96th Regiment of Foot
Known as The Manchester Regiment from 1881.
- 1824 formed as 96th Regiment of Foot at Manchester
- 1874 deemed to be successor of earlier 96th Regiment
- 1881 united with 63rd Regiment of Foot to become 2nd Battalion The Manchester Regiment
- 1958 amalgamated with the King's Regiment (Liverpool) to form the King's Regiment.
- 2006 amalgamated with the King's Own Royal Border Regiment and the Queen's Lancashire Regiment to form the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment (King's Lancashire and Border)
- 96th Regiment of Foot Wikipedia
- The Manchester Regiment Wikipedia
- The King's Regiment Wikipedia
- Duke of Lancaster's Regiment Wikipedia
- 96th regiment of Foot including deployments Regiments.org, an archived website.
- Manchester Regiment including deployments: 1st Battalion, 2nd Battalion Regiments.org, an archived website
- Museum of the Manchester Regiment at Ashton Town Hall, Market Place, Ashton-under-Lyne
- Manchester Regiment Archives at the Tameside Local Studies and Archives Centre, Central Library, Ashton-under-Lyne
- Details of History of the Manchester Regiment (63rd and 96th Regiments): Volume 1 (1758-1883) Volume 2 1883-1922 by Col. H. C. Wylly, C.B. Reprint, originally published 1923-1925. Available through Amazon.co.uk from the FIBIS Shop
Historical books online
- From England to the Antipodes & India - 1846 to 1902, with startling revelations, or 56 years of my life in the Indian Mutiny, Police & Jails by Isaac Tyrell (1904) Archive.org. On page 10 the author transfers to the 96th Foot in Hobart in 1848. The regiment left for India in 1849.