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Wire Embroidered 'R' Mess Dress

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Regulation size ‘R’ to signify retired officer status.

Army Dress Regulations Part 2 Section5 

02.303     Reserve of Officers, Retired Officers and Ex-officers.  Officers of the categories detailed below are to wear a metal symbol ‘R’ below their badges of rank when authorized to wear uniform unless special dispensation has been granted from PS12(A)
a.     Retired officers of the Regular Army.
b.     Ex-officers of the Regular Army.
c.     Ex-officers of the Territorial Army and Territorial Army Volunteer Reserve
d.     Officers in Cadet Units.  Officers serving with Combined Cadet Force or Army Cadet Force units do not wear the ‘R’ symbol on occasions when they are wearing CCF/ACF titles.

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