East Riding of Yorkshire Imperial Yeomanry, officer’s 26mm


East Riding of Yorkshire Imperial Yeomanry. A very good officer’s 26mm gilt button with backmark J. R. GAUNT & SON LONDON. The unusual appearance of a fox on a military button harks back to the origin of the regiment in strong fox hunting country and their motto appearing beneath the fox on badges was Forrard . Yorkshire boasted all types of Yeomanry and the East Riding were Lancers who wore magnificent full dress lance caps with pale blue plumes.      mar28/6

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