East Surrey Regiment

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  • 1881 the 31st Regiment of Foot and the 70th Regiment of Foot amalgamated to become The East Surrey Regiment
  • 1959 merged with The Queen's Royal Regiment to form The Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment
  • 1966 amalgamated with The Queen's Own Buffs, The Royal Sussex Regiment & The Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge's Own) to form The Queen's Regiment
  • 1992 amalgamated with The Royal Hampshire Regiment to become The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment

FIBIS resources

  • FIBIS Gallery Collection of photographs taken by and owned by Arthur Cecil Gregory who served in the 5th Battalion East Surrey Regiment in various parts of India during WW1.
  • Photo of a memorial in St George's Cathedral, Agra to NCOs & Men of 6th Battalion East Surrey Regiment who died in India 1914 - 1919. A list of names is included.

Records and Archives

The Regimental museum and the Archive holding many of the Regimental records are both within the catchment area of West Surrey Family History Society

  • Surrey Infantry Museum at Clandon Park, Guildford, Surrey.
  • The regimental collection of historic documents, books and photograph albums may be found at the Surrey History Centre
    • System ID: ESR East Surrey Regiment, formerly The 31st (Huntingdonshire) Regiment and 70th (Surrey) Regiment: Records
      • For the Journal of the East Surrey Regiment, 1920-1959, see J/553 in Surrey History Centre's library holdings
      • The bibliography (scroll down) mentions the main regimental history
The National Archives Discovery catalogue entry for the records at the Surrey History Centre.

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