)   Royal Highland Fusiliers (Princess Margaret’s Own Glasgow and Ayrshire Regiment)   Royal Highland Fusiliers (Princess Margaret’s Own Glasgow and Ayrshire Regiment)   Royal Highland Fusiliers, 2nd Bn Royal Regt of Scotland

71 & 74

Highland Light Infantry
     
                   
                   
42 Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)   Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment)   Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment)   Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment)   Black Watch, 3rd Bn Royal Regiment of Scotland
                   
                   
72 & 78 Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, Duke of Albany’s Own)   Queen’s Own Highlanders   Queen’s Own Highlanders
(Seaforth and Cameron)

The Highlanders (Seaforth, Gordons and Camerons)

  The Highlanders, 4th Bn Royal Regt of Scotland
79 Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders    
75 & 92 Gordon Highlanders


Gordon Highlanders   Gordon Highlanders  
                   
                   
91 & 93 Princess Louise’s (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders)   Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Princess Louise’s)   Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Princess Louise’s)   Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Princess Louise’s)   Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, 5th Bn Royal Regt of Scotland
                   
                   
2 Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment)   Queen’s Royal Surrey Regiment  

Queen’s Regiment

  Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment   Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment
31 & 70 East Surrey Regiment  
3 Buffs (East Kent Regiment)   Queen’s Own Buffs  
50 & 97 Queen’s Own (Royal
West Kent Regiment)


 
35 & 107 Royal Sussex Regiment

  Royal Sussex Regiment  
57 & 77 Duke of Cambridge’s Own
(Middlesex Regiment)

  Duke of Cambridge’s Own
(Middlesex Regiment)
 
37 & 67
Hampshire Regiment   Royal Hampshire Regiment   Royal Hampshire
Regiment
 
                   
                   
4 King’s Own (Royal Lancaster) Regiment   King’s Own Royal
Border Regiment

  King’s Own Royal
Border Regiment

  King’s Own Royal
Border Regiment


1st Bn, The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment (King’s Lancashire and Border)
34 & 35
Border Regiment    
8 King’s (Liverpool Regiment)   King’s Regiment (Manchester and Liverpool)   King’s Regiment   King’s Regiment
63 & 69 Manchester Regiment    
                   
                   
30 & 59 East Lancashire Regiment  
Lancashire Regiment (Prince of Wales’s Volunteers)

Queen’s Lancashire Regiment   Queen’s Lancashire Regiment   2nd Bn, The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment (King’s, Lancashire and Border)
40 & 82 Prince of Wales’s Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment)    
47 & 81 Loyal North Lancashire Regiment   Loyal Regiment (North Lancashire)    
                   
                   
5 Northumberland Fusiliers   Royal Northumberland Fusiliers   Royal Regiment of Fusiliers   Royal Regiment of Fusiliers   Royal Regiment of Fusiliers
6 Royal Warwickshire
Regiment
  Royal Warwickshire Regiment    
7 Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)   Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)    
20 Lancashire Fusiliers   Lancashire Fusiliers    
                   
                   
9 Norfolk Regiment   1st East Anglian Regiment
(Royal Norfolk and Suffolk)

Royal Anglian Regiment   Royal Anglian Regiment   Royal Anglian Regiment
12 Suffolk Regiment    
10 Lincolnshire Regiment Northamptonshire Regiment   2nd East Anglian Regiment    
48 & 58    
16 Bedfordshire Regiment   3rd East Anglian Regiment (16th/44th Foot)
   
44 & 56 Essex Regiment    
17 Leicestershire Regiment   Royal Leicestershire Regiment    
                   
                   
11 Devonshire Regiment   Devonshire and Dorset Regiment   Devonshire and Dorset Regiment   Devonshire and Dorset Regiment   1st Bn, The Rifles
39 & 54 Dorset Regiment    
28 & 61 Gloucestershire Regiment   Gloucestershire Regiment   Gloucestershire Regiment   Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment
49 & 66 Princess Charlotte of Wales’s (Berkshire Regiment) Duke of Edinburgh’s Royal Regiment   Duke of Edinburgh’s Royal Regiment (Berkshire and Wiltshire)
62 & 99 Duke of Edinburgh’s (Wiltshire Regiment)    
                   
                   
13 Prince Albert’s (Somerset Light Infantry)   Somerset and Cornwall Light Infantry   1st Bn Light Infantry   The Light Infantry   3rd and 5th Battalions
The Rifles
32 & 46 Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry    
53 & 85 King’s Light Infantry (Shropshire Regiment)   King’s Shropshire Light Infantry   2nd Bn Light Infantry  
51 & 105 King’s Own Light Infantry (South Yorkshire Regiment)   King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry   3rd Bn Light Infantry  
68 & 106 Durham Light Infantry   Durham Light Infantry   4th Bn Light Infantry  
                   
