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INFANTRY
CAVALRY
CAVALRY REGIMENTS
LIST
OUTBREAK
ARTILLERY REGIMENTS
ROYAL ARMOURED CORPS
INFANTRY REGIMENTS
HOUSEHOLD CAVALRY REGIMENTS
FOOT GUARDS
GUARDS REGIMENTS
REGIMENT
SCOTS REGIMENTS
RIFLE REGIMENTS
DRAGOON GUARDS
LINE INFANTRY
COMPANIES
GRENADIER GUARDS
DARK BLUE
TWO REGIMENTS
SOME REGIMENTS
FIELD REGIMENTS
DRAGOON REGIMENTS
SUPPORT UNITS
ROYAL ANGLIAN
LIGHT DIVISION
REGIMENTS HAD
EXISTING
ROYAL ARTILLERY
EXISTING REGIMENTS
VARIOUS REGIMENTS
BRITISH ARMY REGIMENTS
FIVE REGIMENTS
INDIVIDUAL REGIMENTS
HOUSEHOLD CAVALRY
FOUR REGIMENTS
SEVERAL REGIMENTS
LIGHT DRAGOONS
ARMOURED REGIMENTS
FRENCH
SUCCESS
EXPERIENCED
MUSEUM
MONTH
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INDIAN
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Definitions

  1. Regiments were given a local attachment for recruitment purposes.
  2. The regiments were formed in a rational manner that avoided the confusion that had plagued Massachusetts' efforts.
  3. The Regiments are to oblige two Women of each Corps to attend at the hospital immediately; the wounded being in the greatest want of assistance.
  4. Regiments are keen to earn new battle honours as they would enhance a unit's reputation to great extents.
  5. Regiments were constantly understrength, were organized differently by the various states, and employed varying systems of drill, discipline, and training.

Infantry

  1. Prior to Options for Change and the formation of the Corps of Army Music, most regiments, especially infantry regiments, maintained their own bands.
  2. Assault Pioneers normally form a Platoon in infantry regiments, and such platoons can be found in a number of British Army and Commonwealth regiments.
  3. In 2006, the infantry regiments of the Scottish Division were amalgamated to form the Royal Regiment of Scotland.

Cavalry

  1. A Guidon is an heraldic banner carried by Cavalry Regiments, the equivalent of the Colours borne by Regiments of line infantry.
  2. In the British Indian Army, the equivalent rank to Sergeant was Daffadar in cavalry regiments and Havildar in other units.
  3. Units are infantry battalions or brigades, cavalry regiments and artillery batteries.

Cavalry Regiments

  1. Like other Cavalry regiments, the Household Cavalry is divided into squadrons (companies) and troops (platoons).
  2. Cavalry regiments wear berets of a number of colours: Royal Scots Dragoon Guards and the King's Royal Hussars both wear a grey beret.
  3. Therefore these cavalry regiments were called "Călăraşi" in Moldavia, and later the designation "Roşiori" was adopted in Wallachia.

List

  1. This is a list of Swedish artillery regiments, battalions, corps and companies that have existed in the Swedish Army.
  2. This is a list of regiments of the British Indian Army after the Kitchener Reforms -- after the Commander-in-Chief Indian Forces, Lord Kitchener -- of 1903.

Outbreak

  1. Shortly before the outbreak of the Civil War the U.S. dragoon regiments were redesignated as "Cavalry", losing their previous distinctions.

Artillery Regiments

  1. French infantry and artillery regiments of the Royal Army carried two flags: a Colonel's Color and a drapeau d'ordonnance (flag of regulation).
  2. As a consequence, whenever artillery regiments parade, the etiquette that would normally be applied to the colours is applied to the guns.
  3. The Army Group Royal Artillery (AGRA) was a late war innovation intended to group artillery regiments under the overall control of army commanders.

