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.

Figures 355-356: 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) and regimental motif from the sword (Peter Nemaric collection).

Figure 357: King’s Colonials regimental motif badge on an Officer or NCOs cane (Photograph courtesy Paul Liddell, UK).