ROYAL KARLSKRONA GRENADIERREGIMENT
The regiment was raised in 1902 by merging Smålands grenadiercorps and
Blekinge battalion. It was located in Karlskrona and absorbed by Kronobergs regiment in
1928 as its III. battalion.
No 7 Royal Smålands grenadiercorps traces its heritage to Smålands
light dragoons. From this cavalryunit Smålands dragoonregiments
infantrybattalion was formed. In 1824 the battalion was named Smålands
grenadierbattalion. In 1888 the name sas chandged to Smålands grenadiercorps.
No 30 Royal Blekinge battalion was raised in 1886 and absorbed
a large part of the officers from the disbanded Marinregiment.
The regiments colors where red and yellow. The lion was red on a yellow
background with red grenades in the corners denoting grenadierstatus.
THE CROSSING OF THE BÄLT 1658