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Artillery Shoulder Straps, 2 regiments


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Shoulder strap, September 1915 for

Feldartillerie-Regiment Prinzregent Luitpold von Bayern (Magdeburgisches) No.4
based in Magdeburg, raised 1814. As from September 1915 shoulder straps for all field artillery units were bright red. Backing in fieldgrey.
Below the crowned monogram of PRL is a flaming artillery grenade. Prinzregent Luitpold ruled Bavaria from 1886 till 1912 (Interregnum).   The regiment belonged to the IV. A.K. (Prussia)

Shoulder strap, 1914/15 for

1.Feldartillerie-Regiment Prinzregent Luitpold (Bavaria)
based in München, raised 1824 and belonged to the I. Bavarian Armee Korps. After the outbreak of war, some shoulder straps were subject to simpified manufacture and without piping. On rough stonegrey serge. Monogram PRL slightly faded, damage to crown. The Bavarian artillery regiments wore no grenade on shoulder straps



Königlich Bayerisches 1. Feldartillerie-Regiment  Prinz-Regent Luitpold, Einjährig-Freiwilliger


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