Medals of the Regiments:
The Blues and Royals

 

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Kipling and King  1879
 
 

 

  The Blues and Royals (Royal Horse Guards and 1st Dragoons)
1969- 1992
 
 
 
Lineage
       
       

Royal Horse Guards (The Blues)
 1650-1969

1st (Royal) Dragoons
1661 - 1969

                                                                                                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                                                                                       

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                     

The Blues and Royals (Royal Horse Guards and 1st Dragoons)
1969 - 92

       
 
 
 
 

Northern Ireland "Operation Banner"  1969-2007 (two tours 1976 & 1979 )

General Service Medal 1962-

 
clasp:

Northern Ireland

numbers:?
 
 
 
 

Falklands War 1982 two troops =  Armoured reconnaissance (Scorpions and Scimitars)

South Atlantic Medal 1982

 
number: ?
 

 

Battle Honours:  Falkland Islands 1982

 
 
1992: united with The Life Guards to form The Household Cavalry Regiment, although both retained their individual Regimental identities and traditions.
 
 
 

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