18th King George’s Own Lancers, WWI period, brass gilt, 17mm


A good example of the ORs brass 17mm button retaining much contemporary gilding. This is the pattern worn  by King George’s Own Lancers  during WWI and in use from 1910 to 1921 after which the cavalry regiment was amalgamated with the 19th [Fane’s Lancers]. Before 1910 the unit was known as the Tiwana Lancers. may25/2

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