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Also known as '''The East Lancashire Regiment'''
 
Also known as '''The East Lancashire Regiment'''
 
== Chronology ==
 
== Chronology ==
*'''1741''' raised as 59th Regiment of Foot
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*'''1741''' raised as '''59th Regiment of Foot'''
*'''1881''' amalgamated with 30th Foot and became 2nd Battalion The East Lancahire Regiment
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*'''1881''' amalgamated with [[30th Regiment of Foot|30th Foot]] and became 2nd Battalion The East Lancashire Regiment
*'''1958''' amalgamated with The South Lancashire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Volunteers) to form The Lancashire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Volunteers)
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*'''1958''' amalgamated with the  [[Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment)]] to form the  Lancashire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Volunteers)
*'''1958''' amalgamated with Loyal Regiment (North Lancashire) to form Queen's Lancashire Regiment
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*'''1970''' amalgamated with the [[Loyal North Lancashire Regiment|
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Loyal Regiment (North Lancashire)]]  to form the Queen’s Lancashire Regiment
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*'''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)
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==FIBIS resources==
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*"Boy Soldier to Lancer: John Arnfield in the Anglo -Sikh Wars" by Ainslie Sharpe ''FIBIS Journal Number 26 Autumn 2011'', pages 31-40.  For details of how to access this article, see [[FIBIS Journals]]
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:John Arnfield was born at sea in 1819. His father Hugh was in the 59th Foot which was in India 1820-1829. When the regiment returned to England in 1829, Hugh Arnfield transferred to the [[3rd Regiment of Foot]], the Buffs
  
 
== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Lancashire_Regiment East Lancashire Regiment] Wikipedia<br>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Queen's_Lancashire_Regiment Queen's Lancashire Regiment] Wikipedia
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/59th_(2nd_Nottinghamshire)_Regiment_of_Foot 59th (2nd Nottinghamshire) Regiment of Foot] Wikipedia
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Lancashire_Regiment East Lancashire Regiment] Wikipedia<br>
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Queen's_Lancashire_Regiment Queen's Lancashire Regiment] Wikipedia
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20080118043758/http://www.regiments.org/regiments/uk/inf/059-757.htm 59th (2nd Nottinghamshire) Regiment of Foot] including [http://web.archive.org/web/20080118042206/http://www.regiments.org/deploy/uk/reg-inf/059-1.htm deployments] Regiments.org, an archived site
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20071218230224/http://www.regiments.org/regiments/uk/inf/030ELanc.htm The East Lancashire Regiment] including deployments: [http://web.archive.org/web/20071218230150/http://www.regiments.org/deploy/uk/reg-inf/030-1.htm 1st Battalion], [http://web.archive.org/web/20080118042206/http://www.regiments.org/deploy/uk/reg-inf/059-1.htm  2nd Battalion] Regiments.org, an archived site
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*[http://www.lancashireinfantrymuseum.org.uk Lancashire Infantry Museum], includes the East Lancashire Regiment ([[30th Regiment of Foot|30th]] and 59th of Foot), the South Lancashire Regiment ([[40th Regiment of Foot|40th]] and [[82nd Regiment of Foot|82nd]] of Foot),  the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment ([[47th Regiment of Foot|47th]] and [[81st Regiment of Foot|81st]] of Foot)
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*[https://web.archive.org/web/20160304080911/https://www.army.mod.uk/documents/general/Regimental_History.pdf “The Regimental History of the Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment”] army.mod.uk, now an archived webpage.
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:The constituent regiments are the [[4th Regiment of Foot|4th]], [[8th Regiment of Foot|8th]], [[30th Regiment of Foot|30th]], [[34th Regiment of Foot|34th]], [[40th Regiment of Foot|40th]], [[47th Regiment of Foot|47th]], [[55th Regiment of Foot|55th]], [[59th Regiment of Foot|59th]], [[63rd Regiment of Foot|63rd]], [[81st Regiment of Foot|81st]], [[82nd Regiment of Foot|82nd]] and  [[96th Regiment of Foot|96th]] Regiments of Foot.
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[[Category:British Army Infantry Regiments]]
 
[[Category:British Army Infantry Regiments]]

Latest revision as of 05:25, 17 January 2018

Also known as The East Lancashire Regiment

Chronology

  • 1741 raised as 59th Regiment of Foot
  • 1881 amalgamated with 30th Foot and became 2nd Battalion The East Lancashire Regiment
  • 1958 amalgamated with the Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) to form the Lancashire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Volunteers)
  • 1970 amalgamated with the Loyal Regiment (North Lancashire) 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)

FIBIS resources

  • "Boy Soldier to Lancer: John Arnfield in the Anglo -Sikh Wars" by Ainslie Sharpe FIBIS Journal Number 26 Autumn 2011, pages 31-40. For details of how to access this article, see FIBIS Journals
John Arnfield was born at sea in 1819. His father Hugh was in the 59th Foot which was in India 1820-1829. When the regiment returned to England in 1829, Hugh Arnfield transferred to the 3rd Regiment of Foot, the Buffs

External Links

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