Northamptonshire Regiment

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The Northamptonshire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in existence from 1881 until 1960. In 1960, it was amalgamated with the Royal Lincolnshire Regiment to form the 2nd East Anglian Regiment (Duchess of Gloucester's Own Royal Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire), which was amalgamated with the 1st East Anglian Regiment (Royal Norfolk and Suffolk), the 3rd East Anglian Regiment (16th/44th Foot) and the Royal Leicestershire Regiment to form the present Royal Anglian Regiment.

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Northamptonshire Regiment
Cap badge of the Northamptonshire Regiment.
Active18811960
Country United Kingdom
Branch British Army
TypeInfantry
RoleLine infantry
Size2 Regular battalions

1–2 Militia and Special Reserve battalions
Up to 4 Territorial and Volunteer battalions

Up to 8 Hostilities-only battalions
Garrison/HQGibraltar Barracks, Northamptonshire (18811939)
Quebec Barracks, Northamptonshire (19391960)
ColoursBlack/Buff/Sky Blue
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