plate, waist belt, belt plate, British, Queen's Lancashire Regiment
Waist belt clasp for The Queen's Lancashire Regiment, being a burnished steel / white metal plate with a moveable loop to the reverse of one end and a catch to the reverse of the other end, a separate loop engages with the catch and is held in place by the tapes on the mount, a gold anodised aluminium soldiers' cap badge is fixed centrally to the plate by a cotter pin to the reverse.
Box 58: Single item on a mounting card captioned "Belt Plate".
"The Queen's Lancashire Regiment" was a Regular unit of the British Army active from 1970 to 2006. Created on 25 March 1970 by the amalgamation of "The Lancashire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Volunteers)" and "The Loyal Regiment (North Lancashire)", both erstwhile Lancastrian Brigade units.