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  1. Thread: uniform

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    Unlike the majority of other cavalry regiments...

    Unlike the majority of other cavalry regiments the 6th DG (Carabiniers) did not wear a special, regimental arm badge above their rank stripes at that time, although they did adopt one later.
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    Here are some images of the tunic: ...

    Here are some images of the tunic:

    https://www.british-genealogy.com/extensions/uploads/91e0c63a-ffc7-4c31-a85e-68f1ca49d326.jpg
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    I am surprised that this was not solved quite...

    I am surprised that this was not solved quite quickly in terms of identifying the uniform, as there is only a small error made by the person who hand coloured the original image. The soldier shown...
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    "Moleskin" was not the name used at that time but...

    "Moleskin" was not the name used at that time but "Fustian", which described the group of milled cotton cloths with a heavy nap.

    Fustian was later also developed into a second version of the...
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    Yes they are both Staff Serjeants (i.e. senior...

    Yes they are both Staff Serjeants (i.e. senior sergeants in specialised appointments) of the Army Service Corps, as identified by their white facings, double white stripe on the trousers and ball...
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    Seaforth Barracks (Liverpool) opened in 1882 and...

    Seaforth Barracks (Liverpool) opened in 1882 and closed in 1958, originally being constructed as a cavalry barracks with accomodation for officers; married men, barrack blocks for 128 other ranks and...
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