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What is this Uniform

Postby Burgjoh » Fri Sep 06, 2013 7:57 am

My Great Grandfather was discharged from the Royal Artillery in 1879. This may be his Police uniform from Singapore or perhaps Hong Kong.
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Re: What is this Uniform

Postby g w aldous » Fri Sep 06, 2013 6:45 pm

the uniform is british light infantry from the crossbelt, it has the lion head with chain and whistle, was he an officer ? the arty did wear cross belts but as far as i know they didn't have the lion head on them. the date is around mid 1800's.
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