8th Regiment of Foot

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Also known as The Liverpools


  • 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)

External Links

8th (The King's) Regiment of Foot Wikipedia
King's Regiment (Liverpool) Wikipedia
King's Regiment (Liverpool) Wikipedia
Duke of Lancaster's Regiment Wikipedia