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WW1 British officers uniform need help

Article about: I recently picked up the WW1 British Officers tunic that according to the lapel insignia and shoulder epaulettes, belonged to a Captain of the British Army Royal Fusiliers and may have been

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    The date looks like Aug. 1918?

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    Insightful Marty. I hope all is well.

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    Quote by Obal7 View Post
    The date looks like Aug. 1918?
    that would be great and give us an early date for a sd tunic without either waistband or change pocket of aug 1918, which it certainly does look 1918, can't clearly see aug, but still earlier than I would expect


    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    Thanks Jerry. Yes, I see the 1918. And can see - - ā€œgā€. So I assume it is August.
    Now we can wait , hopefully, to see if Dede and Skinner has found out something, and gets back to me with a name or other info.
    I will keep you informed.

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    Quote by Obal7 View Post
    As far as signs of medal ribbons, in my last photo, the threads are left on the inside the coat where a sewn ribbon bar was removed.
    Noted. Sorry my mistake I didn't perceive those threads correctly and not looking closely enough just took them as another image of those in the earlier picture proposed as a number.

    I too lean towards the interbellum. I don't imagine too many who were already serving during hostilities were having SD tailored in London


    "War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. A man who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing he cares more about than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature with no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself."

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    No problem. Thanks for you interest and your thoughts!

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