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Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 12-11-17, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 302
Posted By David Tremain
It looks like it's in brass. I've only seen them...

It looks like it's in brass. I've only seen them in white metal. Here's something I put together a few years ago and posted on the Forum, which might be of help.

David
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 11-11-17, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By David Tremain
I suspect that since he was wearing a bandolier,...

I suspect that since he was wearing a bandolier, he was mounted, so Royal Field Artillery (RFA).

David
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-11-17, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By David Tremain
Some fire departments here have rank slides like...

Some fire departments here have rank slides like that, i.e. Quebec.

David
Forum: Other Militaria 02-11-17, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By David Tremain
I know I've seen the stamp on one that someone in...

I know I've seen the stamp on one that someone in my militaria club had.

David
Forum: Other Militaria 01-11-17, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By David Tremain
Shouldn't there be a circular stamp on it to show...

Shouldn't there be a circular stamp on it to show that it had been authorized by the IRC?
David
Forum: CEF BOOK PROJECT 28-10-17, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By David Tremain
Great stuff, Bill. If only someone would do that...

Great stuff, Bill. If only someone would do that for British badges too.

Good seeing you at the Ottawa show last Sunday.

David
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 26-10-17, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 268
Posted By David Tremain
Is that the Gordon School that used to be in...

Is that the Gordon School that used to be in Gravesend? I don't think the school's there any more, but I remember it from when I went to school in Gravesend, but not that one. They used to be a rough...
Forum: General Topics. 25-10-17, 11:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,552
Posted By David Tremain
It looks more like one I have which was actually...

It looks more like one I have which was actually an artillery regiment, c.1890s:

Fifeshire Artillery Volunteers, forage cap (pre-1902), general pattern, WM, as for Grenadier Guards (KK838)

David
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 20-10-17, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 518
Posted By David Tremain
The one on the right looks like a repro. The one...

The one on the right looks like a repro. The one on the left looks OK.

David
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-10-17, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By David Tremain
Canadians wear a similar, or maybe the same, one....

Canadians wear a similar, or maybe the same, one.

David
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 16-10-17, 03:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,302
Posted By David Tremain
CANSOFCOM

Some of you might be interested in this article in today's 'Ottawa Citizen' about the new DEU for Canadian Special Forces:
...
Forum: General Topics. 13-10-17, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By David Tremain
Check to see if it has chocolate in it.:D ...

Check to see if it has chocolate in it.:D

David
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 08-10-17, 05:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 551
Posted By David Tremain
There's also this, which I tried to add earlier:...

There's also this, which I tried to add earlier: https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/37055/page/2263/data.pdf

David
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 08-10-17, 04:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 551
Posted By David Tremain
She's also listed here:...

She's also listed here: https://www.siv.archives-nationales.culture.gouv.fr/siv/rechercheconsultation/consultation/ir/pdfIR.action?irId=FRAN_IR_003495

David
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 28-09-17, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By David Tremain
At first glance it looks like a major's rank...

At first glance it looks like a major's rank badge, but now I'm not so sure as a major's badge has seven petals (for want of a better word).

David
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-09-17, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By David Tremain
Looks like it could be R.Sussex to me. David

Looks like it could be R.Sussex to me.
David
Forum: General Topics. 09-09-17, 04:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 581
Posted By David Tremain
Dean, here's a link to the Canadian Conservation...

Dean, here's a link to the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) in Ottawa, where I used to work. Then go to the Textiles section: http://canada.pch.gc.ca/eng/1439925167385

You might also want to...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 01-09-17, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By David Tremain
More likely Merchant Navy, belonging to one of...

More likely Merchant Navy, belonging to one of the shipping lines. It actually says MN in the link.

David
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 01-09-17, 04:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 269
Posted By David Tremain
Not really a book but...

I just received this notice from Abe Books and thought members might be interested in these glass plates of views of France in WW1. Wasn't sure where to post it so apologies if it's not in the right...
Forum: General Topics. 31-08-17, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By David Tremain
Perhaps it should be renamed Parcel Farce! ...

Perhaps it should be renamed Parcel Farce!

David
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 30-08-17, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 292
Posted By David Tremain
The two badges in the middle row above the...

The two badges in the middle row above the Corporal's stripes are Air Training Corps (ATC) badges: LH=Leading Cadet; RH=Senior Cadet. In my day, you had to achieve at least Leading Cadet status to be...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 29-08-17, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By David Tremain
Thanks John for putting me straight on that one. ...

Thanks John for putting me straight on that one.

David
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 29-08-17, 01:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By David Tremain
Interesting in the first photo that he has his...

Interesting in the first photo that he has his wings pinned onto the RH side of his blouse rather than the left.

David
Forum: General Topics. 28-08-17, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By David Tremain
Not a bad haul, considering you were probably...

Not a bad haul, considering you were probably half-asleep when you got them! Sometimes we just have to make that extra sacrifice and forgo the extra hour (or two) in bed.

David
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-08-17, 10:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 402
Posted By David Tremain
Surely they would have just worn a regular...

Surely they would have just worn a regular Despatch Rider badge?

David
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