Officers' Cap Badges



These examples are taken from British Army Badges by Robin Hodges published in 2005. The head-dress on which these badges are worn are the glengarry with diced band, and the khaki Tam-o-Shanter. On the glengarry the badge has a black silk ribbon backing with blackcocks feather in review order. On the khaki ToS the badge is place on a square of Hunting Stewart tartan cloth. The top left badge is worn by officers, Warrant Officers and Colour Sergeants. The centre badge is a private purchase silver badge. The top right badge is another form of the badge based on the old 2nd Battalion which was absorbed in 1949. Traditionally the enamel backing of the centre was green for the 2nd Battalion and blue for the 1st Battalion. The caption refers to it as 'Staff badge with "wee wobbly bits on" favoured by some senior Warrant Officers and Late Entry officers'. The badges measure 5cmx5cm.



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by Stephen Luscombe