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Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 19-01-19, 01:28 PM
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Posted By Robthereiver
Cavalry Regt's. Brodrick Caps

Hello

Since the start of this thread I have kept an eye out for images of Brodrick caps in wear by the Line Cavalry, and I have discovered photographic evidence that the following wore them, this...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 19-01-19, 01:05 PM
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Posted By Robthereiver
2D Brodrick

Hello Frank

As you will see if you read Post #14 I did feel I'd 'shot myself in the foot' using that image as an example of a 2D Brodrick cap in wear, and having research the matter further I too...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 09-06-17, 08:23 PM
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Posted By Robthereiver
You are more than likely quite right of course,...

You are more than likely quite right of course, remiss of me to overlook that point, I should have mentioned it in my post, but I was talking generally.

Rob
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 09-06-17, 06:58 PM
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Posted By Robthereiver
Hello Paul Valid points. Use of Grey...

Hello Paul

Valid points.

Use of Grey Troop horses in the British cavalry by all accounts was limited for the use as you say of a Trumpeter's mount or perhaps a Drum horse, which would normally...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 09-06-17, 06:21 PM
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Posted By Robthereiver
Hello I have to admit I had not scrutinised...

Hello

I have to admit I had not scrutinised this image, and as Griff and others have quite rightly pointed out there are anomalies such as the way the puttees are worn, which put doubt on my...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 08-06-17, 01:45 PM
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Posted By Robthereiver
You are quite right its certainly not 17L Griff ,...

You are quite right its certainly not 17L Griff , its 2nd Dragoons RSG (as I posted).
A lcpl in khaki, probably in Egypt or South Africa, mounted on his splendid Grey Troop horse, wearing a Brodrick...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 08-06-17, 06:25 AM
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Posted By Robthereiver
2D - GREYS

Hello

Another Brodrick in wear.

I suspect more Cavalry Regiments than we might think wore the Brodrick Cap as much as it was disliked. Its just a case of finding the photo's.

Good idea this...
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