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Forum: Army Yesterday, 04:07 PM
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Posted By loupie1961
6th SA Armoured Division Rhodesia Orange Tabs

A recent purchase: a couple of Orange tabs with Rhodesia worsted in black. In my collection I have a slip on epaulette with a GREEN tab, so I am assuming that Rhodesians would eventually wear ORANGE...
Forum: Indian Badges 24-03-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 199
Posted By loupie1961
Well, not really: I have posted on purpose! :D

Well, not really: I have posted on purpose! :D
Forum: Indian Badges 20-03-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 199
Posted By loupie1961
Frontier Force Regiment Arc Title

A recent purchase: it's a Frontier Force Regiment Arc Title, worsted in red on black cloth: late or post-war, pre-partition? Thank you so much for your knowledge, gentlemen!
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 26-02-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 555
Posted By loupie1961
1st KDG? Private message sent!

1st KDG? Private message sent!
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 26-02-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By loupie1961
Army service number: General Service Corps

The Army number, 14,267,445, is for the General Service Corps. It looks like from 1942 recruits began their initial training with the General Service Corps, 14,649,782 joined on 15 July 1943, so the...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 24-02-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By loupie1961
That's exactly my feeling, too. Being campaign...

That's exactly my feeling, too. Being campaign medals not named, you can't possibly attribute them with absolute certainty to a specific individual, unless they come in a lot with some other named...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 24-02-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By loupie1961
Derbyshire Yeomanry Cap badge and lot

I have been lucky enough to win an auction on a lot of badges related to a 1st Batn Derbyshire Yeomanry Trooper. This lot is of great meaning to me, since Derbyshire Yeomanry led the way for the 6th...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 20-01-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 848
Posted By loupie1961
I know, I was just kidding! :D

I know, I was just kidding! :D
Forum: Army 20-01-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By loupie1961
Well, the interesting fact is that attests a...

Well, the interesting fact is that attests a quite widespread use of the South Africa title worsted on the Orange tab, possibly in formations not serving under SA command.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 20-01-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 848
Posted By loupie1961
Same as this one?

Same as this one?
Forum: Indian Badges 19-01-20, 09:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By loupie1961
Hello Peter, thank you for your reply. On second...

Hello Peter, thank you for your reply. On second thoughts, you are right: the triangle is not white, is tan! Alas the tab is rather green/black or green/dark blue, but I can not see any green in the...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 18-01-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By loupie1961
So no possible idea were one could find details...

So no possible idea were one could find details about 137th Field Ambulance while serving in Italy? What I could find is just that on August 14th, 1944, North Midland F.A. replaced 226th F.A. that in...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 17-01-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By loupie1961
North Midland Field Ambulance title

A recent (and expensive!) purchase: WW 2 arc title of the North Midland Field Ambulance. Any idea where I could find their record for the service in the Italian front? Thank you in advance, fellow...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 17-01-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 848
Posted By loupie1961
Another full Royal Army Service Corp arc title....

Another full Royal Army Service Corp arc title. They seem to be relatively frequent and cheap. Are there any reproductions around?
Forum: Indian Badges 17-01-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By loupie1961
Royal Garhwal Rifles Btn Slip On Epaulette

A recent purchase: an epaulette slip on badged to a Lieutenant (former Captain?) of the Royal Garhwal Rifles. The Regiment title tab has been moved from the base of the epaulette to the mid, just in...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 13-01-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 848
Posted By loupie1961
so only on walking out BD blouses? fairly...

so only on walking out BD blouses? fairly interesting!
Forum: Photographs of Canadian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 13-01-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By loupie1961
link doesn't seem to be in function

link doesn't seem to be in function
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 13-01-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 848
Posted By loupie1961
so NO Royal Army Service Corps full title?...

so NO Royal Army Service Corps full title? :confused:
Forum: Army 11-01-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By loupie1961
Hello Frank, you may have a point, here....

Hello Frank,

you may have a point, here. Main problem is that the Cape Corps brass title has one broken lug and at one end has been stitched to the slip on with some khaki thread. No split pin at...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 11-01-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 848
Posted By loupie1961
So this would be the kind of title worn on an Air...

So this would be the kind of title worn on an Air Dispatcher BD blouse? Thank you in advance for your reply!
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-01-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 93
Posted By loupie1961
Three different Lothians and Border Horse arc titles

Now, when it comes to the construction of Lothian & Border Horse Rgt arc titles there seems to be quite a variety of features. Any specific feature denoting, for example, post war production? Thank...
Forum: Army 11-01-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By loupie1961
Cape Corps Eight Army Epaulette Slip on

A recent purchase: is an epaulette slip on badged to the Cape Corps, evidently attached to the Eight Army. What is quite interesting in this specific epaulette, otherwise quite similar to those...
Forum: Indian Badges 24-12-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By loupie1961
Didn't think about it, but you're quite right. On...

Didn't think about it, but you're quite right. On South African BD blouses divisional signs were usually worn on epaulettes slip ons, but not by officers, that had them stitched on the sleeve in...
Forum: Indian Badges 21-12-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By loupie1961
1st Punjab Regiment cloth titles

During the course of time I have managed to put together a small collection of 1st Punjab regiment WW 2 cloth titles. The slightly flared shape of the sign seems to suggest that it should be stitched...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 11-12-19, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By loupie1961
Thank you Tim: I am just wondering how could it...

Thank you Tim: I am just wondering how could it be that 66 Brigade would come BEFORE - as seniority is concerned - 2nd Brigade. I guess it should be the other way round?
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