badge, unit, arm title, British, Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding), soldiers
Box 59: Mounting card captioned ”The Duke of Wellingtons Regt (West Riding) Soldiers” on which 7 items, one of which is a pair, (10787-10793). Reverse with a large deposit of green sealing wax on part of which an oval seal with MINISTRY OF DEFENCE / PATTERN ROOM with in the centre ARMY / OFFICERS. Top left, an oval red stamp with “Q (MAINT) 2” / MINISTRY OF DEFENCE” with across the centre “4 May 1970”.
Embroidered arm title to soldiers of The Duke of Wellington’s Regiment (West Riding) being an upward arc of scarlet wool on which embroidered in white THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON’S in sans-serif letters. Captioned: Arm Title. The badge is glued to the mounting card.
The “Duke of Wellington’s Regiment (West Riding)” was a Regular infantry unit of the British Army from 1881 to 2006.