In Collaboration With Charles Griffin


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Nicknames
The Bangers
Lumpers
The Cheesemongers
The Fly-slicers
The Piccadilly Butchers
The Roast and Boiled
The Ticky Tins
The Tin Bellies
The Patent Safeties
Motto
Honi soit qui mal y pense
Evil be to him who evil thinks
Regimental Marches
Millanollo (Quick)
Val Hamm
The Life Guards Slow March (Slow)
Regimental Anniversary
Waterloo Day 18th June
Colonels
1660 - 1788
Soldiers
1660 - 1788
Successor Units
1st Life Guards
(1660 - 1788)
The Life Guards
(1922 - )
Suggested Reading
History of the Household Cavalry
by Sir George Arthur
(Constable: 1909, 1926: 3 vols)
The Story of the First Life Guards
(Harrap: 1922)
Historical Record of the Life Guards
(London: Clowes: 1836)
Regimental Museum
Household Cavalry Museum
Combermere Barracks
Windsor




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by Stephen Luscombe