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Old 26-10-21, 11:36 AM
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I would be most grateful if anyone can shed light on the regiments of the gents in the attached photos...

I am particularly interested in the first two. Presumably the third is KRRC or a Light Infantry regiment (unfortunately no collar badges as further clue).

Any help appreciated!
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Old 26-10-21, 11:39 AM
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Middle image is Royal Berkshire Regiment.
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Old 26-10-21, 11:41 AM
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Does the 3rd image show collar badges or buttons on the lapels?
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Old 26-10-21, 11:42 AM
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Middle image is Royal Berkshire Regiment.
Thanks Leigh for the swift reply!

Yes, Royal Berkshire Regiment looks to be spot on. Did have this as possible, but was not quite sure.

Any ideas on the first one?
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Old 26-10-21, 11:47 AM
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Does the 3rd image show collar badges or buttons on the lapels?
No collar badges on third gent. Buttons look like could be Rifles buttons.
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Old 26-10-21, 11:57 AM
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The closest I can get with the 1st image is possibly the Royal arms, but it doesn't quite seem right for that. It may be.....
A Lancere Regiments badge?
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The closest I can get with the 1st image is possibly the Royal arms, but it doesn't quite seem right for that. It may be.....
A Lancere Regiments badge?
I also wondered if British Indian Army cavalry might be a possibility?
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Old 26-10-21, 12:22 PM
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I also wondered if British Indian Army cavalry might be a possibility?
That's what I'm wondering, for some reason if Indian or Canadian.
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1st one is Canadian Signals.

2nd as stated.

3rd any Rifles Battalion.

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Old 26-10-21, 01:13 PM
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Perhaps 89th Punjabis?

I had initially thought that has coat of arms in centre and flags (on lances?), with King's crown at top. However, what looks to be sides of coat of arms could be ends of scroll, with other motif in centre.
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Old 26-10-21, 01:28 PM
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1st one is Canadian Signals.

2nd as stated.

3rd any Rifles Battalion.

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I'd googled Canadian Sigs as my first option, thinking I remembered a similar badge shown in a WWI photo I have but could only see a different pattern - I must've been looking at WWII era insignia.
I should've found Cox's instead of being lazy.
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[QUOTE=manchesters;563240]1st one is Canadian Signals.

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Thank you. Indeed, Canadian Signals looks to be a good match.
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Old 26-10-21, 02:15 PM
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The 2nd image is 100% Royal Berkshire. Boss is khaki coloured ,badge bronze with a red circular backing to the badge only.
3rd image ,im not sure. Initially id say KRRC but the boss looks a bit dark to be red. The boss could be rifle green or black possibly.
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