Major in Full Dress, 1897

Major Evans commanded the detachment of Royal Canadian Dragoons that attended the Diamond Jubilee celebrations in London. The full dress shown here has the white cloth covered helmet that was replaced a few years later with a gilt helmet with black plume. The plain brown leather pouchbelt and waistbelt were also replaced in the following years by gold laced belts. His scarlet tunic has field officer's triple Austrian knot on the sleeve made out of gold cord traced with russia braid. The collar and cuffs are blue and there is half inch gold lace all around the edge of the collar. The gold plaited shoulder cords have a silver embroidered crown. He has plain brown leather gauntlets and gold striped blue breeches with black boots. The medal is for the North West rebellion of 1885.

Regimental Details | Uniforms


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