This Day In History

  • 1814 82nd Foot (later 2nd South Lancashires) suffer 31 casualties at the Battle of Orthez, their final fight as the French retreat into France in the last stages of the Peninsular War
  • 1863 88th Lancashire Rifle Volunteer Corps (LRVC) forms at Haslingden.
  • 1900 Battle of Pieters Hill. With his battle-cry "Remember men, the eyes of Lancashire are watching you today," Lt Col MacCarthy O'Leary leads the 1st South Lancashires into the main assault. The Colonel dies with 5 of his men, but at last the road to besieged Ladysmith is finally open.
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The Lancashire Infantry Museum publishes a range of books relating to the history of our Regiments.

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They include an acclaimed Regimental Histories Facsimile Reprint Series first produced by the Queen’s Lancashire Regiment. This set of books, carefully designed to make an attractive matching display on anyone’s bookshelf, are cloth-bound in Regimental Maroon with gold-embossed titles and Regimental Crests. They  reproduce at an affordable cost rare and out-of-print regimental histories of the East Lancashire, South Lancashire, and Loyal North Lancashire Regiments and their predecessors.  On the infrequent occasions when original editions of these books appear on the collectors market, they can command prices of several hundreds of pounds.

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 The Regimental Shop also stocks a wide range of clothing items, souvenirs, memorabilia and accroutements for all our regiments, including plaques, blazer badges , regimental ties, cufflinks and tie clips. 

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