81st Regiment of Foot

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Chronology

  • 1793 raised as the 81st Regiment of Foot
  • 1802 absorbed the Loyal Lincoln Volunteers (Villagers)
  • 1832 became the 81st Regiment of Foot (Loyal Lincoln Volunteers)
  • 1881 amalgamated with 47th (Lancashire) 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.