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A Victorian Naval Rating Equipped for Shore Service with the Naval Brigade, 1900
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A Victorian Naval Rating Equipped for Shore Service with the Naval Brigade, 1900

Measurements: Height overall: 46cm (18in)

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Silvered bronze on turned oak base.

Drawn from detachments of sailors and Royal Marines, the Naval Brigades were the main means by which British seamen saw active service between 1850 and 1914. Officers and men received land warfare training at H.M.S. Excellent at Portsmouth, and were landed ashore to undertake naval operations or in support the army in a wide variety of campaigns around the globe. The present figure can be dated to the period circa 1900 when Naval Brigades were landed in support of operations against the Boers in South Africa and the Boxers in China.
 

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