59th Regiment of Foot

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Also known as The East Lancahire Regiment


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

External Links

East Lancashire Regiment Wikipedia
Queen's Lancashire Regiment Wikipedia