This Day In History

  • 1859 During a war scare with France, Government gives in to popular pressure and sanctions the formation of local corps of Volunteers. Lancashire responds with particular enthusiasm. Over 70 local infantry units raised by the end of 1860
  • 1945 Italy. To counter possible hostile incursions by the new communist state of Yugoslavia, which claims the port of Trieste, 2nd Loyal moves close to the old frontier as part of 10th Indian Division.
We are funded almost entirely by voluntary contributions.

Please help by clicking the buttons below.

Donate to us through BT MyDonate

Copyright

© COPYRIGHT

  1. All intellectual rights attaching to this article and associated original images illustrations and graphics as appropriate are declared and retained jointly by The Lancashire Infantry Museum and the author where applicable.
  2. The Museum has no objection to non-commercial reproduction or other use, in whole or in part, provided that attribution is always given to the Museum in the following format (or similar using 100% of the content):“Reproduced with the permission of The Lancashire Infantry Museum, Fulwood Barracks, Preston PR2 8AA, Lancashire, UK www.lancashireinfantrymuseum.org.uk ”.
  3. Attribution is required  for every separate use of material from this site, including repetition or reproduction in multiple pages of a website, or  in more than one location.
  4. If reproduction or re-use is intended for any commercial purpose, including advertising or book publication, please contact The Curator in the first instance for details of licensing arrangements.