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Predicate Object 1961.53 2013-08-12T00:00:00.000Z 1 2020-12-21T22:02:19.654Z 45 Royal Marines Light Infantry Regiment was first raised in 1664-1689 as the Lord Admiral's Maritime Regiment. The R.M.L.I. were in being from 1855-1923 and the R.M.A. from 1859 to 1923. In 1923 they were amalgamated to form the Corps of Royal Marines. Naval jacket: Colour Sergeant : Royal Marines Light Infantry uniform [pre-1923] Associated with Breckon family red jacket with white facing and navy collar and cuffs; seven buttons down front; waisted with brass belt hooks at sides; collar: stand-up collar, fastens with metal hooks and eyes, with black leather tag behind shoulder straps: navy with white facing; embroidered badge in white: globe inside laurel wreath; fastens with button near collar cuffs: three point cuffS, navy, with white facings, three buttons on each cuff skirt: back of skirt flaps with white facing and three buttons lining: fully lined: cream flannel inside body; white [silk] inside sleeves buttons: [brass]: crown and anchor inside circular band with ROYAL MARINES / LIGHT INFANTRY; laurel wreath around markings: marked inside jacket: black ink [stamped] CHAS BRECKON [and numbers] jacket, naval
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