The second pattern Regimental collar badges were also manufactured as die-struck badges in gilding metal as shown in Figures 280-281. This pair have north-south copper loops. Theses die-struck collar badges were worn by Other Ranks attached to the Regimental Headquarters from 1901-1910.
Figures 280-281: Pair of second pattern Regimental collar badges which are die struck in gilding metal (Churchill and Westlake Ref No 115) and worn by Other Ranks attached to the Regimental Staff.
The second pattern Regimental collar badges were also worn by Officers of the Regimental Staff and those attached to the King’s Colonials Squadrons with a Squadron headdress badge on the Undress cap. In the group photograph of the King’s Colonials yeomanry (Figure 229), the Major is wearing a ’B’ Squadron (British American) headdress badge with second pattern Regimental collar badges in the close-up image in Figure 282.
Figure 282: Close-up image of the ‘B’ Squadron (British American) Officer’s headdress badge (KK 1374) with a pair of second pattern Regimental Officer's collar badges being worn circa 1905.