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Just picked up a nice family bit trench art from a car boot sale fro 10 pence

Its a general service button with back removed and 3 pictures inserted with a glass circle keeping them.

Need help with identifying the soldiers regiment.

Donnie

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I'm afraid I can only identify the lad with the cap badge and that's Hampshire Carabiniers Yeomanry.

Graham.

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I'm afraid I can only identify the lad with the cap badge and that's Hampshire Carabiniers Yeomanry.

Graham.

Ok thanks

nice to know the unit, its hard to research something like this because theres no names.

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The badge as mentioned.

Graham.

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6th Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers) was identical except for VI/DG in the centre, wasn't it?

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Steven,

You're right forgot about that one, but with this photo I guess we'll never know as apart from the outline you can't really tell.

Graham.

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Sorry could only find a coloured silk showing the 6th Dragoon Guards badge.

Graham.

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There might be a faint hope if you could get it through some digital photo trickery and enlarge it; the centre of the 6th Dragoons' cap badge (with the VI/DG on it) was white metal when all around was brass; the Hampshire Yeomanry's was brass with the central rose in white metal. (the picture posted looks like an officer's bronze service dress badge from here)

A long shot, but possibly worth a try...

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