Sunday, 21 September 2014

8th Regiment of Foot - The King's (Liverpool Regiment)

19th June 1685The Princess Anne of Denmark's Regiment of Foot. Raised in Derbyshire & Hertfordshire and named for the future Queen Anne.
The Queen's Regiment of Foot. Re-designated to recognise Princess Anne becoming Queen Anne.
The King's Regiment of Foot. Re-named to recognise King George I
1st July 1751
8th (The King's) Regiment of Foot
1st July 1881
The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Designated as the city regiment of Liverpool, also encompassing militia and volunteer infantry.
1st January 1921
The King's Regiment (Liverpool)
Amalgamated with the Manchester Regiment to form the King's Regiment (Manchester & Liverpool)
1st July 2006
Amalgamates with the Queen's Lancashire Regiment and King's Own Royal Border Regiment to form the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment.

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