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Article about: Hi all. picked up this 1940 patt BD at a bootsale, was told it belonged to an army surgeon. Its an average BD but i was wondering what the red and blue stripe on the arms means. any ideas? M

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    Hi all. picked up this 1940 patt BD at a bootsale, was told it belonged to an army surgeon. Its an average BD but i was wondering what the red and blue stripe on the arms means. any ideas? Many thanks.

    PS. To all those who saw my previous greatcoat and BD post, sorry my model couldnt make this photo shoot
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    red and blue is guards division
    IE irish , scots , grenadears , coldsteems , etc etc
    cheers ian
    OH also blues and royals ,and life guards

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    Nice coat and yes,the model would have given it more.......Pazzaz!

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    Quote by ian View Post
    red and blue is guards division
    IE irish , scots , grenadears , coldsteems , etc etc
    cheers ian
    OH also blues and royals ,and life guards
    This blue and red strip is the arms of service stripe for the Royal Engineers. If the red was to the front it would be for the Royal Artillery, John.

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    Nice find!

    John is correct re the arm of service strip.

    Cheers, Ade.

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    wish it had been yellow and red- Minden flash,

    My old lot

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