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By Philip J. Haythornthwaite

The main implacable of Napoleon's continental enemies, on the outbreak of conflict Austria maintained an unlimited military, yet one rooted firmly within the 18th century. Hampered through the inherent conservatism of the hierarchy, the Austrians needed to struggle the main smooth military in Europe. regardless of this the regulars, who have been drawn from many territories below Austrian sway, played with nice self-discipline, solution and stoicism. This name examines intimately the supplier, uniforms, deployment and improvement of the Austrian infantry through the Napoleonic Wars, protecting Line infantry, gentle infantry, Grenz-Infanterie, Landwehr military, and Frei-Corps units.

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Also in ships in harbour, naval air stations and naval air sections during working hours, and non-ceremonial occasions, but not by duty Officers. As with No. 5A Dress, Commanders-in-Chief and Flag Officers Commanding had discretionary powers to vary the rules for the wearing of No. 5B Dress in exceptional circumstances. Working dress for air crews was not to be worn on shore outside naval establishments except when travelling by rail or road directly to or from a flight or duty connected with aircraft; nor was it to be worn during leave, or when proceeding to or from places of residence.

6, No. 7, No. 11 and No. 12 Dresses. A pre-1933 Frock Coat laced to a Lieutenant Commander Engineer RN. The double row of five buttons was used until 1933. At right is the rear of the coat. Frock Coat The Frock Coat was worn by all commissioned Officers, subordinate Officers above the rank of Midshipman, commissioned Officers from warrant rank and Warrant Officers. It was a blue cloth double-breasted coat with a padded turn-down collar. It had two rows of four buttons, with three buttoning. Prior to July 1933 the coat had two rows of five buttons, four to button.

3 Frock Coat with epaulette dress. Sub Lieutenant RNVR (Sp) wearing the No. 4 Dress as off-duty daytime wear with white trousers, buckskin shoes, white gloves and white cap cover. The Officers’ walking stick was usually carried with this dress, worn without the sword or sword belt. Admiral Sir Charles Forbes inspects a Royal Marine guard on board HMS Nelson following his appointment as Commander-in-Chief Home Fleet in 1938. Admiral Forbes wears the No. 4 Frock Coat Dress with sword and Undress belt.

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