THE Household Cavalry regiment of the British Army is set to play an integral part at the upcoming nuptials of Prince Harry and bride-to-be Meghan Markle. Here's what you need to know about how it was formed and what they'll be doing at the Royal Wedding. When was the Household Cavalry formed? The Household Cavalry Regiment (HCR) is an Armoured Cavalry regiment of the British Army based at Combermere Barracks in Windsor. The brother regiment of the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment based at Hyde Park Barracks in London, both regiments together form the Household Cavalry. The Household Cavalry was formed in 1992, under the Options for Change reforms of the Army, by the union of The Life Guards and the Blues and Royals in order to preserve the distinct identities of the regiments. The Soldiers of The Life Guards and the Blues and Royals equally mann the HCR and HCMR. Did Prince Harry serve with them? Prince Harry served in the Army for ten years, rising to the rank of Captain and … [Read more...] about When was the Household Cavalry formed, did Prince Harry serve with them and what are they doing in the Royal Wedding?
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News / UK and world by Press Association April 25, 2018, 10:52 am FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter The Prince of Wales has paid tribute to the bravery of men who fought and died in a battle which marked a crucial turning point in the First World War. Speaking during early-morning commemorations to mark 100 years since the Battle of Villers-Bretonneux, where Australians fought alongside British troops to free the French town from German capture, he said they must continue to be honoured and told descendants that the courage of their ancestors was “amazing”. Thousands of volunteer soldiers took part in the surprise night-time attack to save the small town near Amiens from capture on April 24 1918. The battle was the second there in as many months and was notable for being the first major use of tanks by Germany. Some 3,900 Australians in the 13th and 15th Brigades fought alongside three British battalions in the … [Read more...] about Charles hails courage of allied troops on 100th anniversary of key battle