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Six Military Units you never knew existed.

Six Military Units you never knew existed.

Susannah 29/07/2019 0
Classic military units differ in their specialization and size from country to country. Here are some Military Units you probably didn’t know existed....
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The Kings Royal Hussars

The Kings Royal Hussars

Susannah 16/07/2019 0
The King’s Royal Hussars are a regiment with cavalry traditions and an interesting history. The King’s Royal Hussars were established in 1992, however...
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Armed Forces Day 2019

Armed Forces Day 2019

Susannah 25/06/2019 0
Every year Armed Forces day is celebrated to show support for the men and women who make up our Armed Forces community. This can include veterans, cad...
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Wyedean’s bespoke commissions

Wyedean’s bespoke commissions

Susannah 20/06/2019 0
Wyedean is known mostly for manufacturing accessories and accoutrements for the Armed Forces around the world.  We are, occasionally asked to produce ...
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Remembrance Day 2018

Remembrance Day 2018

Susannah 30/10/2018 0
   On Sunday the 11th of November 2018 at 11am the country will fall silent to remember those who fought for our country. This year Armistice Day and ...
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How to wear your Medals

How to wear your Medals

Susannah 21/08/2018 0
   The British Armed Forces recognise outstanding personal achievements by giving individuals from the Royal Navy, Royal Air Force and British Army va...
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Military Chaplains

Military Chaplains

Katie 15/03/2018 0
A chaplain is a religious representative who is attached to a secular institution such as a prison, military unit or hospital. Originally, the world c...
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The Royal Marines

The Royal Marines

Susannah 13/11/2017 0
  The Royal Marines are the amphibious troops of the Royal Navy and one of the world’s most elite commando forces. They are held at a very high readin...
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Cocked Hats

Cocked Hats

03/08/2017 0
A bicorne, or cocked hat, is a two-cornered cocked hat which was worn during the 18th and 19th centuries and was adopted from the European and America...
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Royal Bermuda Regiment

Royal Bermuda Regiment

20/07/2017 0
Formerly known as the Bermuda Regiment, the Royal Bermuda Regiment (RBR) is the home defence unit of the British Overseas Territory of Bermuda. Origin...
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David Wright Founder of Wyedean

David Wright Founder of Wyedean

Rosie 11/07/2017 0
Wyedean was formally founded on 7th April, 1964, by David Wright. Before starting his own business, David’s first job after leaving school was as an a...
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The Invictus Games

The Invictus Games

10/07/2017 0
  The Invictus Games are an international multi-sport event for Paralympic athletes. The first Invictus Games took place in 2014 in London. The event ...
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Haworth 1940s Weekend 2017

Haworth 1940s Weekend 2017

24/05/2017 0
        The annual Haworth 1940s weekend this year took place between Friday the 19th of May and Sunday the 21st of May.  This famous annual event see...
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Military Parade

Military Parade

Rosie 29/03/2017 0
A military parade is an organised formation of soldiers who are restricted by close-order manoeuvring marching or ‘drilling’. Up until the late 19th c...
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Medal Ribbon

Medal Ribbon

15/02/2017 0
Medals, Military Orders and Decorations are given to members of the armed forces to recognise and celebrate their personal accomplishments. Medal bars...
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International Defence Exhibition and conference (IDEX)

International Defence Exhibition and conference (IDEX)

30/01/2017 0
The International Defence Exhibition and Conference, or IDEX as it’s more commonly known, is the most important tri-service defence exhibition in the ...
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United Kingdom Special Air Service (SAS)

United Kingdom Special Air Service (SAS)

Richard 09/01/2017 0
The Special Air Service (SAS) is the British Army’s most renowned United Kingdom Special Forces (UKSF) unit. Its motto is ‘Who Dares Wins’ and has bec...
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The Parachute Regiment

The Parachute Regiment

Rosie 04/01/2017 0
The Parachute Regiment, also known as “The Paras”, is an airborne regiment of the British Army that acts as support to the United Kingdom Special Forc...
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Why Do Troops Salute

Why Do Troops Salute

22/11/2016 0
 Salutes are primarily used in the Armed Forces to show respect. There are numerous methods for performing the salute including: hand gestures, rifle ...
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Remembrance Day 2016

Remembrance Day 2016

02/11/2016 0
Britain will fall silent for two minutes to remember the end of the First World War on Friday the 11th of November. This tradition of holding a silenc...
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What is a Lanyard used for?

What is a Lanyard used for?

24/08/2016 1
A lanyard is also referred to a fourragère – and is a braided cord with a sharp spike at one end. The fourragère is a very old component of some milit...
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Armed Forces Day 2016

Armed Forces Day 2016

Susannah 22/06/2016 0
This year, Armed Forces Day, formerly Veterans’ Day, will be celebrated across the UK on Saturday 25th of June. It is a chance for everyone to show th...
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HMS Queen Elizabeth

HMS Queen Elizabeth

Rosie 15/06/2016 0
  HMS Queen Elizabeth is the lead ship of the Queen Elizabeth-class of aircraft carrier, with HMS Prince of Wales following closely behind in 2017. A ...
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Keighley SCC Appeal For Volunteers

Keighley SCC Appeal For Volunteers

Rosie 18/02/2016 0
    Keighley Sea Cadets Corps (SCC) and The Royal Marine Cadets are appealing for volunteers. Both are local non-profit youth organisations that work ...
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Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day

08/07/2015 0
   On Saturday 27th June, Armed Forces Day was celebrated up and down the country for men and women who served, both past and present in the armed for...
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