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Battle Flashes worn by 49th Division


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Does anybody have an idea of the different Battle Flashes worn by the 49th Division, in particular 1/5th Battalion of the Prince Of Wales Own (West Yorks) of the 146th Brigade?

 

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Hi

 

The 1/5th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment wore a light green T made of felt.

 

Hibberd & Gibbs Infantry Divisions Identification Schemes 1917: 

The 1/5th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment wore a green T On the right sleeve and the back of the collar. White horse stencilled on helmets.

 

The rest of 146th Bde:

 

The 1/6th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment wore a yellow T made of felt.

The 1/7tn Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment wore a red T made of felt.

The 1/8th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment wore a dark blue T made of felt.

 

146th M.G.Coy T with a red top bar and blue vertical 

146th T?M.Bty  T with a green top bar and yellow vertical 

 

Regards

Arthur

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