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Old British Army Regiments Quiz.

These Regiments hold a lot of pride for the ex servicemen and women who served in them, only ten questions to answer and no tap ins. 10 Questions.

 
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The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry Regiment 1881-1958, what were their nicknames?

  • The Ironsides
  • The Frenchies
  • The Light Bobs
  • The Billy Boys

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The Royal East Kent Regiment 1801-1961, were fondly known as the what?

  • The Buffs
  • The Invincibles
  • The Old Guard
  • The Mariners

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The Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment 1688-1958 amongst its many honours fought in a very famous battle in 1704, which one?

  • Waterloo
  • Salamanca
  • Blenheim
  • Bunker Hill

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The Royal Green Jackets Regiment 1966-2007 have traditions and ties going back to Waterloo, where in Hampshire were their Peninsula Barracks?

  • Portsmouth
  • Winchester
  • Andover
  • Aldershot

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The Green Howards Regiment 1688-2006 were also known as what?

  • The Yorkshire Regiment
  • The Hampshire Regiment
  • The London Regiment
  • The Norfolk Regiment

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The Duke Of Cornwall's Light Infantry 1881-1959 had their Victoria Barracks situated where?Clue: It has a Moor.

  • Truro
  • Redruth
  • Bodmin
  • Newquay

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The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) 1661-1959 had their H.Q. and Barracks in which Town?

  • Dorking
  • Guildford
  • Windsor
  • Margate

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The Gloucestershire Regiment 1881-1994, were called the "Glorious Glosters" after a battle in which war?

  • World War I
  • World War II
  • Korean War
  • Vietnam War

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The Lancashire Fusiliers 1688-1968, earned themselves six Victoria Crosses in which conflict?

  • Gallipoli
  • Anzio
  • Rorkes Drift
  • Balaclava

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The Royal Leicestershire Regiment 1688-1964, what was their nickname?

  • The Lions
  • The Panthers
  • The Tigers
  • The Bob Cats

 

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