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WW1 uniform
« on: Monday 12 February 18 14:18 GMT (UK) »
Hi, can anyone tell me what the cross above the lance corporal stripe signifies, It's a WW1 uniform and I believe it's a Glasgow Pals HLI regiment.
Many thanks
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Re: WW1 uniform
« Reply #1 on: Monday 12 February 18 17:18 GMT (UK) »
Can't see one like it however this is where Divisional & Battalion I.D. patches were worn.
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Staffs.Edmonds;Addison;Duffield;Webb;Fisher;Archer
Salop:Easthope,Eddowes,Hoorde,Oteley,Vernon,Talbot,De Neville.
Notts.Clarke;Redfearne;Treece.
Som.May;Perriman;Cox
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Re: WW1 uniform
« Reply #2 on: Monday 12 February 18 17:25 GMT (UK) »
Thanks for that Jim.
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Re: WW1 uniform
« Reply #3 on: Monday 12 February 18 18:10 GMT (UK) »
Hi Colin,
Looks like a St. Andrew's Cross but don't know the significance except as stated above some kind of Divisional patch.

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Re: WW1 uniform
« Reply #4 on: Monday 12 February 18 19:46 GMT (UK) »
Thanks Andrew for your reply.
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Re: WW1 uniform
« Reply #5 on: Saturday 24 February 18 04:28 GMT (UK) »
Possibly 6th Black Watch/Royal Highlanders?

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Re: WW1 uniform
« Reply #6 on: Saturday 24 February 18 13:06 GMT (UK) »
The Kelly Badges website has a possible:
(item D1J982) Arm Badges (Regimental Cloth) Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) & 445 LAA Regt RA

http://www.kellybadge.co.uk/images/D1J982.jpg

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Re: WW1 uniform
« Reply #7 on: Saturday 24 February 18 16:14 GMT (UK) »
If the uniform is WW1, then the LAA Regiment can be discounted except that it had Cameronian antecedents.  The photo, although much later and not too distinct, bottom right of this page of the Cameronians web site http://cameronians.org/introduction/index.html  shows a very similar arm badge so Philip's find would seem a good spot.

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Re: WW1 uniform
« Reply #8 on: Saturday 24 February 18 16:29 GMT (UK) »
Many thanks Alasdair I'll check that out
Colin.