Royal Armoured Corps

  1. The regiment is not part of the Royal Armoured Corps, but serves alongside the line cavalry regiments as one of the five formation reconnaissance regiments.
  2. The rest of the Royal Artillery takes precedence immediately after the regiments of the Royal Armoured Corps.
  3. TRFs are issued to individual regiments in the combat arms ( Royal Armoured Corps, infantry) and to the combat support and combat service corps' as a whole.

Infantry Regiments

  1. The first light infantry regiments (the 43rd and 52nd Foot) were converted in 1803, though they were still armed with muskets.
  2. The so-called "European" regiments of the East India Company, consisting of three cavalry and nine infantry regiments, were transferred to the British Army.
  3. Since the Cardwell reforms began, infantry regiments in the British Army have amalgamated on many occasions.
  4. Khaki berets were originally generic, and are still worn by a number of infantry regiments, including all of the Foot Guards, and the Royal Anglian Regiment.
  5. The infantry regiments of the British Army all train at Sennybridge, where NCO selection also takes place.

Household Cavalry Regiments

  1. Full dress of the Household Cavalry: on the left the Blues and Royals and the right the Life Guards Similar uniforms are worn by heavy cavalry regiments.
  2. Like other Cavalry regiments, the Household Cavalry is divided into squadrons ( companies) and troops ( platoons).
  3. The term "Massed Mounted Bands" denotes the amalgamated bands of the two Household Cavalry regiments.

Foot Guards

  1. One way to distinguish between the regiments of Foot Guards is the spacing of buttons on the tunic.
  2. These are performed primarily by the two Canadian regiments of foot guards, detachments of which are formed into the Ceremonial Guard.
  3. The Guards Division is an administrative unit of the British Army responsible for the administration of the regiments of Foot Guards.
  4. Today, the term "Ensign" is still used by the Foot Guards regiments, for instance during the ceremony of Trooping the Colour.
  5. From 1877 Caterham barracks on the hill was a depot for the foot guards regiments.

Guards Regiments

  1. Like the other Guards regiments, the "Home Service Dress" of the Irish Guards is a scarlet tunic and bearskin.
  2. From this origin developed the practice of designating a country---s finest military units as forming Household or Guards regiments.
  3. One of the five Foot Guards regiments is selected each year to troop their colour before the Sovereign at Trooping the Colour annually in June.
  4. Until recently most of the guards regiments had three battalions.

Regiment

  1. These will see either one regiment of four or more battalions, or two regiments of between two and three battalions in each division.
  2. The regiments of the Household Division are always listed first, as they are the most senior, followed by the line regiments.
  3. However, the new parliament soon ordered his regiment to be dismantled with the other regiments of the New Model Army.
  4. The 3rd and 7th Regiments also have the regimental number in gold Roman numerals below the badge.
  5. Brigades were usually formed once regiments reached the battlefield, according to where the regiment might be deployed, and alongside which other regiments.

Scots Regiments

  1. LA - Yuo're right - this thread is about the location of the Scots regiments.
  2. Of course there are English regiments based in Scotland.
  3. And some of the comments here on the issue of the location of Scots regiments reflect this bigotry.

Rifle Regiments

  1. Each line regiment (which does not include the Rifle Regiments) also has its own flags, known as the Colours - the Regimental Colour and the Queen's Colour.
  2. By tradition, rifle regiments do not carry colours; this goes back to their formation, when they were used as skirmishers and sharpshooters.
  3. In cases where regiments took part in actions which were not listed, the honours committees could also submit additional claims in their applications.
  4. Each line regiment (which does not include the Rifle Regiments) also has its own flags, known as the Colours - the Regimental Colour and the Queen's Colour.

Dragoon Guards

  1. Cavalry regiments wear berets of a number of colours: Royal Scots Dragoon Guards and the King's Royal Hussars both wear a grey beret.
  2. Simple aiguillettes are worn by Lance Corporals of the Household Cavalry and by bandsmen of Dragoon Guards and Dragoon regiments in full dress.
  3. Armoured regiments carry an equivalent item known as the Regimental Guidon.
  4. One of these regiments -the Mounted Regiment - provides the one aspect of Horse Guards most easily recognised by the general public.

