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Useful Links

The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment

The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment

King’s Own Royal Regiment Museum, Lancaster

Cumbria's Museum of Military Life, Carlisle
(For Kings Own Royal Border Regiment)

Museum of the Manchester Regiment

Museum of Liverpool
(King’s Regiment)

Museums Affiliated to The Lancashire Infantry Museum

Blackburn Museum
Items and information relating to the East Lancashire Regiment

Towneley Hall, Burnley
Items and information relating to the East Lancashire Regiment

Warrington Museum
Items and information relating to the South Lancashire Regiment

Sites of Special Regimental Interest

The Accrington Pals
The story of the 11th (Service) Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment, better known to history as “The Accrington Pals,” has come to represent the tragedy of all the WWI Pals Battalions.

Colonial Re-Enactment Society & 40th Regiment of Foot
A re-enactment society based in Melbourne, Australia, which has researched and published a wealth of material relating to the 40th Foot’s time in Australia and New Zealand in the mid-19th Century

Chorley Pals Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of the Chorley Pals (Y Company, 11th (Service) Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment – the Accrington Pals)

Preston Pals War Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of the Preston Pals (D Company, 7th (Service) Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, and the creation of a Memorial in their memory on Preston Station.

The Wrecking of the Sea Horse, Lord Melville & Boadicea
The Regiment's greatest tragedy, when 510 men, women and children from the our antecedent regiments, the 59th and 82nd Foot, lost their lives in three shipwrecks on the Irish coast in 1816. Ivan Fitzgerald, of Dublin, has studied the disaster for many years, and reports his findings here.

Military & Related Museums


Army Museums Ogilby Trust

National Army Museum

North West

The Fusilier Museum, Bury
Tells the story of The Lancashire Fusiliers

Cheshire Military Museum, Chester
Represents the regiments of Cheshire

Imperial War Museum North, Manchester


National Archives
Records relating to all regiments. Some personnel records, medal rolls, war diaries etc

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Records for every serviceman killed in either WWI or WWII

North East Medals – Medals of the Regiments
Individual regimental histories by campaign and battle honour

World War One

The Long , Long Trail
Excellent information on all aspects of the British Army in WWI

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