King Edward's Horse Undress Tunic 1910-14


Figure 96:  The Undress uniform tunic of a Sergeant of the King Edward’s Horse with a khaki proficiency trade badge of a harness makers above a King Edward’s Horse arm badge above gold rank chevrons, a pair of ‘C’ Squadron (Australian) collar badges and gilding metal King Edward’s Horse tunic buttons circa 1910-14 (Peter Nemaric collection).   The harness maker's badge was originally to distinguish the trade of a collar maker but was more broadly used over time for saddle maker,  saddletree maker and harness maker and is referenced as 3A in Denis Edwards's and David Langley's: British Army Proficiency Badges. The Sherwood Press Nottingham, 1984.  
 
Figure 97:  Close-up of the collar detail of the Undress tunic of a Sergeant of the King Edward’s Horse circa 1914 showing the Hobson and Sons, London manufacturers label and pair of ‘C’ Squadron (Australian) collar badges (Peter Nemaric collection).
 
Figure 98:  Close-up of the cuff detail with scarlet stripes and piping of the Undress uniform tunic of a Sergeant of the King Edward’s Horse showing the gilding metal King Edward’s Horse Other Ranks cuff buttons (Peter Nemaric collection).