3rd Dragoon Guards


In Collaboration With Charles Griffin



Badge
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Nicknames
Old Canaries
Motto
Ich Dien
I Serve
Regimental Marches
God Bless the Prince of Wales (Quick)
Richards
Men of Harlech (Slow)
Depot
Newport
Colonels
1685 - 1922
Lieutenant Colonels
1685 - 1922
Soldiers
1685 - 1922
Uniforms
1685 - 1922
Pouchbelts
1685 - 1922
Sabretaches
1685 - 1922
Principal Campaigns and Battles
1758 - 1763 Germany
1793 - 1795 Flanders
1809 - 1814 Peninsular War
1868 Abyssinia
1899 - 1902 South African War
1914 - 1918 The Great War
Predecessor Units
Earl of Plymouth's Regiment of Horse
(1685 - 1687)
The 4th Regiment of Horse
(1687 - 1746)
Successor Units
3rd Carabiniers (Prince of Wales's Dragoon Guards)
(1922 - 1971)
Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (Carabaniers and Greys)
(1971 - )
Suggested Reading
The History of the Third Dragoon Guards, 1914 - 1918
by H. P. Holt (Privately Printed: 1937)
Historical Record of Third Regiment of Dragoon Guards
(London: Clowes: 1838)
Regimental Museum
The Castle,
Chester




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by Stephen Luscombe