One of, if not THE, most unlikely of units in the annals of the British Army. Most definitely not to be confused with HM's 49th Regiment of Foot. Based at Maiwand Barracks at Walton-on-the-Naze, this unit has already achieved legendary status within certain circles. Crack on, and be amazed!
Regimental Motto: Vous ne m'avez pas vu. Droit?
Quick March: My Ol' Man's a Dustman
Slow March: La Marche des Imposteurs
Anniversaries: Torremolinos day - 29th February
Regimental History: That Pigs Might Fly
Regimental Journal: Flying Pig
Colonel-in-Chief: Billy Connoly
Regimental Association Secretary: Sir John Walters PVR* Retd.
Serving/Former Members of Note:
The ARRSE thread: What is 49 Para?
49 Para affiliations
- http://www.5airbornebrigade.org.uk/HomepageFrameset.htm A group of primarily ALL ex Paras.