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29Jul 19

Six Military Units you never knew existed.

By |29 July 2019|Categories: British Army, Military Forces, Military Uniforms, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , |

Classic military units differ in their specialization and size from country to country. Here are some Military Units you probably didn’t know existed. Lovat scouts (United Kingdom) Frederick Burnham, was the Commander of the Scottish Highland Regiment. [...]

16Jul 19

The Kings Royal Hussars

By |16 July 2019|Categories: British Army, Haworth, Military Forces, Military Uniforms|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The King’s Royal Hussars are a regiment with cavalry traditions and an interesting history. The King’s Royal Hussars were established in 1992, however the four original cavalry regiments which make up the modern King’s Royal Hussars have [...]

9Jul 19

Military Sword Belt Ensembles

By |9 July 2019|Categories: British Army, Military Forces, Military Uniforms, Royal Air Force, Royal Marines, Royal Navy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Sword belts in the military are worn around the waist, their purpose being to hold a ceremonial sword. There are various styles of belts available, some which ore worn over the tunic, such as the Sam Browne, the RAF Officers [...]

1Jul 19

Military Colours

By |1 July 2019|Categories: British Army, Military Forces, Military Uniforms, Royal Air Force, Royal Marines, Royal Navy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Military colours, standards or guidons are carried to act as a rallying point for troops and to mark the location of the commander.  During the High Middle Ages, it became a regular practice to have their commander’s [...]

25Jun 19

Armed Forces Day 2019

By |25 June 2019|Categories: British Army, Charity Events, Exhibitions, Military Forces, Military Uniforms, Royal Air Force, Royal Marines, Royal Navy|Tags: , , , , , , , |

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Every year Armed Forces day is celebrated to show support for the men and women who make up our Armed Forces community. This can include veterans, cadets and current serving troops and their families. Each year, [...]

20Jun 19

Wyedean’s bespoke commissions

By |20 June 2019|Categories: British Army, Exhibitions, Haberdashery, Haworth, Military Forces, Military Uniforms, Royal Air Force, Royal Marines, Royal Navy, Wyedean|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Wyedean is known mostly for manufacturing accessories and accoutrements for the Armed Forces around the world.  We are, occasionally asked to produce some specialist items too. The business once received an order from The Royal Jordanian Army [...]

21May 19

Household Cavalry set to move from Windsor

By |21 May 2019|Categories: British Army, Exhibitions, Military Forces, Military Uniforms|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Household Cavalry Regiment, who are made up of the Blues and Royals Regiment and the Life Guards Regiment, have been based in Windsor for more than 200 years. Over 250 soldiers marched through the town to [...]

30Apr 19

Combat Stress- Bring Them Home.

By |30 April 2019|Categories: British Army, Charity Events, Military Forces, Military Uniforms, Royal Air Force, Royal Marines, Royal Navy|Tags: , , , , |

A new campaign has been released by the veterans’ mental health charity ‘Combat Stress’. The aim of the campaign is to reveal the isolation experienced by veterans with trauma.  Combat Stress worked with Channel 4’s in-house creative [...]

25Apr 19

The Grenadier Guards

By |25 April 2019|Categories: British Army, Military Forces, Military Uniforms|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Grenadier Guards have been active since 1656 and are one of the British Army’s most iconic and oldest regiments. The members of the Regiment are renowned for their determination, loyalty and grit.  Since its formation [...]

8Apr 19

The Royal Lancers

By |8 April 2019|Categories: British Army, Haberdashery, Military Forces, Military Uniforms|Tags: , , , , , , |

Queen Elizabeths’ own Royal Lancers are the armored cavalry regiment of 12 Armored Infantry Brigade. Their motto is ‘Death or Glory’ and their famous skull and crossbones cap badge is one of the most recognizable. The regiment [...]

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