18th Century - World War One

Over its 350-year history, the regiment has seen many outstanding individuals who served in conflicts across the world. The following provides a list of some of the many who were notable for their achievements.  

Ground breakers and the Most Decorated explores heroes/heroines from the eighteenth century through to the first part of the First World War. These include individuals who broke the mould of what a soldier should be, or, who for extraordinary bravery were awarded the British Empire's highest accolade - the Victoria Cross.