96th Regiment of Foot

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Also known as The Manchester Regiment


  • 1824 formed as 96th Regiment of Foot at Manchester
  • 1874 deemed to be successor of earlier 96th Regiment
  • 1881 united with 63rd Regiment of Foot to become 2nd 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)

External Links

96th Regiment of Foot Wikipedia
The Manchester Regiment Wikipedia
The King's Regiment Wikipedia
Duke of Lancaster's Regiment Wikipedia