British Infantry Equipments, 1908-80 (Men-at-Arms, Volume by Mike Chappell

By Mike Chappell

The clash in South Africa from 1899 to 1902 gave the British army institution cause to influence rapid reforms within the interval which the tip of the hostilities. The humiliating defeats suffered by the hands of a relatively small variety of Boer citizen-soldiers within the establishing months of the struggle confirmed up deficiencies in management, education and gear. In a spouse quantity to Men-at-Arms 107: British Infantry Equipments 1808-1908, Mike Chappel examines the interval from 1908-80 in a textual content complemented by way of a variety of illustrations together with 8 complete web page color plates by means of the writer himself.

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4th Foot, 1757 4: Second Colour, 33rd Foot, 1n1 4 c 2 3 1: Lt. Mathew Latham, 3rd (E. Gloucestershire) Foot, 1821 4: Royal Colour, 5th (Northumberland) Foot, 1839 F 4 2 3 1: Sgt. ), 1803 2: Second Colour, Beverley Volunteers, 1808 3: Colour, Independent Tyreril Volunteers & Loyal Uney Volunteers, 1778 4: Regimental Colour, Robin Hood Rifles, 1859 J 4 The Second Colour of the Temple Bar & St Paul's Association, 1794. The sheet follows the colour of the unit's blue facings. Badge: silver. Wreath: gold.

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All these flank companies appear to have borne the additional badges of the grenade and strung bugle horn. These appeared on their colours from 1814 untll 1856, when they were removed following the general disbandment of flank companies. See also caption on page 9. Source: Dawnay, Standards of the Household Division. A4: Royal Standard, Grenadier Guards, 1832 The senior company of the 1st Guards was known as the King's (or Queen's) Company and took precedence over the Colonel's Company. From the late 17th ceotury the King's Company had its own distinctive colour.

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