Battle honour
A battle honour is an award of a right by a government or sovereign to a military unit to emblazon the name of a battle or operation on its flags ("colours"), uniforms or other accessories where ornam...
Regimental colours
In military organizations, the practice of carrying colours, standards or guidons, both to act as a rallying point for troops and to mark the location of the commander, is thought to have originated i...
Colours, standards and guidons
In military organizations, the practice of carrying colours, standards or guidons, both to act as a rallying point for troops and to mark the location of the commander, is thought to have originated i...
Khelat (Battle honour)
Khelat 1839 is a battle honour of the British Army and the British Indian Army awarded for a campaign on the North West Frontier during the nineteenth century.The fortress of Khelat, held by a Baluchi...
Siege of Kimberley
The Siege of Kimberley took place during the Second Boer War at Kimberley, Cape Colony (present-day South Africa), when Boer forces from the Orange Free State and the Transvaal besieged the diamond mi...
Passchendaele (Battle honour)
Passchendaele was a battle honour awarded to units of the British and Imperial Armies that took part in one or more of the following engagements in the Great War:These should not be confused with the ...
North-West Europe Campaign of 1940
North-West Europe Campaign of 1940 is a battle honour given to several regiments in the British Army. It refers to the land campaign starting with the invasion of France in May 1940 and ending with th...
British East Africa 1896
British East Africa 1896 is a Battle Honour awarded to the 24th (Baluchistan) (Duchess of Connaught's Own) Regiment of Bombay Infantry; an infantry battalion of the British Indian Army, which particip...
Repugnant battle honours of the Indian Army
The Government of India has declared repugnant some battle honours earned by Indian Army units, which are descended from erstwhile units of the British East India Company. Indian Army units do not in...
St Helena (Battle honour)
St Helena was a battle honour awarded to the following Militia battalions of the British Army for guarding Boer prisoners on the island of Saint Helena during the Second Boer War of 1899–1902:
Bak...
France
France (/fræns/; French: [fʁɑ̃s]), officially the French Republic (French: République française [ʁepyblik fʁɑ̃sɛz]), is a unitary...
Last battle of the battleship Bismarck
The last battle of the German battleship Bismarck took place in the Atlantic Ocean, approximately 300 nmi (350 mi; 560 km) west of Brest, France, on 26–27 May 1941. Although it was a d...
List of battle and theatre honours of the Indian Army Corps of Engineers
The Indian Army Corps of Engineers has distinguished itself in battle and has been awarded many battle and theatre honours. These honours have been awarded to individual units of the Corps or to the t...
Somme 1918 (Battle honour)
Somme 1918 was a battle honour awarded to units of the British and Imperial Armies that took part in one or more of the following engagements in the Great War:These should not be confused with the Bat...
Liberation of Arnhem
Operation Anger (sometimes known as Operation Quick Anger), was a military operation to seize the city of Arnhem in April 1945, during the closing stages of the Second World War. It is occasionally re...
Scarpe 1917 (Battle honour)
Scarpe 1917 was a battle honour awarded to units of the British and Imperial Armies that took part in one or more of the following engagements in the Great War:
Assaye (battle honour)
The Assaye battle honour was awarded by the Governor General of British India to all East India Company battalions and British Army regiments that took part of the Battle of Assaye. The battle occurr...