Crimean Veterans 1855


These bearded and weather-beaten soldiers wear the new functional tunic which replaced the coatee. It is double breasted with blue collar and cuffs. There is white piping around the edges of the collar and cuffs and down the front edge. Their pouchbelt and haversack are slung over the left shoulder and waterbottle on the right shoulder. The new waistbelt carries the bayonet on the left hip. The middle man has three good conduct stripes and all of them have the Crimea Medal with four bars for ALMA, BALAKLAVA, INKERMANN and SEBASTOPOL.


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by Stephen Luscombe