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1914-1919 Roll of Honour War Memorial

1914-1919 Roll of Honour War Memorial

Rosie 25/10/2018 0
 War memorial almost lost forever as wartime researchers struggle to find it a new home.  The Roll of Honour was originally displayed at the Woodlands...
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The order of precedence for the British Army

The order of precedence for the British Army

Susannah 16/10/2018 0
The divisions of the regular army of the British Army have an order of precedence which dictates the order in which these divisions parade, from right...
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The Rifles

The Rifles

Susannah 13/09/2018 1
The Rifles is the largest British Army infantry regiment. There are a wide range of jobs in the regiment, which, unlike any other regiment in the infa...
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Constable and Governor of Windsor Castle

Constable and Governor of Windsor Castle

Susannah 30/08/2018 0
The Constables and Governors of Windsor Castle take charge of Windsor Castle on behalf of the Sovereign. The Constable does not receive a salary but l...
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How to wear your Medals

How to wear your Medals

Susannah 21/08/2018 0
   The British Armed Forces recognise outstanding personal achievements by giving individuals from the Royal Navy, Royal Air Force and British Army va...
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Military Funerals

Military Funerals

Susannah 07/06/2018 0
 A military funeral is a memorial given by the military for a serviceman who died in battle, a veteran or prominent military figures. A military funer...
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Military White Parade Gloves

Military White Parade Gloves

Susannah 30/01/2018 0
White cotton tri-service gloves are worn on ceremonial parades in the British Army, Royal Air Force and Royal Navy. They are worn for ceremonial event...
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Royal Gurkha Rifles

Royal Gurkha Rifles

15/01/2018 0
The Royal Gurkha Rifles (RGR) forms part of the Brigade of Gurkhas in the British Army. They are a rifle regiment whose soldiers are recruited from Ne...
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Royal Navy Sailors to perform Changing the Guard

Royal Navy Sailors to perform Changing the Guard

Rosie 30/11/2017 0
Royal Navy sailors are to perform Changing the Guard, often also referred to as the Changing of the Guard, at Buckingham Palace for the first time in ...
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The Royal Artillery (RA)

The Royal Artillery (RA)

Susannah 06/11/2017 0
 The Royal Artillery (RA) provides firepower to the British Army and is more commonly known as the ‘Gunners’. Regular and reserve units make up the Ro...
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Royal Fleet Auxiliary

Royal Fleet Auxiliary

28/09/2017 0
The Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) is a civilian manned unit delivering operational and logistical support worldwide for tasks undertaken by the Royal Na...
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Foot Guards

Foot Guards

Susannah 19/09/2017 0
The Foot Guards are the Regular Infantry regiments of the Household Division of the British Army. There are five active regiments of the Foot Guards a...
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Yeomen Warders

Yeomen Warders

Susannah 04/09/2017 1
Beefeaters, is the affectionate name given to what are more formally known as the Yeomen Warders of Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress the Tower ...
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Military Parade

Military Parade

Rosie 29/03/2017 0
A military parade is an organised formation of soldiers who are restricted by close-order manoeuvring marching or ‘drilling’. Up until the late 19th c...
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Blue is the Colour

Blue is the Colour

22/02/2017 0
The soldiers chosen to Troop the Colour, on June 17th at Horse Guards Parade, have this year been examined to check they are up to the job. The 1st Ba...
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The Household Cavalry

The Household Cavalry

25/10/2016 0
The Household Cavalry (HCav) is made up of the Life Guards and the Blue and Royals - the most senior regiments of the British Army. These two regiment...
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What is a Lanyard used for?

What is a Lanyard used for?

24/08/2016 1
A lanyard is also referred to a fourragère – and is a braided cord with a sharp spike at one end. The fourragère is a very old component of some milit...
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When Is A Waist Sash Worn?

When Is A Waist Sash Worn?

Susannah 10/08/2016 0
A sash is usually a large and colourful ribbon or band of material that is worn around the body. Sashes either drape from one shoulder to the opposing...
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What Is The Purpose Of A Sword Knot?

What Is The Purpose Of A Sword Knot?

20/07/2016 0
           The sword knot began existence as a simple cord attached to the hilt of the sword of a mounted soldier. The knot is in fact, a loop usually...
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Military Tunic Embellished With Fleur-De-Lis

Military Tunic Embellished With Fleur-De-Lis

Rosie 29/04/2016 0
Military Tunic The May 2016 edition of popular fashion magazine Vogue contains a feature exploring some of the Rolling Stones’ most unforgettable cost...
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Where Did The Aiguillette Come From?

Where Did The Aiguillette Come From?

09/11/2015 0
     Aiguillette is an old French word for needle or tag, and refers to the metal tag at the end of the cords. Its origin is the same as shoe laces: b...
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Movies Featuring Wyedean Manufacturing

Movies Featuring Wyedean Manufacturing

Richard 01/07/2015 0
 While traditionally specialising in ceremonial regalia, it is Wyedean’s versatility and adaptability that has seen it branch out and succeed in other...
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