Fine Arts great value Napoleonic uniform prints of The Life Guards by
Malcolm Greensmith and Brian Palmer. Published by Cranston Fine Arts.
The 1st Life Guards
Raised in 1661, as the 1st Majesty's Own Troop of Guards, Later changed in
1788 to the 1st Life Guards.
Regimental Battle Honours.
- 1740 - 1748 War of the Austrian Succession, Battle of Dettingen
- 1808 - 1814 Napoleonic Wars, Peninsula War
- 1815, Battle of Waterloo
- 1882 Sudan War Tel El Kibir, and Egypt.
- 1899 - 1900 Boer War, Relief of Kimberley, Paardeburg.
- 1914, 1918, First World War, Mons, Le Cateuax, Aisne, Messsines,
Ypres, Somme, Arras Hindenburg Line.
The 2nd Life Guards
Raised in 1660, as Duke of Albemarle's Troop of Guards. changed name to 2nd
Life Guards in 1788.
Regimental Battle Honours
- 1740 to 1748 war of the Austrian Succession, Battle of Dettingen
- 1808 - 1814 same history as first Life Guards