APS Cover Dec 2018 – Bicentenary of Nasirabad Cantonment
APS Cover issued on 27 Dec 2018 to mark Bicentenary of Nasirabad Cantonment. Sir David Ochterlony founded the present Military Garrison of Nasirabad in 1818. It was named Nasirabad after Sir David was conferred with the title of “Nasir-ud-Daula”. The Rajputana Rifles, Grenadiers and The Poona Horse were first to come and occupy the Cantonment. CQMH Abdul Hamid Param Vir Chakra went to 1965 War from Nasirabad.
APS Cover Dec 2018 – Bicentenary of 2nd Battalion The Rajputana Rifles.
APS Cover issued on 24 Dec 2018 to mark Bicentenary of 2nd Battalion The Rajputana Rifles. It was raised on 05 Nov 1817. Captain John Augustus Wood was awarded Victoria Cross on 09 Dec 1856 during Battle of Bushire. The Battalion earned victories in Battle of Tololing during 1999 Kargil War
APS Cover Nov 2018 -Bicentenary of 3rd Battalion Rajputana Rifles
APS Cover issued on 03 Nov 2018 to mark Bicentenary of 3rd Battalion Rajputana Rifles. The unit was raised on 01 Jan 1818 as 2nd Battalion the 11th Regiment Bombay Native Infantry. It has seen action in China 1900, WW I in Basra & Mesopotamia, Burma in WW II, 1965 Indo-Pak War and won a number of Gallantry awards and Battle Honours
APS Cover Sep 2018 -61 Cavalry – Centenary of Battle of Haifa
APS Cover issued on 23 Sep 2018 to mark Centenary of Battle of Haifa in Palestine during World War I. 61 Cavalry was formed after the amalgamation of the erstwhile state Cavalry units such as GwaliorLancers, Jodhpur Lancers, Mysore Lancers, Patiala Lancers, Saurashtra Horsed Cavalry etc
APS Cover Ser No 18/18
The Indian Army commemorates September 23 every year as Haifa Day to pay its respects to the two brave Indian Cavalry Regiments Mysore Lancers and Jodhpur Lancers that helped liberate the city following a dashing cavalry action by the 15th Imperial Service Cavalry Brigade. In the autumn of 1918, the Indian Brigade was a part of the Allied Forces sweeping northwards through Palestine in what is seen as the last great cavalry campaign in history. Hyderabad Lancers was the third Cavalry unit of the Brigade.
Captain Aman Singh Bahadur and Dafadar Jor Singh were awarded the Indian Order of Merit and Captain Anop Singh and 2nd Lt. Sagat Singh were awarded the Military Cross in recognition of their bravery in this battle. Major Dalpat Singh of Jodhpur Lancers was awarded a Military Cross for his bravery.
The Jodhpur and Mysore Lancers now represent the 61st Cavalry Regiment of Indian Army.
Israel issued a stamp on 06 Feb 2018 to commemorate the Centenary of Battle of Haifa with Indian Cavalry at Haifa.
The Brockville Rifles– Commemorative Covers – 2016.
In 1866, a major re-organization of militias in the Brockville area created the 41st Brockville Battalion of Rifles. During the First World War, it won battle honours Amiens and Pursuit to Mons and Major Thain MacDowell, earned the Victoria Cross. It is now the Primary Reserve Infantry Regiment of the Canadian Army.
The Badge of the Regiment which forms part of stamp design and the cover has following features
Gules a bugle stringed Argent all within an annulus sable and inscribed “THE BROCKVILLE RIFLES”
Argent surmounting the Maltese Cross.
Amiens on Top
Semper Paratus motto meaning Always Prepared.
Lower Limb inscribed “PURSUIT TO MONS”
Whole ensigned by Royal Crown.
Canada Post issued a commemorative cover on 02 April 2016 to commemorate 150th Anniversary of The Brockville Rifles.