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Also known as '''The Liverpools'''
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Also known as the '''King's Regiment''', and the '''The Liverpools'''
 
== Chronology ==
 
== Chronology ==
 
*'''1685'''  raised as the Princess Anne of Denmark's Regiment of Foot
 
*'''1685'''  raised as the Princess Anne of Denmark's Regiment of Foot
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| '''1911''' [[Jullunder]]
 
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| '''1916''' [[Mesopotamia Campaign|Mesopotamia]]
 
 
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The regiment was at Deesa in Gujarat on 20 July 1853.
  
== External Links ==
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The regiment, (1st Battalion) was at Landi Kotal in 1935.<ref>[https://www.thefedoralounge.com/threads/the-adventurers-gear-thread.10666/page-56#post-467711 The Adventurer's Gear Thread] Post 1110, 19 December 2009. Fedora Lounge. Unfortunately the photographs posted are now no longer available. Retrieved 8 March 2020.</ref>
===Historical Books Online===
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== External links ==
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===Historical books online===
 
*''Historical record of the Eighth, or King’s Regiment of Foot: containing an account of the formation of the regiment in 1685, and of its subsequent services to 1844'' [http://books.google.com/books?id=0wYRAAAAYAAJ&pg=PR4-IA5 Google Books] 1844   
 
*''Historical record of the Eighth, or King’s Regiment of Foot: containing an account of the formation of the regiment in 1685, and of its subsequent services to 1844'' [http://books.google.com/books?id=0wYRAAAAYAAJ&pg=PR4-IA5 Google Books] 1844   
*''Historical record of the King’s Liverpool Regiment of Foot: containing an account of the formation of the regiment in 1685, and of its subsequent services to 1881  [http://www.archive.org/stream/historicalrecor00goog Archive.org] 1883.This contains information from the previously mentioned book. Indian Service commences [http://www.archive.org/stream/historicalrecor00goog#page/n142/mode/1up page 95] in 1846
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*''Historical record of the King’s Liverpool Regiment of Foot: containing an account of the formation of the regiment in 1685, and of its subsequent services to 1881'' [http://www.archive.org/stream/historicalrecor00goog Archive.org] 1883.This contains information from the previously mentioned book. Indian Service commences [http://www.archive.org/stream/historicalrecor00goog#page/n142/mode/1up page 95] in 1846
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*[http://www.archive.org/stream/kurumkabulkandah00roberich#page/n9/mode/2up ''Kurum, Kabul & Kandahar being a brief record of impressions in three campaigns under General Roberts''] by Charles Gray Robertson, Lieutenant 8th (the King’s) Regiment 1881 Archive.org
  
 
===Other===
 
===Other===
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8th_(The_King's)_Regiment_of_Foot 8th (The King's) Regiment of Foot] Wikipedia<br>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_King%27s_(Liverpool_Regiment) King's Regiment (Liverpool)] Wikipedia<br>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_King%27s_Regiment_(Liverpool) King's Regiment (Liverpool)] Wikipedia<br>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duke_of_Lancaster%27s_Regiment_(King%27s_Lancashire_and_Border) Duke of Lancaster's Regiment] Wikipedia
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8th_(The_King's)_Regiment_of_Foot 8th (The King's) Regiment of Foot] Wikipedia<br>
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_King%27s_(Liverpool_Regiment) King's Regiment (Liverpool)] Wikipedia<br>
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_King%27s_Regiment_(Liverpool) King's Regiment (Liverpool)] Wikipedia<br>
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duke_of_Lancaster%27s_Regiment_(King%27s_Lancashire_and_Border) Duke of Lancaster's Regiment] Wikipedia
 
