Medals of the Regiments:
The King's Royal Hussars

 
 
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14th/20th King's Hussars

The Royal Hussars
 (Prince of Wales's Own)
The King's Royal Hussars
 
 
Lineage
       
       
14th King's Hussars
1715 - 1922
20th Hussars
1858 - 1922
10th (Prince of Wales's Own Royal) Hussars
1715 - 1969
11th Hussars
(Prince Albert's Own)

1715 - 1969

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                     

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                     

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                     

14th/20th King's Hussars
1922 - 1992

The Royal Hussars (Prince of Wales's Own)
1969-1992

                                                                                                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                                                                                       

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                     

The King's Royal Hussars
1992 - date.

       
 

 

14th/20th King's Hussars. 1922 - 1992   

 

WW2 1939 - 1945 

 
Theatre: Iraq /Palestine / Syria / Egypt.
June 1941- Jan 1945
Italy
Jan 1945 -end of war
WW2 Stars: -  Italy
     
 

(most also entitled to the 39-45 star  and 1939-45 War Medal)

 

Up to Nov 1939, 4th (Sercunderabad) Cavalry Brigade; Nov 1939-Feb1940 3rd (Meerut) Cavalry Brigade; July 1941 -16th Jan 1945, 2nd Indian Armoured Brigade (also designated 2nd / 252nd Independent Armoured  Brigade and 252nd Armoured Brigade during this period.); Jan 1945 - end of war, independent, under 8th Army command.

 

Battle Honours: Bologna; Medecina; Italy 1945

 
 
 

 Canal Zone 1951 - 1954

General Service Medal 1918 -62

clasp:

Canal Zone

numbers: ?

at least 300 issued to date

 
 
 

Northern Ireland "The Troubles"  1969-  (1977)

General Service Medal 1962-

clasp:

Northern Ireland

numbers: ?

 

 
 
 

Gulf War to liberate Kuwait  1990-1991 (part of 4th Armoured Brigade, the Desert Rats)

Gulf Medal 1990-91

clasp: ...none...

16 Jan to 28 Feb 1991

numbers: 3 395
 

 

 
 
 

The Royal Hussars (Prince of Wales's Own). 1969-1992   

 

Northern Ireland "The Troubles"  1969-  (1974, 1976, 1978)

General Service Medal 1962-

clasp:

Northern Ireland

numbers: ?

 

 
 
 

The King's Royal Hussars. 1992 - date.   

 

Northern Ireland "The Troubles"  1969-  (?)

General Service Medal 1962-

clasp:

Northern Ireland

numbers: ?

 

 
 

Iraq War, or Second Gulf War 2003-  (1 Mechanised Brigade 'Operation Telic 10' June 2007)

Iraq Medal 2003-

clasp: ....none....
numbers: ?
 
 
 

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