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King's Regiment

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. 5th Battalion, The King's Regiment (Liverpool) .
1947.01.01 Reconstituted in T.A. with HQ at Liverpool and concurrently amalgamated with 9th Battalion 125 (West Lancashire & Cheshire) Infantry Brigade
. A Company at Liverpool .
. B Company at Liverpool .
. C Company at Liverpool .
. D Company at Liverpool .
1958.09.01 Transferred to the corps of The King's Regiment (Manchester and Liverpool) without change of title .
1967.04.01 Battalion disbanded and concurrently reconstituted as a single company in TAVR II at Liverpool as B (King's) Company, Lancastrian Volunteers .
1971.04.01 Reorganised as two companies: .
. B Company (King's), 1st Battalion, Lancastrian Volunteers at Liverpool, redesignation of existing coy .
. B Company, 2nd Battalion, Lancastrian Volunteers newly raised at Liverpool .
1973.10.08 Company subtitles omitted .
1975.04.01 B Company 5th/8th (Volunteer) Battalion, The King's Regiment at Townsend Avenue, Liverpool, redesignation of B Coy 1st Bn, Lancastrian Volunteers .
. D Company 5th/8th (Volunteer) Battalion, The King's Regiment at Townsend Avenue, Liverpool, redesignation of B Coy 2nd Bn, Lancastrian Volunteers .
1992.09.21 A (The King's Liverpool) Company, 5th/8th (Volunteer) Battalion, The King's Regiment at Townsend Avenue, Liverpool; amalgamation of B Coy and D Coy .
1999.07.01 A (King's) Company, The King's and Cheshire Regiment at Townsend Avenue, Liverpool; amalgamation of A Coy and V (Liverpool Scottish) Coy, 5th/8th (Volunteer) Bn, The King's Regt, retaining Liverpool Scottish Pln .
2006.04.01 A (King's Regiment) Company, The Lancastrian and Cumbrian Volunteers at Liverpool .
2006.07.01 A (King's Regiment) Company, 4th Battalion, The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment (King's, Lancashire and Border) .
2007.03? A (King's Regiment) Company, 3rd Battalion, The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment (King's, Lancashire and Border) .
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. 8th Battalion, The Manchester Regiment (Ardwick) .
1947.01.01 Reconstituted in T.A. with HQ at Ardwick .
. A Company at Ardwick .
. B Company at Ardwick .
. C Company at Ardwick .
. D Company at Ardwick .
1958.09.01 Transferred to the corps of The King's Regiment (Manchester and Liverpool) without change of title .
1967.04.01 Amalgamated with 9th Battalion to form TAVR successors of The Manchester Regiment .
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. 9th Battalion, The Manchester Regiment .
1947.01.01 Reconstituted in T.A. with HQ at Ashton-under-Lyne .
. A Company at Ashton-under-Lyne .
. B Company at Ashton-under-Lyne .
. C Company at Ashton-under-Lyne .
. D Company at Ashton-under-Lyne .
1958.09.01 Transferred to the corps of The King's Regiment (Manchester and Liverpool) without change of title .
1967.04.01 Amalgamated with 8th Battalion to form TAVR successors of The Manchester Regiment [Ashton location taken over in 1975 by 4th Bn, The Queen's Lancashire Regt and in 1986-92 by 5th Bn Royal Regt of Fusiliers] .
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1967.04.01 Manchester T.A. elements [8th Bn The Manchester Regt and 9th Bn The Manchester Regt] of The King's Regiment disbanded and concurrently reconstituted as: .
. C (Manchester) Company, Lancastrian Volunteers, formed in TAVR II at Manchester, successor to 8th Battalion and 9th Battalion .
. The Manchester Regiment (Ardwick and Ashton) Territorials, formed in TAVR III with HQ at Ardwick .
. A Company at Ardwick, successor to 8th Bn, The Manchester Regt .
. B Company at Ashton-under-Lyne, successor to 9th Bn, The Manchester Regt .
. C Company at Ashton-under-Lyne, successor to 9th Bn, The Manchester Regt .
1969.04.01 TAVR III element reduced to cadre as 8th/9th Battalion The Manchester Regiment at Manchester, sponsored by Lancastrian Volunteers .
1971.04.01 Reorganised as two companies: .
. C (Manchester) Company, 1st Battalion, Lancastrian Volunteers at Manchester .
. C (Manchester) Company, 2nd Battalion, Lancastrian Volunteers reconstituted at Ashton from cadre .
1975.04.01 C Company, 5th/8th (Volunteer) Battalion, The King's Regiment at Ardwick Green, Manchester; redesignation of C Coy 1st Bn Lancastrian Vols; C Coy 2nd Bn Lancastrian Vols redesignated as C Coy, 4th Bn, The Queen's Lancashire Regt and lost its Manchester connection .
1992.09.21 Redesignated C (The Manchesters) Company, 5th/8th (Volunteer) Battalion, The King's Regiment at Ardwick Green, Manchester .
1999.07.01 Redesignated C (King's) Company, The King's and Cheshire Regiment at Manchester, including Recce Pln .
2006.04.01 Redesignated D (King's Regiment) Company, The Lancastrian and Cumbrian Volunteers at Manchester with Pln at Bury, the latter transferred B Coy, The King's and Cheshire Regt .
2006.07.01 Redesignated D (King's Regiment) Company, 4th Battalion, The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment (King's, Lancashire and Border) .
2007.03? Redesignated D (King's Regiment) Company, 3rd Battalion, The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment (King's, Lancashire and Border) .
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. 5th/8th (Volunteer) Battalion, The King's Regiment .
1975.04.01 Formed with HQ at Peninsula Barracks, Warrington by reorganisation of 1st Battalion, Lancastrian Volunteers, taking its number from 5th Bn The King's Regt and 8th Bn The Manchester Regt .
. HQ Company at Peninsula Barracks, Warrington, redesignation of HQ Coy 1st Bn, Lancastrian Volunteers .
. A Company at Warrington, newly formed .
. B Company at Townsend Avenue, Liverpool, redesignation of B Coy 1st Bn, Lancastrian Volunteers .
. C Company at Ardwick Green, Manchester, redesignation of C Coy 1st Bn, Lancastrian Volunteers .
. D Company at Townsend Avenue, Liverpool, redesignation of B Coy 2nd Bn Lancastrian Volunteers .
1984 E (HSF) Company formed at Liverpool (or Warrington) and Manchester; A Company at Warrington and D Company at Liverpool changed titles .
1992.09.21 Reorganised in three rifle company establisment and companies adopted subtitles; E (HSF) Company disbanded .
. HQ (The Lancastrian) Company at Peninsula Barracks, Warrington, absorbed D Coy .
. A (The King's Liverpool) Company at Townsend Avenue, Liverpool, absorbed B Coy .
. C (The Manchesters) Company at Ardwick Green, Manchester .
. V (The Liverpool Scottish) Company at Score Lane, Liverpool, transferred from 1st Bn, 51st Highland Volunteers .
1999.07.01 The King's and Cheshire Regiment formed by amalgamation of 5th/8th (V) Battalion The King's Regiment, and 3rd (V) Battalion The Cheshire Regiment; HQ Coy absorbed into B Company The King's and Cheshire Regiment .
. A (King's) Company, The King's and Cheshire Regiment at Townsend Avenue, Liverpool including Liverpool Scottish Pln and Milan Pln, formed by amalgamation of A Company and V Company .
. C (King's) Company, The King's and Cheshire Regiment at Manchester including Recce Pln, formed by redesignation of C Company .
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