Tips for interpreting photographs of men in uniform

Please note that this page is under construction at present.

What is that on his sleeve? Wound stripes
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Does your soldier have one or more straight stripes on his left sleeve, between cuff and elbow? He has wound stripe(s).

What is that on his sleeve? Overseas service chevrons
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Does your soldier have one or more upturned chevrons on his rightsleeve, between cuff and elbow? He has overseas service chevron(s).