Scarlet Tunics

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Red Coat (British Army) - History
... British soldiers fought in scarlet tunics for the last time at the Battle of Gennis in the Sudan on 30 December 1885 ... uniform" of the period including scarlet tunics, although some regiments sent from India were in khaki drill ... dress in 1902, most British infantry and some cavalry regiments continued to wear scarlet tunics on parade and for off-duty "walking out dress", until the outbreak of the First World War in 1914 ...

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