More information of the 7th Battalion‘s war service during the Second World War can be read in their regimental history or on the. Maker is Kangol Wear limited. Early 1950s Worcestershire Regiment Officer's 1949 Pattern Battledress blouse. Red felt shoulder title badges, with white embroidered lettering (also whitewashed!) Medal ribbons of Colonel William Ralph Prescott M.C., T.D., D.L., J.P. including the MC with two bars. Not maker marked. The regiment served as the county regiment for Derbyshire , Nottinghamshire and Worcestershire . Our Ongoing Mission. About the Museum Trust The Worcestershire Soldier galleries The Mercian Regiment Museum (Worcestershire) (formerly the Worcestershire Regiment Museum) is an independent museum, accredited by the Arts Council (Registration Number: RD633). Black cotton lining. 7th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment brass shoulder titles. Badge is the slide variant. Find out more As the Regiment was often abroad and rarely had its Depot in the county, there was little more than a formal connection for nearly a century. n Tosswill was recalled to active service, holding an emergency commission with the Royal Artillery. In 1978 he was awarded an MBE and in 1989 retired from active service. Although it drew its recruits from the county, they were often ordered to serve elsewhere. It. Begin your researches into the history of families linked with the regiments. This museum is dedicated to the memory of all those who have served their country as Soldiers of Gloucestershire The Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum is located in Gloucester’s Historic Docks. Field Officer's Forage cap. Interestingly, the 7th Battalion of the Worcestershire Home Guard, Madresfield Platoon, was responsible for guarding and defending Madresfield, a village less than 2 miles east of Malvern Link. Maker unknown. For more details about Madresfield Court's role read the, worn by Kenneth Burbridge, who lived on Church Road in the Rainbow Hill area of Worcester. Lt. Col. A. L. O. Jerram served both the Worcestershire Regiment and through into the Worcestershire & Sherwood Foresters Regiment. Worcester’s principal art gallery and museum hosts a unique programme of contemporary art exhibitions, as well as housing a historic picture collection and an intriguing selection of objects ranging from a 19th century chemist’s shop to the wonderful Regimental Museum. Badges: 1989-04-38: Kommen Sie Mit! Red silk lining. World War I examples would also have been fitted with the bronze pre-1923 cap badge. Knee length with clay/brown buttoned fly and blackened metal buckles, used to tighten each lower leg seam. Second World War General Officer's cap badge detail. Black cotton lining with black oilcloth sweatband. Dark blue body with black leather rim joining at the rear. Just prior to the start of the First World War he was serving in Cairo, Egypt with the 1st Battalion. 322 likes. AA side buttons. A machine gun marksman arm badge is worn on the upper right sleeve. Maker is Moss Brothers of London. In September 1914 Hamilton Cox was promoted to Lieutenant and was one of the lucky survivors of the 1915 Battle Neuve Chapelle, where the battalion was decimated. Badges: 1996-06-83: Button, other ranks', Worcestershire Regiment, 1963, sealed pattern, 1963. 24992". To make a one-off payment donate via our Paypal account. Second World War Worcestershire Regiment Officer's Service tunic. "Light bulb" parachute qualification badge on left sleeve. Maker is Flights Ltd of Camberley. Using archive film, memories and the unique collections of The Worcestershire Regiment and Worcestershire Yeomanry, this display brings over 300 years of military history to life. Additional information will be added as time and resource permits. in the battalion column with full details given at the foot of the page under 'notes'. Worcestershire Regiment battledress insignia. Brown khaki body with WR badge and General List bronze buttons. Mr Burbridge was a member of the 1st. Maker is Hawkes & Co. Ltd. NCO's blue patrol jacket with Stay-bright WR buttons and goldwire sergeant's chevrons worn on the right sleeve. Museums Worcestershire comprises three fantastic venues – The County Museum at Hartlebury Castle, Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum and the Commandery. 1939 Blue Patrol jacket from Capt. Late of Worcestershire Regiment? If you want to help support the Worcestershire Regiment Museum, they are always grateful for donations. 