This Day In History

  • 1916 After 3 months rest and recuperation in South Africa, and re-inforced by drafts of fresh men from Britain, 2nd Loyals lands at Mombasa to resume operations against German East Africa
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History of The Queen’s Lancashire Regiment

Chapter 1 THE EARLIEST DAYS 1689-1755
30th Foot
40th Foot
47th Foot
59th Foot
Chapter 2 SEVEN YEARS WAR 1756-63
Louisburg
Quebec
Chapter 3 AMERICAN WAR OF INDEPENDENCE 1755-83
Chapter 4 FIRST COUNTY TITLES 1782
30th (The Cambridgeshire Regiment)
40th (2nd Somersetshire Regiment)
47th (The Lancashire Regiment)
59th (2nd Nottinghamshire Regiment)
Chapter 5 THE FRENCH REVOLUTIONARY WAR 1793-1802
81st and 82nd Regiments
The Mediterranean and Egypt
The West Indies
Holland
Chapter 6 THE NAPOLEONIC WARS 1803-15
Chapter 7 THE PENINSULA WAR 1808-14
Antwerp
The East Indies
Chapter 8 WATERLOO 1815
Chapter 9 WAR WITH THE UNITED STATES 1812-1814
Chapter 10 OUTPOSTS OF EMPIRE 1815 1854
3rd Mahratta War1817-18 t
Persian Gulf 1819
1st Burmese War 1825-26
Bhurtpore 1826.
1st Afghan War 1839-42
Maharajpore 1843
Australia 1854
Chapter 11 CRIMEAN WAR 1854-55
Chapter 12 SOLDIERS OF THE QUEEN 1856-81
China 1857
The Indian Mutiny 1857
The Maori Wars 1860-66
The Fenian Raid 1866
2nd Afghan War  1878-80
Chapter 13 ARMY REORGANISATION 1873 & 1881
Chapter 14 SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 1899-1902
Chapter 15 FIRST WORLD WAR 1914-18
France and Flanders 1914-18
East Africa 1914-16
Gallipoli 1915
Egypt and Palestine 1915-18
Mesopotamia
Macedonia
Chapter 16 BETWEEN THE WARS 1918-1939
Chapter 17 SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-45
Dunkirk 1940
Singapore1942
Madagascar 1942
Tunisia 1943
Italy 1944
Normandy 1944
Holland and Germany 1944-45
Burma 1944-4
Chapter 18 THE POST-WAR YEARS 1945-70
Reductions 1945-49
Malaya 1950’s
The Lancashire Regiment (PWV) 1958
Aden 1967
Chapter 19 THE QUEEN’S LANCASHIRE REGIMENT 1970
Chapter 20 AMALGAMATION 2006