Entries by Caroline Cary

News from Wellington College

The Regimental Association’s status as part of the Wellington College Community continues to pay dividends; almost literally.  The College has a fine set of history boards, exhibited in the passages of the main building, which tell the tale of the College’s story since it was founded at the same time as the 33rd were renamed […]


COMMISSIONING OF THE ARTIST Since announcing the intention to raise a Memorial to the Regiment, there have been a number of important developments the first of which is that a sculptor, Andrew Sinclair, has been commissioned. His design, which will be unveiled in maquette form at Apsley House on 6th March by The Duke of […]

Rugby and the Duke of Wellington’s Regiment

Brief History of Rugby in the Duke of Wellingtons Regiment 1877 to 2006 In 1877 Halifax became the Depot for the Duke of Wellingtons Regiment (West Riding of Yorkshire) and records state that it also saw the birth of rugby within the Regiment. Here is an update of the history of some of the major achievements […]

Welcome – our very first post!

Welcome to The Duke of Wellington’s Regimental Memorial website page. We are thrilled that the decision has been made to erect a memorial to celebrate and reflect the Regiment’s 300 years of loyal and conspicuous service to the Crown. We are delighted that this memorial will be placed in the centre of Halifax and will […]