Round Pattern Officer's Headdress and Collar Badges


Figure 362:  Major Richard Ernest Noel Twopeny MC and bar, an Australian serving with King Edward’s Horse circa 1916 and wearing round type Officers bronze headdress (KK 1509) and matching collar badges. Major Twopeny was born in 1893 in South Australia, commissioned into the King Edward’s Horse on 25th May 1915 as a 2nd Lieutenant and returned to Australia on 13th April 1920 (Peter Nemaric collection).

Figures 363-364:  Front and rear images of King Edward’s Horse round type Officer’s headdress badge (KK 1509) in bronze with blades (makers marked J&Co for Jennens & Co) together with a matching pair of bronze collar badges with loops, worn 1916-1919.