|3. Conduct of Appearance|
|Riding and Non Riding Members (Whilst in Australian Light Horse Uniform)
It is the responsibility of all members to maintenance their uniform, equipment and saddlery is good order and repair and present the highest possible standards of appearance.
Retired members of the Army:
Uniform is worn as follows:
(a) Ceremonial Dress is worn for all state and ceremonial occasions.
Chewing gum, slouching, sauntering, hands in pockets, smoking in the street (and in particular when mounted in public) walking arm-in-arm, hand-in-hand and any similar deportment which detracts from a military appearance in the eyes of the public is unacceptable for members in uniform.
Alignment of Uniform:
It is recommended that belt hooks be worn to support belts in the correct position when wearing jackets.
All members are not to wear jewellery of any type when in uniform.
|This section describes basic dress embellishments.
Australian Army Badge (Rising Sun) Kings crown:
Overseas Service Chevrons:
Only one sergeant per troop.
|Emblems or Unit Awards:
Emblems or Unit awards are worn on the right side, above the pocket of the shirt or Service dress jacket. Miniature emblems are worn on the right lapel of mess dress.Emu Plumes:
Emu plumes of approved design and dimensions are worn by all members. The plume is worn on the hat KFF with all orders of dress, it is centrally fixed on the left hand side behind the puggaree.
Order Decorations and MedalsThe Brass ether ‘A’:
Represent service related to Gallipoli (ANZAC) will NOT be worn over the unit colour patch.Medals:
Should be worn in accordance with Commonwealth Government Regulations. Family medals are worn on the right and only worn on Commemorative occasions such as ANZAC Day, Remembrance Day and Beersheba Day.
‘AUSTRALIA’ Shoulder Titles:
The following paragraphs describe the wearing and use of particular items of dress.
Hat Khaki Fur Felt:
Quote from the Australian Army:
‘The lanyard was generally worn looped around the left shoulder with the loose end in the breast pocket. In 1920 the position was changed to the right side to simplify retrieval of the loose end from the pocket when a bandolier was worn.’
Militia – white plaited cord are worn on the right shoulder of ceremonial and general duty orders of dress. The tail of the lanyard is tucked into the left hand side of the right hand breast pocket of the tunic.