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Old 17-04-23, 12:52 PM
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I stand to be corrected but the 1st Dragoons wore the lone eagle in brass or the lion, crown and scroll badge depending on what year it was in WW2. Your design was post war I think.
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Thanks Alan.

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Permitted to wear the Essex Rgt cap badge on their black RAC berets, was the badge attached directly to the beret, or did it have a backing patch (presumably Pompadour purple if so)?
I can't answer that (I too would be interested to know) but Alan's earlier post (#58) was intriguing - the journal article states 153rd wearing a "Pompadour red flash on the sleeve" (my italics). I would have expected purple..
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