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Actions, Movements and Quarters

1800-1914

For more information we recommend The King's Own The Story of a Royal Regiment Volume 2 1814-1914 by Colonel Lionel I Cowper - the best history of the King's Own.  On a CD-rom, viewable through a computer.  Price including UK postage £12.75

March 1800

Colchester

April 1800

Ashford and Chatham

June 1800

Swinley Camp

September 1800

Barnstaple and Exeter

November 1800

Winchester

September 1801

Horsham and Lewes

February 1802

Horsham, Chatham, Bexhill, Lewes and Portsmouth

May 1802

Chatham, Portsmouth and Winchester

October 1802

Dover

May 1803

Deal

July 1803

Shorncliffe

November 1803

Hythe

July 1804

Horsham

October 1804

Canterbury

April 1805

Horsham

July 1805

Beachy Head

October 1805

Deal

November 1805

On Active Service in Hanover

February 1806

Woodbridge

April 1806

Chelmsford

May 1806

Colchester

June 1807

Jersey

July 1807

Harwich

August 1807

On Active Service at Copenhagen

August - October 1807

Expedition to Copehagen

October 1807

Deal

November 1807

Colchester

April 1808

On Active Service at Gothenburg

July 1808

On Active Service in Portugal

16 January 1809

Battle of Corunna

January 1809

Portsmouth

February 1809

Colchester

June 1809

Deal

July 1809

On Active Service in Walcheren

July - September 1809

Expedition to Walcheren

September 1809

Colchester

January 1810

2nd Battalion
On Active Service in North Africa

January 1810

1st Battalion
Gosport

October 1810

Harwich

November 1810

On Active Service in Spain and Portugal

3 April 1811

Action at Sabugal

3 May 1811

Battle of Fuentes d'Onoro

11 May 1811

Skirmish at Barba del Puerco

April 1812

2nd Battalion
On Active Service in Spain and Portugal

6 April 1812

Capture of Badajoz

22 July 1812

Battle of Salamanca

20 October - 19 Nov 1812

Retreat from Burgos

February 1813

Portsmouth

21 June 1813

Battle of Vittoria

July 1813

Siege of San Sebastian

26 July - 2 August 1813

Battles of the Pyrenees

31 August 1813

Capture of San Sebastian

7 October 1813

Passage of the Bidassoa

10 November 1813

Battle of the Nivelle

9 - 13 December 1813

Battle of the Nive

January - Feburary 1814

Blockade of Bayonne (France)

February 1814

2nd Battalion
Colchester

May 1814

1st Battalion
On Active Service in America

Autumn 1814

2nd Battalion
Deal

23 August 1814

Battle of Bladensburg

12 September 1814

Battle of Godley Wood

23 December 1814

Skirmish on the Mississippi

28 December 1814 - 8 January 1815

Battle of New Orleans

8 - 12 February 1815

Attack on Mobile

May 1815

1st Battalion
Deal

June 1815

On Active Service in the Netherlands

18 June 1815

Battle of Waterloo

July 1815

In France with the British Army of Occupation

October 1818

Winchester

January 1819

Portsmouth

April 1819

Grenada, Trinidad, Tobago, Barbados

March 1821

Barbados

December 1823

Antigua, St. Kitts, Montserrat and Nevis

April 1825

Depot in England

April 1826

Winchester

December 1826

On Active Service in Portugal

March 1827

Depot  Winchester

June 1827

Depot  Tynemouth

March 1828

Edinburgh

July 1828

Glasgow

August 1829

Newry, Cavan, Clones and Dublin

June 1830

Dublin

September 1830

Stockport, Bolton and Oldham

December 1830

Ashton-under-Lyne, Glossop, Stalybridge

February 1831

Northampton, Bicester, Glossop, Stalybridge and Wellingborough

March 1831

Chatham, Stalybridge, Glossop and Dartford

April 1831

Dartford

May 1831

Chatham, Embarking by detachments for a tour of foreign service in New South Wales and India

November 1831

Paramatta, New South Wales and Norfolk Island

May 1833

Sydney and Norfolk Island

June 1834

Paramatta

August 1837

Madras and Paramatta

April 1838

Madras

October 1838

Madras and Bangalore

February 1839

Bangalore

February 1840

Bellary

November 1840

Bellary and Belgaum, and Badami

October 1842

Bellary

January 1843

Secunderabad

December 1845

Kampti

October 1847

Madras

April 1848

Winchester

August 1849

Portsea and Weymouth

April 1850

Devonport, Pendennis Castle, St. Nicholas Island, Maker Heights and Dartmoor Prison

