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nahtE2004

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Hi! My grandmother had this old photo of someone wearing a military uniform and they had Canadian cap badge, however I could not find one the same online. I believe it is circa 1900. If anyone could identify what branch he belonged to that would be great :)
Many thanks

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He is an officer, so it is unlikely the RSM would be ordering him to purchase anything.... Officers purchased their own uniforms and equipment anyway.
 

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The buttons on his uniform seem similar to the buttons on the old "CF greens" great coat, or am I misremembering it.

There were "leather buttons" on the "great coat", which was basically a cheap, green copy of the "British Warm". The use of leather buttons on service dress tunics was not uncommon 100+ years ago, sometimes for convenience/availability and sometimes as regimental idiosyncrasy. Leather buttons can still be found on British Army uniforms, specifically on the service dress tunics (No. 2 dress) of officers of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards.
 
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