Archive for category Australia

419: Nijmegen 4 days & other marches

Posted by on Thursday, 8 October, 2015

384: 10th & 11th Hussars to: The Kings Royal Hussars (1715)

Posted by on Monday, 1 December, 2014

The King’s Royal Hussars 1992-present The Royal Hussars (Prince of Wales’s Own) 1969-1992 14th/20th King’s Hussars 1922-1992 10th Royal Hussars (Prince of Wales’s Own) 1715-1969 11th Hussars (Prince Albert’s Own) 1715-1969 14th King’s Hussars 1715-1922 20th Hussars 1858-1922   10th Royal Hussars (Prince of Wales’s Own)  Introduction The regiment was raised in Hertfordshire in 1715, […]


367: 4th Irish Dragoon Guards, 7th Dragoon Guards to 4th/7th Dragoon Guards

Posted by on Saturday, 22 October, 2011

4th Royal Irish Dragoon Guards Introduction Like many other cavalry regiments formed in 1685, this unit was created by merging several existing troops of cavalry. It was established to shore up King James II’s powerbase in London less than a month after the defeat of the Monmouth Rebellion, but three years later it went over […]


311: Australian Corps etc cloth titles

Posted by on Wednesday, 8 December, 2010

Australian Corps etc cloth titles Military history of Australia The military history of Australia spans the nation’s 220-year modern history, from the early Australian frontier wars between Aborigines and Europeans to the ongoing conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan in the early 21st century. Although this history is short when compared to that of many other […]


310: Australian Infantry + Cavalry cloth titles

Posted by on Wednesday, 8 December, 2010

Australian Infantry + Cavalry cloth titles


168: Australian Infantry Badges part 2

Posted by on Saturday, 27 November, 2010

Australian Infantry Badges part 2


167: Australian Infantry Badges part 1

Posted by on Saturday, 27 November, 2010

Australian Infantry Badges part 1 Australian military forces at Federation, 1901 The Commonwealth of Australia came into existence on 1 January 1901 as a result of the federation of the Australian colonies. Under the Constitution of Australia, defence responsibility was now vested in the new federal government. The co-ordination of Australia-wide defensive efforts in the […]


166: Australian Cavalry Badges

Posted by on Saturday, 27 November, 2010

Australian Cavalry Badges


165: Australian Corps Badges part 2

Posted by on Saturday, 27 November, 2010

Australian Corps Badges part 2 Cold War Korean War, 1950–1953 On 25 June 1950, the North Korean army crossed the border into South Korea and advanced for the capital Seoul, which fell in less than a week. North Korean forces continued toward the port of Pusan and two days later the United States offered its […]


164: Australian Corps Badges part 1

Posted by on Saturday, 27 November, 2010

Australian Corps Badges part 1