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Old 10-09-17, 09:33 PM
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Not a para helmet but a despatch riders helmet. Same shell but different liner and chin strap.

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Ah yes, that makes more sense.

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Old 11-09-17, 05:10 AM
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Here it is, thanks to the original poster Steve.

The cover of picture post from October 1944.

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The Sgt has no formation sign, but the gamin in the helmet is sporting a medal ribbon! Mike
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Old 11-09-17, 06:34 AM
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It appears this picture was discussed years ago on the WW2talkforum.

Then it was suggested that Sgt Instructors wore trade badges this way?

http://ww2talk.com/index.php?threads...2/#post-436140

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Old 11-09-17, 11:06 AM
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And here is the original picture with Formation badge still in place.

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Old 09-11-17, 03:37 PM
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Maybe there weren't any rules?

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Old 09-11-17, 04:02 PM
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That's a very interesting addition.
Rules? What rules?!
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Old 29-11-17, 03:19 PM
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I'm pleased with this new purchase, the backing appears very dark blue or black.

Could it be RN or Royal Marines?

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Old 22-01-18, 09:22 AM
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A new purchase, Feb 25th 1946, No2 Depot C.A.?

It appears that this Driver Mechanic may have been entitled to the "C" trade badge?

Also interesting that a class C Driver Mechanic was only the equivalent of a Mechanics helper which doesn't sound very impressive.

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http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/for...ctureid=154077

these need a new home, i have number of trade badges for swapping including these here
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See me email and reserve me the G in wreath with star please.

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See me email and reserve me the G in wreath with star please.

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No email received as yet, i have 52 various Trade badges for swapping.
but yes your name is on it .
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I have sent it a few minutes a go.

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