Lt. Col. C. W. Darling Blue Serge Patrol Tunic

blue serge tunic officer patrol jacket; Highland cuffs; cutaway ribbon Colonial Auxiliary Force Officer’s decoration; red whistle cord Falcons in brass/ L. Col. Rank on epaulettes pip and crown Worn by Lt. Col. C. W. Darling, VD from 1896 to 1924. Colonel Darling was Commanding Officer of the 48th Highlanders home battalion from 1915 – […]

Bar of Brough’s Pipe Clay

Bar of Brough’s Army and Navy squares are all “pure Pipe clay” – for cleaning white canvas shoes,  leather belts, etc.  When used for whitening purposes if applied with milk it will not easily rub off.

Corporal Full Dress – Musketry Order 1897

Cpl. Full dress – red serge; Long Service Patch on the right sleeve and Musketry N.C.O badge; 2 small buttons – 28 large buttons (Bent & Parker – Birmingham); 4 – 8 ?? 2 small falcons (collar); white canvas strap & haversack; waist belt – leather – buckle “???” Crown and Lion; ball bag??; Bayonet […]