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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-05-18, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By Mike Jackson
I am baffled. The strange crown is vaguely...

I am baffled. The strange crown is vaguely similar to that on the badge of Sheffield University OTC (Cox, 1836). Mike
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 18-05-18, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By Mike Jackson
And, I believe, promptly banned by the War...

And, I believe, promptly banned by the War Office. Mike
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-05-18, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 293
Posted By Mike Jackson
Those could equally be Int Corps buttons. That...

Those could equally be Int Corps buttons. That would help focus the search. Mike
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 17-05-18, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By Mike Jackson
GSC

Thanks Marc.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 17-05-18, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By Mike Jackson
SGMI

Specialist Group Military Intelligence (SGMI). An extract from an article in the recently published 2017 Int Corps journal ("The Rose and the Laurel"): "Finally our thanks must go to the xxxxxx...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-05-18, 06:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 112
Posted By Mike Jackson
Irish headress badges

I have been asked by an old friend (ex 27th Foot and R Irish) and very discreet collector, if there is a reliable work of reference on Irish headdress badges - 1900 - 2000 ish. He is not a member of...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 11-05-18, 01:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 490
Posted By Mike Jackson
Paul, Many thanks. The "broken spur" was...

Paul,
Many thanks. The "broken spur" was perpetuated in WW2 by 74 (Surrey and Sussex Yeo) Med Regt RA.
Mike
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Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 11-05-18, 04:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 490
Posted By Mike Jackson
Paul, Did you also record the "broken spur"...

Paul,
Did you also record the "broken spur" refereed to originally? Mike
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-05-18, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 209
Posted By Mike Jackson
Worth watching - if only for the formation...

Worth watching - if only for the formation marching of firemen carrying ladders - almost Monty Python! Some of those fighting the fire are wearing unidentified shoulder titles. Mike
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Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 08-05-18, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By Mike Jackson
As a recognition aid................. 188253

As a recognition aid.................
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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 06-05-18, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By Mike Jackson
Rob, pm sent @1922 hts. Mike

Rob, pm sent @1922 hts. Mike
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 06-05-18, 01:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 208
Posted By Mike Jackson
Car Boot Sale

Found today in Somerset: the button is a GIVR, 25mm by Gaunt, London - RMA Sandhurst. The 15 Army Group sign is US-made but issued to a R Signals JNCO in Italy in 1945. Anyone interested in all...
Forum: Other Militaria 05-05-18, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2
RHA
Views: 204
Posted By Mike Jackson
RA Journal

The bulk issue of RA Journals is also on its way to a good home in PE28. Mike
Forum: Other Militaria 05-05-18, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2
RHA
Views: 204
Posted By Mike Jackson
This has now gone to a good home. But if anyone...

This has now gone to a good home. But if anyone is interested I have about 30 Royal Artillery Journals from the late 1940s to late 1950s. I have copied what I need so they deserve a better home...
Forum: Other Militaria 04-05-18, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2
RHA
Views: 204
Posted By Mike Jackson
RHA

I have a copy of The Journal of the Royal Artillery (luly 1956) for disposal. It contains a 25 page article "Some brief reference notes on the RHA, collected by Lt Col RHC Probert RA" with a splendid...
Forum: General Topics. 04-05-18, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By Mike Jackson
Oct 55: HQ 10 Armd Div formed in Tripoli with 25...

Oct 55: HQ 10 Armd Div formed in Tripoli with 25 Armd Bde (Queen's Bays, 10 Hussars, 5 RTR, 3 RHA and 1 KRRC). From "The British Army Overseas 1945-1970" by Malcolm A Bellis (for which many thanks)
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 04-05-18, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By Mike Jackson
On my screen this measures 175mm x 77 mm. 60% 0f...

On my screen this measures 175mm x 77 mm. 60% 0f these dimensions gives a width of 105mm and the height 46mm. Does this help?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-05-18, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By Mike Jackson
Here are some 2 AGRA signs. Mike 188071

Here are some 2 AGRA signs. Mike
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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-05-18, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By Mike Jackson
No. After the disbandment of First Army, the...

No. After the disbandment of First Army, the wearing of the sign was confined to 2 AGRA in Italy. With regards to BAOR shields, you are, I believe, thinking of variations on the theme of red cross...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 03-05-18, 04:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 750
Posted By Mike Jackson
I agree - absolutely. Mike

I agree - absolutely. Mike
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-04-18, 05:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By Mike Jackson
The formation sign is that of 21 Army Tk Bde...

The formation sign is that of 21 Army Tk Bde (below). Above that on the shoulder strap is an RTR regimental ribbon - in this case probably 48 RTR. Below the sign is 1/4 scale representation of the...
Forum: Indian Badges 29-04-18, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By Mike Jackson
Excellent image. Here are some less cheerful...

Excellent image. Here are some less cheerful Leicestershire Yeomen! Mike
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Forum: Indian Badges 29-04-18, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By Mike Jackson
I believe that the WW2 10th |Indian Division was...

I believe that the WW2 10th |Indian Division was perpetuated, post Independence/Partition in 1947, in the Pakistani Army. The sign you illustrate may be the post-War 10th Infantry Division. ...
Forum: Indian Badges 28-04-18, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By Mike Jackson
They look fine to me - identical to examples that...

They look fine to me - identical to examples that I've had for decades. The experts will know, but I believe that formation signs for those Indian Divisions that fought in Italy - 4th, 8th and 10th -...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 27-04-18, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By Mike Jackson
PM sent Mike

PM sent
Mike
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