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Extra resources for Redcaps Britain’s Military Police
He is depicted as he would have appeared on joining the new force - a man of 38 years in the undress uniform of the 7th (Queen's Own) Light Dragoon Hussars. Note his badge of rank, (a crown above a four-bar chevron), his pouch-belt and his 'swagger' whip. To the rear is a trooper of the ill-fated Mounted Staff Corps in 1855 (82). Swaddled in as much warm clothing as he can find, only his battered helmet - minus its plume - reminds the onlooker of his corps and function. His mount is portrayed in the typical condition captured by photographers of the Crimean campaign.
The corporal is armed with the 1796-pattern light cavalry sword, a pair of pistols in the holsters on his saddle-arch, and a 1796-pattern carbine. His mount's saddle and bridle are of the light cavalry pattern, with the saddle covered by a sheepskin. His cloak, folded and strapped above his holsters, gives the saddle a bulky appearance. His valise is strapped behind his saddle, and attached to it is a coil of rope and a cat-o'-nine-tails, two items essential to his duties. Maj. Thomas Trout of the 7th Hussars (81) reported for duty at Aldershot with the newlyraised Corps of Mounted Police.
Smith and Wesson pistol. By this time battledress was worn with a tie. 'Jungle green' replaced khaki drill in some tropical stations during the Second Wortd War. By the 1950s and 1960s it was the standard uniform in Malaya, as demonstrated by J2, a sergeant of the RMP. He wears shorts with corps-pattern hosetops and garter flashes. Note his badges of rank, the formation signs of Malaya Command, 'RMP' shoulder titles and medal ribbons indicating service in Palestine and Korea. 38 in. No. 2 pistol.
Redcaps Britain’s Military Police by Mike Chappell