The Guards & Household Cavalry

Grenadier Guards

Motto: Honi soit qui mal y pense - "Shame Upon He Who Thinks Evil Of It"

the grenadier guards

The Grenadier Guards (GREN GDS) is an infantry regiment of the British Army. It is the most senior regiment of the Guards Division and, as such, is the most senior regiment of infantry. It is not, however, the most senior regiment of the Army, this position being attributed to the Life Guards.

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Welsh Guards

Motto: Cymru am Byth - "Wales Forever"

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The Welsh Guards are part of the modern British Army, in a section called the Guards Division, which is part of the Household Division. In February 1915 by order of King George V the Welsh Guards were formed. The king wanted to include Wales into the national part of the Foot Guards, as there was at the moment only the Irish and the Scots Guards representing the celtic nations of the UK.

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Scots Guards

Motto: Nemo Me Impune Lacessit - "No One Assails Me With Impunity"

the scots guards

The Scots Guards (SG) is a regiment of the modern British Army and is part of the Guards Division. Originally called the Marquis of Argyll's Royal Regiment, founded by Archibald Campbell, 1st Marquess of Argyll in 1642 for service in Ireland, by the order of King Charles I of England and Scotland.

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Irish Guards

Motto: Quis Separabit - "Who Shall Separate Us"

the irish guards - british army regiment

The Irish Guards (IG) as they are today were formed on the 1st of April 1900, but this regiment is the second unit to have used this name. The first was the Irish Guards who fought on the side of the Jacobites at the Battle of the Boyne and went to France to join the Stuart Regiment in the year 1692. A French Army regiment called the 92e Régiment d'Infanterie can state that its ancestry can be traced back to this such unit.

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Coldstream Guards

Motto: Nulli Secundus - "Second To None"

the coldstream guards

The Coldstream Guards are part of the Household Division in the regular British Army. They were formed in 1650, during the time of the English Civil War and Oliver Cromwell and first saw action in the Battle Of Dunbar, which saw victory for Cromwell`s forces. They are the longest serving regiment in the British Army and originated from Coldstream in Scotland.

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The Life Guards - Household Cavalry

Motto: Honi soit qui mal y pense - "Shame upon him who thinks evil of it"

the life guards - household cavalry

The Life Guards make up part of the Modern British Army and are part of the Household Division. They can trace their roots back to the 1660s and the time of King Charles II and his restoration to the throne of Great Britain.

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The Blue and Royals - Household Cavalry

Motto: Honi soit qui mal y pense - "Shame upon him who thinks evil of it"

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Royal Horse Guards (the Blues) and The Royal Dragoons (1st Dragoons), merged together in 1969 to form what is know today as the Blues And Royals.

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