A superb sequel to the author’s Military Insignia of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight (2011), also available through this bookseller. This finely colour-illustrated volume features photographs of some 330 items of shoulder belt plates, pouch plates, waist belt clasps, buttons and uniforms, the measurements and full descriptions of which are also given. Almost 1,000 items of insignia have been catalogued in the 2 volumes, which chart the development of local military insignia and the fascinating history associated with them. Featuring collections from the Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum, and leading collectors Ron Flood and Graham Morris. Foreword by Brigadier T.A.L. Glass. The chapters cover Regular Battalions, Militia, Volunteer Infantry, Yeoman Cavalry, Artillery Volunteers and Militia, Volunteer Battalions, Territorial Battalions, Cadets, Wessex Volunteers Regiment, and Sweetheart Badges. Size approx 300 x 215mm. 108 pages.
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