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Loyal Regiment

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. 5th Battalion, The Loyal Regiment (North Lancashire) .
1947.01.01 Reconstituted in T.A. with HQ at Derby Bks, Bolton, and concurrently amalgamated with 6th Battalion 126 (North Lancashire) Infantry Brigade
. A Company at Bolton .
. B Company at Bolton .
. C Company at Bolton .
. D Company at Bolton .
1950 HQ and D Company at Bolton .
. S Company at Bolton and Little Hulton .
. A Company at Kimberly Bks, Preston .
. B Company at Farnworth .
. C Company at Hindley .
1967.04.01 Battalion disbanded and concurrently reconstituted as a single company in TAVR II at Preston .
. D Company (Loyals), Lancastrian Volunteers .
1969.01.01 D Company at Preston formed det at Blackpool from 4th/5th (T) Bn The King's Own Royal Regt .
1971.04.01 D Company, 2nd Battalion, Lancastrian Volunteers at Preston with detachments at Blackpool and Blackburn .
1975.04.01 2nd Bn Lancs Vols redesignated as 4th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Queen's Lancashire Regiment [q.v. for continuing central Lancashire lineages] .
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