The Regimental Colour
The Highlanders Badge surrounded by the title “The Highlanders (Seaforth, Gordons and Camerons)” appears in the centre. Around this is a wreath of roses, thistles and shamrocks. Beneath it is the Cypher and Coronet of His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. The combined Battle Honours won by the Seaforth Highlanders, The Gordon Highlanders, The Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders. The Queen’s Own Cameron
Highlanders and The Queen’s Own Highlanders both before and after the World Wars are emblazoned on a Laurel Wreath.
The following badges also appear:
The Cypher of Queen Victoria within the Garter. In 1921 His Majesty King George V, Colonel in Chief, graciously approved the Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders to adopt the Cypher of Queen Victoria with the Garter as an additional badge on
the Regimental Colour.
The Cypher of The Duke of York. The distinction of bearing the Cypher and Coronet of His Royal Highness, The Duke of York and Albany was granted to the 72nd Duke of Albany’s Own Highlanders in 1824.
The Sphinx, superscribed “Egypt”. Granted to the 79th and 92nd Highlanders for the outstanding part they played
in defeating the French in Egypt in 1801.
The Elephant, superscribed “Assaye”. An honour granted to the 78th Highlanders for the distinguished part the took in the battle of Assaye in 1803.
The Tiger, superscribed “India”. Bestowed on the 75th Highlanders in 1807 as an honourable and lasting testimony of their distinguished
service in India.