Three More Regimental Colours Rescued From Burnt Out Clandon House


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Three more regimental colours from forbear regiments of today’s Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment (PWRR, nicknamed “The Tigers”), the local regiment for South East England, have been retrieved from the burnt out shell of Clandon House

A water colour of Sgt McCabe with the Regimental Colour on the Sikh ramparts.

In army infantry regiments, colours are flags that traditionally were rallying points for soldiers in battle; they bear a regiment’s battle honours. Seen to represent the regiment’s history and honour, they are much revered.

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