47th Regiment of Foot

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  • 1741 raised as Sir John Mordaunt's Regiment of Foot
  • 1743 became Peregrine Lascelles' Regiment of Foot
  • 1747 ranked as 58th Regiment of Foot
  • 1751 became 47th Regiment of Foot
  • 1782 became 47th (the Lancashire) Regiment of Foot
  • 1881 amalgamated with 81st (Loyal Lincoln Volunteers) Regiment of Foot, to form The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
  • 1970 amalgamated with The Lancashire Regiment to form The Queen's Lancashire Regiment
  • 2006 amalgamated with the King’s Own Royal Border Regiment and the King’s Regiment to become the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment (King's Lancashire and Border)

Service in British India

British Library

The British Library has the books

  • The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, in 2 Volumes, by Colonel H. C. Wylly 1933
  • A short history of the Loyal Regiment 1965

External links

The constituent regiments are the 4th, 8th, 30th, 34th, 40th, 47th, 55th, 59th, 63rd, 81st, 82nd and 96th Regiments of Foot.