The Lancashire Fusiliers, British Army

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History: Raised in 1688 as Peyton's 20th Regiment of Foot, redesignated in 1751 as XX Foot and in 1881 XX The Lancashire. In 1968 amalgamated with The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers, British Army, The Royal Warwickshire Fusiliers, British Army, The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment), British Army to form The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, British Army.

Coat of arms (crest) of the The Lancashire Fusiliers, British Army

Official blazon

A grenade on the ball, within a wreath of laurel, the sphinx over the word Egypt; below the grenade a scroll inscribed The Lancashire Fusiliers.


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Literature: Image from Regimental Badges by T.J. Edwards