A GROUP OF OFFICER'S 93RD BURMA INFANTRY AND 3RD BATTALION 20TH BURMA RIFLES UNIFORM FOR LIEUTENANT-COLONEL EDMUND BURD
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A GROUP OF OFFICER'S 93RD BURMA INFANTRY AND 3RD BATTALION 20TH BURMA RIFLES UNIFORM FOR LIEUTENANT-COLONEL EDMUND BURD

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A GROUP OF OFFICER'S 93RD BURMA INFANTRY AND 3RD BATTALION 20TH BURMA RIFLES UNIFORM FOR LIEUTENANT-COLONEL EDMUND BURD
An officer's Full Dress rifle pattern buff coloured tunic of the 93rd Burma Infantry, yellow facings, rank for 2nd Lieutenant and trousers, marked 'J.B. Johnstone, London and Dublin, E Burd Esq 93rd Burma 17.7.06'; an officer's Cold Weather Mess Dress rifle pattern jacket of the 93rd Burma Infantry, yellow facings, braided for the rank of Lieut-Colonel, two waistcoats and trousers, marked 'J.B. Johnstone, London and Dublin, E Burd Esq 93rd Burma 17.7.06'; assorted buttons including full set of 93rd Burma Infantry brass undress tunic buttons and 'BURMA' titles; an officer's Cold Weather Mess Dress jacket of the 20th Burma Rifles, red facings, black lace rank for Lieut-Colonel, waistcoat and trousers, dress miniatures, silver Burma Rifles collar badges, marked 'J.B Johnstone, London & Dublin, Lt Col E Burd 3/20 Burma Rifles, 27.9.24'; dress turban; green japanned trunk marked '3/20 Burma Rifles Lt Colonel Edmund Burd'; a 1st Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment dress sword belt and full dress sash
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Lot Essay

Lieutenant-Colonel Edmund Burd was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the 1st Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment in 1899. He was immediately sent to India to join his regiment and transfered to the Indian Army on 16 May, 1904. He was a member of the 93rd Burma Infantry, raised on the 85th Burma Rifles in 1917, and then commanded the 3rd Battalion 70th Burma Rifles and the renumbered 3rd Battalion 20th Burma Rifles in 1922. He retired in 1926.

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