Archive for category British Overseas Territories

398: Reserve Regiments, Kings Colonials

Posted by on Sunday, 7 December, 2014

372: Kings African Rifles

Posted by on Friday, 6 July, 2012

369: Singapore, Hong Kong, Calcutta + Kedah

Posted by on Wednesday, 6 June, 2012

Calcutta Scottish The Calcutta Scottish was a regiment of volunteers of Scottish descent raised in 1914 as an infantry regiment of the British Indian Army. The regiment formed part of the army reserves in Auxiliary Force, India (AFI). The regimental dress uniform was Hunting Stewart tartan. The regiment was disbanded following India’s independence in 1947. […]


356: Arab Legion, Aden Levies, Palestine Regt, RAF Armd Car Coy

Posted by on Sunday, 27 February, 2011

356: Arab Legion, Aden Protectorate Levies, RAF Armd Car Coy The Number 2 Armoured Car Company RAF was a military unit of the British Royal Air Force (RAF) which was part of Habforce and Kingcol during World War II. Creation On 7 April 1922, “Number 2 Armoured Car Company RAF” was formed at Heliopolis in the Kingdom of Egypt. The company was placed […]


14: RAF Levies Iraq, RAF Iraq etc

Posted by on Sunday, 27 February, 2011

The Iraq Levies Badges and Insignia The Iraq Levies started life as a small unit of 80 horsemen called the Muntafiq Horse or Arab Scouts raised during the Great War. From the time of it’s first formation until it was formalised in 1919 it went under a number of names and its history is to […]


355: RAF Iraq Levies (Assyrian Levies)

Posted by on Sunday, 27 February, 2011

The story about the RAF Levies Iraq (Assyrian) by Gaby Kiwarkis and his web site is worth to visit and most of the pictures used is from his gallery. http://assyrianlevies.info/home.php 1915- Major J I Eadie, Special service officer in the Muntafiq Division in Mesopotamia, recruited forty mounted Arabs from the tribes round Nasiriyeh, for duty […]


180: West Indies, Fiji, St Helena, Cyprus, Gibraltar, Malta, Guiana

Posted by on Saturday, 27 November, 2010

British Colonies & Protectorates Badges part 3


179: British Colonies & Protectorates Ceylon, China, Malaya, Burma

Posted by on Saturday, 27 November, 2010

British Colonies & Protectorates Badges part 2 Ceylon Planters Rifle Corps Ceylon Planters Rifle Corps was a regiment attached to the Ceylon Defence Force which was the predecessor to the Sri Lanka Army prior to 1949 when the Ceylon Army was formed. It was a volunteer (reserve) regiment based in Kandy, made up of only […]


178: British Colonies East Africa, Kenya, Somali, Sudan 1:3

Posted by on Saturday, 27 November, 2010

British Colonies & Protectorates Badges part 1


77: Unknown badges comments needed

Posted by on Monday, 22 November, 2010

Unknown badges comments needed