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Group photo of British officers in the WWI.

I would be happy for any information of the units and/or medals! I guess the firs fom left is Genaral Service Corps, and the second one is The Buckinghamshire Batallion, 3. South Wales Borderers? 4.?. 5. East Yorkshire Regiment? 6?

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What is the rank of the officer with the three cuff stripes? I cannot see the pips because his arms are crossed. I am assuming that he is a Major?

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I am surprised to see the 1st Lt with more campaign awards that the rest. Possible prior enlisted or NCO?

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Not General Service Corps I'm afraid, which was a Second World War formation, nor are they officers of the General List - they are infact officers of the Labour Corps. The officer to our far right appears to be wearing a G.S. cap badge, but it isn't and so I wonder if he's Manchesters. Again the one described as the Bucks Battalion, is a bit baffling, as I can find no reference of them wearing collar badges.

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The Labour Corps would lend plausibility to my theory that the well decorated Lt. s a former ranker, as a number of senior NCOs were given commissions in the L.C. I believe officers in the Corps wore their original unit badges as well, rather than the LC badge, but I may be wrong on that - half remembering something I read elsewhere not to long ago.

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The Labour Corps would lend plausibility to my theory that the well decorated Lt. s a former ranker, as a number of senior NCOs were given commissions in the L.C. I believe officers in the Corps wore their original unit badges as well, rather than the LC badge, but I may be wrong on that - half remembering something I read elsewhere not to long ago.

Both Officers and OR's of the Labour Corps wore the G.S. cap badge from the formation of the Corps as stated in Army Council Instruction 611, Para 17 of the 13th April 1917, The Labour Corps badge, which we are more familiar with, didn't make it's appearance until the end of the War.

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