Between 1808 and 1814, the British Army fought a war in the Iberian Peninsula against the invading forces of Napoleon’s France. Aided by their Spanish and Portuguese allies, the British held off superior French numbers before winning a series of victories and driving them out. They then carried the war into France, playing an important part in Napoleon’s first overthrow.
The Honour is borne on the Guidon of the 3rd Hussars.
Discover more about the action behind each battle during the campaign in the Iberian Peninsula, 1808-14.