This Day In History

  • 1815 Battle of Waterloo. The 30th and 40th Regiments (later the 1st Battalions of the East Lancashire and South Lancashire Regiments respectively) gain glory on the field of one of the most decisive battles in history.
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Mons Rose 2004

The Friends at the canal railway bridge near Mons, Belgium, where British and German soldiers first exchanged fire in August 1914.