Capt Thomas Allport of the 5th Battalion


A clear image of the OSD bronze Tiger and Rose collar badge being worn. 

Capt Thomas Allport of the 5th Battalion in trenches near Ypres 1915. His bronze Officer Service Dress ‘cap badge’ type collar badges can be clearly seen. It should be noted that both collar badges are left facing and the letter ‘T’ (for Territorial) is fitted below the badge.

This is a photograph in an album in the York and Lancaster regimental archive showing an Officer of the 5th Battalion in a trench near Ypres in WW1. Archive reference no 578-K/6/6/1/1titled ‘Capt Allport killed by sniper Aug 1st 1915’.


Courtesy of Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council, Archives and Local Studies Service