British & Commonwealth Military Badge Forum

Go Back   British & Commonwealth Military Badge Forum > South African Military and Police Insignia > Photographs of South African Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia

 Other Pages: Galleries, Links etc.
Glossary  Books by Forum Members     Canadian Pre 1914    CEF    CEF Badge Inscriptions   Canadian post 1920     Canadian post 1953     British Cavalry Badges     Makers' Marks    Pipers' Badges  Canadian Cloth Titles  Books
 
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 24-04-17, 09:09 AM
rmarsden's Avatar
rmarsden rmarsden is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 1,259
Default Identify please

A mixed group of Black Watch Territorial officers, 5 Transvaal Scottish officers and 2 others. The small close up is the regiment I am trying to identify. Is that a V under his collar badge? Could it be Cape Town Highlanders?
Ron.


Last edited by rmarsden; 24-04-17 at 11:30 AM.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 24-04-17, 01:06 PM
wardog's Avatar
wardog wardog is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 1,772
Default

Would it not be a T for Territorial? Regards, Paul.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 24-04-17, 01:14 PM
Alex Rice Alex Rice is online now
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 2,820
Default

I think Wardog is probably right, a T for territorial. If it was CTH he'd probably have had a diced glengarry as per what the Gordons wore. The badge size looks like either Royal Scots or HLI but the collar looks like it could be HLI. That would also explain why he's wearing trousers and not a kilt as the HLI wore trews.
Cheers,
Alex
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 24-04-17, 01:20 PM
Alex Rice Alex Rice is online now
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 2,820
Default

Some more observations:
The man standing 4th from the left, middle row, appears to have the same collar badges with the T below.
The two on each end in the back row appear to have been added to the original picture. Their heads have been cut out and the 'patina' of their images is different to the rest

Any chance of a close up of the man seated 2nd from right please. His collar badges seem to be unique in the photo?

Thanks. Cheers,
Alex
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 24-04-17, 02:11 PM
rmarsden's Avatar
rmarsden rmarsden is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 1,259
Default

Thanks guys, it's obvious to me now they are Ts.
Alex will scan the man you spoke of when I get back, but I'm sure he is a BW officer. 4/5/6/7 Bns BW all wore St Andrews collar badges usually with Ts below,
The 1st & 2nd did not wear colllars in WW1.

Ron.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 25-04-17, 08:56 AM
rmarsden's Avatar
rmarsden rmarsden is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 1,259
Default

Alex, this is the man you asked about. Its a T under St. Andrew collar badge.
Ron.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 25-04-17, 10:14 AM
Alex Rice Alex Rice is online now
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 2,820
Default

Thanks Ron
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 01:33 PM.


Powered by: vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.