Voided Officer's Collar Badges


Officers and Other Ranks of the 2nd King Edward’s Horse wore pairs of collar badges in patterns matching the headdress badge as shown being worn in Figure 358. 

Figure 358: Portrait photograph showing the Officer’s voided headdress badge and non-voided collar badges of Lieutenant Colonel Montagu Cradock CB CMG, 2nd King Edward’s Horse in gilding metal circa 1917. ©Imperial War Museum (HU 120500), see Nominal Roll for a short service history.
 
The 2nd King Edward's Horse collar badges were in bronze for Officers (Figures 359-360) and in gilding metal for Other Ranks (Figure 436-437). Voided and non-voided genuine examples are known for both.

Figures 359-360: A pair of Officer’s voided collar badge of 2nd King Edward’s Horse in die cast bronze with hexagonal loops circa 1915-1917 (With permission The Irish Grenadier).