1950s parachute arms qualification badge. Worn on the upper arm, under the titles are a set of 48th Army Corps. Badge is the prong and loop type. It was disbanded after the Treaty of Ryswick in December 1698 and reformed for the War of the Spanish Succession in 1702. Silver & Gilt regimental cap badge. Brass General List buttons. Maker is Moores of London. patches. Perhaps being promoted fom Corporal in early 1953, serving in HQ Company. Red felt collar gorget with red cord detailing. Worcestershire Regiment cap side button. Maker is Samuel Brothers. Black cotton lining. Leather chinstrap and peak. The collections of the Mercian Regiment Museum Worcestershire are currently housed in new display galleries at the City Museum, called "The Worcestershire Soldier", with the help of a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. Without much doubt, Mr Burbridge would surely have taken part in patrols, exercises and the preparations to defend Worcester. On the evening of the 30th October, the Second Battalion The Worcestershire Regiment remained uncommitted, all other units having been sent to reinforce the line. Officer's Battledress Blouse jacket with Worcestershire shoulder titles and cloth rank pips denoting that of Second Lieutenant. Red felt collar gorgets with blue cord detailing. On the 1st of March 1956 he was promoted to Lieutenant and was confirmed a Lieutenant in the 7th Worcestershire Regiment, Territorial Army, on the 20th of March 1957. Has QC embroidered rank crowns on epaulettes denoting rank of Major. Maker is Hawkes & Co. Ltd. Forage caps were worn by Officers on ceremonial occiasions with the dress uniform. Additional information will be added as time and resource permits. Plastic buttons marked M. Lavender & Sons, Lye. Blackened brass regimental collar badges. Collar badge and General List button details. Formation badge, 1st Bn Worcestershire Regiment, 1917 (c); associated with World War One (1914-1918). Post Second World War Worcestershire Regiment NCO's Battledress Blouse. Pre WW1 Worcestershire Regiment cap lining. of Transport, upon the disbandment of the 7th Battalion. 1950s Worcestershire Regiment Officer's Blue Patrol uniform. Worcestershire Regiment gold braid and emerald green sergeant's chevrons. Maker is Tip Top Tailors. Whilst primarily focused on 2 Mercian, this gallery also includes artefacts from the other Battalions of the Mercian Regiment, who should not go unmentioned. Stay-bright cap badge with gilt General List side buttons. Second World War Worcestershire Regiment Enlisted man's Coloured FS cap. Emerald green trim detailing. He retired his commission in late 1945. The museum informs and educates about the history of The Mercian Regiment, The Worcestershire & Sherwood Foresters & The Sherwood Foresters. Officer's Forage cap. Maker is Joseph May & Sons (Leeds) Ltd. Officers's 1949 Pattern Battledress Blouse jacket with Worcestershire shoulder titles and cloth shoulder rank pips denoting that of Major. 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Cairo. In 1933 Hamilton Cox was further promoted to Major and when the Second World War began he was quickly promoted again to Lieutenant Colonel. Major Chichester retired from active service in 1948. The National Army Museum works together with Regimental and Corps Museums across the country to help provide a network of military museums for everyone to visit and enjoy. Worcestershire Regiment Officer's Service Dress tunic circa late 1930s. Maker is C. G & S Ltd. For more information on the 4th Battalion, Worcestershire Home Guard, please follow this, Major Denis James Patrickson giving the salute, which was discussed in Parliament in 1957. The Worcestershire Regiment sustaining 2759 casualties from an allied total of 325,000, the Germans sustaining 260,000. Regimental Museum The collections of the Mercian Regiment Museum Worcestershire (formerly the Worcestershire Regiment Museum) (Charity No. Worcestershire Home Guard. Officer's service jacket with brass WR buttons (made by J. R. Gaunt, London). Interestingly the cut of this particular 1949 pattern battledress lacks the waist belt detail. Badge is the slide variant. Bronze WR side buttons with silver plated, Officer's Service Dress cap. Brass WR buttons, made by Firmin & Sons Ltd, London / Buttons Limited, Birmingham. Further research in this area may serve to confirm either. The Worcestershire Soldier exhibition tells the story of the men of Worcestershire’s Regiments from 1694 to the present. The Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment (29th/45th Foot) (abbreviated as WFR) was an infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Prince of Wales' Division. 