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British Empire Regiments

Badges used by British Empire & Dominion Forces.


British Forces

Dominion & Colonies 

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 The Gurkha Battalions

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British Forces

Regimental badges in use during the British Empire and beyond ...








 3rd King's Own Hussars 









6th Inniskilling Dragoons

 8th Bn Prince of Wales West Yorkshire Regiment

 8th King's Royal Irish Hussars

 9th Lancers

 11th Hussars






12th Bn County of London 

 12th Lancers

16th County of London 

 16th The Queen's Lancers

17/21 Lancers 





 20th Hussars

22nd Foot

(Cheshire Regt) 

14th King's Hussars

19th Prince of Wales' Own Hussars

 25th Cyclists County of London







Argyll  & Sutherland 

 Artist's Rifles

Ayrshire Yeomanry

(Earl of Carrick's Own) 

 Adjutant General Corps

Army Cyclist Corps 






 Black Watch (Canada)

 Border Regt

Breckonshire Bn 







Cambridgeshire Regt 

 Cameron Highlanders

(Liverpool Scottish)


Carnarvonshire Volunteer Regt 

 Cheshire Regt






City of London (6 Bn)

 Colchester Fencibles (VTC)

Coldstream Guards 

Cornwall Light Infantry 

County of London Yeomanry 




Durham Light Infantry 






East Lancashire Regt 

East Yorkshire Regt 

Essex Regt 





Fife & Forfar Yeomanry 


Welsh Yeomanry 






 Gloucester Regt

 Gordon Highlanders







Thanks to

Jennifer Ann Wright

from Luxembourgh

Hereford Light Infantry 

 Hertfordshire Regt

 Highland Light Infantry

 Hong Kong Volunteers

Royal Hong Kong Regt





Inniskilling Fusilliers 

Intelligence Corps 








 King's Dragoons

King's Liverpool 

King's Own Royal Lancashire Regt

King's Own Malta Regt

 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry






King's Own Royal Rifle Corps 

King's Shropshire Light Infantry 

King's Own Scottish Borderers 










 Lancashire Fusiliers

 Lancashire Volunteers (Wigan Corps)

Leicester Regt 

Lincolnshire Regt 

Lincolnshire Yeomanry 






Lincolnshire Yeomanry (2) 

Lothian & Berwickshire Imperial Yeomanry 

 Lovat Scots











Machine Gun Corps 

 Manchester Regt

7th Bn Manchester Regt 

 Manchester Regt Volunteers (Manchester Grammar School)

 Middlesex Regt







 Norfolk Regt

North Irish Horse 

 Northamptonshire Yeomanry

 Notts & Derby

(Sherwood Foresters)

My Dad's Regiment




 Post Office Rifles

 Prince Albert's 11th Hussars

 Prince of Wales' Own

(West Regt The Leeds Pals)

 Prince of Wales Volunteers (South Lancs)





 Queen Mary's AAC

(War Graves)

Queen's Own Yeomanry 

Queen's Royal Irish Hussars 






 Royal Armoured Corps

 Royal Army Medical Corps


(Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers) 

 R F C

 Rifle Brigade




 Rioyal Army Pay Corps

 Royal Artillery


Royal Army Ordnance Corps

 THE RAOC has had a number of badges.  The badges shown immediately left shows them all.

The badge on the near right shows the Crown used by Queen Elizabeth II.

 Royal Berkshire




 Royal Dublin Fusiliers

 Royal Engineers Volunteers

Royal Fusiliers

(1st City of London)

 Royal Irish (then) Ulster Rifles 

 Royal Kent West





 Royal Lincolnshire Regt

 Royal Munster Fusiliers

 Royal North Lancs

Royal Northumberland Fusiliers 

 Royal Scots





 Royal Scots Greys

Royal Tank Regt 

Royal Warwickshire 

Royal Welsh Fusiliers 

Royal Signals 








 School of Musketry

 Scots Fusiliers

Scottish Rifles 

Sherwood Foresters (Derbyshire) 

 Shropshire Yeomanry





South Lancashire Regt 

South Staffordshire Regt 

South Wales Borderers 

 Suffolk Regt








Tank Corps 

 The Essex Regiment

The Honourable Artillery Company 

 The King's Liverpool

 The Queen's Royal West Surrey Regt





 The Royal Dragoons

 The Welsh Regt










Warwickshire Regt

Welsh Guards

Welsh Regt

City of Cardiff

West Riding Regt 

 West Yorkshire Regt





Wiltshire Regt 

 Worcestershire Regt







York and Lancaster 


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