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Gulf battle honours

The Queen has approved the following battle honours for the Gulf war:

ARMY

Regiments and Corps awarded the theatre honour 'GULF 1991' with the right of emblazonment: The Life Guards; 1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards; The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers and Greys); The Queen's Royal Irish Hussars; 14th/20th King's Hussars; 16th/5th The Queen's Royal Lancers; Grenadier Guards; Coldstream Guards; Scots Guards; The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment); The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers; The Royal Highland Fusiliers (Princess Margaret's Own Glasgow and Ayrshire Regiment); The King's Own Scottish Borderers; The Staffordshire Regiment (The Prince of Wales's); Queen's Own Highlanders (Seaforth and Camerons); Special Air Service Regiment; Army Air Corps.

Regiments and Corps awarded the battle honour 'WADI AL BATIN': The Life Guards; 1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards; The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers and Greys); The Queen's Royal Irish Hussars; 14th/20th King's Hussars; 16th/5th The Queen's Royal Lancers; Grenadier Guards; The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment); The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers; The Staffordshire Regiment (The Prince of Wales's); Army Air Corps.

Regiment awarded the battle honour 'WESTERN IRAQ': Special Air Service Regiment.

ROYAL AIR FORCE

Squadrons awarded the battle honour 'GULF 1991' with the right of emblazonment: Number 1 Squadron RAF Regiment - Scorpion/Spartan; Number 2 Squadron - Tornado GR1a; Number 6 Squadron - Jaguar; Number 7 Squadron - Chinook; Number 9 Squadron - Tornado GR1; Number 12 Squadron - Buccaneer; Number 13 Squadron - Tornado GR1a; Number 14 Squadron - Tornado GR1; Number 15 Squadron - Tornado GR1; Number 16 Squadron - Tornado GR1; Number 17 Squadron - Tornado GR1; Number 18 Squadron - Chinook/Puma; Number 20 Squadron - Tornado GR1; Number 27 Squadron - Tornado GR1; Number 31 Squadron - Tornado GR1; Number 33 Squadron - Puma; Number 41 Squadron - Jaguar; Number 54 Squadron - Jaguar; Number 208 Squadron - Buccaneer; Number 230 Squadron - Puma; Number 617 Squadron - Tornado GR1.

Squadrons awarded the battle honour 'GULF 1991' without the right of emblazonment: Number 10 Squadron - VC10; Number 20 Squadron RAF Regiment - Rapier; Number 24 Squadron - Hercules; Number 26 Squadron RAF Regiment - Rapier; Number 29 Squadron - Tornado F3; Number 30 Squadron - Hercules; Number 32 Squadron - HS125; Number 34 Squadron RAF Regiment - Ground Defence; Number 42 Squadron - Nimrod; Number 43 Squadron - Tornado F3; Number 47 Squadron - Hercules; Number 51 Squadron - Nimrod; Number 51 Squadron RAF Regiment - Ground Defence; Number 55 Squadron - Victor; Number 58 Squadron RAF Regiment - Ground Defence; Number 66 Squadron RAF Regiment - Rapier; Number 70 Squadron - Hercules; Number 101 Squadron - VC10; Number 120 Squadron - Nimrod; Number 201 Squadron - Nimrod; Number 206 Squadron - Nimrod; Number 216 Squadron - Tristar.

Falkland Islands

battle honours

The Queen has approved the following retrospective battle honour for the Falklands campaign:

Corps awarded the battle honour 'FALKLAND ISLANDS 1982': Army Air Corps.

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