KINGS COLONIAL SQUADRON HAT BADGE KING EDWARDS HORSE
King Edward's Horse The King's Overseas Dominions Regiment
This led to the regiment being commonly referred to by the initials KODR. A new badge was issued in White Metal depicting wreaths of oak and laurel carrying the scrolls: Canada, Australia, New Zealand, S.Africa and India above a title belt inscribed "KODR"
1914/1918 - During the First World War, the regiment served in France, Italy and Ireland but sadly to relate, due to the increasing mechanisation of warfare were often relegated to the role of mounted divisional messengers.
This led to the Infantry soldiers, always ready to take the Mickey out of the mounted regiments, insisting that KODR stood for "the Kings Own Despatch Riders".
1924 - The "King Edward's Horse" was officially disbanded in March 1924.