THE ONLY EXAMPLE I HAVE SEEN WITH THE BULLION EMBROIDERED BADGES. THE BADGES (INCLUDING GOLD EMBROIDERED BACK BADGE ALONE)ARE BEAUTIFUL, IN PARTICULAR THE BULLION CAP BADGE.NO RIPS, NO TEARS, NO STAINS, NO MOTHING. TAILORS LABEL TO PUNJAB HOUSE, KOWLOON, HONG KONG, WHO WERE (INDEED, STILL MAY BE) THE BEST MILITARY TAILORS IN HONG KONG. Commonly referred to as the Glosters, was a.
It traced its origins to Colonel Gibson's Regiment of Foot, which was raised in 1694 and later became the. 28th (North Gloucestershire) Regiment of Foot. In March 1801, the 28th Regiment formed part of the British expeditionary force that landed at Aboukir Bay in Egypt to oppose.On 21 March, during the. French cavalry broke through the British lines, formed up behind the regiment, and began to charge. With the men still heavily engaged to their front, the order was given for the rear rank to turn about, and standing thus in two ranks back to back, the regiment held the line. To commemorate this action, the regiment began wearing a badge on the back as well as the front of the headdress, a unique distinction in the British Army that was officially sanctioned in 1830. The 61st Regiment also deployed to Egypt and, although arriving too late to play an active part, was, like the 28th Regiment, awarded the battle honour "Egypt" and the right to display the Sphinx on its colours.
The former member of the regiment, reenactor of diligence, the collector of distinction or film, television or theatrical use. The item "PERFECT POST WAR GLOUCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT OFFICER'S SIDE CAP/HAT, BULLION BADGES" is in sale since Saturday, November 21, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\Uniforms". The seller is "liveseyjasmine" and is located in Edinburgh.This item can be shipped worldwide.