My dad wore a bright red jacket and a big black hat!


My dad was a Guardsman, a lance corporal in the Coldstream Guards, the oldest continuous British army regiment formed as part of Cromwell's New Model Army. They are an elite regiment, famous from battles such as Waterloo and Dunkirk in WWII. When WWII began, the 1st and 2nd battalions of The Coldstream Guards were part … Continue reading My dad wore a bright red jacket and a big black hat!