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 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.
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.