badge, special, US Presidential Unit Citation, Gloucestershire Regiment, British
badge and card mount.
INSPECTORATE OF CLOTHING
Ministry of Supply
Pattern No. 14688
Cat. No. CB 2461
Badges, Brooch, Citation, U.S. Army
Approved by D of A&S
Authority: ENC/. IT 020/INF/3904 ORD ?Y
J. R. Gaunt & Son Ltd. 23/7/63
Over-stamped 20 Nov. 1958, plus ms notation (1964)
Red sealing wax seal retaining the thread holding the badge, the seal bearing the Arms of the Board of Ordnance within the legend CHIEF INSPECTOR. Lower third of left side of seal broken away.
An oblong of blue moire silk ribbon in a gilded metal brooch frame with laurel leaf patterning, a pin-back fastener to reverse.
US Presidential Unit Citation awrded to The Gloucestershire Regiment for action at Imjin River Battle during the Korean War. Worn by serving members of the Regiment on the arm just below the shoulder seam.