A matched pair of small lettered RH shoulder titles with two original hexagonal style fixings to the reverse of each. Circa 1.1cm tall. Minor service wear and some damage to lugs, but still fully functional and otherwise in very good condition. Worn until 1921 only, from when they were replaced with the letters BW.
Westlake No 1159 refers.
As worn by other ranks from 1904. Circa 12mm tall and 35mm wide with two original hexagonal fixing loops to the reverse (one twisted but still functional). Aged toned otherwise in very good condition.
Westlake No 983 refers.
One piece brass shoulder title, 3 out of 4 lugs to reverse remaining, otherwise in very good condition.
Westlake No 1671 refers.
In excellent condition with St George facing to the right (these were worn in facing pairs) with three original lugs. Some script in black ink to reverse. Possibly tailor's sample as states 'pair' & '12/6' - the price in old money!
Col DR Wood No 285 refers.
A black metal shoulder title with two original lugs to the reverse. Circa 3cm wide and 1cm tall. In very good condition.
Rare unit formation signs as worn on battledress arms by the unit's commanding officer, Col R. Wood, RNF, the father of Col D R Wood, whose hand written note accompanies the titles. Removed from uniform.
The group consisted of a HQ and two battalions located at Beckett Park, Leeds, and existed from 1943 - 1946. These are the signs of the 1st Battalion. The 2nd Battalion wore 2/ ASTU (and were commanded by Col 'Gunga' Dean M.C. of the Royal Ulster Rifles).
BoBD No 1712 confirms worn by Permanent Staff only.
A one piece blackened brass one piece shoulder titles with three original loops to the reverse. Minor service wear otherwise in very good condition.
Westlake No 1494 refers.
Darkened brass one piece shoulder titles with two original hexagonal loops to the reverse of each. In good condition but most of blackened finish worn off. Nice patina. The T's that would have sat above the 15 have been very neatly removed as was common practice in WW1.
Westlake No 1532 refers (but without the T).
White metal 'walking out' pattern one piece shoulder title with three original loops to the reverse. In good condition.
Westlake No 1531 refers, but this one is in white metal.
Darkened brass one piece shoulder title with three original loops to the reverse. In good condition but most of blackened finish worn off. Nice patina.
Westlake No 1531 refers.
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