|Officer's In Zululand
|Boer War Christmas tins being packaged for shipment to South Africa, circa 1900
|Ranks was sometimes work in metal on the
collar. Lack of epaulets indicates pre 1881
|This frock is of Melton wool. A serge is also of
Foot. Green wrap around collar.
|The Patrol Jacket was a favorite
with Officer's while in the field.
There were various patterns and
many times Regimental. The above
would be for most Line Infantry
Most Officer's in Zululand circa 1879 wore
either the Patrol Jacket or this "Indian"
Pattern frock. In general, frocks were of a
looser cut than Home Service or full dress
tunics. Metal collar badges, and
embroidered Regimental numerals on
epaulets. Rank is indicated by lace on the
|Original Cavalry Officer's Rd Patrol