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Museum Artefacts by Case


Case 1
Powder Horn Snuff Box  

Powder Horn Snuff Box. It was carved and carried by a soldier of the Queen Dowager's Regiment. It has a map of North America in 1707 carved into the horn.
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Headdress 1  

The Queen's Mitre or Grenadier Cap, 1759. This cap was presented to the 1st Bn The Queen's in 1927. (Read More)

Queen's Regimental Medals  

Queen's Regimental Medals. Presented by officers at their own expense to non-commissioned officers and men in the 1830's for meritorious service. (Read More)

Two Silver Bugles.  

2nd, 31st and 70th Regiments helmet, shoulder plate and Glengarry badges.
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The HMS Defence Gavel  

The HMS Defence Gavel. Symbolic of the close association which existed between the Royal Navy and the Queen's Royal Regiment, there is a handsome gavel which was presented to the Officers' Mess 1st Bn The Queen's Royal Regiment in 1911 by Captain of HMS Defence of the First Cruiser Squadron, Royal Navy. (Read More)

Case 2
Quilted Armour of Koer Singh  

Quilted armour of Koer Singh, a rebel leader, during the Indian Mutiny of 1857. (Read More)

Quilted Armour of Koer SinghSwords  

The Coat and Swords of the Khans of Khelat. A story of battle, murder and sudden death is recalled by two curved Oriental swords in the museum. (Read More)

Headdress 2  

Headdress 2. Awaiting Description. (Read More)

Case 4
The Blockhouse  

Model of a Blockhouse. South African War 1901/02. Presented to the Officers' Mess 2nd Queen's. (Read More)

Queen Victoria's Scarves  

Queen Victoria's Scarves. An unusual award, in the form of a long scarf crocheted by Queen Victoria, was made to selected servicemen during the South African War.
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Queen's Regimental Medals  

HRH Princess Mary's Christmas Gift to troops in France 1914 and 1915. (Read More)

Bass Drum 1914  

Bass Drum 1914. (Read More)

Two Silver Bugles.  

Officers Mess Photograph, 1st Bn The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey) Regiment, Bordon Camp Aldershot 11th August 1914.
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Case 5
The Football  

A Different Ball Game. The Football charge of 8th Bn The East Surrey Regiment.
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Uniform 1  

Uniform 1. Awaiting Description. (Read More)

Uniform 4  

Uniform 4. Awaiting Description. (Read More)

Case 6
Uniform 5  

Shirt and cap of the Malayan Races Liberation Army. This is a shirt and cap of the Malayan Races Liberation Army this was a Chinese - Malayan Communist Insurgent group which was responsible for the Malayan Emergency of 1948-60. This item was captured by the Queen's in 1957. (Read More)

Uniform 5  

Canteen. This Canteen was carried by CPL Sibley when he was wounded by a the grenade during an ambush by insurgents on 6th June 1954, which also shattered the water bottle. (Read More)

Case 7
Headdress 6  

Busby. Busby belonging to LT col AP Drayson of 6th BN East Surrey Regiment. (Read More)

Headdress 6  

Two Silver Bugles. (Read More)

Case 8
Queen's Regimental Medals  

Her Majesty Queen Mary's Scarves. Throughout the 1939-45 war a very active Regimental Welfare Committee functioned under the chairmanship of Colonel GN Dyer. (Read More)

Uniform 2  

Uniform 2. Awaiting Description. (Read More)

Uniform 7  

Uniform 7. Awaiting Description. (Read More)

Other Areas in the Museum
The Carlisle Figures  

The Carlisle Figures. These two life-sized figures depict Grenadiers of The Queen's Royal Regiment. (Read More)

Figurehead of HMS "Queen Charlotte"  

Reproduction of the Figurehead of HMS "Queen Charlotte". (Original at Whale Island) Portsmouth. (Read More)

The HMS Defence Gavel  

The HMS Defence Gavel. Symbolic of the close association which existed between the Royal Navy and the Queen's Royal Regiment, there is a handsome gavel which was presented to the Officers' Mess 1st Bn The Queen's Royal Regiment in 1911 by Captain of HMS Defence of the First Cruiser Squadron, Royal Navy. (Read More)

Admiral Howe's desk  

Admiral Howe's desk & clock. (Read More)

The 100 Years Colours  

The 100 Years Colours. (Read More)

The Colonel Boards  

The Colonel Boards. (Read More)

Susteren Tapestry  

The story behind the Susteren Tapestry. From 10th January 1945 onwards 'Operation Blackcock' was launched in an effort to bring the Allied line up to the River Roer in the Netherlands on a front of about 12 miles. (Read More)

Miniature Portraits of Various Regimental Officers  

Miniature Portraits of Various Regimental Officers.
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