Foot Guards
Foot Guards Foot" Guards`, pl. Infantry soldiers belonging to select regiments called the Guards. [Eng.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Foot Guards — is a term used to describe elite infantry regiments.British ArmyThe Foot Guards are the Infantry regiments of the Household Division of the British Army. There have been six regiments of foot guards, all of which still exist apart from the… …   Wikipedia

  • Foot Guards — (in Britain) an infantry unit forming part of the ceremonial guard of the monarch. Cf. Coldstream Guards, household troops. [1665 75] * * * Foot Guards [Foot Guards] noun [pl] (in Britain) five infantry regiments ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Foot Guards — (in Britain) an infantry unit forming part of the ceremonial guard of the monarch. Cf. Coldstream Guards, household troops. [1665 75] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Governor General's Foot Guards — Infobox Military Unit unit name=Governor General s Foot Guards caption=Cap badge of the Governor General s Foot Guards dates=1861 country=Canada branch=Militia type=Foot Guards role=Light Role size= One battalion command structure= Royal Canadian …   Wikipedia

  • guards|man — «GAHRDZ muhn», noun, plural men. 1. = guard. (Cf. ↑guard) 2. a soldier who belongs to the National Guard. 3. British. a member of a regiment of the Foot Guards attached to the royal household …   Useful english dictionary

  • Guards Division — The Guards Division is an administrative unit of the British Army responsible for the administration of the regiments of Foot Guards.The Headquarters of the Guards Division is in London, along with the RHQs of each regiment. It is responsible for …   Wikipedia

  • Guards Incremental Companies — The Guards Division of the British Army contains a total of five battalions, one from each of the five regiments of Foot Guards. However, before the Options for Change defence review in 1992, there were eight battalions: *1st and 2nd Bn,… …   Wikipedia

  • Guards Machine Gun Regiment — The Guards Machine Gun Regiment was a regiment of the British Army. It was initially formed in 1915 when machine gun companies were formed in the Guards Division. In April 1917, the four companies were grouped together as a single battalion of… …   Wikipedia

  • Guards Division — the infantry division (= soldiers who fight on foot) in the British army. It consists of the Coldstream Guards, the Grenadier Guards, the Irish Guards, the Scots Guards, and the Welsh Guards. * * * …   Universalium

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