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Old 24-02-17, 12:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Alan O View Post
Just looking through my notes there is one other precedent for the wearing of privately purchased metal badges by the TF on FSH.

That is the 2nd Bn 14th Bn London Regt whose CO authorised the wearing of reduced size London Scottish badges on their pagris in Palestine from 1916. These were Gaunt made.
Said badge... J R Gaunt, bronze badge, specifically made at the behest of Colonel Ogilby, in 1917, for the 2nd Battalion, and worn on the front of the puggarees of the sun helmets:





Size comparison with glengarry badge (below):



I wonder if there were other units who had unofficial, CO-approved badges?

JT

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