What is the nickname for the British flag?
The nickname for the British flag is the Union Jack. Although it is only correctly known as this when flown on a ship.
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The flags nickname is Big Red and Wite . and Star and Strips
Old Glory is the nick name well one go find the rest
The Union Jack - properly known as the Union Flag.
The Australian flag has the Union Jack which is the British flag onthe top left hand corner because the British colonised Australia,and the Union Jack symbolises Australia's c…ontinuing ties withBritain. Australia has no continuing ties with the UK having legallyseparated in 1986 with the coming into effect of the Australia Actson the 3rd of March 1986 . The Union flag is simply a hangover from Australias colonial era .
redcoats they were called "Limeys"
The cross of St George, and the diagonal crosses of St Andrew & St Patrick.
An amalgamation of of the English and Scottish flags, with the Saint Patrick's cross used to represent Northern Ireland.
Because of Hawaii's relationship with the British. The Hawaiian king originally flew the British Union flag on its own, but a group of advisor's recommended it be changed to i…nclude stripes to represent the islands he had united.
Australia was a colony of the UK, hence the British Union Flag being incorporated in the design of the Australian Flag.
The Union Flag (British flag) is made up of 3 crosses: -St. George's Cross (the red central cross) for England -St. Patrick's Cross (the red diagonal cross) for Ireland -St…. Andrew's Cross (the white cross on the blue background) for Scotland
Because Canada still recognises the British Monarch as being the monarch of their country, despite being politically separate from the United Kingdom.
It is due to the fact that Canada was under British monarchy until 1867. (Confederation)
In the top left corner is a minny British flag