In Dress Regulations for the Officers of the Army, 1900, as far as the Regiment is concerned, there is little that is actually new, though several articles of dress have been altered since the last edition of the Regulations.
The following paragraphs are extracted as being of particular Regimental interest:--
8. Collars and Neckties.—Collars, white linen, are worn in undress uniform in the 7th Hussars and in the Oxfordshire Light Infantry, With white or khaki frocks they are optional, but all officers of a unit must be dressed alike. The collar is not to show more than 1/8 inch above the uniform. With dress waistcoats open in front, or kamarbands, collars, and black neckties (white in the Oxfordshire Light Infantry) are worn,
16. Helmets.—(c.) In Light Infantry, the helmet is covered with dark green cloth.
31. whistles.—There is no sealed pattern, but all officers of a unit should carry the same pattern. They will be attached to a silk lanyard of the colour of the frock, except in Light Infantry, in which the lanyard will be dark green.
580. The undermentioned Regiments wear Mess Dress of the Authorised Regimental patterns:--
The Oxfordshire Light Infantry.—Jacket: collar, roll, scarlet silk ; shoulder straps, scarlet; cuffs, white, half-gauntlet, four buttons in a fly ; piping, none. Waistcoat.- white, washing.
595. Forage Cap.—Not worn.
596. Field Cap and Lanyard, dark green.
597. Sword Knot (undress).—Black leather of regimental pattern.
598. Linen Collars.—In undress, the officers of the Oxfordshire Light Infantry are allowed to wear white linen collars. (See paragraph 8.)
1215. Mess Dress, all foreign stations except Canada.
kamarbands.—Silk of the following colour:—Light Infantry Regiments, green.
Appendix I.—Badges and Devices.
The Oxfordshire Light Infantry.--
On button.--Scalloped edge ; within a laurel wreath a bugle with strings ; below the bugle " Oxfordshire." For the mess dress the title is below the wreath.
On the, collar.--Edgeless button; on the button, within a laurel wreath, a bugle with strings ; above the bugle, the Crown : below the wreath " Oxfordshire." A piece of gold Russia braid, 2 1/2 inches long, attached to the button.
On helmet-plate.—In silver, on a ground of black enamel, a bugle with strings. On the universal scroll " The Oxfordshire Lt. Infy."
On the waist-plate.—In silver, on a frosted gilt or gilded metal centre, a bugle with strings. On the circle" Oxfordshire Light Infantry."
On the Forage-Cap.—Forage-cap not worn.
On the Field-Cap.—In silver, a bugle and strings.
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