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placename:- West Street Social Club
other name:- Territorial Army Centre
locality:- Wigton
parish Wigton parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
village hall; club; drill hall
coordinates:- NY25424832
10Km square:- NY24

1Km square NY2548

The badge was worn by the 4th Battn the Territorial Army.
The centre is a dragon with 'CHINA' above; granted to the 55th Regiment of Foot for service in the China War 1840-42.
Around the centre is 'ARROYO DOS MOLINOS 1811'; granted to the 34th Regiment of Foot who captured a regiment of the French Army, with its band and drums, during the Peninsula War, 1811.
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West Street Social Club -- Wigton -- Wigton -- Cumbria / -- 27.7.2013
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West Street Social Club -- Wigton -- Wigton -- Cumbria / -- Badge of the Border Regiment. -- 27.7.2013

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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