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A good die-stamped brass (originally blackened) issue. Crowned curled bugle horn with shamrock to centre, all resting on straight tri-part Gaelic scroll. Three loops to reverse.
Raised in 1793 at Mullingar as Westmeath Militia, redesignated Westmeath Rifles in 1855 and became 9th Bn. Rifle Brigade on 1st July 1881.