1897 Pattern Worcestershire Regiment cap badge. Worcestershire Regiment General List cap side button. Khaki felt body with tan pugaree band. ACF. The History of the Worcestershire Regiment booklet, dated 1918. Where a Worcestershire officer was serving under attachment with another regiment this in noted by use of 'att.' These soldiers lived and sometimes died in the defence of the country and its interests overseas. Worcestershire Regiment Home Guard collar badge. The Regiment has had eight operational deployments since its … Pre First World War General List brass button. The collections and exhibitions at our sites are many and varied, covering centuries of the county’s history right up to the present day. The Mercian Regiment Museum (Worcestershire) preserves the heritage and traditions of both the regular and reserve elements of the Mercian Regiment and its predecessors, originally the 29th Foot (subsequently to become the Worcestershire Regiment) and the 36th Foot (the Herefordshire Regiment). A Light Infantry Battalion serving Worcestershire, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, in the Midlands of England. Brass GL side buttons and bi-metal cap badge. that used on the tunic collar, as opposed to the regulation cap badge. Dark blue body with black leather chinstrap and peak. In 2007 the the Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment became the 2nd Battalion Mercian Regiment. Matching trousers with a wide red band running down each leg. Friends of The Mercian Regiment Museum Major Ireland joined the Worcestershire Regiment as a Lieutenant in 1956, coming from the Suffolk Regiment. Black cotton lining with white cloth sweatband, unmarked. They also provide advise. General List bronze buttons. Worn on the upper arm, under the titles are a set of  BAOR patches. Pre First World War Worcestershire Regiment Other Ranks Field Service Cap. Campaign medal ribbons, including that of the Territorial Efficiency Medal. Maker unknown (paper label no longer present). The regiment served under John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlbor… WW1 period. How to donate. Early 1950s Worcestershire Regiment Officer's Blue Patrol uniform. Second World War Worcestershire Regiment 1952 - 1970. The maker's markings, along with the button collar tab and distinctive button shape show this Blouse's Canadian origin. The museum informs and educates about the history of The Mercian Regiment, The Worcestershire & Sherwood Foresters & The Sherwood Foresters. 1901 Pattern Other Ranks SD cap lining. Post Second World War Worcestershire Regiment Officer's Battledress Blouse. The WORCESTERSHIRE MILITARIA MUSEUM is an independent online museum exhibiting a selection of uniform and accoutrements from the Worcestershire Regiment, the Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment and the 2nd Battalion Mercian Regiment, as well as the Queen's Own Worcestershire Hussars and its successors. The red backing of the Queen's crown Major ranks denote the Infantry, while the attractive silk formation badges are for the 48th Army Corps. Mercian Regiment Museum is a museum in Worcester. Heavy black cloth with 1/4 thickness red stripe down each leg. During the Second World War, due to its ideal location, Madresfield Court was chosen as a temporary seat for the British Royal Family, should the Germans have invaded in 1940, and Buckingham Palace evacuated. Explore the history and collections of the 29th (Worcestershire) Regiment of Foot by visiting The Worcestershire Soldier displays at Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum. Non-standard chinstrap. In December 1959 he was promoted to Captain and in October 1966 further promoted to Major. O"C"TUPIA Coy's Magazine, dated November 1945. Without more definite details it is hard to research it further, however a soldier matching the family name was captured at Dunkirk in 1940 and again in 1942. www.worcestershiresoldier.org. Colonel William Ralph Prescott M.C., T.D., D.L., J.P. late of the Worcestershire Regiment. Mercian Brigade patch, Worcestershire Regiment. and hessian backing. Alfred Neale was enlisted into the 11th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment in 1940 and became part of the newly reformed 1st Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment in 1943*. Lt. Returned to England, landing at Liverpool 16 October 1914. Pre First World War Worcestershire Regiment Other Ranks Undress Cap. It appears that he saw operational service in Malaya, with C Company, 1st Battalion Worcestershire regiment, around 1952/1953. Goldwire King's Crown General Officer's cap badge with gilt General Officer's side buttons and a double row of gold-wire oakleaf on the peak. Stay-bright WR side buttons. 276510) are on display in the Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum in Worcester in the Worcestershire Soldier gallery. Field Officer's Forage cap. As of yet little is known about Sergeant Coltman. For information about the Mercian Regiment please click here. To make a one-off payment donate via our Paypal account. Badge is the slide variant. Maker is Herbert Johnson of London. By 1926 he was serving in Allahabad, India, in charge of "A" company. Brass General List buttons and regimental collar badges. Maker unknown. The QOWH saw action in both the Boer War and the First World War, however in 1922 the regiment became mechanized and changed to a Royal Artillery regiment. Maker is Hawkes & Co Ltd. of London. Worcestershire Regiment browned bronze cap button. Post Second World War Worcestershire Regiment Corporal's Battledress Blouse. Major Ireland joined the Worcestershire Regiment as a Lieutenant in 1956, coming from the Suffolk Regiment. 