Collecting Badges



Musician 1908 to 1909 Khaki Scout Badge

The musician badge could have been worn by first and second class scouts as well as scout masters. This badge was introduced in 1909.

This badge was worn on the lower part of your right arm, starting from the cuff upwards. Badges were positioned in order of achievement.. If you were a Scout Master the badge was worn on the left of your hat / Cap.

To earn this badge you had to achieve the following at the time

The Ability to play an instrument that would be of use in a band or orchestra [other than drums and triangle], and to read simple music, or to play drum properly and any kind of musical instrument or toy such as penny whistle, mouth organ etc. and sing a song