Band 1897


Members of the 2nd Battalion band pose, mostly in undress tunics, or frocks, which are scarlet with blue collars. They wear green field service caps with regimental badges on the left side. Two of the young musicians have dress tunics which have wings and white piping down the front and round the base of the collar. They all have white leather shoulder-belts which have white pouches at the back for sheet music. The bandmaster is seated on the extreme left, wearing a green peaked forage cap. He has gold lace on his cuffs and collar. The Sergeant-Bugler sits next to him in a dress tunic with wings and collar laced with gold. He and the bandmaster have sashes without the chain and whistle.


Regimental Details | Musicians and Drummers




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by Stephen Luscombe