Border Regiment cigarette card c.1939 (forum archive)

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File alt font awesome.svg Posted by plbramham » Sat Dec 20, 2014 6:59 pm
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A cigarette card c.1939, probably showing an Edwardian Border Regiment soldier's uniform I reckon?
File alt font awesome.svg Posted by kerchi » Sun Dec 21, 2014 1:36 pm
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In memory of
John Bardgett
(15309 L/Cpl.)

11th Border Regiment
Who died 1st July 1916.
Here's an image from the booklet: A Short History of The Border Regiment.
Very striking looking chaps and the same, well very similar too, the cigarette card.
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Note the soldiers on your card have "The King's crown" on their helmet plates - hence Edwardian/George V regalia, as dated 1914.

Paul