Cap Badges 1881-1936

While officers had embroidered cap badges on their forage caps other ranks had a solid metal grenade badge. Privates had a plain smooth brass grenade, but Quartermasters, Warrant Officers and Sergeants had royal cyphers either in brass of silver.

1. Commissioned Quartermaster's forage cap badge. Gilt with silver crown and Victorian reversed cypher.
2. Sergeant's gilt badge with Victorian reverse cypher. No crown.
3. Sergeant's gilt badge with Edward VII crown and cypher. 1902-1910.
4. Warrant Officer's gilt badge with Edward VII crown and cypher in silver. 1902-1910.
5. Warrant Officer's gilt badge with George V crown and cypher. 1910-1936.

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