34th badges

Topics about the infantry regiment prior to its amalgamation with the 55th Regiment to form the Border Regiment in 1881.

34th badges

Postby plbramham » Tue Jul 24, 2012 7:50 pm

The 34th (Cumberland) and 55th (Westmoreland) Regiments of Foot amalgamated in 1881 to form the Border Regiment.
These are the three most commonly seen types of 34th insignia (also the most widely faked – the shako plates photographed here are restrikes)
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0001 34th OR glengarry 1874 81.jpg
34th other ranks glengarry badge 1874-81
0001 34th OR glengarry 1874 81.jpg (78.72 KiB) Viewed 1474 times
0001  34th officer shako 1869.jpg
34th officer's shako plate 1869
0001 34th officer shako 1869.jpg (86.55 KiB) Viewed 1474 times
0001 34  officers shako plate 1861 69.jpg
34th officer's shako plate 1861-69
0001 34 officers shako plate 1861 69.jpg (55.42 KiB) Viewed 1474 times
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