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    I remember when I fiirst made a connection with you Ron that I suggested a book on the Regimental badges, if I win the lottery I'll sponsor it for you.

    Great pictures,

    Bob
    God Bless "The Watch" Now And Forever

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    An ORs Victorian pattern that has been gilded?
    The loops have been cut off and a central boss soldered on. Two copper wire loops added north & south.
    Unknown usage?

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    4th(Perthshire) V.B.R.H. Silver prize shooting spoons by Charles Turnam Burrows Birm.
    The outside pair are dated 1901 the middle one 1894.

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    Solid silver Pipe Majors plaid brooch.
    Worn by P.M. Thomas Clark 1901-1914.
    More items of his to follow.

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    Two more items from Thomas Clark. His SNCOs glengarry badge and pipers solid silver glengarry badge Boer War period.

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    Thomas Clarks silver buckles (each different) and crowns.

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    Presentation watch inscribed To Pipe Major Clark 42nd from many Canadian admirers Oct 3rd 1904.
    Silver badge inscribed Presented to the Pipers of the 42nd Royal Highlanders by the passengers of S.S.Canada
    as a token of their apprecciation Montreal Aug 26th 1904.
    Silver cane top Birm 1919 by J.Howell & Co canemaker.
    Postcard of S.S.Canada.

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    In 1914 P.M.Clark was invalided from the 1st Btn.
    1915 he joined the Labour Corps as Pte 566775.
    His general service badge worn by the L.C. untill pick & shovel badge issued in 1916.
    His Association badge and his Loyal service badge for his WW2 service in the Home Guard.
    One of the few soldiers to have served in the Boer War WW1 & WW2.
    Pic of him in H.G. uniform in picture thread.


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    SNCOs waist belt clasp 1st Btn. Numerals in silver unofficially worn untill 1920s.

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    5th(Perthshire Highland) V.B.R.H. A three inch diameter plaid brooch in white metal.
    Rampant lion insde a circlet inscribed, DIA AGUS AR DUTHAICH (God and our country).
    Also worn by 3rd Perthshire (Breadalbane)rifle Volunteers.
    1887-1908.

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