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The Queen's Division is a British Army command, training and administrative apparatus designated for the regiments from the east and south of England and the remaining regiment of Fusiliers. The Queen's Division was formed in 1968 with the regimentation of the Home Counties Brigade, Fusilier Brigade and East Anglian Brigade, followed by the union of the new regiments. As of 2005, the Queen's Division is composed of nine infantry battalions:

In addition, the Queen's Division has responsibility for the Royal Gibraltar Regiment[1], under the Director of Infantry. The Queen's Division also maintains a single Band of the Queen's Division. This was formed in 2006 by the amalgamation of two former divisional bands, the Minden Band (recalling the Battle of Minden) and the Normandy Band (recalling D-Day). However, each of the TA battalions maintains a regimental band for their parent regiment.

The Royal Gibraltar Regiment

The Minden Band parading in Cyprus.

Past Units

  • 1st Battalion, The Queen's Regiment - (1966-1992)
  • 2nd Battalion, The Queen's Regiment - (1966-1992)
  • 3rd Battalion, The Queen's Regiment - (1966-1992)
  • 4th Battalion, The Queen's Regiment - (1966-1973)
  • 3rd 2nd Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers - (1968-1992) (1968-2014)
  • 4th Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers - (1968-1969)
  • 3rd Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment - (1964-1992)
  • 4th Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment - (1964-1975)


The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment on parade

Soldiers of the Royal Anglian Regiment in Afghanistan

Soldiers of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers

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