This Day In History

1942 Under orders for India as part of the 2nd Division, over the next 3 days 2nd Regiment (Loyal, North Lancashire), The Reconnaissance Corps (formerly 6th Loyals), embarks at Liverpool, Glasgow and Gour0ck.
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Chapter 4 – FIRST COUNTY TITLES 1782

On the 31st August 1782 the regiments were given county titles “Which may at all times be useful towards recruiting”. The new titles were:

  • 30th (The Cambridgeshire Regiment)
  • 40th ( 2nd Somersetshire Regiment)
  • 47th (The Lancashire Regiment)
  • 59th (2nd Nottinghamshire Regiment)

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