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|5th October 2003||latin translation|
can anybody tell me the meaning of the latin words are on the helmet plate of the 24th
and also, was this unique to this Regiment.
|6th October 2003||Martin Everett|
It is the motto of the Most Noble Order of the Garter - founded in 1348. 'Honi soit qui mal y pense' Latin - with a mixture of French and translates 'Evil to him who evil thinks' Most infantry helmet plates had this motto - so it is not unique to the 24th.
|6th October 2003||Clive Dickens|
Come on you are an old soldier like myself tell him some of the soldiers versions of the translation,