badge, unit, shoulder title, British, 1st Battalion, Queen's Regiment (Queen's Surreys), other ranks
Gold anodised aluminium shoulder title to soldiers of 1st Battalion The Queen's Regiment, (The Queen's Surreys), being QUEEN'S in serif letters in a straight line linked top and bottom. Two loops to reverse. Captioned: "Shoulder Title".
Box 39: Captioned: "1st Bn. The Queen's Regiment (Queen's Surreys) Other Ranks". Also captioned bottom left "54/Inf/8753" and at bottom right "Box 39". Reverse with a green sealing wax seal of an oval on which MINISTRY OF DEFENCE / PATTERN ROOM with in the centre ARMY / OFFICERS, the seal securing the cap badge. Top left corner a red oval stamp "Q (MAINT) 2 / MINISTRY OF DEFENCE" with in the centre "15 Jun 1970".
The Queen's Regiment was formed in 1966 from an amalgamation of the following regiments known as the Home Counties Brigade: the Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment, the Queen's Own Buffs, the Royal Kent Regiment, the Royal Sussex Regiment and the Middlesex Regiment.