A member of the 2nd Battalion, 24th Regiment of Foot, later the South Wales Borderers, he was among five men despatched from the ship Assam Valley to look for a search party.
What does SWB stand for?
SWB stands for South Wales Borderers (Regiment of the British Army)
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Former and serving members of the Royal Welsh, Welch Regiment, South Wales Borderers, Royal Welch Fusiliers, Royal Regiment of Wales and any affiliated territorial and regular battalions are welcome.
The antecedent regiments of 2nd Battalion, The Royal Welsh were the South Wales Borderers (24th Foot) and the Welch Regiment (41st and 69th foot), both of which had long and distinguished records as Welsh infantry regiments.
Finally, having found a new home in Brecon, the 24th were rebadged as South Wales Borderers in 1881 - long before any regimental mergers.
Mr and Mrs May,Halewood YOUR article on the Zulu battle makes the mistake of naming the South Wales Borderers as the defenders of Rorken Drift.
Lane, who once patrolled in Northern Ireland as a lance-corporal with the South Wales Borderers, denies all the offences.
In full ceremonial dress, members of the Royal Regiment of Wales (the 2nd Warwickshires become the South Wales Borderers in 1881 when its depot moved to Brecon) stood in silence to honour their predecessors who had defended the depot against wave after w ave of Zulu warriors.
Former and serving members of the Royal Welsh, Welch Regiment, South Wales Borderers, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, Royal Regiment of Wales and any affiliated territorial and regular battalions and national service personnel are most welcome.