Tunic of Lieutenant-Colonel E.C.L. Durnford, Royal Marine Artillery. The tunic is of blue wool and has a standup collar of buckram faced with red wool and edged with gold lace.  There is a silver threadwork badge of an exploding grenade on either side of the collar which is for Artillery. Both shoulders have plaited gold shoulder straps with rank badges. The tunic is single-breasted and closes with eight gilt brass buttons with Royal Marines Artillery insignia.

Tunic of Lieutenant-Colonel E.C.L. Durnford, Royal Marine Artillery. The tunic is of blue wool and has a standup collar of buckram faced with red wool and edged with gold lace. There is a silver threadwork badge of an exploding grenade on either side of the collar which is for Artillery. Both shoulders have plaited gold shoulder straps with rank badges. The tunic is single-breasted and closes with eight gilt brass buttons with Royal Marines Artillery insignia.

Royal Marines from 40 Commando on a security patrol at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Photographs By Cpl Mark Ballantyne / © Crown copyright

Royal Marines from 40 Commando on a security patrol at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Photographs By Cpl Mark Ballantyne / © Crown copyright

SOLDIERS- Stadden: NAP- Britain: Uniforms of the British Royal Marines 1812-1814, by Charles Stadden.

SOLDIERS- Stadden: NAP- Britain: Uniforms of the British Royal Marines 1812-1814, by Charles Stadden.

ROYAL MARINES. THE HOKEY POKEY MAN AND AN INSANE HAWKER OF FISH BY CONNIE DURAND, AVAILABLE ON AMAZON KINDLE.

ROYAL MARINES. THE HOKEY POKEY MAN AND AN INSANE HAWKER OF FISH BY CONNIE DURAND, AVAILABLE ON AMAZON KINDLE.

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