An Exceptionally Nice, Scarce, Quality, Victorian Period Example of An Ordinary Ranks (OR’s) White Metal Glengarry Badge to: The West Kent Militia / Light Infantry Militia. Set Within a Strung Bugle (Facing Left as Observed from the Front) The White Horse of Kent Standing on a Scroll Inscribed: INVICTA. (Also Facing Left as Observed from the Front). Quality Die Struck in White Metal, Lugs x 2 N / S. c.1855 – 1861.
1758 – 1881: Militia Regiment: West Kent Militia. HQ: Maidstone.
1855: Redesignated: Light Infantry.
1859 / 60 – 1908: The Volunteer Force.
1876: Split into 2 Battalions, The 1st & 2nd.
1881: Became: The 3rd & 4th Battalions, The Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment).
1881: Childers Reform: Regular, Militia and Volunteer Battalions All became Component Parts of a Single Regiment.
Dimensions: 46 mm x 130 mm.
Code: 51133Price: 120.00 GBP