Officer's Collar Badges


Officers of the King Edward's Horse wore either first, second or circlet collar badges in bronze, yellow-brass or gilding metal.

The circlet pattern Officers' headdress badges were worn with first or second pattern collar badges as shown in Figure 328 with the badges shown in Figures 329-330 or with slightly smaller matching collars as can be seen in Figure 331 and Figures 332-333 which follow.

Figure 328: Major Humphrey Swann of King Edward’s Horse wearing an Officer’s circlet headdress badge (KK 1509) with a pair of second pattern collar badges in non-voided gilding metal ©Imperial War Museum (HU 118798). 
 
Figures 329-330: Pair of original second pattern Saxon Crown collar badges in non-voided, die-cast gilding metal with north-south loops shown with the King Edward's Horse Officer’s circlet pattern headdress badge in die-cast bronze with blades (KK 1509) (Garry White collection).