In Collaboration With Charles Griffin


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Nicknames
The Royals
Motto
Regimental Marches
Regimental Anniversary
Commanders-in-Chief
1746 - 1969
Commanding Officers
1746 - 1969
Colonels
1746 - 1969
Soldiers
1746 - 1969
Uniforms
1746 - 1969
Principal Campaigns and Battles
1756 - 1763 Seven Years War
1793 - 1815 Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars
1854 - 1856 Crimea
1854 Balaklava
1855 Sevastopol
1884 - 1885 The Nile
1899 - 1902 South Africa
1900 Relief of Ladysmith
1914 - 1918 The Great War
1939 - 1945 The Second World War
Predecessor Units
5th Regiment of Horse
(1685 - 1746)
Successor Units
The Blues and Royals
(1969 - )
Suggested Reading
The Story of the Blues and Royals
by J N P Watson (Leo Cooper: 1993)
Regimental Museum
Household Cavalry Museum
Combermere Barracks
Windsor




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by Stephen Luscombe