Line Infantry

  1. This created a force of 69 Line Infantry regiments, consisting of 48 English, 10 Scottish, 8 Irish, and 3 Welsh regiments.
  2. Note 6: Up to 2006, five line infantry regiments had never been amalgamated in their entire history.

Companies

  1. Monck took men from the regiments of George Fenwick and Sir Arthur Haselrig, five companies each, and on August 23 1650 formed Monck's Regiment of Foot.
  2. The Brigade, consisting of four battalions (the fourth being made up of the Grenadier companies of the three Regiments), embarked for the Continent.

Grenadier Guards

  1. In 1665, these two regiments were combined to form the 1st Regiment of Foot Guards, which is an ancestor to the modern Grenadier Guards.
  2. Last check: 2007-10-21) The Grenadier Guards is one of the older, Foot Guards regiments of the British Army.

Dark Blue

  1. For most regiments and corps No.1 dress consists of a dark blue tunic and trousers (or skirt) with a coloured peaked cap.
  2. The 1st, 3rd and 7th (Parachute) Regiments, Royal Horse Artillery have a dark blue flag with the RHA badge in the centre.

Two Regiments

  1. It is one of two regiments of the Household Division that can trace its lineage to the New Model Army, the other being the Blues and Royals.
  2. The name was resurrected with the formation of the Royal Regiment of Scotland, when the two regiments amalgamated as a single battalion.

Some Regiments

  1. In some regiments, it is customary for officers to donate pipe banners to their regiment's pipers at the time of their retirement.
  2. No.1 dress "blues" are only worn on ceremonial occasions, and, in some regiments, by the Duty Officer.

Field Regiments

  1. Each AGRA mainly consisted of medium artillery regiments, but heavy regiments and field regiments were also allocated to them.
  2. AS90 - the AS90 is a self-propelled gun that equips five field regiments, 1 RHA, 3 RHA, 4 Regiment, 19 Regiment and 26 Regiment.
  3. Typically an AGRA would comprise one field artillery regiment, four medium regiments and one heavy regiment.

Dragoon Regiments

  1. Three of them were converted from light dragoon regiments and one raised to replace a disbanded Irish regiment of dragoons.
  2. The dragoon regiments were also cheaper to recruit and maintain than the notoriously expensive regiments of cavalry.
  3. It this battle two Belgorod regiments took part, there were the infantry and dragoon regiments.
  4. Simple aiguillettes are worn by Lance Corporals of the Household Cavalry and by bandsmen of Dragoon Guards and Dragoon regiments in full dress.

Support Units

  1. Divisions have 10,000-to-15,000 soldiers divided in three-to-five combat regiments and a number of support units.
  2. It took with it the 1st and 2nd Guards Infantry Regiments, the cavalry regiment, and about half of the support units.

Royal Anglian

  1. Khaki berets were originally generic, and are still worn by a number of infantry regiments, including all of the Foot Guards, and the Royal Anglian Regiment.
  2. The Royal Anglian regiment Formed in 1964 from the regiments of the East Anglian brigade, but has a history dating back to 1685.

Light Division

  1. In 2006, these were amalgamated into large regiments under the planned reorganisation of the infantry.
  2. As of 2006, it is one of only two purely Irish regiments remaining in the British Army.
  3. The displays include examples of uniform, chronicling the evolving dress of the various regiments.
  4. The RMP provides two regular regiments and supplements TA regiments with one Provost company each.
  5. The Light Division was formed in 1968 with the regimentation of the Light Brigade and the Green Jackets Brigade, followed by the union of the new regiments.

Regiments Had

  1. The new British Army incorporated regiments that had already existed in England and Scotland and was controlled by the War Office from London.
  2. A few regiments had up to four regular battalions and more than one militia battalion, which skewed the numbering, but this was rare.

Existing

  1. The new British Army incorporated existing English and Scottish regiments, and was controlled from London.
  2. The three existing large regiments of the Queen's Division remain unaffected by the restructuring.

