The Colonel and the OC of the Berlin Armoured Squadron used to have a Hawk on the bonnet of their car. Today I came across some images of the Hawk that used to be used, which I thought would be a good addition to the website.
It is a converted 20th Hussars Collar Badge, it was converted in order for it to be worn as a sweetheart brooch.
Regimental Titles 1759 – 1763. The 20th Inniskilling Light Dragoons: (disbanded). 1779 – 1783. The 20th Light Dragoons: (disbanded). 1791 – 1802. The 20th Jamaica Light Dragoons: (renamed). 1802 – 1818. The 20th Light Dragoons: (disbanded). 1858 – 1860. The 2nd Bengal European Light Cavalry. 1860. The 20th Hussars. Principal Campaigns, Battles Honours on the …
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Here is a sheet of 8 stamps from Dhufar one of which shows the regiment, bottom right). The stamps relate to the Royal Wedding of 1973 between HRH The Princess Royal and Captain Mark Phillips. Stamps from Dhufar and the State of Oman were issued by exiled Imam Ghalib bin Ali al-Hinai’s Oman Imamate State, …
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Helmet Badge 1792 – 1802
A side cap is a military cap that can be folded flat when not being worn. This is a 14th (King’s) Hussars Officers Torin Cap, it has a black body with gold wire piping and yellow inset to the crown bearing the gold wire embroidered Prussian Eagle to the left front side. The interior is of soft …
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The Hawk which was seen on the cover of the Regimental Journal for many years.
Click to enlarge A topic that has arisen recently is the Cap badge of the 20th Hussars and the letters/symbols in the centre of it. I have tried to find out why there are 3 symbols within the xHx badge they are as follows: The Diamond The Letter O The letter D This is what …
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Field Service Hats of the 26th Hussars and the 14th/20th King’s Hussars.
Badges worn by soldier of the 14th/20th King’s Hussars.