The Colours of the Regiment
Volunteer, Territorial, Militia and Special Reserve
Loyal Lancaster Volunteers. King’s Colour and 2nd Colour presented by
the Town. Used until 1802 and then from 1803 to 1815. Passed to Colonel
Whalley, whose daughter presented what remained of them to the
Regimental Museum in 1931.
Ulverston Volunteer Infantry. Presented by Lieutenant Colonel Thomas
Sutherland, Commanding Officer of the Regiment, and given by his wife.
Lodged in the Braddyl Chapel in October 1806, and hung in the Ulverston
Drill Hall in 1873. Nothing remains of these Colours.
4th (Territorial) Battalion King’s Own. Presented by HM King Edward VII
at Knowsley on 5th July 1909. Gift of Colonel Myles Kennedy. Carried by
the Battalion and successor Artillery units until 1955. Laid up in
Ulverston Parish Church on 24th April 1955.
5th (Territorial) Battalion King’s Own. Presented by HM King Edward VII
at Knowsley on 5th July 1909. Gift of Lady Moira Cavendish. Refurbished
in 1924 and laid up in the Regimental Chapel on 28th April 1963.
Colours 1919 First World War
2nd/5th (Territorial), 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th and 11th (Service) Battalions,
King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. A King’s Colour was issued for all
these units, which were raised during the First World War. They were
laid up in the Regimental Chapel in 1922.
8th (Service) Battalion, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment
A King’s Colour was presented on 28th February 1919 by General Sir H
Plumer at Turnish, Germany.
4/5th (Territorial) Battalion, King’s Own. Presented by the Earl of
Derby MC JP at Giant Axe Field, Lancaster on 30 June 1962. Carried by
the Battalion, its Cadre, and ‘E’ Company Lancastrian Volunteers until
1975, when they were taken into use by the 4th (Volunteer) Battalion,
King’s Own Royal Border Regiment. Laid up in the Regimental Chapel on
13th July 1980.
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in other institutions. An appointment is required to consult any of
our collections which are held in store.