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Can anybody help identify this uniform


Greg Cole
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I'm trying to identify this uniform my Great Grandfather is wearing in this undated photo.

I know that he served with the East Yorkshire Reg. & was attached to the Northumberland Fusiliers during WW1.

As far as I know he only served during the war & was not a regular, however I could be wrong.

A few years back I purchased a small piece of Northumberland Uniform was may have been a lapel, it's blue with some

gold or brass tassles on the end with a NF button. I always assumed this uniform my GG is wearing was a NF uniform.

I'm starting to wonder if he was a regular before the war or if it's some kind of cadet uniform, although he looks a little

old to be a cadet. I know he immigrated to Australia in January 1920 so I'm assuming he wasnt in the army after the war.

He was a POW & I suspect he went back to England, got married to his girl & came to Australia.

Thanks & regards, Greg

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Looks to me to be a Yeomanry uniform but I cannot identify the cap badge. It looks like a crown above the letters I Y which could indicate Imperial Yeomanry.

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Looks to me to be a Yeomanry uniform but I cannot identify the cap badge. It looks like a crown above the letters I Y which could indicate Imperial Yeomanry.

I'd go with that as well and the frogging on the uniform certainly suggests Hussars.

So, Imperial Yoemanry which would date it just after the Boer War or thereabouts IMHO.

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