1st Bn, The East Lancashire Regiment: Service
Authors and Contributors this page: Graham Watson
Page created 1 July 2002. Corrected and updated 30.11.2002
1st Battalion,
30th Regiment of Foot
1689-1881
1881-1958
United Kingdom  
Note:This is a battalion history of the Regular Army. See the main regimental page for full lineage and other information.
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Lineage
War service
Overseas service
Home service
 
     
  1689 Viscount Castleton's Regiment of Foot
       
     
       
  1751.07.01 30th Regiment of Foot
       
     
       
  1881.07.01 1st Battalion, The East Lancashire Regiment
  1881 India: Bengal
  1885 Ferozepore
  1891 Lucknow
  1896 Burma
  1897 England: Portsmouth
  1898 Jersey
  1900.02 South Africa 15 Bde
  1902 Ireland: Dublin
  1905 Curragh
  1908 England: Woking
  1911 Colchester
  1914.08 France and Flanders 4 Div
  1918.02 France and Flanders 34 Div
  1918.05 France and Flanders 61 Div
  1919 West Indies
  1922 Malta
  1924 Egypt/Sudan
  1925 India: Quetta
  1929 Poona
  1931 Bombay
  1932 China: Shanghai
  1933 England: Catterick
  1935 Northern Ireland: Belfast
  1939.09 UK 42 Inf Div
  1940.04 France & Belgium
  1940.06 UK
  1941.09 UK 6 Bde
  1941.10 UK 42 Support Gp
  1942.06 UK 71 Bde
  1944.06 NW Europe
  1944.08 NW Europe 53 Inf Div
  1945 Germany
  1947 UK
  1948.07.31 amalgamated with 2nd Battalion without change of title
  1950 Sudan  
  1951 Egypt  
  1953 UK  
  1954..02 Germany: Hubblerath 4 Gds Bde
  1957.01 England: Brentwood  
  1957.12 Hong Kong  
  1958.07.01 amalgamated with 1st Bn, The South Lancashire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Volunteers), to form 1st Bn, The Lancashire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Volunteers)