Category: british army

The Royal Artillery arriving in Hong Kong, 195…

The Royal Artillery arriving in Hong Kong, 1951

A Malayan guide passes tracking information to…

A Malayan guide passes tracking information to the British sergeant of an infantry patrol during the Malayan Emergency.

A British Army patrol being led by a Malayan g…

A British Army patrol being led by a Malayan guide on a jungle track.

The King’s Own Scottish Border Regimen…

The King’s Own Scottish Border Regiment at Batu Pahat. The Pipe Band of the Regiment on a practice march round the roads at the camp.

Men of a contact section of a patrol from the …

Men of a contact section of a patrol from the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) displaying flags and caps taken from communist guerrillas after attacking their camp during the Malayan Emergency. The man crouching in front of the soldiers is the patrol’s Iban tracker who led them to the guerrilla’s jungle camp.

A British Army patrol darts into the trees alo…

A British Army patrol darts into the trees along the edge of jungle track as it is ambushed by Communist insurgents.

Men of the 1st Battalion, Royal Lincoln Regime…

Men of the 1st Battalion, Royal Lincoln Regiment pausing for a brief rest during a patrol of a rubber plantation while the leader. In the foreground one of the soldiers stands guard with a bren gun.

Private C Stothard (left) and his dog accomp…

Private C Stothard (left) and his dog accompanies a soldier of the 1st Battalion, Royal Lincoln Regiment on patrol on a rubber plantation near Sungai Kuang, north-east of Ipoh.

While operating in Borneo during the Indonesia…

While operating in Borneo during the Indonesian Confrontation, a Westland Whirlwind HAR10 begins landing near the lead Ferret Scout car of a Queen’s Royal Irish Hussars patrol, to exchange information with the ground leader.

British Cromwell tank captured and in service …

British Cromwell tank captured and in service with the North Koreans