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

The evolution of distinguishing marks and armbands worn by Signallers during the Great War.

Proposed Divisional Sign – 43rd Wessex Division

Divisional Signs first appeared early on during the Great War, and by the armistice in November 1918, nearly all British divisions had adopted one. They provided a quick and easy means of identifying units, without giving away the Order of Battle. The signs also provided an esprit de corps, sense of loyalty and belonging toContinue reading “Proposed Divisional Sign – 43rd Wessex Division”