Regimental Silver and 2nd KEH Plaque


Regimental Silver and 2nd KEH Plaque Regimental Silver and 2nd KEH Plaque
The Regimental silver of the King’s Colonials and later King Edward’s Horse was donated for custodial safe-keeping and display on special occasions to the Haileybury and Imperial Service College in the UK.  

The items held are:

•           King’s Colonials Bowl
•           Challenge Cup for Posts and Heads
•           Cup presented to the Asian Squadron by Colonel H. Fortescue
•           Hotchkiss Rifle Competition Cup
•           Reconnaissance Challenge Cup
•           Musketry Field Firing Challenge Cup
•           Table Candelabrum
•           Cape Town Challenge Cup
•           Officer’s Mess Cup – Wrestling on Horseback.

The school also has the Dewar Shield and the Australia Shield.  A large painted wood representation of the King Edward’s Horse headdress is on display in the School and is shown in Figure 414.

Figure 414:  A large painted wood representation of the King Edward’s Horse headdress badge at the Haileybury and Imperial Service College (Darren O’Brien collection). 

2nd KEH Memorial Plaque (Figure 414a)

There is a 1990 photograph taken by Colin McIntyre of a memorial plaque to the 2nd King Edward's Horse that was on the wall at the New Zealand High Commission in Haymarket, London.  In subsequent renovations to the building the plaque was lost.