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The 24th foot regimental colours were carried by both 1st and 2nd Battalions of Royal Warwickshire Regiment in the Anglo Zulu war of 1879
This Regimental Colour replaced the large Colour carried by the 24th in the Sikh War of 1848. It features the union flag in top left corner, Regimental 24th crest in centre with 8 battle honours down the side. The flag is printed on a nylon silk fabric with gold tassels edging.
Printed single sided for wall display purposes. The Size is 110 x 95cm (W x H)
Battle honour on regimental colours
The top of the pole had the Royal crest instead of the pike point. These dimensions and pole top were authorised in 1858 along with the order that no battle honour should be placed above the crown. The Colour is of the regimental facing colour, green. In 1881 the new white facings meant that the South Wales Borderers were supposed to have the flag of St George as their Regimental Colour but the green Colour remained in use until the 1930s.