plate, waist belt, belt plate, British, Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
Waist belt clasp for "The Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)", 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 silver anodised aluminium soldiers' cap badge is fixed centrally to the plate by a cotter pin to the reverse. Captioned: Belt Plate and Badge.
Box 59: Cut down mounting card captioned "The Duke of Wellingtons Regiment (West Riding)" on which a single item (1808). Reverse with a green sealing wax oval seal with MINISTRY OF DEFENCE / PATTERN ROOM with in the centre ARMY / OFFICERS.
The "Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)" was a Regular infantry unit of the British Army from 1881 to 2006.