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mooke07 29-05-13 07:50 AM

The Leicestershire Regiment acquisition
 
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Hi all,

Here we have an Indian mess servants jacket collar badge or possibly a puggaree badge in cast WM with KC and letters L and R intertwined. Indian mess waiters I am told could not wear the same badges as the regiment that they waited upon. Pictured in Churchill Fig 534 and a larger version was worn in the puggarree but sadly no size provided. Mine is 39x24mm on copper lugs N-S.

Regards Dean

Wayne Ihaka 27-09-13 10:26 AM

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evening Dean

I have the same badge and same size - always thought it was the cap

photo attached

also some other Leicestershire badge photos for the hell of it

where is your album - always enjoyed looking at it

GriffMJ 27-09-13 10:28 AM

Very nice Wayne... very nice indeed :)

Wayne Ihaka 27-09-13 10:41 AM

also your LPAOY website Griff - spend hours looking at it

me like tiger badges though

mooke07 27-09-13 09:33 PM

Sorry Wayne had not seen your post. Mess jacket badges are not well documented but Churchill has a few in his collar badge book.

Nothing wrong with tigers.

Album will have some new pics soon, cheers Dean.


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