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Marine & Royal Fusillers help

Postby helena » Wed Sep 26, 2012 2:49 pm

I am trying to identify the uniform in the photos below. it will either be

1. Charles Howard Bladon b1865-1896 Colour Sergeant Royal Fusillers
2. Harry Bladon (brother) 1861-1934 Private Royal Marine Light Infantry Chatham Division. Enlisted 1878.
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Re: Marine & Royal Fusillers help

Postby g w aldous » Fri Sep 28, 2012 8:06 am

the pic is bad but if it is royal fus i would have expected the collar to have the fusils or little bombs on each side, also i believe they had white piping around the edges of collar and down the front by the buttons.
royal mar uniform of this time looks a better bet but I cant be certain.
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Re: Marine & Royal Fusillers help

Postby helena » Fri Sep 28, 2012 1:27 pm

Thanks, that was the quality of the picture I'm afraid and I tend to think it iis the RM
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