The Royal Welsh (Brecon) Museum
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The regimental collections of the South Wales Borderers, the Welsh/Welch Regiment and the Monmouthshire Regiment are the focus of well- presented displays in this fine regimental mus diorama depicting the heroic defence of Rorke's Drift. The Medal Room contains nearly 3,500 medals and the sixteen Victoria Crosses awarded to members of the regiment. The regimental archives and library by appointment with the curator. Nearby is the Regimental Chapel in Brecon Cathedral which contains the famous Queen's Colour 1/24th saved by Lts Melvill and Coghill after the disaster at Isandlwana in Zululand in 1879.
The Royal Welsh; The Royal Regiment of Wales (24th/41st Foot); South Wales Borderers, 24th (2nd Warwickshire) Regiment of Foot and Brecknockshire, Radnorshire and Montgomeryshire Mil d those of Pembrokeshire and Glamorganshire Yeomanries during WW1.
Tel: 01874 613310
Fax: 01874 613275