Collecting Metal Shoulder Titles

Ray Westlake

Newly revised and updated, 'Collecting Metal Shoulder Titles' records the titles worn throughout the British Army by units of the Regular, Militia, Yeomanry, Volunteer, Territorial and Cadet forces.

Details of some two thousand patterns are set out in the text and illustrated by photographs from the author's unique collection.
Date Published :
October 2020
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Illustration :
50 black and white illustrations
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Binding. : Paperback
ISBN : 9781526781888
Pages : 328
Dimensions : 9.25 X 6 inches
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Overview
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Newly revised and updated, Collecting Metal Shoulder Titles records the titles worn throughout the British Army by units of the Regular, Militia, Yeomanry, Volunteer, Territorial and Cadet forces.

Details of some two thousand patterns are set out in the text and illustrated by photographs from the author's unique collection.

Ray Westlake is a recognized authority on British Army lineage and gives dates of formation, amalgamation, disbandment and changes in designation for all regiments.

Collecting Metal Shoulder Titles is recognized by collectors and military historians alike as the definitive reference work.

Today, some sixteen years after it first appeared, the book remains the only reliable guide to an increasingly popular form of collecting.

This edition, with two supplements, brings it abreast of the last round of mergers and amalgamations.

About The Author
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Ray Westlake has an established reputation as a military historian specializing in the British army of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. He has made a particular study of the Great War. He has published many articles and books, among them. Tracing British Battalions on the Somme, British Battalions on the Western Front January to June 1915, Voluntary Infantry, 1880-1908, Kitchener's Army, British Regiments at Gallipoli, British Battalions in France and Belgium 1914, English and Welsh Regiments, The Territorial Battalions, The British Army of August 1914: An Illustrated Directory and Tracing the Rifle Volunteers.

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