7th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment slouch hat. Maker is Alkit Ltd. 1 July 1881. pp. The WR badge is as that used on the tunic collar. Late WW2 General List officer's gilt side button detail. Discrete ticket pocket left of the waist band. as his Service cap still retains it original WR buttons, one would assume that he purchased a newer cap upon promotion to Major in 1970, which is when the Regiment was amalgamated and WFR side buttons introduced. Maker is Surpak Manufacturing Co. Ltd. Khaki body with brown leather rim joining at the rear. Maker is Herbert Johnson. Other Rank's 1949 Pattern Battledress Blouse jacket with Worcestershire shoulder titles and cloth rank stripes denoting that of Corporal. Regimental collar badges. Maker is British Beret Basque Ltd. Second World War Worcestershire Regiment Home Guard's side cap. Bi-metal cap badge. The Mercian Regiment (Cheshire, Worcesters and Foresters, and Staffords) is an infantry regiment of the British Army, which is recruited from five of the counties that formed the ancient kingdom of Mercia.Known as 'The Heart of England's Infantry', it was formed on 1 September 2007 by the amalgamation of 3 existing regiments. Whilst the hat's history is unknown, it is most probable however that it is from a member of the 7th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment who served in Burma, from 1942 - 1945, as the hat appears to be a mid-war pattern without a rim. Worcestershire Regiment Patrol jacket insignia. No Makers label but buttons and tunic suggest Lavender is also the maker. Maker is J. Mr Burbridge was a builder by trade and passed away in 1982. On a side note, it is also interesting to observe that the tunic set was actually made in. This is quite an interesting helmet with a sketchy past. The Mercian Regiment Museum Worcestershire The Worcestershire Soldier Gallery Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum … Worcestershire Regiment WW1. Bronze regimental shoulder titles with separate T7 distinctions. Maker is Flights Ltd of London. Medal ribbons for Military Cross with bars, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal with oakleaf, War Medal 1939-1945, 1935 King George V Silver Jubilee Medal, 1937 King George VI Coronation Medal, 1953 Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal, Territorial Efficiency Medal. The Territorial Army unit of the Worcesters was the 7th Battalion. In 1936 he became the Adjutant of the 7th Battalion (TA) with the rank of acting Captain. patches. B. Johnstone. It was worn by an NCO or soldier of the 7th Battalion, who served in the Far East under the command of the 2nd “Crossed Keys” Division from 1942 onwards, until the end of the Second World War. Colonel. Canadian Battledress marking for Tip Top Tailors. Battle honours include five tours in Afghanistan, on Operation Herrick. 1923 - 1970. 1960s Worcestershire Regiment Field Officer's Dress cap. Tunic displays the medal ribbon for the War Medal 1939 - 1945. Regimental shoulder title and infantry branch King's Crown Major's insignia. in the battalion column with full details given at the foot of the page under 'notes'. The Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment (29th/45th Foot) This British Army infantry unit was formed in 1970 and primarily recruited in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Worcestershire. Major Chichester was commissioned into the Worcestershire Regiment in 1928. Pre 1923. The WR badge is as that used on the tunic collar. Missing bi-metal cap badge. Other Rank's 1949 Pattern Battledress Blouses differ from officer's versions by the sewn seams above the front pockets. In all, 9 Victoria Crosses were awarded to members of the Regiment. Listen to soldiers’ tales of battle and bravery. The National Army Museum works together with Regimental and Corps Museums across the country to help provide a network of military museums for everyone to visit and enjoy. This early postwar beret is somewhat of a mystery. Worcestershire Regiment Patrol uniform trousers. Maker is Kangol Wear Limited. The National Army Museum works together with Regimental and Corps Museums across the country to help provide a network of military museums for everyone to visit and enjoy. Maker is J. Collett Ltd. The museum features exhibits related to: weapons and war, fine art, archives, costume and textiles, coins and medals and