[[Category:British Army Infantry Regiments]]<br>
 
[[Category:British Army Infantry Regiments]]<br>
[http://www.britisharmedforces.org/i_regiments/kingsLiv_index.htm  The King's Regiment (Liverpool)] British Armed Forces & National Service. Shows deployments. <br>
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20071228194614/http://www.regiments.org/regiments/uk/inf/008KingL.htm The King's Regiment (Liverpool)] including deployments: [http://web.archive.org/web/20071216143614/http://www.regiments.org/deploy/uk/reg-inf/008-1.htm 1st Battalion], [http://web.archive.org/web/20071228095506/http://www.regiments.org/deploy/uk/reg-inf/008-2.htm 2nd Battalion] Regiments.org, an archived website.<br>
[http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:1X2lZv6_moUJ:www.thefedoralounge.com/showthread.php%3Ft%3D11144%26page%3D56+King%E2%80%99s+Liverpool+Regiment+1935+Landi+Kotel+North+West+Frontier&cd=2&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=au Photos] (scroll down) of  King’s Liverpool Regiment 1935 Landi Kotel North West Frontier
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*[http://www.britisharmedforces.org/i_regiments/kingsLiv_index.htm  The King's Regiment (Liverpool)] British Armed Forces & National Service. Shows deployments. <br>
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*[https://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/archivesheet40 "Biographical research into the King's Regiment"] Liverpool Museums, Archive Centre Maritime Museum Information sheet 40, from the page Liverpool Museums/Merseyside Maritime Museum/About/Archives Centre/Information Sheets/Tracing your Ancestors.
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**The 2nd Battalion remained in India throughout the [[First World War]]. The 1st Battalion took part in the 2nd Chindit Operation in Burma, 1944 and the 13th Battalion took part in the first Chindit Operation in Burma in 1943
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*[http://d-dayrevisited.co.uk/veterans/cyril-askew.html Cyril Askew: King's Liverpool Regiment] d-dayrevisited.co.uk. He  was in the 2nd Battalion and  served on the North West Frontier from 1937 (scroll down).
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*[http://www.chinditslongcloth1943.com/index.html Chindit Chasing, Operation Longcloth 1943] includes the story of Pte. Arthur Leslie Howney who was a Chindit in 1943 and was part of the 13th King's Liverpool Battalion which formed the British half of the infantry soldiers for the 77th Indian Infantry Brigade that year. Steve Fogden’s extensive website.
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**[http://www.pegasusarchive.org/pow/arthur_howney.htm Private Arthur Leslie Howney] (www.pegasusarchive.org)  He died a prisoner of war in Burma in 1943 (An earlier shorter story)
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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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Latest revision as of 00:27, 8 March 2020

Also known as the King's Regiment, and the The Liverpools

Chronology

  • 1685 raised as the Princess Anne of Denmark's Regiment of Foot
  • 1702 became the Queen's Regiment of Foot
  • 1715 became the King's Regiment of Foot
  • 1751 became 8th (The King's) Regiment of Foot
  • 1881 became The King's (Liverpool Regiment)
  • 1921 became The King's Regiment (Liverpool)
  • 1958 amalgamated with the 1st Battalion, Manchester Regiment to become the King's Regiment (Manchester and Liverpool)
  • 2006 amalgamated with the King's Own Royal Border Regiment and the Queen's Lancashire Regiment to become the 2nd Battalion Duke of Lancaster's Regiment (King's Lancashire and Border)

Service in British India

1st Battalion alternated with 2nd Battalion
1801 Egypt 1833 India
1846 India 1838 Burma
1868 India 1842 India
1905 Nasirabad 1870 India
1932 Jubbulpore 1880 Afghanistan
1938 Landi Kotal 1882 Egypt
1945 India 1904 Sitapur
1906 Secunderabad
1909 Kamptee
1911 Jullunder

The regiment was at Deesa in Gujarat on 20 July 1853.

The regiment, (1st Battalion) was at Landi Kotal in 1935.[1]

External links

Historical books online

  • Historical record of the Eighth, or King’s Regiment of Foot: containing an account of the formation of the regiment in 1685, and of its subsequent services to 1844 Google Books 1844
  • Historical record of the King’s Liverpool Regiment of Foot: containing an account of the formation of the regiment in 1685, and of its subsequent services to 1881 Archive.org 1883.This contains information from the previously mentioned book. Indian Service commences page 95 in 1846
  • Kurum, Kabul & Kandahar being a brief record of impressions in three campaigns under General Roberts by Charles Gray Robertson, Lieutenant 8th (the King’s) Regiment 1881 Archive.org

Other

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

References

  1. The Adventurer's Gear Thread Post 1110, 19 December 2009. Fedora Lounge. Unfortunately the photographs posted are now no longer available. Retrieved 8 March 2020.