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More help with a uniform please?
« on: Saturday 02 January 21 12:15 GMT (UK) »
Hello, I've another uniform if someone could help. What regiment do you think this is?

Thanks in advance.

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Re: More help with a uniform please?
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 02 January 21 12:22 GMT (UK) »
The Cap Badge looks like WW2  Royal Fusiliers.

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Re: More help with a uniform please?
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 02 January 21 12:25 GMT (UK) »
Just checked WW1 Royal Fusiliers Cap Badge as well as WW2....your picture resembles the one of my grandfather from WW1.

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Re: More help with a uniform please?
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 02 January 21 12:39 GMT (UK) »
Thanks, I have it dated as 1914 so I think it's definitely WW1. I've found a couple of Alfred Ernest Parsons in the records who were in the Royal Fusiliers, unfortunately not an actual service record.
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Re: More help with a uniform please?
« Reply #4 on: Saturday 02 January 21 13:41 GMT (UK) »
Note you can also see the RF on his epaulettes. If he was a Territorial there would be a T above. That might help narrow down the individual from the several you have. No guarantees, though.
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Re: More help with a uniform please?
« Reply #5 on: Saturday 02 January 21 15:59 GMT (UK) »
Thank you.
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Re: More help with a uniform please?
« Reply #6 on: Sunday 03 January 21 06:48 GMT (UK) »
British khaki service dress uniforms did not usually include collar-badges during the First World War (they were used on officers uniforms and by some empire forces such as Canada & Australia).

Collar badges were used between the wars, and further based on the composition of the photo I would suggest this picture actually dates to some time in the 1930s.

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Re: More help with a uniform please?
« Reply #7 on: Sunday 03 January 21 09:09 GMT (UK) »
Thanks very much. The photo was dated 1914, I'm not sure who by? But I do have another Alfred Ernest Parsons in my tree (the original's nephew) and he was born in 1915. I also have a wedding cake card from his marriage in 1943 which has Capt. A. E. Parsons on it. So going by your replies  the date I have for that photo is completely wrong and is probably from the mid yo late 30s.

Thanks to everybody.
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