personalities. Worcestershire Regiment Home Guard hat badge. Worcestershire Regiment Officer's Anodised Aluminium cuff buttons. Maker is J. R. Brown barathea body with Sterling silver regimental collar badge cap badge, made by Gaunt of London. From the collection of Maj John Waring. Worcestershire Regiment Other Rank's Service Dress cap. The WR badge is the slide variant. Alternative name: en Worcestershire Regiment Museum Other Rank's No.1 Dress cap. Maker is H. Edgard & Sons Ltd. Leather boot fasteners at ankles. The Worcestershire Soldier exhibition tells the story of the men of our county Regiments from 1694 to the present. Maker is L. Silberston Ltd. Fine dark emerald green felt body with dark blue flaps, featuring heavy gold-wire piping. The campaign medal ribbons display the 1939–45 Star, the France and Germany Star and the Defence Medal. Anodised Aluminium regimental collar badges. Late 1930s Worcestershire Regiment Officer's Mess trousers. Officer's blue patrol jacket with brass WR buttons and rank pips denoting that of Captain. colour is slightly darker than the two Coloured FS cap examples below, suggesting that the green shade could vary, and perhaps as mentioned below in the account of 2nd Lt. Edwards, this example was theatre applied. On left of the band is a green emerald diamond patch fitted with a WR collar badge. Fine emerald green felt body with dark blue flaps, featuring heavy gold-wire piping. Maker is Thomas & Stone of London. Close-up view of flash with regimental badge. If known the Worcestershire battalion is given where the officer was serving before attachment. Bi-metal cap badge. Black cotton lining. Bronze regimental cap badge. the medal ribbons for the OBE and General Service medal. 1950s Worcestershire Regiment Officer's 1949 Pattern Battledress blouse. Flap rivets maker is Newey Brothers of Birmingham. Second World War General Officer's side button detail. Try on uniforms and discover how heavy soldiers’ equipment was to carry. The soldier would have belonged to the Mercian Brigade and been based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Worn on the lower sleeve are four red Service Chevrons signifying 4 years of active service. Officer's Service Dress cap. The soldier‘s serial number is written inside the hat, which seems to match that of Regimental Sergeant Major W. C. M Parry who was served in Burma and was Mentioned in Dispatches in April 1945. side buttons with bi-metal regimental cap badge. World War II Enlisted Man's Field Service cap. A typical late war example of a Canadian made British Officer's Battledress Blouse. Located in Polygon Wood, the Battalion, was commanded by Major E. B. Hankey and the Adjutant was Captain B. C. Senhouse-Clarke. General List bronze buttons, marked Buttons LTD. of Birmingham. A Light Infantry Battalion serving Worcestershire, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, in the Midlands of England. WWII Worcestershire Regiment Officer's SD cap. Close-up detail of the epaulette grass emerald green piping. Slouch hat showing the normal style of wear, revealing the unit flash. Close-up medal ribbon and AA tunic button. shoulder patches. Explore the history and collections of the 29th (Worcestershire) Regiment of Foot by visiting The Worcestershire Soldier displays at Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum. Non-padded top, gilt WR side buttons with plain patent leather peak. After extensive training the 1st Battalion (43rd Division) disembarked in Normandy on the 22nd June 1944. Maker is Herbert Johnson. Brass WR side buttons and silver cap badge. 1950s Worcestershire Regiment Field Other Rank's Dress cap. Field Officer's Forage cap. Prior to transferring he wrote an excellent article on the Worcestershire Militia, in the 1969 July edition of Firm, the regimental magazine, shortly before the amalgamation into the WFR. The 29th Regiment of Foot was officially linked with the county of Worcestershire in 1782 to help recruit men to the British Army. Maker unknown. Emerald green body with dark blue flaps. The regiment was first raised by Colonel Thomas Farrington as Thomas Farrington's Regiment of Foot on 16 February 1694. Coloured Field Service caps were private purchase caps which were only allowed to be worn off-duty. Dark blue body, curtain and peak. Second World War Defence medal ribbon and General service button. 3rd Battalion A… Officer's service jacket with brass WR buttons and rank pips denoting that of Captain. Worcestershire Regiment cap badge. The Worcestershire Regimental Archives hold extensive records and other material which could help anyone researching their ancestors who served with the regiment. 1960s Worcestershire Regiment Officer's Coloured FS cap. Worcestershire Regiment Undress Forage cap. Button fly. We reopened in April 2014 after a significant Heritage Lottery funded refurbishment. Brown serge body with WR badge and General List bronze buttons. 