4th Regiment of Foot

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Also known as King's Own Royal Regiment


  • 1680 raised as the 2nd Tangier, or Earl of Plymouth's Regiment of Foot
  • 1684 became The Duchess of York and Albany's Regiment of Foot
  • 1685 became The Queen's Regiment
  • 1702 became The Queen's Regiment of Marines
  • 1710 became The Queen's Regiment of Foot
  • 1715 became The King's Own Regiment of Foot
  • 1751 became 4th or the King's Own Regiment of Foot
  • 1867 became 4th (The King's Own Royal) Regiment of Foot
  • 1881 became The King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)
  • 1959 amalgamated with The Border Regiment into the The King's Own Royal Border Regiment

External Links

Historical Books Online

Historical record of the Fourth, or the King’s Own Regiment of Foot: containing an account of the formation of the regiment in 1680, and of its subsequent services to 1839 [ http://books.google.com/books?id=pR1Ixr0zKYUC Google Books] 1839 Indian Service commences page 140 in 1837


King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster) Wikipedia
The King's Own Regiment British Empire website