Dress and Bearing

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B E A R I N G.

You will be representing South Africa and your comrades, so please bear this in mind. You will also be in the public eye.

DRESS FOR  PARADES

South African Legion (UK) event or parade (formal event and or parade).

  1. Black blazer with SAL blazer badge on the left pocket.
  2. White or blue shirt (white preferred).
  3. SAL tie.
  4. Black or grey trousers with a black belt or, as alternative when wearing braces cut trousers, braces.
  5. SAL Green Beret or Regimental Headdress.
  6. Issued medals on the left chest – court mounted.
  7. SAL pin on the left lapel.
  8. If worn, the RBL poppy pin or paper poppy is to be worn above the SAL pin on the left lapel.
  9. Merit, operational and qualification badges.
  10. Black shoes.

 

Royal British Legion event (in particular the Cenotaph parade).

  1. Black blazer with SAL blazer badge on the left pocket.
  2. White or blue shirt (white preferred).
  3. SAL tie.
  4. Black or grey trousers with a black belt or, as alternative when wearing braces cut trousers, braces.
  5. Issued medals on the left chest – court mounted.
  6. Ancestor medals – in direct decent – on the right chest.
  7. SAL pin on the left lapel.
  8. If worn, the RBL poppy pin or paper poppy is to be worn above the SAL pin on the left lapel.
  9. Merit, operational and qualification badges: not worn.
  10. Black shoes.

 

 


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