63rd Regiment of Foot

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Also known as The Manchester Regiment


  • 1758 formed as 63rd Regiment of Foot by redesignation of 2nd Battalion, 8th (The King's) Regiment
  • 1782 renamed the 63rd (the West Suffolk) Regiment of Foot
  • 1881 united with 96th Regiment of Foot to become 1st 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)

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