There Wife's Children I dont wish to impose, but if any of you would like to talk to us we have a forum at http://www.freewebs.com/eastangliaregtvetsgroup/ thank you I m sure we can share some interesting stories and pictures best wishes. In six months the Battalion had had 459 incidents and 174 casualties, fortunately none of them fatal. This was a proud day for the battalion. Old comrades from World War 1 are present. £35.00. Show more. This grim fortress houses only three prisoners, all of whom are major Nazi war criminals; Rudolf Hess, one-time deputy to Hitler; Balder von Schrirach, The Hitler Youth Leader; and Albert Speer, The Nazi minister for munitions. Object details Category Books Related period 1990 to the present day (content) Creator ROYAL ANGLIAN REGIMENT. The Royal Anglian Regiment (R ANGLIAN) is an infantry regiment of the British Army.It consists of two Regular battalions and one Reserve battalion. The modern regiment was formed in 1964, making it the oldest of the Line Regiments now operating in the British Army, and can trace its history back to 1685. In all its long and colourful history, The Essex Regiment has never failed in peace and war. FLAG 3ft x 3ft 9 Scarlot red Colours of the 1st Battalion Made from 100d polyester. The Band of the 3rd Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment {The Pompadours}, Music Department: Blackadder Goes Forth Since 1992, when the battalion was disbanded, all parts of the Royal Anglians wear a gold eagle on a purple backing as an arm badge. The magnificent Olympic stadium, built under Hitler’s specific instructions in order to impress the world during the 1936 Olympics, is used by British troops for swimming, football rugby and athletics. The Royal Anglian Regiment - The Steelbacks, Bury St Edmunds. Members who served with Royal Anglian Regiment. The Royal Anglian Regiment (R ANGLIAN) is an infantry regiment of the British Army. To celebrate the end of the long campaign a victory parade was held in Kuala Lumpar in 1960, and the 3rd East Anglian had the honour to represent all the British Infantry units which had served in Malaya since 1945. Amid these cold-war activities training and leisure are not forgotten. Group For All Pompadours Mates Past or Any One Who Served With the Best Battalion in the British Army. Two years later the battalion moved to Ballkinler, Northern Ireland. The Royal Anglian Regiment 3rd Battalion Queens colours. 3rd East Anglian Regiment — The 3rd East Anglian Regiment (16th/44th Foot) was an infantry regiment of the British Army. Leaflet. During the state visit to Germany in 1965 the Queen flew to Berlin and reviewed the British infantry brigade of the Allied garrison before a crowd of 30,000 of the Maifield. This is an attempt by one pair of eyes to record this memorable tour, not only for what it achieved, but also that it saw the end of National Service in the British Army. Denning, K.B.E., C.B., D.L., is colonel of the regiment, and the 3rd Battalion commanding officer is Lieutenant-Colonel P. J. H. Leng, M.B.E., M.C. £13.99. in Malaya ... Like most museums, a Board of Trustees runs The Royal Anglian Regiment Museum. The main regimental headquarters is at Blenheim camp, Bury St. Edmunds, but the 3rd battalion maintains a “home” headquarters at Warley, thereby retaining a link with the Essex Regiment. The men patrol the precincts of the British sector, including part of the infamous Berlin wall; escort the British Military trains which run between West Germany and Berlin; and, paradoxically, protect the Soviet Army guards at the Russian war memorial from possible attacks by West Berliners. They are officially welcomed after their three-year tour in Malaya. "The Pompadours" is the nickname for this former battalion (now amalgamated). 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