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  • 3 months later...

I would suggest that the uniform is Finnish. The jacket and badges are of the type worn in Finland between 1918 and 1922. Sometimes described as the 'Swedish type uniform'.

I have just adjusted my monitor and I can now see the S within a circle on the arm band. I am sure that is one of the Finnish Civil Guard arm bands

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What uniform is he wearing ?

Austria ? I haven?t seen a armbadge like this before :unsure:

Christer

First Picture is Swedish volunteer 1918 in Finland. Capt. Adolf Hamilton with Winter hat. Second is another swedish volunteer Colonel Ernst Linder who is wearing "Summer Cap". I would guess both uniforms look very much like the one in Thread opener.

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The second officer is a Major General. Finnish officers used to wear collar laces, strikingly similar to Austro-Hungarian ones. The rank is denoted by a single lion on the collar. The ribbon in the buttonhole is of the Prussian Iron Cross.

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