APS Cover Apr 2018 -Golden Jubilee 103 Infantry Battalion (TA) Sikh LI

APS Cover Apr 2018 -Golden Jubilee 103 Infantry Battalion (TA) Sikh LI.

The Unit was raised on 01 Jan 1968.Initially affiliated to Sikh Regiment it came into the folds of Sikh LIght Infantry on 01 Apr 1979.

APS Cover issued on 01 Apr 2018 to mark Golden Jubilee.

APS 18-15 103 TA SIKH LI
APS COVERS APRIL 2018- 103 INFANTRY BATTALION (TA) SIKH LI

APS Cover Apr 2018 -Platinum Jubilee 9 Parachute Regiment

APS Cover Apr 2018 -Platinum Jubilee 9 Parachute  Regiment.

9 Parachute Field Regiment was raised 0n 01 Apr 1943 as part of Royal Indian Artillery.In 1945 unit was converted to Parachute Field Regiment and earned the distinction of being the First Airborne Gunners of the sub Continent.

APS Cover issued on 01 Apr 2018 to mark Platinum Jubilee.

APS 18-14 9 PARA FD
APS COVERS APR 2018 -9 PARACHUTE FIELD REGIMENT

APS Cover Apr 2018 -Silver Jubilee Special Forces Training School

APS Cover Apr 2018 -Silver Jubilee Special Forces Training School

APS Cover issued on 01 Apr 2018 to mark Silver Jubilee.

APS 18-13 SPL FOR TRG SCH
APS COVERS APR 2018 – SPECIAL FORCES TRAINING SCHOOL

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APS Cover Mar 2018 -Award of President’s Colours 230 Signal Unit Air Force.

APS Cover Mar 2018 -Award of President’s Colours 230 Signal Unit Air Force.

APS cover was issued on 23 Mar 2018 to mark the event

APS 18-11 230 SU IAF COLORS
APS COVER MAR 18 – 230 SIGNAL UNIT AIR FORCE

APS Cover Mar 2018 -Golden  Jubilee  68 Armoured Regiment

APS Cover Mar 2018 -Golden  Jubilee  68 Armoured Regiment.

68 Armoured Regiment was raised on 01 Mar 1968.It took part in 1971 War and was honoured with President’s Standards on 16 May 2005

APS cover was issued on 01 Mar 2018 to mark Golden Jubilee

APS 68 ARMD REGT 18-10
APS COVERS MAR 2018 -GOLDEN JUBILEE 68 ARMOURED REGIMENT

 

APS Cover Feb 2018 -Platinum Jubilee 17th Battalion Regiment.

APS Cover Feb 2018 -Platinum Jubileee 17th Battalion   Regiment.

17 Madras (Cochin) is erstwhile “Cochin Infantry”. On 15 Jul 1943 Cochin State Forces Indian State Forces.The Battalion was integrated into Indian Army on 01 Apr 1951 and in feb 1953 it was designated as 17th Battalion The Madras Regiment

APS cover was issued on 24 Feb 2018 to mark Platinum Jubilee.

APS 17 MADRAS 18-9
APS COVERS FEB 18 -17 MADRAS

Jersey Lilies – 1986

Jersey Lilies – 1986

The Jersey or Belladonna Lily (Amarylilis belladonna) has been adopted as the symbol for Jersey Flower Gala held between 10-15 Jun 1986. This is flower of South African Origin  which is well suited for Jersey’s climate.

Another famous Jersey is the charming portrait of Lillie Langtry by John Everett Millais.

Emilie Charlotte Langtry (1853-1929) was a well known personality of Jersey.

A Miniature sheet on Jersey Lilly the Flower and Portrait Lillie Langtry was issued on 28 Jan 1986.

FLO JERSEY
JERSEY LILIES -STAMPS OF JERSEY 1986