Cap badge, other ranks, Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers), 1914 (c)
This unit was formed by the amalgamation of 87th (Royal Irish Fusiliers) Regiment of Foot and the 89th (Princess Victoria's) Regiment of Foot in 1881.
The regiment wore two cap badges, the coronet of Princess Victoria (granted to the 89th Foot in the 1830s) pinned above a flaming grenade. On the ball of the latter is the Irish harp with the Prince of Wales's plume, coronet and motto 'Ich Dien' (I serve) above.
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