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5TH DRAGOON GUARDS OFFICERS HELMET-MAJOR HOARE-RESERVED Swords
ad ref. GS136B0E1

Exeter, South WestPublished 7 Months ago
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CategoryBlades
SubcategorySwords
ConditionUsed
Sale typeTrade
Make5TH DRAGOON GUARDS OFFICERS HELMET-MAJOR HOARE-RESERVED
Antiqueyes
Your reference415
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5TH DRAGOON GUARDS OFFICER'S HELMET-MAJOR HOARE-RESERVED

Good condition officer's helmet with skull retaining about 80% of its gilding. Helmet tin with brass owner's name plate, and locking catch absent. In May 1885 Herbert Hoare transferred as a Lieutenant from the 3rd Battalion Oxfordshire Light Infantry to the 5th Dragoon Guards, and was promoted to Captain in 1893. Promoted to Major in July 1899, wounded in the Battle of Ladysmith on 30/11/1899, and received the OBE in 1919.

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