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Personal logo Field Marshal Supporting Member of TMP05 Nov 2023 4:09 p.m. PST

So I have built two battalions of Perry plastics Brits for the Sudan. Now I have realised the plastics all have puttees. I have put the Sudan/Burma sun helmets on them as I intended them to be RMLI and KRRC. Now reading uniform guides it would seem they both had their trousers loose. Not sure it matters but the metals have the right uniform. So do I now paint these up as other regiments or just go with the puttees?

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nnascati Supporting Member of TMP05 Nov 2023 4:22 p.m. PST

I'd go with puttees. Assuming the reconquest.

Col Durnford Supporting Member of TMP06 Nov 2023 3:06 p.m. PST

I believe the were only worn loose in the early period with the gray uniforms. The exception being the Guard Camel Corps with puttees.

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