Seaforth Highlanders Regimental Pattern Garter Flashes

Seaforth Highlanders Regimental Pattern Garter Flashes

Seaforth Highlanders Regimental Pattern Garter Flashes – Seaforth Highlanders regimental pattern garter flashes as worn by officers and Sgts of the regiment. However, by the middle of WW1 this pattern seems to have become standard issue across the ranks, before the war the standard OR's issue one loop for Privates and Corporals.

Hand crafted in worsted herringbone tape has a herringbone design which is a 1 ½ V across the tape that is manufactured in the UK to UK military standards. Correct period look required by re-enactors and traditionalists.

Supplied with adjustable elastic garters

Hand crafted by The House of Labhran in Scotland – Made to order.

The Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany’s) was a historic line infantry regiment of the British Army, mainly associated with large areas of the northern Highlands of Scotland. The regiment existed from 1881 to 1961, and saw service in World War I and World War II, along with many numerous smaller conflicts. In 1961 the regiment was amalgamated with the Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders to form the Queen’s Own Highlanders (Seaforth and Camerons), which merged, in 1994, with the Gordon Highlanders to form the Highlanders (Seaforth, Gordons and Camerons).

Seaforth Highlanders Officers - Sgts Regimental Pattern Garter Flashes
Seaforth Highlanders Regimental Pattern Garter Flashes
WW1 Seaforth Highlanders Regimental Pattern Garter Flashes
Detail of WW1 Seaforth Highlanders Regimental Pattern Garter Flashes
8th Bn Seaforth Highlanders on the Western Front WW1 - Regimental Pattern Garter Flashes
1957 Seaforth Highlanders - Showing Regimental Pattern Garter Flashes

2 Responses

  1. Peter MacDonald
    | Reply

    And as the 78th (Highlanders) Regiment of Foot (or The Ross-shire Buffs) the regiment dates back to 1793 when it was raise as part of the government’s response to the Napoleonic threat.

    • House of Labhran
      | Reply

      At this time we do not have a confirmed historical pattern pre the Childers Reforms of 1881 and formation of the Seaforth Highlanders.

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