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Forum: General Topics. Today, 07:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,321
Posted By leigh kitchen
And wording indicating that they're off duty,...

And wording indicating that they're off duty, standing easy, stood down, "Roll Call", something similar?
Forum: General Topics. Today, 05:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,321
Posted By leigh kitchen
An avatar that consists of or includes a poppy...

An avatar that consists of or includes a poppy symbol?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 06:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 344
Posted By leigh kitchen
I'd go with that Alex, shaped to slot in to...

I'd go with that Alex, shaped to slot in to something which may feature a garter surround to the rose?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 03:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 354
Posted By leigh kitchen
I don't regard it as my job to police the forum,...

I don't regard it as my job to police the forum, but as I recall you seemed a little irked when you were asked a while back if you were seeking assistance re. badges you intended to sell.

Nobody's...
Forum: General Topics. 13-06-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,321
Posted By leigh kitchen
Hansard, 1913, mentions St George's Day Roses, St...

Hansard, 1913, mentions St George's Day Roses, St Patrick's Day shamrock etc:
...
Forum: General Topics. 13-06-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 505
Posted By leigh kitchen
It will be, and anodised aluminium buttons don't...

It will be, and anodised aluminium buttons don't fare well against such brass ware and I suppose may scratches the instruments - are the Guards still wearing brass belt lockets or have they changed...
Forum: General Topics. 13-06-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 505
Posted By leigh kitchen
Was he wearing a scarlet covering, protecting the...

Was he wearing a scarlet covering, protecting the front of the tunic?
Forum: General Topics. 12-06-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 505
Posted By leigh kitchen
I only dipped into coverage, didn't watch the...

I only dipped into coverage, didn't watch the whole thing - who was the poor chap using his sword as a walking stick?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-06-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By leigh kitchen
A few threads about Hunts Cyclist, Home Guard,...

A few threads about Hunts Cyclist, Home Guard, Kimbolton School badges, slider positioning mentioned in some,
...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 11-06-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 217
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yep, not that I knew at the time I got it - along...

Yep, not that I knew at the time I got it - along with some other Gaunt B'ham Yeomanry badges.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 11-06-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 217
Posted By leigh kitchen
I have the gilding metal by Gaunt - Gaunt...

I have the gilding metal by Gaunt - Gaunt B'ham......

Not quite as desirable as your Gaunt London.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 11-06-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 184
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yep (I've only got about three photos of 15th...

Yep (I've only got about three photos of 15th Londons, all WWI, Service Dress, blackened badges).
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 11-06-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 184
Posted By leigh kitchen
Initially I considered 15th London and had...

Initially I considered 15th London and had remembered the Osprey illustration but had convinced myself the badge would probably be black.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 11-06-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 184
Posted By leigh kitchen
The 15th Londons, from "British Territorial Units...

The 15th Londons, from "British Territorial Units 1914 - 18", by Mike Chappell.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 11-06-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 184
Posted By leigh kitchen
I was wondering - there's a nice colour plate of...

I was wondering - there's a nice colour plate of them in one of the Osprey's I'd been too lazy to dig it out. I will now.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 11-06-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 184
Posted By leigh kitchen
Is there another badge below the crossed rifles...

Is there another badge below the crossed rifles (I'm seeing something similar to a small Scouts badge but I think I'm getting a bit carried away there - a crown?).
There's more than likely nothing...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 11-06-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 285
Posted By leigh kitchen
This sold on ebay a few days ago, I liked it but...

This sold on ebay a few days ago, I liked it but can't afford to buy everything I like.......
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-06-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 414
Posted By leigh kitchen
The War Diaries of the 4th Bn are listed amongst...

The War Diaries of the 4th Bn are listed amongst those on or due to be put online by The National Archives, it could be that there's mention in them of the man and his actions that won him the MM and...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 10-06-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 285
Posted By leigh kitchen
They were a "Corps" within the RBL?

They were a "Corps" within the RBL?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-06-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 414
Posted By leigh kitchen
Looks like he was a Prisoner of War from June...

Looks like he was a Prisoner of War from June 1918 "until"January 1919.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-06-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 414
Posted By leigh kitchen
First Name: R Surname: McCormick Resided...

First Name:
R
Surname:
McCormick
Resided Town:
Liverpool
Rank:
Private
Service Number:
39218
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-06-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 414
Posted By leigh kitchen
First Name: R Surname: McCormick Incident...

First Name:
R
Surname:
McCormick
Incident Details:
War Office Daily List No.5776
Report Date:
20/01/1919
Rank:
Corporal
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-06-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 414
Posted By leigh kitchen
A quick wikipedia check on 3rd Bn 3rd...

A quick wikipedia check on 3rd Bn

3rd (Reserve) Battalion
On the outbreak of war the battalion was embodied at Seaforth on 4 August 1914 under Lt-Col H.H. Hobson, commanding officer (CO) since...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-06-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 414
Posted By leigh kitchen
The "R" you refer to is the "R" after "L'pool"? ...

The "R" you refer to is the "R" after "L'pool"?
It's an abbreviation for "Regiment".
The 3rd Bn served in England and I think Wales during WWI, and Ireland
Forum: Headdress 09-06-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 713
Posted By leigh kitchen
Herbert Johnson caps are marked by appointment to...

Herbert Johnson caps are marked by appointment to the Queen so presumably the warrant has been granted.
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