Details about British Army Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars (TA) - Slip-on to Capt.See original listing
24 Jul, 2014 10:23:41 BST
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Under British for over 200 years, Hong Kong
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I am selling off my collection of Military and Police Badges, Uniforms and other items
Auction for a Rare British Army Officer's Slip-on~~!!!
It is issued to Capt. of the Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars (TA)
Rare and Superb Collectable Item... A Must for Collector.
New Condition... Happy Bidding~~!!
Some informations from the internet:-
The Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars was the designated name of a Yeomanry regiment of the British Army between 1888 and 1922. In response a call by the government for troops of volunteers to be formed in the shires, meeting of “Nobility, Gentry, Freeholders and Yeomanry” was called at the Star Inn in Cornmarket, Oxford in 1794. This led to the formation in 1798 of a troop of yeomen known as the County Fencible Cavalry at Watlington, Oxfordshire in 1798. Renamed several times before becoming the QOOH, it saw service in the Boer War with 40 and 59 Companies of the Imperial Yeomanry and also served in Belgium and France during the Great War. In 1922, the regiment became part of the Royal Artillery. In 1998 it celebrated its bi-centenary by being granted the Freedom of Banbury.
5 (QOOH) Signal Squadron.Banbury based 5th (Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars) Signal Squadron (Volunteers) has recently become a sub-unit of 31 Signal Regiment (Volunteers) with its Headquarters in London. The Squadron role is the provision of National Communications within the United Kingdom in support of National and Local Government in the time of a National Emergency or Disaster. Soldiers from the Squadron have served in the Falklands, Bosnia, Kosovo and both Gulf Wars, in support of the Regular Army.
There are vacancies for Communications Operators, Repair and Maintenance Technicians, Mobile Power Electricians, Catering, Mechanical and Clerical Staff. The Squadron has an establishment of 6 Officers and 70 Soldiers. You will be expected to attend for training on Tuesday evenings, around 8 weekends and a two week training camp/exercise each year for which you will be paid and provided you fulfil all the training obligations ie, shooting, physical, recognition, first aid, Chemical/ biological/radiological and nuclear warfare each year and you will receive a tax free bounty each year.
It's not all work, in 2003, the Squadron spent 10 days on a Winter Ski Training Exercise in Austria. There is also a least one Adventure Training Event out of the 8 weekends training each year.
It would make an Great and Wonderful excellent addition to add on your collections and interesting to all collectors of British Army, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy Militaria Memorabilia Historians and British Coloinal Hong Kong, Royal Hong Kong Police Force, Police Memorabilia, Bagpipe, Pipes and Drums, Scottish Highland Piper or Drummer.
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