Bomb Disposal Arm Badge (Army)

Bomb Disposal Arm Badge
WW2 vintage badge – bomb with black rings

Embroidered with yellow and black (WW2) or yellow and blue thread on red felt or wool. Also printed. A bomb with tail fins, pointing downwards.

Designed by Queen Mary in 1940 initially for the identification of bomb disposal personnel of the Royal Engineers active during the London blitz.
Continued to be worn post war by RE bomb disposal units and Ordnance Disposal Squadrons.

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