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Old 21-01-20, 07:16 PM
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Hi Ben , G squadron berets were issued for a very short time as far as my knowledge goes , there are very few original ones out there and yes it does have the guards flash behind the beret badge .
Was it just the late 70s then? I know there's the portrait of Capt Westmacott at Sandhurst wearing one, but was that just artistic license....?
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Was it just the late 70s then? I know there's the portrait of Capt Westmacott at Sandhurst wearing one, but was that just artistic license....?
See https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/fo...t=Welsh+guards

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