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Last Hussar26 Feb 2019 2:39 a.m. PST

Did these follow the infantry pom poms in colour = squadron?
Internet gave pictures of small dogs

Thanks

Personal logo Artilleryman Supporting Member of TMP26 Feb 2019 4:36 a.m. PST

The companies were identified with pom-pom colours as follows:

1st Squadron
Compagnie d'elite red.
5th Compagnie – red and white.

2nd Squadron
2nd Compagnie sky blue.
6th Compagnie – sky blue and white.

3rd Squadron
3rd Compagnie aurore.
7th Compagnie aurore and white.

4th Squadron
4th Compagnie violet.
8th Compagnie violet and white.

Hope that helps.

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP26 Feb 2019 7:05 a.m. PST

Ask and you shall receive, The Good Book says.

Well I have learnt something there too from Artilleryman…thanks

Last Hussar26 Feb 2019 8:17 a.m. PST

Cheers.
Is that the bottom half white?

Personal logo Artilleryman Supporting Member of TMP26 Feb 2019 9:06 a.m. PST

It varied from regiment to regiment. I have some regiments with top white and others with top coloured.

Camcleod26 Feb 2019 9:57 a.m. PST

Or white centers – from the Mont St. Jean site.

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Last Hussar26 Feb 2019 11:55 a.m. PST

Thank you. Pom poms done

Personal logo Artilleryman Supporting Member of TMP26 Feb 2019 12:08 p.m. PST

The white centres were for the disc-type pom-poms which were added later in the wars which were not really pom-poms.

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