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Uniforms
1881 - 1958
Colonels
1881 - 1958
Soldiers
1881 - 1958
Regimental Anniversaries
28th Feb - Ladysmith Day
15th May - Kohima Day
10th Jun - Guadaloupe Day
5th Nov - Inkerman Day
Principal Campaigns and Battles
1899 - 1902 South Africa
1914 -1918 The Great War
1939 -1945 World War II
Battle Honours
Emblazoned
GUADALOUPE 1759
EGMONT OP ZEE
MARTINIQUE 1809
GUADALOUPE 1810
PENINSULA
NEW ZEALAND
ALMA
INKERMAN
SEVASTOPOL
AFGHANISTAN 1879-80
DEFENCE OF LADYSMITH
SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902
MONS
GIVENCHY 1914
YPRES 1915, 1917, 1918
SOMME 1916, 1918
HINDENBERG LINE
PIAVE
MACEDONIA 1915-18
GALLIPOLI 1915
MEIDDO
BAGHDAD
DYLE
DEFENCE OF ARRAS
CAEN
SCHELDT
LOWER MAAS
ROER
REICHSWALD
GOTHIC LINE
MALTA 1940
KOHIMA
Battle Honours
Not Emblazoned
LE CATEAU
RETREAT FROM MONS
MARNE 1914
AISNE 1914
LA BASSEE 1914
ARMENTIERES 1914
NEUVE CHAPELLE
GRAVENSTAFEL
ST JULIEN
FREZENBERG
BELLEWAARDE
AUBERS
ALBERT 1916, 1918
BAZENTIN
DELVILLE WOOD
GUILLEMONT
FLERS-COURCELETTE
THIEPVAL
LE TRANSLOY
ANCRE HEIGHTS
ANCRE 1916, 1918
ARRAS1917, 1918
SCARPE 1917
BULLECOURT
MESSINES 1917
PILCKEM
LANGEMARCK 1917
MENIN ROAD
POLYGON WOOD
BROODSEINDE
POELCAPELLE
PASSCHENDALE
ST QUENTIN
BAPAUME 1918
ROSIERES
LYS
KEMMEL
AMIENS
EPEHY
CANAL DU NORD
ST QUENTIN CANAL
BEAUREVIOR
CAMBRAI 1918
COURTRAI
SELLE
SAMBRE
FRANCE AND FLANDERS 1914-18
VITTORIO VENETO
ITALY 1917-18
DOIRAN 1917
HELLES
KRITHIA
SULVA
LANDING AT SULVA
SCIMITAR HILL
RUMANI
EGYPT 1915-17
SHARON
PALESTINE 1918
TIGRIS 1916
KUT AL AMARA 1917
MESOPOTAMIA 1916-18
WITHDRAWAL TO ESCAUT
DEFENCE OF ESCAUT
ST OMER-LA BASSEE
YPRES-COMINES CANAL
ESQUAY
FALAISE
NEDERRIJN
WALCHEREN CAUSEWAY
FLUSHING
VENLO POCKET
OURTHE
RHINELAND
GOCH
WEEZE
RHINE
IBBENBUREN
DREIRWALDE
ALLER
BREMEN
NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1940, 1944-5
MONTE GRIDOLFO
CORIANO
SAN CLEMENTE
GEMMANO RIDGE
MONTILGALLO
CAPTURE OF FORLI
LAMONE CROSSING
LAMONE BRIDGEHEAD
RIMINI LINE
MONTESCUDO
CESENA
ITALY 1944
SINGAPORE ISLAND
MALAYA 1941-2
NORTH ARAKAN
PINWE
SCHWEBO
MYINMU BRIDGEHEAD
IRRAWADDY
BURMA 1944-5
Predecessor Units
63rd Foot
96th Foot
Successor Units
The King' Regiment
(Amalgamated in 1958 with the King' Regiment (Liverpool) )
Museum
The Museum of the Manchesters,
Ashton Town Hall,
The Market Place,
Ashton-under-lyne,
Lancashire
tel: 061 344 3078 or 061 342 3710
Suggested Reading
History of the Manchester Regiment 1922 - 1948
by A C Bell (John Sherrett & Son 1954)

History of the Manchester Regiment
by H C Wylly (Forster Groom 1923)



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by Stephen Luscombe