Insignia

Proposed Divisional Sign – 43rd Wessex Division

A look at the application for a Divisional Sign by the 43rd Wessex Division in 1924.




Distinguishing Marks of the Great War – Signallers of the British Army – an illustrated guide

How were Signallers in the Great War distinguished from other soldiers?


Overseas Service Chevrons

Just what are those stripes on the lower right arm in Great War photographs? The Overseas Service Chevrons awarded to the British Army for the Great War.


Wound Stripes

Wounded soldiers in the Great War were distinguished with special insignia, a vertical bar on the lower left arm. The Wound Stripes awarded to the British Army for the Great War.


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