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1939-45  • Army Cloth Shoulder Titles

Nearly all insignia on a 1939-45 soldier was cloth and only visible from the side.
Royal Welch Fusiliers Early titles were black script on drab. These slipped onto the shoulder straps.
Difficult to read in photographs.

West Riding RegimentLater most Infantry titles were white script on red . Sewn under the shoulder seam.

Royal Army Service CorpsOther units of the army had titles in their arms-of service colours.Shown here is the yellow and blue of the Royal Army Service Corps.
and the blue and white of the Royal Signals