Drummer, Front and Back View 1994


The uniform of drummers in the Corps of Drums is easily recognisable by the liberal use of the fleur-de-lis lace and has been the traditional dress in the Grenadier Guards since at least 1784 when drummers coats were decorated in a similar way. The bugle has the cord and tassels in the royal colours and hangs behind him. The waist-belt is devoid of any straps or pouches and the bandsman's sword has been discarded.


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by Stephen Luscombe