The Irish Guards are Formed 1900

#OnThisDay 1900 The Irish Guards were formed by Queen Victoria in recognition of the many acts of courage & bravery performed by Irish regiments during the Second Boer War. Colour Sgt Conroy was No.1. 200 Irishmen from the Grenadier Guards made up the nucleus.


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