Unless otherwise directed officers will on all occasions appear dressed in the same order as their men.
Blue Patrol Jackets will be made without side pockets, and the shoulder straps will be sewn down.
Boots.— Lace Boots with toe caps will be worn by all unmounted officers; in mess dress patent leather shoes with black silk socks, and in levee dress patent leather Wellington boots with straps. On ordinary occasions mounted officers may wear trousers and shoes at the regimental mess, but elsewhere, or when regimental guests are invited, overalls, and straps with patent leather Wellington boots and evening spurs will be worn.
The Chain of the Indian Helmet is to have solid links and to be without lining.
Collars of Tunics and of all Jackets are to be cut square and fastened with two hooks.
The Gorget Button, as on the tunic, will be worn on the collars of all jackets.
Head-dresses will always be worn straight on the head.
Helmet Ornaments and Badges of Rank on great coats and on white or khaki clothing worn in India, are to be of gilding metal not gilt or brass. The position of the latter on the shoulder strap or cord will be one inch from the outer edge. When more than one badge is worn there will be a quarter of an inch between the extremities of each.
Leggings.—When these are worn the trousers will be pulled up and turned over the top, so as to cover the strap and buckle, but to leave the three buttons showing.
Mess Ties to be of black satin not less than one inch and a quarter wide with square ends.
Mess Waistcoats must be cut sufficiently low to allow of the three shirt studs, which are to be worn in mess dress, being shown.
Mounted Officers on all unmounted duties, and majors commanding companies when on unmounted garrison duties or on parade on foot in command of two or more companies, wear overalls with straps, Wellington boots and spurs.
The Regulation Saddle, as described in the dress Regulations, with a brown leather flounce in India, will be used by all mounted officers.
Sashes will be sewn together three inches wide, and will be worn, with the tunic, between the second and fourth buttons.
The Silver Bugle on the glengarry and fatigue caps is to be placed two inches from the front and one and a half inches from the lower edge of the cap. The length of the ribbons of the former is to be seven inches.
The Slings of the Sabretache will be attached to the sword belt so as to be, when worn with the tunic, at equal intervals in the space between the short sling and the left button at the waist behind.
Sticks are not to be carried by officers when swords are worn.
Sword belts are to be of white buff leather. Enamelled belts may be worn in undress. The length of the short sling must be such as to keep the scabbard just clear of the ground. Swords must not be allowed to trail on the ground.
Sword knots.—The gold lace and buff sword knots are to be wound round the hilt of the sword so as to bring the acorn close up to the hilt; the brown leather ones are to be passed twice round the upper part of the hilt, close to the handle, and to hang loose.
White Shirt Collars worn in undress.—The height above the jacket collar must not exceed half an inch, and the width of space between the edges in front will be two inches.
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