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Title South Irish Yeomanry shoulder title
Nationality British
Period c 1914
Sold

Disbanded in 1922 on the partition of Ireland, the SIY served with distinction in WW1. These titles were worn on the shoulder to indicate the unit, particularly important after the collar dogs were abandoned in 1916: if the man had lost his cap and was a casualty, next to his dog tags, this was the only indication of his unit.

Its condition is excellent, both copper lugs showing a nice brazed finish at their base.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.


[Militaria : Badges : British : 20th Century]

testimonials

I picked up the No5 this morning and I'm well pleased with it.

Thanks very much for a great deal hope to trade again in the future.

A M, UK, 06.07.2013

Just a quick email to inform you that the belt component has arrived today and to again thank you for the smooth transaction and postage. It's an eye catching piece.

P R, UK, 22.02.2013

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