unit sign,No 1 Army Auxiliary Horse Coy RASC

Catalogue number
  • FEQ 131
Production date
  • whole: metal
  • whole: 280, 305
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  • full name: unit sign,No 1 Army Auxiliary Horse Coy RASC
  • simple name: sign, British

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Physical description

Square metal sign (11 x 12in) with cropped corners and painted with black horse jumping yellow gate on red field. The sign is mounted on a wooden display board ( not part of original).

History note

First World War period (post-1918) British Army unit sign associated with No 1 Army Auxiliary Horse Company, Royal Army Service Corps (RASC). This sign was donated to the Museum by British Army GHQ in 1925. Note that the National Archives holds a First World War War Diary relating to '1 Army Auxiliary Horse Transport Company (425 Company ASC), see reference WO95/265. (The Army Service Corps was granted the title 'Royal' in 1918).



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