Egyptian Police, 1939?

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Egyptian Police, 1939?

Post  Sean on Sun 05 May 2013, 7:30 am

Not sure who the Corporal in the background is. Possibly a ceremonial or guard uniform for the Egyptian Police. From 1939.
And the officer next to him? Palace guard?




But a police Sergeant nearby simply wore white gloves, so I don't know.

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Re: Egyptian Police, 1939?

Post  mohamedhossam on Wed 22 May 2013, 6:31 pm

Second picture, from left to right:
Army Lt. Colonel in Court Dress (Levee?) Uniform (Winter) [shoulder cords appear to show a star and a crown]
Royal Guard Corporal

Here is a Royal Guard a few years later (1950)



King Fouad I's funeral cortege 1936. You can see two officers in the right side of the photo in the summer version of the Court Dress Uniform (note the black mourning armbands)

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