Royal Artillery

  1. During the war, most new infantry battalions were raised within existing regiments; the Northumberland Fusiliers were most prolific, fielding 51 battalions.
  2. As time passed, Regiments were awarded battle honours, which they emblazoned on their Colours, Standards and Guidons.
  3. Many of the higher-numbered regiments were also disbanded but the cuts proved too severe and a number of new regiments were raised.
  4. All but three (the 23rd Dragoons and two Highland infantry regiments, the 71st and 78th Foot) were disbanded immediately after the war.
  5. There used to be hundreds of regiments within the Royal Artillery - at the end of the Second World War, the RA was larger than the Royal Navy.

Existing Regiments

  1. Six cavalry regiments were formed from the cadres of existing regiments, along with two new infantry regiments.

Various Regiments

  1. Colors identified in England with various regiments and used in ties worn by their officers in civilian dress.
  2. The men who served in the various Regiments of the British Army came from every corner of Ireland.

British Army Regiments

  1. It was used to represent Ireland when the whole island was part of the UK and is used by some British army regiments.

Five Regiments

  1. The Guards Division of the British Army contains a total of five battalions, one from each of the five regiments of Foot Guards.
  2. At year's end, Edward Johnson remained at Camp Allegheny with five regiments, and Henry Heth was at Lewisburg with two regiments.
  3. Lightfoot ordered his men to about-face and march away, an order that all five regiments of the brigade thought applied to them as well.

Individual Regiments

  1. The Sri Lanka Army is policed by the Sri Lanka Corps of Military Police and by Regimental Police, who belong to each individual regiments or corps.
  2. This has no distinguishing features for individual regiments.
  3. Each brigade was to have a single depot with those of the individual regiments being reduced to the status of regimental headquarters.

Household Cavalry

  1. Similarly, both the Household Cavalry regiments have their own mounted bands and also their own regimental quick and slow marches.
  2. Like other Cavalry formations, the Household Cavalry is divided into regiments (battalion -sized units) and squadrons (company -sized sub-units).
  3. Britain had no cuirassier s (other than the Household Cavalry), but had Dragoon Guards regiments which were classed as heavy cavalry.

Four Regiments

  1. Peter I ordered four regiments (2,300 men) and a cavalry unit under the command of Aleksey Shein and Patrick Gordon to attack the Streltsy.
  2. Gage commanded four regiments of British regulars (about 4,000 men) from his headquarters in Boston, but the countryside was in the hands of the colonials.

Several Regiments

  1. North-West Europe Campaign of 1944-1945 is a battle honour given to several regiments in the British Army.

Light Dragoons

  1. In early 1814 Congress increased the Army to 45 infantry regiments, 4 regiments of riflemen, 3 of artillery, 2 of light dragoons, and 1 of light artillery.
  2. Starting in 1756, seven regiments of Light Dragoons were raised.

Armoured Regiments

  1. These units operate either as armoured regiments with main battle tanks, or as formation reconnaissance units.
  2. By the end of the war, the tactics used for armoured regiments had become very sophisticated, including better combined operations with the other arms.

French

  1. In this corps were, besides French, Badensian, Dutch, and Polish regiments.

Success

  1. Capitalizing on this success, Jackson ordered two regiments to charge Ricketts's guns and they were captured as well.
  2. The success of this new class of cavalry was such that that 8 regular Dragoon regiments were converted to Light Dragoons between 1768 and 1783.

Experienced

  1. The regular forces also experienced a substantial expansion, not just including the many battalions created in existing regiments.
  2. This kinda of horrendous loss of life was repeated throughout many regiments which fought in the Great War and had never been experienced before.

Museum

  1. March into Western Canadas colourful military heritage at the Museum of the Regiments.

Month

  1. After a month, the Afghan requests were no longer for individual crews and subunits, but for regiments and larger units.

Doing

  1. It shows the Government’s utter contempt for the regiments and the job that they are doing.

Indian

  1. Both the Indian and Pakistan Armies maintain armoured regiments with the titles of Lancers or Horse dating back to the nineteenth century.

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