Five famous names were set to disappear, with plans for the KORBR
to merge with the Queen's Lancashire and King's Regiment.
He warned the "parachute regiment concept" could not work with county infantry units but accepted the merger of the KORBR
was almost "inevitable".
recruits across the North with its headquarters based in Carlisle, while the KOSB has its regimental base in Berwick.
Tory leaders yesterday pledged to bring back any regiment merged or disbanded under the Ministry of Defence's planned shake-up of army units, with the Coldstream Guards and King's Own Royal Border Regiment (KORBR
) top of their list.
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