lancashire infantry museum

Preston war museum wants to reunite medal with soldier’s family

Private Cooper’s medal with museum curator Jane Davies A final call is being made to try and reunite the medal of a war hero with his family. Private Alfred Cooper’s […]

3 years ago
Defence Secretary urged to reconsider ‘misguided’ Fulwood Barracks closure

Marching band at Fulwood Barracks Pic: Tony Worrall Marching band at Fulwood Barracks Pic: Tony Worrall Councillors have been asked to urge the Defence Secretary to re-consider the proposal to close Fulwood Barracks. Branded as ‘ill-conceived, misguided and […]

3 years ago
Vintage cars line up at Fulwood Barracks for lunchtime pit stop

Vintage cars line up outside the Infantry Museum Classic motor cars lined up to attention at Fulwood Barracks. More than 60 veteran and vintage cars belonging to the Lancashire Automobile Club parked up. Among the cars were an […]

4 years ago
Loyals Commander’s unique medals for Lancashire Infantry Museum

The family of a former Commanding Officer of Preston’s Loyal (North Lancashire) Regiment has donated his rare, and possibly unique, group of medals to the Lancashire Infantry Museum. Lt Col […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement The Lancashire Infantry Museum publishes its souvenir guide

At last, visitors to the Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment Lancashire Infantry Museum* at Fulwood Barracks, Preston can take home a fully illustrated souvenir of some of the treasures that they […]

5 years ago
Bank commercial manager cleans historic uniforms for ‘Give and Gain Day’ cause

The original barracks building is due for refurbishment as part of the plans Salute Andrew Gleave from Walton le Dale. He  is normally based at the Yorkshire Bank’s Bolton branch as Commercial Manager, but his mission on Friday 15 May was to take […]

5 years ago
Sam Boast’s Medals Come Home

An iconic group of World War I medals awarded to a Warrington soldier has been acquired by the Lancashire Infantry Museum following a last-minute appeal for funds. The medals were […]

5 years ago
Bill Beaumont opens the newly refurbished Lancashire Infantry Museum

On Tuesday morning 2 September, sporting celebrity and former captain of the England rugby union team, Bill Beaumont, was invited to formally re-open the fully refurbished Lancashire Infantry Museum at the […]

6 years ago
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