20 December 1915 : transferred to 100th Brigade in 33rd Division. In July 1969 he was also awarded the Efficiency Decoration, with a 1st Clasp added in June 1975. Maker is Moss Brothers of London. A hard to find copy of the book "Battlefield to Castle Keep: Memoirs of Life as an Officer in the Worcestershire Regiment". No doubt this gave the wearer a little extra personal style and also reflects how officers wore their badges on the coloured side hat versions, as can be observed below. The original proud owner has sewn a grass green diamond patch onto the left side of the brim and a black crossed keys patch to the right side of the hat band. This database is an ongoing project and will take time to complete all the records with information available. Other Rank's 1949 Pattern Battledress Blouse jacket with Worcestershire shoulder titles and cloth rank stripes (white washed) denoting that of Sergeant. Matching mess trousers to jacket. The 1901 Pattern Service Dress cap was introduced, as its name suggests, at the start of the 20th Century. The medal ribbon bar is attached with split pins. Bronze Deputy Lieutenant of an English county epaulette rosette insignia. Button fly. The inner waist lining is "pijama" style - white with blue pinstripes. In comparison to the Officer's example above, featured is a 1950/1960s Sergeant's Dress Uniform Patrol Jacket. In mid 1915 he was promoted to Captain and in December of 1916 he was seconded to the Royal Flying Corps, where he served until the end of the First World War. The Queen's Own Worcestershire Hussars was a Yeomanry regiment of the British Army.First raised in 1794, it participated in the Second Boer War and World War I as horsed cavalry before being converted to an anti-tank regiment of the Royal Artillery for service in World War II.In 1956 it was amalgamated with the Warwickshire Yeomanry to form the Queen's Own Warwickshire and Worcestershire Yeomanry. Alternatively it may have belonged to a member of the 7th Battalion who was repatriated in or after 1946. Worcestershire Regiment during WW1 The Worcestershire Regiment in WW 1 Over 130,000 men served in the Worcestershire Regiment during The Great War, 1914-19. Bi-metal cap badge with slide. In 1967 he transferred to the Royal Corps. Maker is G. A. Dunn of London. If you want to help support the Worcestershire Regiment Museum, they are always grateful for donations. Worn on the upper arm, under the titles are a set of 48th Army Corps. between the period of 1958 - 1969 would have had the Mercian Brigade cap badge, as was the case with this example. 1922 Worcestershire Regiment Field Officer's Forage cap. Worcestershire Regiment Forage cap badge. For more information about the Museum Trust please click here. In August 1915 he was promoted to Captain and after the war, in 1921, became Adjutant. Fitted with its original bi-metal WR collar badges. Missing medal ribbons but shows evidence of where once was. Collar personalization for a smarter appearance. In early 1915 he was promoted to Lieutenant and served with the 2nd Battalion on the Western Front. Worcestershire Regiment Officer's Dress cap. The Mercian Regiment was formed in 2007 from The Cheshire Regiment, The Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment and The Staffordshire Regiment. 1923 - 1970. Gilt WR side buttons with gold-wire band peak detail. The Mercian Regiment Museum (Worcestershire) - Open 7 days a week, 10.30am to 4.30pm. Worn on the upper left arm, under the title is a Mercian Brigade patch. 3300–3301. Khaki felt body with tan pugaree band. Field Officer's Forage cap. The campaign medal ribbons display the 1939–45 Star, the Defence Medal and the War Medal 1939 - 1945. Worcestershire Regiment cap side button. This database is an ongoing project and will take time to complete all the records with information available. 2nd Battalion August 1914 : in Aldershot. Worn on the upper arm, under the titles are a set of 48th Army Corps. Brown khaki wool body fitted with a bi-metal cap badge, with slide, on an emerald green felt patch. however a period Queen's Crown General Officer's cap badge has been neatly sewn onto the green patch. WR collar badges mounted on lapels (left one is missing). Second World War Worcestershire FS hat button. Regimental collar badge cap badge, with prong and loop attachment. Displays. Map reading books from Lieutenant Colonel Hamilton Cox. Landed at Boulogne 14 August 1914. These became its 1st, 2nd and 3rd battalions respectively. Maker is J. Compton Sons & Webb Ltd. of London. Black cotton lining with serge sweatband. 3rd Worcestershire Regiment Home Guard's Colonel's Service Dress jacket. Maker is Thomas & Stone of London. 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