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Minden Rose. The Battle is still celebrated some British Army Units on the 1 August by either the wearing of the Minden Rose on their head st dress or in the case the infantry, decorating the Regimental Colours with a garland of roses. The exception is the Royal Welsh (Thomas’ regiment), as the rose is in the roundel of their cap badge thus they wear it every day. (I have included the blazer badge on the right which gives greater clarity) The was an infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Prince of Wales' Division. It was founded in 1689 to oppose James II and the imminent war with France. The regiment was numbered as the , though it was one of the first regiments to be granted the honour of a fusilier title and so was known as from 1702. The "Royal" accolade was earned fighting in the War of the Spanish Succession in 1713. being the archaic spelling. Next Month continuing with Ann Delaune’s family. 24
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