MkII with blue triangle flash
Article about: Good morning, Is there any knowledge in this forum about this blue triangle on a MkII helmet? At the rear there is a red cross. No idea if this is original or not. The helmet has been on the
I believe the blue triangle would represent the Irish Guards.
Thanks for your answer to my question. Do you have some pics showing this triangle in use?
Unfortunately I do not have any pictures.
The book "The British Soldier volume 1" by Jean Bouchery shows the upside down Triangle for the Irish Guards although it is in the wrong colour. I think it is to represent the pale blue plume on the Bearskin Hat traditionally worn by The Irish Guards,which seems to match the colour of the triangle on your helmet.
That seems to be the answer.
Just to follow up the theory Emile here are some Welsh Guard examples.