Captain, Service Dress WW1


The khaki service dress worn in the First World War was standard for the army. Regimental badges were in bronze and worn on the cap and lapels. This captain has a green light infantry lanyard on his left shoulder, and pale patches on his shoulders. Rank was indicated on the sleeves. The star badges started with the one star for a 2nd Lieutenant. Subalterns had one line of braid around the cuff, captains two, majors and lieutenant-colonels three, and colonels four. This officer is named as Captain M K Ferguson Saunders MC who was severely wounded in 1917.


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by Stephen Luscombe