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Help ID ww1 Army Sleeve Insignia

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Hello

What does the Diamond insignia with an R represent?

WW1 Railhead and Regulation station?

Thank you

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Railhead and Regulating Station SSI. The border and letter "R" colors show which railhead or regulating station the SSI represents.

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Correct on the ID, but does this photo give a regiment? Clues suggest 17th Engineers.


"It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts."

*Sherlock Holmes in "A Scandal in Bohemia"*

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Looking at a 1963 Trading Post, the two possibilities, based on colors - either the Treves Railhead (yellow R, red border, black diamond/lozenge) or Liffel Le Grand Railhead (white R, red border, black diamond/lozenge). If a clue is a collar disk w/ 17 and and Engr castle, well then, you got me. 17th Engrs.


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