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The [[TA]] Infantry based in Lancashire and Cumbria
 
  
Consisting of one [[RRF]] platoon based in Bury, Lancashire which is SF
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The Lancastrian and Cumbrian Volunteers were
which completes a [[QLR]] company based in Blackburn
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formed in 1999 with a [[HQ]] at Kimberley Barracks, [[Preston]]. The regiment was an amalgamation of 4th (Volunteer) Battalion, the [[King's Own Royal Border Regiment]] and 4th (Volunteer) Battalion, the [[Queen's Lancashire Regiment]].
 
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Another 2QLR companys in Preston one HQ
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*HQ (Quebec) Company - Kimberley Barracks, Preston, formed from HQ Coy 4QLR
 
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*A Tobruk (KORBR) Company -  Barrow in Furness with Platoon at Lancaster (amalgamation of HQ Coy and C Coy 4KORBR)
2 KORB (now part of the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment) company's, one in Barrow and one in Lancaster.
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*B Somme (QLR) Company - Preston with Platoon at [[Blackpool]] (amalgamation of HQ Coy and B Coy 4QLR; redesignated later as D Coy at Blackpool)
 
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*C Sicily (KORBR) Company - Workington with Platoon at [[Carlisle]] (amalgamation of A Coy and D Coy 4KORBR)
The Barrow site has been known to be graced by the mythical figure Pvt Simpson
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*D Waterloo (QLR) Company - Blackburn with Platoon at Bury (amalgamation of A Coy and C Coy 4QLR; redesignated later as B Coy)
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In 2006 the companies reorganised as follows:
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*HQ Company - Preston  
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*A (King's) Company - [[Liverpool]] (transferred from the [[KCR|King's and Cheshire Regiment]])
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*B (QLR) Company - Blackburn with Platoon at Blackpool (amalgamation of B Coy and D Coy)
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*C (KORBR) Company - Workington with Platoons at Carlisle and Barrow (amalgamation of A Coy and C Coy)
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*D (King's) Company - [[Manchester]] with Platoon at Bury (transferred from the [[KCR]]
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The regiment became the 4th Battalion, the [[Duke of Lancaster's Regiment]] (King's, Lancashire and Border) shortly after.  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 00:04, 6 January 2008


The Lancastrian and Cumbrian Volunteers were formed in 1999 with a HQ at Kimberley Barracks, Preston. The regiment was an amalgamation of 4th (Volunteer) Battalion, the King's Own Royal Border Regiment and 4th (Volunteer) Battalion, the Queen's Lancashire Regiment.

  • HQ (Quebec) Company - Kimberley Barracks, Preston, formed from HQ Coy 4QLR
  • A Tobruk (KORBR) Company - Barrow in Furness with Platoon at Lancaster (amalgamation of HQ Coy and C Coy 4KORBR)
  • B Somme (QLR) Company - Preston with Platoon at Blackpool (amalgamation of HQ Coy and B Coy 4QLR; redesignated later as D Coy at Blackpool)
  • C Sicily (KORBR) Company - Workington with Platoon at Carlisle (amalgamation of A Coy and D Coy 4KORBR)
  • D Waterloo (QLR) Company - Blackburn with Platoon at Bury (amalgamation of A Coy and C Coy 4QLR; redesignated later as B Coy)

In 2006 the companies reorganised as follows:

  • HQ Company - Preston
  • A (King's) Company - Liverpool (transferred from the King's and Cheshire Regiment)
  • B (QLR) Company - Blackburn with Platoon at Blackpool (amalgamation of B Coy and D Coy)
  • C (KORBR) Company - Workington with Platoons at Carlisle and Barrow (amalgamation of A Coy and C Coy)
  • D (King's) Company - Manchester with Platoon at Bury (transferred from the KCR

The regiment became the 4th Battalion, the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment (King's, Lancashire and Border) shortly after.

Current: 52 Lowland | 3 PWRR | 6 RIFLES | 7 RIFLES | Londons | LCV | TTR | WMR | KCR | EER | EWRR | RWR | Rangers | 51 HIGHLAND | 4 PARA
Future: Londons | 6 SCOTS | 7 SCOTS | 3 PWRR | 3 RRF | 4 YORKS | 3 LANCS | 4 MERCIAN | 3 WELSH | 5 R IRISH | 4 PARA