2nd Bn, The East Lancashire Regiment: Service
Authors and Contributors this page: Graham Watson
Page created 1 November 2002. Corrected and updated 17.06.2003
1st Battalion,
59th Regiment of Foot
1755-1881
1881-1948
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
 
     
  1755 61st Regiment of Foot
       
     
       
  1757 59th Regiment of Foot
       
     
       
  1881.07.01 2nd Battalion, The East Lancashire Regiment
  1881 England: Gosport
  1883 Dover
  1885 Ireland: Enniskillen
  1888 Newry
  1891 Mullingar
  1893 Gibraltar
  1895 England: Aldershot
  1897 India: Rhaniket
  1898 Chakratta
  1901 Jullunder
  1903 Poona
  1907 Karachi
  1909 Mhow
  1911 South Africa
  1914.11 France and Flanders 8 Div
  1915.10 France and Flanders 23 Div
  1916.07 France and Flanders 8 Div
  1919 Ireland: Buttevant
  1923 England: Bordon 3 Bde
  1927 Pembroke Dock
  1929 Catterick
  1933 Hong Kong
  1937 India: Ambala
  1940.09 UK 29 Bde
  1942.04 Madagascar/East Africa
  1943.01 India
  1944.09 Burma/India 36 Inf Div
  1945 Burma
  1947 UK
  1948.07.31 disbanded (technically "amalgamated" with 1st Battalion)