King's Colour, 1st Battalion c1820


Crimson silk with emblem, crown and honours painted on. The 1st Battalion emblem (ColonelŐs) is the Scottish lion in red on a yellow shield with the motto EN FERUS HOSTIS. The battle honours are EGYPT (Sphynx), LINCELLES, TALAVERA, BARROSA, PENINSULA and WATERLOO. The KingŐs Colours for the 2nd Battalion would have had a small Union flag in the upper canton and the Lieut-ColonelŐs emblem of a thistle and rose conjoined, and the same battle honours.


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by Stephen Luscombe