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Old 25-11-19, 06:46 PM
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I would be grateful if someone is able to identify the insignia on my great uncle's cap on the attached photo.

It seems to be similar in shape to the Coldstream Guards but is flat at the very top.

He would have enlisted in Preston, Lancashire. Unfortunately, I cannot find his service records.

Thank you.
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Old 26-11-19, 12:57 AM
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Hello Petal, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Res ipsa loquitur
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Old 26-11-19, 06:34 AM
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Hi Petal
Looks like an Army Service Corps cap badge.
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Old 26-11-19, 08:38 AM
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Hello Petal, welcome the the forum, looking at the cap badge it’s not the Coldstream Guards definitely, looks to me to be the Devonshire Regt , did your great uncle have links to that county? have you any more info on him, name etc might be able to find out more about him .

Always interested in buying cap badges to the Middlesex Regt-Hertfordshire Regt-The Rifle Brigade

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Old 26-11-19, 09:42 AM
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I agree with Alex, it is A.S.C. The soldier is also wearing the 1903 pattern belt which was still largely worn during the Great War by members of the A.S.C.
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Old 26-11-19, 11:31 AM
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A.S.C i reckon.
Leave to carry on Sir please.
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