On card: “British style balmoral 1916-1918
issued in England 1916
carries 48th buckle badge”. Badge mounted on Davidson tartan patch with red felt behind badge centre
One of a complete collection of regimental headdress with the exception of the feather bonnet (present elsewhere in museum). The original Glengarry from 1892 is still standard to the present day only construction materials have changed. The Balmoral style headdress was introduced in 1914 to regimental service and only construction materials have changed.