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Old 28-02-09, 02:31 PM
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Is it correct that Yeomanry/Cavalry used rank stripes on a black as opposed to khaki background??

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Old 08-03-09, 11:03 AM
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These are the black backed stripes I'm referring to:



Were these for Yeomanry use in WW2???
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Old 08-03-09, 05:07 PM
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More likely to be used for 'Good Conduct' point uppermost by a Regiment that has Black as the facing colour.
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Old 08-03-09, 05:49 PM
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During WWII, no, they wore regular stripes/chevrons on khaki background. During the conflict, the black background was used only by Rifles regiments.
Now if your question goes for Service dress...I don't know
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Old 09-03-09, 03:25 PM
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Hmm, I thought Rifles had a dark green background? Either way it sounds like I've been sold a kipper!!
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Old 09-03-09, 08:12 PM
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the only black backing i can think of would be the tanks, but im not sure they wore long service good conduct stripes.
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Old 14-04-09, 03:15 PM
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I am fairly certain that ONLY good conduct badges were made in sixes, so I expect that is what they are. As for the regiment, I know not, just possibly RTC.

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