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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Buckmaster’s Light Infantry.
 
The 3rd West India Regiment was so called from Buckmaster, the tailor, who used to issue “Light Infantry uniforms” to the officers of the corps without any authority from the Commander-in-Chief.   1
 


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