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Members of the Third Battalion Grenadier Guards Corp of Drums. The Battalion was on exercise in Scotland in 1960 and the photograph was taken at Inverary. Tom is the third from the right

Members of the Third Battalion Grenadier Guards Corp of Drums. The Battalion was on exercise in Scotland in 1960 and the photograph was taken at Inverary. Tom is the third from the right

tea-time-for-sylvielou:    Scottish soldier

Kilt-Scottish soldiers wore kilts in battles. Kilt aprons were used to replace the sporran, which held items, and protected the kilt when in the line. These soldiers would carry gas in small bags over the kilt, like a sporran.

Irish Guards

Soldiers from Battalion The Irish Guards' on parade at the St Patrick's Day Parade in London.

1st Battalion, Irish Guards prepare to leave Wellington Barracks, Westminster, London, following the outbreak of the First World War, 6 August 1914. The Battalion arrived in France as part of the British Expeditionary Force on 13 August 1914.

Battalion, Irish Guards leaving Wellington Barracks, to join the British Expeditionary Force which was due to leave for France.

Sergeant William Powell, 3rd Battalion The 1st (or Grenadier) Regiment of Foot Guards, 1856

Crimean War Sergeant Powell Grenadier Guards Photograph---------------------------------------------------------------------Notice the similarity in the uniform of the Buckingham guards and the traditional clothes of the the people the Caucasus mountains

Courage: Lance Corporal James Ashworth is only the tenth British soldier to be awarded the Victoria Cross since the Second World War

Extraordinary courage: Victoria Cross for the guardsman who gave his life to protect his comrades

Lance Corporal James Ashworth May 1989 - June is a Victoria cross recipient who received the award for acting as a diversion so that his comrades could eliminate an enemy position. Whilst attempting to throw a grenade over wall he was shot.

The unique full dress and undress uniform worn by Ensign Daniel Tighe Grenadier Guards circa 1817 who served at Waterloo and as second junior Ensign probably carried the battalion colours at some point during the battle.

The unique full dress and undress uniform worn by Ensign Daniel Tighe Grenadier Guards circa 1817 who served at Waterloo and as second junior Ensign probably carried the battalion colours at some point during the battle.

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