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Badges & Insignia of the British Army 1881-1890

Badges & Insignia of the British Army 1881-1890

British old infantry uniforms - Red coat (British Army and Royal Marines) - Wikipedia

Sticking out like a sore thumb? For more than 150 years, British soldiers marched into battle wearing red coats adorned with bright coloured.

In the 1880 General Order No. 72 the forage cap with the large, rectangular, flat peak was replaced by the cap with the steeply sloping peak. This is sometimes referred to as the 'Station Master's' style.    Below is one to the Leinster regiment.

In the 1880 General Order No. 72 the forage cap with the large, rectangular, flat peak was replaced by the cap with the steeply sloping peak. This is sometimes referred to as the 'Station Master's' style. Below is one to the Leinster regiment.

British Empire: Armed Forces: Units: British Infantry: The Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) Print by Richard Simkin dated 1894. The man in the middle is a Colour Sergeant wearing a simpler tunic with no lace round the collar and cuffs. He has collar badges like the other men and his rank is shown on the right sleeve only, three gold chevrons surmounted by crossed Union flags and an embroidered crown. Sergeants and above had a crimson sash on the right shoulder.

British Empire: Armed Forces: Units: British Infantry: The Sherwood Foresters…

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Cavalry Types of the British Army by Richard Simkin.

Cavalry Types of the British Army by Richard Simkin.

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