Family History


If you want to discover more about your Fusilier ancestors then we are here to help!  For further information please contact Philip Mather (T: 0161 763 8950 or E: or download our PDF. Please note there is a £35 charge for this service.

All you need to do is complete an enquiry form and we will do the rest!


The Research Officer has access to the following information:


  • Original source material (books, photographs, documents) on the history of the Lancashire Fusiliers
    All medal roles from 1799 – 1902 (Campaigns)
  • Records of honours and awards from 1799 – present day with citations for awards for WWI and WWII.  This includes all 19 Victoria Crosses won by the Regiment.
  • Details of 9,500 men who enlisted between 1881 – 1902 in the two regular battalions (1st and 2nd)
  • Casualty lists for the Crimean War, Indian Mutiny, Sudanese War, Boer War, WWI, WWII
  • All soldiers killed in action (from any regiment)
  • All campaigns and burial sites of all WWI and WWII soldiers of the regiment
  • Edited WWI diaries and regimental journals dating from 1891 to the present day
  • The movements and actions of the regiment during WWI
  • Access to existing WWI service records and pre 1913 soldiers pension / service records of all regiments


Research Form

We are conducting a family history research investigation. Please fill in the form underneath to provide us with useful information on your family history

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Details of the person who the enquiry is about
Date Of Birth (dd/mm/yyyy)*
Town Where Born
Date Of Death (dd/mm/yyyy) (if appropriate)
Service Number*
When they served (approx)
Where they served*
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