This instrument was made to honour the memory of Frank William Luard, from the Royal Marine Light Infantry, killed in action on 13th July 1915, in Gallipoli. It is a double-coiled bugle made entirely of hallmarked sterling silver. It has an hallmarked sterling silver mouthpiece with a long shank (integral tuning bit), with broken chain.
Boosey & Hawkes [Corporation]
National Museum of the Royal Navy
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- Place of production:
London (Timezone: Europe/London)
- Hornbostel-Sachs classification:423.121.22 End-blown labrosones with curved or folded tubes, with mouthpiece
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- Decorative elements:Embossed badge of the Royal Marines on bell. Red, yellow and blue worsted cord with tassels.
- Inscriptions:Stamped on garland: Boosey & Hawkes / London [serial #]|Engraved on bell: Colonel 2nd Commandant / F.W. Luard R.M.L.I. / Killed in Action 13th July, 1915, Gallipoli / from / Admiral of the Fleet Sir Arthur Wilson / and Officers HMS Exmouth 1904-7 / In memory of A Gallant Shipmate|Stamped on mouthpiece shank: Henry Potter & Co.
- Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.121.22 End-blown labrosones with curved or folded tubes, with mouthpiece
- Repository:National Museum of the Royal Navy
- Measurements:Length: 330mm; Bell diameter: 100mm