Badges & Insignia East Surrey Regiment Cap Badge King's crown type bimetal cap badge of the regiment. The central shield bears the Arms of Gilford. Insignia of the 5th Division The British 5th Infantry Division was established by Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington for service in the Peninsula War and has been active for most of the period since, including World War I and World War II.
East Surrey Regiment 1 st Battalion In 1916, the 1st Battalion took part in the great battles of the River Somme, and distinguished itself notably at Morval in September. The Battalion took part in many of the great battles of 1917, such as Arras, the Third Battle of Ypres and, perhaps the worst, Passchendaele. After a four month tour on the Italian Front, the Battalion was back in France in March 1918, and was engaged in the Battles of Albert and Bapaume, and the subsequent advance to victory.
Rifle carried by John Madden Short Magazine Lee-Enfield Mk I 1904–1926 The Lee-Enfield bolt-action, magazine-fed, repeating rifle was the main firearm used by the military forces of the British Empire/Commonwealth during the first half of the 20th century. It was the British Army's standard rifle from its official adoption in 1895 until 1957
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