All Officers wore this style of uniform which, they purchased themselves.
The buttons are brass, the cap badge and collar badges have a dark brown finish.
All are Suffolk Regiment pattern.
The Sam Brown belt was worn by all the Allies to indicate officer status.
He has a single pip on each cuff indicating his rank. Unfortunately this distinctive scalloped cuff style worn in the first years of the war, made officers an easy target for the enemy and the pips were soon moved to the epaulettes where they are worn to this day. Scottish Officers had a different shaped cuff. .