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4 LANCS

The 4th Battalion, Duke of Lancaster's Regiment

The 4th Battalion has nine locations spread over the North West with its headquarters based in Preston. It is part of 42nd Infantry Brigade and is a light role infantry Reserve battalion. The battalion specialises in dismounted close combat operations using light vehicles and foot and is capable of operating in a variety of terrain; with its primary responsibility of supporting the 2nd Battalion with a rifle company.

The last 12 months have been a very busy period for the Battalion. Increases in opportunities available to the reserves, have seen members of the Battalion deploy to Italy, Australia, America, Latvia and the Falklands. The battalion has also provided officers and soldiers to support 2 LANCS short term training teams around the world, in particular to train the defence forces of Burundi and Uganda.

There has also been a considerable amount of adventurous training and sport including trekking expeditions to Iceland and Italy plus sailing, skiing and winter sports.

In October 2016, the battalion will deploy to Cyprus for a 6 month U.N. tour as part of Op Tosca.

All our units parade on Tuesday evenings between 7.30pm and 9.30pm, feel free to drop in at one of our locations. For more information on 4 LANCS please call 01772 260655.

4 LANCS company locations

Kimberley Barracks, Preston PR1 6PR

HQ (Waterloo) Company
B (Somme) Company
Phone: Office: 01772 260655

Title|Kimberley Barracks, Preston PR1 6PR;Lat|53.770869;Lng|-2.689435;Url|/infantry/regiments/29499.aspx

Army Reserve Centre, Liverpool L11 5AF

A (Ladysmith) Company
Phone: 0151 270 3129

Title|Army Reserve Centre, Liverpool L11 5AF;Lat|53.444871;Lng|-2.930769;Url|/infantry/regiments/29499.aspx

Army Reserve Centre, Blackburn BB1 5JT

B (Somme) Company
Phone: 07585987446

Title|Army Reserve Centre, Blackburn BB1 5JT;Lat|53.754356;Lng|-2.465631;Url|/infantry/regiments/29499.aspx

Sir Matthew Fell House, Blackpool FY4 2AZ

B (Somme) Company
Phone: 07585987446

Title|Sir Matthew Fell House, Blackpool FY4 2AZ;Lat|53.797963;Lng|-3.04703;Url|/infantry/regiments/29499.aspx

Army Reserve Centre, Workington CA14 3XD

C (Kohima) Company
Phone: 01900 872484

Title|Army Reserve Centre, Workington CA14 3XD;Lat|54.636486;Lng|-3.556448;Url|/infantry/regiments/29499.aspx

Army Reserve Centre, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 5RA

C (Kohima) Company
Phone: 01229 821722

Title|Army Reserve Centre, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 5RA;Lat|54.118831;Lng|-3.227768;Url|/infantry/regiments/29499.aspx

Army Reserve Centre, Carlisle CA3 8UR

C (Kohima) Company
Phone: 01228 526187

Title|Army Reserve Centre, Carlisle CA3 8UR;Lat|54.897517;Lng|-2.942711;Url|/infantry/regiments/29499.aspx

Alexandra Barracks, Lancaster LA1 3NY

C (Kohima) Company
Phone: 01772 268223

Title|Alexandra Barracks, Lancaster LA1 3NY;Lat|54.057105;Lng|-2.791804;Url|/infantry/regiments/29499.aspx

Army Reserve Centre, Manchester M12 6JH

D (Inkerman) Company
Phone: 0161 6448911

Title|Army Reserve Centre, Manchester M12 6JH;Lat|53.47228;Lng|-2.227271;Url|/infantry/regiments/29499.aspx

Army Reserve Centre, Bury BL9 0LB

D (Inkerman) Company
Phone: 0161 7643351

Title|Army Reserve Centre, Bury BL9 0LB;Lat|53.594082;Lng|-2.298629;Url|/infantry/regiments/29499.aspx

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