A Horn Player of West Kent
21 April 2010
Posted by Mike Brubaker
On his right shoulder is rank badge of a bandsman. His instrument is a piston valve horn typical of the British musical style at this time. Note the shine!
The photographer left his mark on the lower left corner - Lewis, photo.. Maid.. . The Royal West Kent Regiment has their official museum in Maidstone in Kent. maidstone museum
Here is a badge closeup.
The armies of the world seem to have invested a great deal in art & design departments to make unique symbols and uniforms of each military group. But who knew that such effort would make it easier for history detectives.