The 2nd Battalion was engaged in guard duties in the London area following the Outbreak of war, before leaving for training grounds in East Anglia. In December, 1940, it was called upon to furnish a machine-
Operations during the great sweep forward in the late summer found it fighting on the Somme and near Le Havre before moving forward into Belgium. At Vorselaar, and on the Antwerp-
The feelings of the oppressed citizens of Nijmegen towards the Kensingtons were extremely warm, and a street there was named after the Regiment. The Battalion had the great honour of being inspected by Princess Juliana in Nijmegen shortly after her return to Holland , when it presented her with a purse of £1,100, collected for the Dutch Red Cross. After some months of duty in the Ruhr the 2nd Bn The Kensingtons was disbanded on 12th February, 1946.
|1859 - 1908|
|1920 - 1939|
|1947 -19 67|