Cap badge, other ranks, East Lancashire Regiment, 1914 (c)
The regiment was formed as the county regiment for East Lancashire in 1881, by amalgamating the 30th and 59th Regiments of Foot. These became its 1st and 2nd regular battalions respectively. The new regiment's motto, inherited from the 30th Foot, was 'Spectemur Agendo', which translates as 'Let Us Be Judged By Our Deeds'.
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