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The bearskin caps of the Grenadier Guards (No, they are Not Busbies) are worn in commemoration of the defeat of the French Grenadier de la Garde Imperiale at Waterloo. 1815. They are worn to emphasise height. & of course the Guards are not solely English ! Grenadier & Coldstream are, but the Scots Irish & Welsh all have Guards too and their tunics are buttoned in Regimental order ! 1 for Grenadiers, 2s for Coldstream ,3s for Scots, 4s for Irish & 5s for Welsh Guards.

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