East Middlesex Colours, Battle of Alma

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East Middlesex Colours, Battle of Alma

The silver frame contains portions of the Colours from the Crimea Campaign carried at The Battle of The Alma by the 77th East Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge's Own). It is designed after a church entrance, with 2 front panels. The left panel is engraved with the Coat of Arms of Ensign AF Maine (Queen's Colour) and the right panel is engraved with the initials of Ensign FJ Butts (Regimental Colour).

Inside are the raised crests of The Middlesex Regiment and The Duke of Cambridge, as well as a red and blue enamel etching of titles and contents. The original Colours are now lodged in St Paul's Cathedral.