Regimental Devices on Swords


The sword of Major John Howard who commanded ‘B’ Squadron (Canadian) of the King’s Colonials and later King Edward’s Horse (1902-1913) is shown in Figures 355-356.  

The sword bears the Regimental device in the style of the second pattern Regimental headdress badge (KK 1371).  It was made by John Chalk and Dawson of London and bears Major Howard’s initials JH.    

Figure  355: Upper section of the sword blade of Major John Howard of ‘B’ Squadron (Canadian) of the King’s Colonials and later King Edward’s Horse (1902-1913) (Peter Nemaric collection).

Figure 356: King’s Colonials regimental motifs on the blade of Major Howard's sword (Peter Nemaric collection).  

Figure 357:  Major John Howard who commanded ‘B’ Squadron (Canadian) of the King’s Colonials, 1902-13.