Box 129: Mounting card captioned in ms: “Household Brigade: Badges Shoulder Officers worn with S.D., B.D., Khaki Greatcoat, British Warm, KD Jacket, tropical dress and No 3 dress” on which 4 items (11831-11834). Also captioned bottom left: “54/Gen/A/481”. Evidence of the removal from the top of the card of 2 crowns and 4 stars, with an additional crown from the foot of the card, adjacent to which a ms notation: “Crown removed by Maj. F. Croxford 13 Jan 77 being not current pattn. (initials).” Reverse plain.
Gilding metal rank star to officers of Foot Guards, being a vertically elongated eight-point Garter Star over the centre of which a Garter with motto, in the centre a St. George’s Cross with vertical embossed lines on a backing of diagonal embossed lines. Captioned to left: “Stars:- Foot Guards, Grenadier Guards, Coldstream Guards, Welsh Guards” and to the right a ms notation: “Order of the Garter”. Two loops and cotter pin to reverse.