KINGS OWN REGIMENT CAP BADGE
The cap badge of The Kings Own Regiment depicts the English Lion facing to the left, with the inscription below “The Kings Own Regiment”.
The King’s Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army. It served under various titles and fought in many wars and conflicts, including both the First and the Second World Wars, from 1680 to 1959. In 1959, the regiment was amalgamated with the Border Regiment to form the King’s Own Royal Border Regiment.
Previous names include the 2nd Tangier Regiment, Her Royal Highness the Duchess of York and Albany’s Regiment of Foot, The Queen’s Regiment of Foot, and The King’s Own Regiment.