                   

43 & 52

60

Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
King’s Royal Rifle Corps
  1st Green Jackets (43rd and 52nd)
2nd Green Jackets
King’s Royal Rifle Corps
  Royal Green Jackets   Royal Green Jackets   2nd and 4th Battalions
The Rifles
  Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort’s Own)
  3rd Green Jackets
The Rifle Brigade
   
                   
                   
14 Prince of Wales’s Own (West Yorkshire Regiment)
  Prince of Wales’s
Own Regiment of Yorkshire

  Prince of Wales’s
Own Regiment of Yorkshire

  Prince of Wales’s
Own Regiment of Yorkshire

  1st Bn, The Yorkshire Regiment
15 East Yorkshire Regiment      
                   
                   
19 Princess of Wales’s Own (Yorkshire Regiment)   Green Howards (Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own Yorkshire Regiment)   Green Howards (Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own Yorkshire Regiment)   Green Howards (Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own Yorkshire Regiment)   2nd Bn The Yorkshire Regiment
                   
                   
33 & 76 Duke of Wellington’s Regiment (West Riding)   Duke of Wellington’s Regiment (West Riding)   Duke of Wellington’s Regiment (West Riding)   Duke of Wellington’s Regiment (West Riding)   3rd Bn The Yorkshire Regiment
                   
                   
22 Cheshire Regiment   Cheshire Regiment   Cheshire Regiment   Cheshire Regiment   1st Bn, The Mercian Regiment (Cheshire)
                   
                   
29 & 36 Worcestershire Regiment   Worcestershire Regiment   Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment (29th/45th Foot)   Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters   2nd Bn The Mercian Regiment (Worcesters and Foresters)
45 & 95 Sherwood Foresters (Derbyshire Regiment)   Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment)    
                   
                   
38 & 80 South Staffordshire Regiment   Staffordshire Regiment (The Prince of Wales’s)   Staffordshire Regiment (The Prince of Wales’s)   Staffordshire Regiment (The Prince of Wales’s)   3rd Bn, The Mercian Regiment (Staffords)
64 & 98 Prince of Wales’s (North Staffordshire Regiment)      
                   
                   
23 Royal Welsh Fusiliers   Royal Welch Fusiliers (since 1920)   Royal Welch Fusiliers   Royal Welch Fusiliers   1st Bn The Royal Welsh (The Royal Welch Fusiliers)
                   
24 South Wales Borderers   South Wales Borderers
  Royal Regiment of Wales (24th/41st Foot)   Royal Regiment of Wales (24th/41st Foot)   2nd Bn The Royal Welsh (The Royal Regiment of Wales)
41 & 69 Welsh Regiment   Welch Regiment    
                   
                   
27 & 108 Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers   Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers

  Royal Irish Rangers (27th (Inniskilling) 83rd and 87th)   Royal Irish Regiment
(on amalgamation with the Ulster Defence Regiment)
  Royal Irish Regiment
83 & 86 Royal Ulster Rifles   Royal Ulster Rifles    
87 & 89 Princess Victoria’s Royal
Irish Fusiliers)
  Royal Irish Fusiliers (Princess Victoria’s)    
                   
                   
      Parachute Regiment   Parachute Regiment   Parachute Regiment   Parachute Regiment
                   
18 Royal Irish Regiment   Disbanded 1922            
26 & 90 Cameronians
(Scottish Rifles)
  Disbanded 1968            
65 & 84 York and Lancaster
Regiment
  Suspended animation 1968            
88 & 94 Connaught Rangers   Disbanded 1922            
100 & 109 Prince of Wales’s Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians)   Disbanded 1922            
101 & 104 Royal Munster Fusiliers   Disbanded 1922            
102 & 103 Royal Dublin Fusiliers   Disbanded 1922            
                   
                   
  2nd King Edward VII’s
Own Gurkha Rifles (The Sirmoor Rifles)
  2nd King Edward VII’s Own Gurkha Rifles (The Sirmoor Rifles)   2nd King Edward VII’s Own Gurkha Rifles (The Sirmoor Rifles)
  Royal Gurkha Rifles   Royal Gurkha Rifles
  6th Gurkha Rifles   6th Queen Elizabeth’s
Own Gurkha Rifles
  6th Queen Elizabeth’s
Own Gurkha Rifles
 
  7th Gurkha Rifles   7th Duke of Edinburgh’s Own Gurkha Rifles   7th Duke of Edinburgh’s Own Gurkha Rifles  
  10th Gurkha Rifles   10th Princess Mary’s
Own Gurkha Rifles
  10th Princess Mary’s Own Gurkha Rifles
 
                   
     

Special Air Service Regiment

  Special Air Service Regiment   Special Air Service Regiment   Special Air Service Regiment

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