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The South Lancashire Regiment (The Prince of Wales's Volunteers) was a regiment of the British Army.

It was formed in 1881 by the amalgamation of:

From 1881 to 1938 it was formally called "The Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment)"
From 1938 to 1958 it was formally called by the name of this article

In 1958 it amalgamated with The East Lancashire Regiment to form The Lancashire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Volunteers)

Its regimental badge included the Roman numerals XL indicating 40 from which the regiment got the nickname "The Excellers".

The home town of the regiment was Warrington, Lancashire, England, The regimental museum is now housed at Fulwood Barracks, Preston Lancashire.[1]



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