Archive for category Guards

307: British Infantry cloth titles 3:3

Posted by on Friday, 15 July, 2011

307: British Infantry cloth titles 3:3


98: Guards Battalions & Welsh Guards Badges

Posted by on Tuesday, 23 November, 2010

Welsh Guards Badges The Welsh Guards (WG) (Welsh Gwarchodlu Cymreig) is an infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Guards Division. Creation in War The Welsh Guards came into existence on February 26, 1915 by Royal Warrant of His Majesty King George V in order to include Wales in the national component to […]


97: Irish Guards Badges

Posted by on Tuesday, 23 November, 2010

Irish Guards Badges The Irish Guards (IG), part of the Guards Division, is a Foot Guards regiment of the British Army. Along with the Royal Irish Regiment, it is one of the two Irish regiments remaining in the British Army.  The Irish Guards recruit in Northern Ireland and the Irish neighbourhoods of major British cities. Restrictions […]


96: Scots Guards Badges

Posted by on Tuesday, 23 November, 2010

Scots Guards Badges The Scots Guards (SG) is a regiment of the Guards Division of the British Army, whose origins lie in the personal bodyguard of King Charles I of England and Scotland. Its lineage can be traced as far back as 1642, although it was only placed on the English Establishment (thus becoming part […]


95: Coldstream Guards Badges

Posted by on Tuesday, 23 November, 2010

Coldstream Guards Badges Her Majesty’s Coldstream Regiment of Foot Guards, also known officially as the Coldstream Guards (COLDM GDS), is a regiment of the British Army, part of the Guards Division or Household Division. It is the oldest regiment in the Regular Army in continuous active service, originating in Coldstream, Scotland in 1650 when General […]


94: Grenadier Guards badges

Posted by on Tuesday, 23 November, 2010

Grenadier Guards badges Grenadier Guards (GREN GDS) is an elite infantry regiment of the British Army. It is the most senior regiment of the Guards Division and, as such, is the most senior regiment of infantry. It is not, however, the most senior regiment of the Army, this position being attributed to the Life Guards. […]