9th-12th Royal Lancers (Prince of Wales's), British Army

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9TH-12TH ROYAL LANCERS (PRINCE OF WALES'S), BRITISH ARMY

History: Formed in 1960 by amalgamation of the 9th Queen's Royal Lancers, British Army and the 12th Royal Lancers (Prince of Wales's), British Army

Coat of arms (crest) of the 9th-12th Royal Lancers (Prince of Wales's), British Army

Official blazon

A pair of crossed lances with pennons flying outwards; on the cross of the lances the Prince of Wales's plume coronet and motto "Ich Dien" (I serve); above the plume and within the upper portion of the crossed lances a crown; on the lower portion of the lances a scroll inscribed "IX-XII". The Princes of Wales's plume, motto and lover half of the lance pennons in silver plate, riminder in gilt.

Origin/meaning

Literature: Image from Defence Brand Portal Ministry of Defence