April 1851

Weedon

February 1852

Ashton under Lyne, Bury, Burnley, Stockport and Wolverhampton

April 1853

Edinburgh and Greenlaw

March 1854

On Active Service in the Crimea

March-September 1854

Travel to Crimea, via Malta, Gallipoli and Varna

14 September 1854

Arrival in the Crimea

20 September 1854

Battle of the Alma

29 September 1854 to 9 September 1855

Siege of Sevastopol

5 November 1854

Battle of Inkerman

April 1855

Reserve  Malta

July 1856

Aldershot

August 1856

Dublin

December 1856

Colchester

 1st Battalion The King’s Own 1857-1914

May 1857

Walmer, Kent

July 1857

Mauritius

September 1857

Mauritius, Karachi, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and Shikarpore

April 1858

Attack on Fort Beyt, India

August 1858

Expedition into Mahee Kantha

November 1858

Ahmedabad, Baroda and Surat

February 1860

Ahmedabad, Surat and Aden

January 1861

Karachi, Hyderabad and Aden

November 1861

Chatham

November 1862

Poona and Aden

January 1863

Poona

1865: 4th (or King’s Own Royal) Regiment of Foot

November 1865

Bombay, Satara and Asirgarh

November 1867

Depot

Parkhurst

December 1867

On Active Service in Abyssinia

10 April 1868

Battle of the Arogie Ravine

June 1868

Dover

March 1870

Aldershot

September 1871

Portsdown Hill and Marchwood

August 1872

Portsmouth and Tipnor

March 1874

Gosport

September 1874

Gibraltar

April 1878

Portsmouth

January 1879

Barbados, Jamaica and  Trinidad

February 1880

Depot  Fleetwood

June 1880

Depot  Lancaster

1881: The King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment

October 1881

Devonport, Jamaica and Trinidad

May 1882

Devonport

July 1882

Fleetwood, Preston, Isle of Man, Weedon and Tynemouth

September 1884

Aldershot

August 1886

Buttevant and Kinsale

April 1888

Dublin

March 1890

Curragh and Dublin

November 1891

Aldershot

June 1893

Portsdown Hill

December 1894

Portsmouth

September 1895

Malta

November 1897

Hong Kong

January 1899

Singapore

February 1900

Aldershot (Tournay Barracks, Farnborough)

November 1901

Malta

October 1903

Calcutta

February 1906

Shwebo and Bhamo

December 1907

Lebong

December 1908

Lucknow

December 1912

Dover

2nd Battalion The King’s Own 1857 - 1914

October 1857

Newport, Monmouthshire

April 1858

Chichester

February 1859

Aldershot

May 1859

Depot  Walmer

May 1859

Corfu

December 1861

Argostoli & Cephalonia, Zante and Corfu

April 1862

Corfu

June 1864

Malta

1865: 4th (or King’s Own Royal) Regiment of Foot

June 1866

Halifax and Prince Edward Isle

June 1868

Dublin and Mullingar

May 1869

Chester

June 1869

Weedon and Chester

October 1870

Chester, Liverpool and Weedon

March 1871

Aldershot (North Camp, Farnborough)

August 1872

Woolwich

July 1874

Cork and Spike Island

June 1875

Curragh

August 1875

Athlone, Ballina, Castle Bar, Ballinrobe and Curragh

May 1876

Curragh

May 1877

Dublin

July 1877

Aldershot

April 1878

Depot  Portsmouth

December 1878

On Active Service in South Africa

28 March 1879

Battle of Inhlobana Hill

29 March 1879

Battle of Kambula

3 July 1879

Reconnaissance before Ulundi

4 July 1879

Battle of Ulundi

8 September 1879

Attack on Manyanyoba's Cave

February 1880

Poona, Bombay, Karachi, Hyderabad and Kirkee

February 1880

Depot Fleetwood

June 1880

Depot to Lancaster

October 1880

Bombay, Baroda and Ahmedabad

1881: The King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment

December 1885

Poona, Satara and Kirkee

January 1886

Quetta

March 1888

Karachi and Hyderabad

January 1890

Ahmednagar, Satara and Kirkee

March 1894

Nasirabad and Neemuch

February 1896

Tregantle, Millbay and Bull Point

November 1896

Devonport

November 1897

Manchester and Lichfield

July 1898

Lichfield

December 1899

On Active Service in South Africa

17 January 1900

Trichard's Drift

20 January 1900

Venter's Spruit

23 January 1900

Spion Kop

5 February 1900

Vaal Krantz

22 February 1900

Onderbrook Hill

28 February 1900

Pieter's Hill

 

Relief of Ladysmith

8 June 1900

Botha's Pass

11 June 1900

Alleman's Nek

14 June 1900

Zand River (3rd Militia Battalion)

11 December 1900

Defence of Vryheid

23 February 1901

Fish River (4th Militia Battalion)

16 September 1901

Itala (2nd Battalion Mounted Infantry)

April 1903

Blackdown

October 1905

Colchester

November 1908

Jersey

September 1911

Dover

November 1912

Calcutta

March 1913

Lebong and Barrackpore

1680 to 1702

1702 to 1800

1914 to 1959

1959 to 2005

 

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