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Old 10-05-15, 08:54 AM
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Default Signaller Grey Backing

Picked this interesting badge up at the car boot this morning.

75mm or 3inchs tall.

All suggestion welcome.

Rob
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Old 10-05-15, 09:16 AM
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Those flags look more like lances.
A wild guess - signallers badge, 17/21st L ?
Shouldn't take long to shoot that one down.
"Colonial"?
A Volunteer Rifles unit?
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Old 10-05-15, 03:45 PM
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I'm struggling to find any reference to a signallers badge where the left hand flag is white rather than blue?

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Old 10-05-15, 03:53 PM
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I can't find any reference to a British badge like it. The only grey background I can think of is, as Leigh suggests, pre 1881 Rifle Volunteers but I would think the badge is more recent than that.

I would also say colonial, or foreign.

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In Edwards & Langley they note an example of Black on Grey, with coloured flags, but not stating that the left is white.

Many Volunteer Battalions of Infantry wore grey uniforms upto 1908 so its more likely to be one of them.

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Old 26-12-17, 04:24 PM
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Just spotted a similar badge on in ASR142s album described as WW2 period Somerset Yeomanry Signallers Arm Badge?

Is that correct?

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He also has it available for sale in his website, listed in the last day or so, as Somerset Yeo.
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