Entries by Caroline Cary

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 […]