Medals of the Regiments:
1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards

 
 
  
1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards Cap Badge

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White metal cap badge  
Kipling and King 1887  

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1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards
AKA " The Welsh Cavalry"
 

 
 
Lineage
       
       

1st King's Dragoon Guards
1685-1959

The Queen's Bays (2nd Dragoon Guards)
1685 - 1959

                                                                                                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                                                                                       

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                     

1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards
1959 - date

       
 
 
 

Indonesian Confrontation, North Borneo  1962-1966  (one squadron present 1965)

General Service Medal 1962-

clasp:

Borneo

numbers: ?

 

 
 
 

Aden 1964 - 1967

General Service Medal 1962-

clasp:

South Arabia

numbers: ?

 

 
 
 

Northern Ireland "The Troubles"  1969-  (three? qualifying tours 1974 - 1980)

General Service Medal 1962-

clasp:

Northern Ireland

numbers: ?

 

 
 
 

Lebanon 1983 - 1984 peace keeping

General Service Medal 1962-

clasp:

Lebanon

numbers: 129
 
 
 
 

Gulf War to liberate Kuwait  1990-1991

General Service Medal 1962-

clasp:

Kuwait

numbers: 1
   

Gulf Medal 1990-91

clasp: ...none...

2 August 1990

16 Jan to 28 Feb 1991

numbers: 5 1 220
 

Battle Honour: Persian Gulf.

 
 
 

Iraq War, or Second Gulf War 2003-  Invasion of Iraq (Operation Telic), Operation Telic 5 & Operation Telic 8

Iraq Medal 2003-

clasp: ....none....
19th Mar to Apr 2003
numbers: ? ?
 
 

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Selected Links

Museum Website

Selected Bibliography;

 
Author Title Publisher
E. Belfield The Queen's Dragoon Guards. (Famous Regiments Series) 114pp London : Leo Cooper, 1978.
Michael Mann The Regimental History of 1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards. 589pp Norwich: Michael Russell, 1993
     

 

 

 

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