The 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

THE COLOURS

 

The Colours Presented by The Colonel in Chief

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester

13th October 1973
 
 

THE MINIATURE COLOUR

THE REGIMENTAL BADGE
REGIMENTAL FLAG

The Regimental Flag is a simple cerise 22 on a buff background. Cerise and buff are the Regimental colours.
 
 

REGIMENTAL MARCHES

Assembly March "Miller of Dee" and "Hundred Pipers"
The Cheshire Regiment Troop
Slow March: "The 22nd Regiment 1772".
Quick March: "Wha Wadna Fecht for Charlie"
 
 

ORDER OF MERIT

In 1785 a Regimental Order of Merit was instituted. A bronze medal was awarded for seven years' good service, a silver medal for fourteen years, and a silver gilt medal for twenty-one years. This order ceased when the Long Service and Good Conduct Medal for the whole Army was instituted.


NICKNAMES

The Old Two-twos
The Young Buffs
The Peep of Day Boys
The Lightning Conductors
 The Red Knights
The Specimens
Twos

 

This page was created by Eardley Bryan. 

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