NCOs in Undress, 1897

This line-up includes corporals and sergeants but not warrant officers. The corporals have narrow yellow cap-bands but the sergeants have broad gold lace cap-bands. The frock coats are scarlet serge with blue collars. Two sergeants have gold lace edging to their collar and cuffs, one sits in the middle and the other in the doorway at the top of the photo. Perhaps they are band sergeants. The man seated on the right in half profile has a large star badge on his arm which is similar to the quartermaster badge of the British Army where it is smaller and worn on the right arm above inverted chevrons. They all have blue overalls with yellow stripe.

Regimental Details | Uniforms


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