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Old 19-02-20, 03:08 PM
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Default When did Royal Marines shoulder eppaulet tabs start being used ?

Picked up an interesting group of Marines insignia .
I just wondered when shoulder tabs were introduced .
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Old 20-02-20, 10:50 AM
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Described as ‘Badges, Shoulder, Tropical, Royal Marines’ these were introduced by Royal Marine Routine Order 140 of 22nd January 1945. In October 1952 they were replaced by ‘R.M.’ in gilt for officers or brass for Marines.

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Thank you Jon, I appreciate that buddy , it came with some WW2 bits do at least it confirms period.
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