Battle of Inkerman

#1
Just a quick post to acknowledge the 154th anniversary of the Battle of Inkerman, from which originated so many Battery battle honours.

5th November 1854.

Getting in early as I won't get a chance tomorrow.
Cheers to all Inkerman soldiers past and present, especially those currently at FOB Inkerman.

LBdr Ears, ex 156 Inkerman Bty RA
 
#3
Yes they were. 156 came back with 94 to Larkhill where they remained until 1993 when the Options for Change axe fell.

Who needs a Locating Regiment anyway?
Oh, hang on, haven't we got two now!

Funny how things work out.
 
#5
Maybe it's time to resurrect the sh*tehawk.
 
#6
Just to piss on your cornflakes, it isnt just your lot who have this as a battle honour.......






Bloody planks, always trying to claim they did everything :)
 
#7
Gren,
no exclusivity intended. You may have noticed that this was posted on a Gunner forum, as I was acknowledging my previous unit.

I am aware that there were other units at Inkerman.
Not claiming the RA did it all, just recognising that they did their bit.
 
#8
LanceBombardEars said:
Maybe it's time to resurrect the sh*tehawk.
Funny you should say that, 32 are getting a new Bty, no idea which one, but you can live and dream


No for the wifey to push the new sprog out today, oh yes
 
#9
LanceBombardEars said:
Just a quick post to acknowledge the 154th anniversary of the Battle of Inkerman, from which originated so many Battery battle honours.

5th November 1854.

Getting in early as I won't get a chance tomorrow.
Cheers to all Inkerman soldiers past and present, especially those currently at FOB Inkerman.

LBdr Ears, ex 156 Inkerman Bty RA
Ironically, although the Battle was on the 5th Nov, 156 Battery Honour title was granted for the acts on 6th June 1855 when George Symons won the VC spiking the guns on Inkerman Heights.
 
#10
Gren said:
Just to urine on your cornflakes, it isnt just your lot who have this as a battle honour.......






Bloody planks, always trying to claim they did everything :)
Not the only gunner battle honour on the 5th either, it's also Kirkee Day (1817) All the best to all gunners past and present honouring their predecessors today.
 
#11
Gren said:
Just to urine on your cornflakes, it isnt just your lot who have this as a battle honour.......






Bloody planks, always trying to claim they did everything :)
The clue is in 'Ubique'------ :lol:
156!! Fine Bty in its day!
 
#13
The 17th lancers stood under heavy fire, in reserve behind the guards, receiving many casualties to both men and horses
 
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