The 67th (South Hampshire) Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army, formed in 1758 and amalgamated into The Hampshire Regiment in 1881. Infantry of the Royal Irish Rifles during the Battle of the Somme in World War I. Infantry are soldiers who fight primarily on foot with small arms in organized military units, though they may be transported to the battlefield by horses, ships, automobiles, skis, or other means. ... The British Army is the land armed forces branch of the British Armed Forces. ...
The regiment was raised by the redesignation of the 2nd Battalion, 20th Regiment of Foot in April 1758, ranked as the 67th Regiment of Foot. In 1782 they took a county title as the 67th (South Hampshire) Regiment of Foot. The Lancashire Fusiliers was a British infantry regiment that was amalgamated with other Fusilier regiments in 1968 to form the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers. ...
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