Fine scarce die-stamped blackened brass example on loops of the Longford Light Infantry Irish Militia glengarry badge circa 1874-81. Prince of Wales’ plumes lodged in a strung bugle. (KK 1289)
Raised in 1793 at Newtown Forbes as Prince of Wales' Royal Longford Militia; redesignated Rifles in 1854 and as Light Infantry in 1855; became 6th Bn. Rifle Brigade on Friday 1st July 1881.