Cap badge South Lancashire Regiment

brass contruction, both lugs intact

€ 12,00

The South Lancashire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in existence from 1881 to 1958. It was created as part of the Childers Reformsin 1881 as the Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) by the amalgamation of the 40th (2nd Somersetshire) Regiment of Foot and the82nd Regiment of Foot (Prince of Wales's Volunteers). In 1938 it was renamed the South Lancashire Regiment (The Prince of Wales's Volunteers) and on 1 July 1958 the regiment was amalgamated with the East Lancashire Regiment to form the Lancashire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Volunteers) which was later amalgamated with the Loyal Regiment (North Lancashire) to form the Queen's Lancashire Regiment which was, however, merged with the King's Regiment (Liverpool and Manchester), the King's Own Royal Border Regiment, in 2007, to form the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment (King's, Lancashire and Border).

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