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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-01-18, 05:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 323
Posted By John Mulcahy
Thanks Philip, I immediately note "Carlow...

Thanks Philip,

I immediately note "Carlow Rangers". Perhaps here is the source of the modern large scale production of the attached badge.

John
Forum: General Topics. 11-01-18, 11:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By John Mulcahy
What I see in my research on the Royal Munster...

What I see in my research on the Royal Munster Fusiliers is that as early as 1885 cloth shoulder titles, called patches in the records, scarlet worsted lettering on cotton khaki drill backgrounds,...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 09-01-18, 11:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By John Mulcahy
I fully agree and feel lucky to have a copy. ...

I fully agree and feel lucky to have a copy.

John
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 04-12-17, 10:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 325
Posted By John Mulcahy
I don't believe this to be genuine. I am of...

I don't believe this to be genuine.

I am of like mind to you, my reasoning...

1) The slider - it is against precedence and practice for pretty much every headdress badge used by the regiment...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-11-17, 04:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 438
Posted By John Mulcahy
The London Irish Rifles looks good to me ...

The London Irish Rifles looks good to me


See this link a (cached?) page from the Ulster Military History Society site that George Martin used to maintain for further commentry
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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-11-17, 04:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 438
Posted By John Mulcahy
Spot on Andy and a nice find Billy. According...

Spot on Andy and a nice find Billy. According Col. W. W. Mahon, The Irish Guards Star, its evolution in the Regiment since 1900, part 1 , The Irish Guards Journal 1986, p 44.

This is the star...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-11-17, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By John Mulcahy
Frank is spot on, it appears to be a valise star...

Frank is spot on, it appears to be a valise star (sometimes annotated as Greatcoat Ornament in records).

According to Col W.W. Mahon, The Irish Guards Star Part I, The Irish Guards Journal 1986, p...
Forum: General Topics. 19-11-17, 11:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 648
Posted By John Mulcahy
I agree, thanks for sharing I like the idea of...

I agree, thanks for sharing I like the idea of bringing collections to life like this by linking to individuals and places.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-11-17, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By John Mulcahy
Wayne The badge you post on the left is the...

Wayne

The badge you post on the left is the 1927 pattern regimental pattern badge for pipers. It is SPN 10173, sealed in May 1927 [WO359 / VOL. 18 p153] and appears as Badge Bonnet in the 1929...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-11-17, 05:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By John Mulcahy
Danny I have not found anything substantial...

Danny

I have not found anything substantial to date the many, minor variations of the rank & file star.

The raised central boss seems to have no particular significance for this pattern and...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-11-17, 05:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By John Mulcahy
I too think that this is genuine. John

I too think that this is genuine.

John
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-11-17, 05:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By John Mulcahy
any chance of seeing a close up 3/4 view of the...

any chance of seeing a close up 3/4 view of the loops?
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 29-10-17, 02:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 851
Posted By John Mulcahy
Mike this is perfect thanks. John

Mike

this is perfect thanks.

John
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 29-10-17, 05:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 851
Posted By John Mulcahy
Can anyone provide me with sealing dates or...

Can anyone provide me with sealing dates or general dates of wear for the following two versions of the corps cap badge please?

1) The Monogram "RAPC" surmounted by the Royal Crest and Imperial...
Forum: General Topics. 26-10-17, 11:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,790
Posted By John Mulcahy
hear, hear.

hear, hear.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 25-10-17, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By John Mulcahy
The single flat loop for collar badges was...

The single flat loop for collar badges was introduced under LC4483 of 01/03/1951. Generally two loops prior to this.

John
Forum: General Topics. 25-10-17, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By John Mulcahy
Thank you Jon I will get back to you to make...

Thank you Jon

I will get back to you to make the connection if this request here is not fruitful.

John
Forum: General Topics. 25-10-17, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By John Mulcahy
Looking for a copy of Army Order 50 of 1900

Can anyone provide me with a copy of the above A.O.?

The topic is the proposed increase of the Royal Munster Fusiliers by two additional regular line battalions and the resultant need to renumber...
Forum: General Topics. 23-10-17, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,698
Posted By John Mulcahy
By now it is well established that the antecedent...

By now it is well established that the antecedent regiments continued to wear their own insignia into the late 1920's. I recently picked up a copy of Short history of the 4th Royal Irish Dragoon...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-10-17, 03:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By John Mulcahy
I would agree, a collar badge modified for wear...

I would agree, a collar badge modified for wear in headdress is a likely explanation.

Several of the fusilier regiments seem to have adopted the practice of wearing smaller collar badge size...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-10-17, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 293
Posted By John Mulcahy
I agree

I agree
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-10-17, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By John Mulcahy
I think either of your suggestions are plausible....

I think either of your suggestions are plausible.

I have nothing on the matter to the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, but have two illustrations of a vertical embroidered grenade badge , collar...
Forum: Headdress 08-10-17, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By John Mulcahy
Thank you very much Leigh

Thank you very much Leigh
Forum: Headdress 08-10-17, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By John Mulcahy
Unknown Forage Cap yellow piping for ID

Can anyone pin down the unit to which this forage cap belongs please? It is not in my possession, it belongs to an acquaintance whom I visited recently and he is trying to identify the regiment.
...
Forum: General Topics. 07-10-17, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By John Mulcahy
It is a superb website, congratulations on...

It is a superb website, congratulations on producing such a beautiful labour of love. The forage cap section fills a big gap as does the officers collar badges .

John
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