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Welsh Guards' Sword

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Welsh Guards' Sword

Welsh Guards' Sword

Welsh Guards' Sword

Welsh Guards' Sword

Gold Corded Knot

Brown Leather Ribbon Knot

Brigade of Guards Knot

    Brigade of Guards Sword

    The current Brigade of Guards pattern of sword was approved in 1854 and was a steel version of the 1845 Infantry pattern sword without the hinged flap with the individual Guard's regimental badge in the cartouche. In Dress Regulations of 1857, the blades of Guards' swords were ordered to be "embossed", that is etched with their regimental badge and battle honours. A distinction which remains to this day.

    The sword is carried today in a nickel plated steel scabbard with shoe, mouthpiece and two suspension bands and rings.

    The sword is also available with a leather Sam Browne scabbard for service wear.

    A silver hallmarked guard and hilt can be crafted to regimental requirements.

    Brigade of Guards

    The Welsh Guards Battle Honours

    • First World War: Loos, Bapaume 1918, Somme 1916–1918, Arras 1918, Ginchy, Albert 1918, Flers-Courcelette, Drocourt-Quéant, Morval, Hindenburg Line, Ypres 1917, Havrincourt, Pilckem, Canal Du Nord, Poelcappelle, Selle, Passchendaele, Sambre, Cambrai 1917–1918, France and Flanders 1915–1918
    • Second World War: Defence of Arras, Djebel el Rhorab, Boulogne 1940, Tunis, St Omer-La-Bassee, Hammam Lif, Bourguebus Ridge, North Africa 1943, Cagny, Monte Ornito, Mont Pincon, Liri Valley, Brussels, Monte Piccolo, Hechtel, Capture of Perugia, Nederrijn, Arezzo, Lingen, Advance to Florence, Rhineland, Gothic Line, North West Europe 1940 and 1944–1945, Battaglia, Fondouk, Italy 1944–1945
    • Post Second World War: Falkland Islands 1982

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