Cap Badge Variants
National Archives, RACD Records Vol 18, Page 34 : Leics
Yeo badge Patt 3620/1922
Unmarked silver, x3 loops.
* Still waiting for an example to show the back image.
*Still waiting to find an example.
Gilding-metal (Other Ranks) 1922-28
This badge is smaller than the later two "designs" by 1/8 of
an inch (2mm).
This badge was short lived and replaced the economy badge that
the Other Ranks wore from c1916-22. Its design was taken
directly from the Officers badge illustrated above (see also
below). It existed
for 6-5 years before Col. G R Codrington changed the pattern in
Pattern card held at IWM
Catalogue number: INS 2358
Production date: 1922
Materials badge: gilding metal
FULL NAME: badge, standard pattern, Leicestershire Yeomanry
(Prince Albert's Own)
SIMPLE NAME: badge, headdress: British
Category: uniforms and insignia
Card Reverse: inscribed Box (312 deleted) 294; inscribed with
two lists of dates followed by initials of authorising officer;
the dates in the left column refer to the date the pattern was
issued while those in the right column record the date it was
returned; the dates are: (left column) 14/5/34, 23/11/34,
24/1/35, 17/10/38, 21/6/39, 5/12/44; (right column) 28/7/34,
Card Front: badge, card, seal badge: the crest of the Prince
Consort with a scroll above inscribed Leicestershire; below the
crest a scroll inscribed Prince Albert's Own Yeo and below this
another scroll inscribed South Africa 1900-02 card: headed,
Stores & Clothing Inspection Department (Royal Army Clothing
Department, deleted) Standard Sample Pattern No. 3620 1922 CB
(2222, 2691, 1797, deleted) 1239 Leicestershire Yeo; inscribed,
Badge, (Forage deleted) Cap & FP Helmet. All Ranks. (When
finished to be German Silver 12 Gauge; Gilding Metal 14 gauge.
For quality of Metals see 4480/1897 & 4481/1897, deleted);
Specification No. (ACD 888A deleted) U/24; dated 24/4/22;
authority given as 9/Leicester Yeo/705 & S&CID/1344/1; signed CA
at base (illegible) seal: the shield of the Arms of the Board of
Attached to card: LEICESTERSHIRE PRINCE ALBERT'S OWN YEO SOUTH
Gilding-metal 14 Guage & German Silver 12 Guage (Other Ranks - slider
Seen worn by 255368 Trooper E Walls post 1922.