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Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 10-04-22, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By Borderer
Hi Marinus, That's very kind of you, all...

Hi Marinus,
That's very kind of you, all Borderers have a great respect for the people of Holland, because of the Regiments connection with Arnhem.
I first went there as a 19 year old Borderer...
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 08-04-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By Borderer
New Book from the K.O.S.B. Regimental Museum

Gentlemen,

This a heads up on a new book publication from the King's Own Scottish Borderers Regimental Museum.

Please see the attached Flyer giving you an insight on the contents of the book,...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-02-22, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 828
Posted By Borderer
Hi Aerowallah, Regards who wore Gilt or...

Hi Aerowallah,

Regards who wore Gilt or Silver. Traditionally in the KOSB: Pipers wore silver/white metal badges, plaid brooches, buttons and collar badges and Drummers wore silver/white metal...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-02-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 828
Posted By Borderer
Marshall & Sons of 87 George St Edinburgh silver...

Marshall & Sons of 87 George St Edinburgh silver smiths traded between 1835 to 1890 and made numerable items for Scottish Regiments, remember you must under stand the history of the Regimental item...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-01-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 697
Posted By Borderer
I replied to this thread in between the server up...

I replied to this thread in between the server up date and it appears to have went AWOL?
Anyway while carrying-out research for my new book, 'Badges and Insignia of The King's Own Scottish...
Forum: General Topics. 02-01-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,685
Posted By Borderer
Here is and even worse thought, what if in the...

Here is and even worse thought, what if in the future this Ranger Regiment was ever to be made 'Royal' !!! would the 'Crown' or 'Royal Crest' sit above the Shite Hawkes open wings ? and it could be...
Forum: Off topic 31-12-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,482
Posted By Borderer
This not a Special Forces Unit per-say, what they...

This not a Special Forces Unit per-say, what they the MOD have done is: Disband after only 16 years of service, 1 SCOTS (Royal Scots Borderers) The Royal Regiment of Scotland and all their joint...
Forum: General Topics. 31-12-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,685
Posted By Borderer
This not a Special Forces Unit per-say, what they...

This not a Special Forces Unit per-say, what they the MOD have done is: Disband after only 16 years of service, 1 SCOTS (Royal Scots Borderers) The Royal Regiment of Scotland and all their joint...
Forum: Headdress 02-12-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,828
Posted By Borderer
Aye, I can confirm I received my copy with my...

Aye,
I can confirm I received my copy with my MHS Bulletin.
Cheers
Hiram
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-11-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,048
Posted By Borderer
Hi Chris, Further to my previous post I...

Hi Chris,

Further to my previous post I thought that I should back up my statement with documentary evidence see attached.

I have attached two pages from 'Cap Badges of the First World War'...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-11-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,048
Posted By Borderer
Hi Chris, The book is wrong there was never...

Hi Chris,

The book is wrong there was never an authorised KOSB Brass badge.

Cheers
Hiram
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-10-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,275
Posted By Borderer
I think you need to understand what it is to...

I think you need to understand what it is to serve in a Family Regiment and I can speak from 25 years 254 days service Pte to WO1(RSM) I or any of my NCO's would ever question a soldier wearing an...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-10-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,275
Posted By Borderer
Cool Hi Luke, OR's badge which has been fretted,...

Hi Luke,

OR's badge which has been fretted, not by a board soldier, we do not have any:) I would say it has been done by a local craftsman, found where ever the British Army are stationed...
Forum: Military Buttons 08-09-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 698
Posted By Borderer
The only Volunteer unit I can see that has B.V....

The only Volunteer unit I can see that has B.V. is the Blackpool Volunteers see K.K. badge 1636 however, I do not know enough about its History to say if it went back to 1797 also the significance of...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-07-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 559
Posted By Borderer
Hi Rob, I have been doing some research for...

Hi Rob,

I have been doing some research for my new book, 'Badges and Insignia of the King's Own Scottish Borderers from 1689-2006 also Associated Volunteer and Militia Units' from the Regimental...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-05-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,123
Posted By Borderer
Smile Hi Brian, Thank you for the nice comment on...

Hi Brian,

Thank you for the nice comment on the badge, he must have paid quite a tidy sum for it to be made privately, I would have thought.

Hope you are well, aye I have loads its a 'Senior...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-05-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,123
Posted By Borderer
Hi Brian, Could maybe worn on a Glengarry I...

Hi Brian,
Could maybe worn on a Glengarry I said if I recall, but I very much doubt it, as it could not be worn when the Glengarry is Cocked, metal ends of the cock feather are held in place and...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-05-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,123
Posted By Borderer
KOSB Badges lugs are E and W never N and S. ...

KOSB Badges lugs are E and W never N and S.

Best
Hiram
Forum: Headdress 15-05-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,984
Posted By Borderer
Hi Luke H and Gerry, Thank you, here is some...

Hi Luke H and Gerry,

Thank you, here is some useful information when it comes identification of Scottish Regimental Glengarries issued by ordinance stores, obviously officers Glengarries are a...
Forum: Headdress 14-05-21, 11:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,984
Posted By Borderer
Trubia, I have enlarged your original...

Trubia,

I have enlarged your original photograph of the logo inside and I can tell you it says 'Romans & Patterson' and the last bit is 'Edinburgh' this firm have traded on Princess St Edinburgh...
Forum: Headdress 11-05-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,984
Posted By Borderer
The Green over time gets lighter with age, but...

The Green over time gets lighter with age, but originally dark green.

Best
Hiram
Forum: Headdress 10-05-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,984
Posted By Borderer
Trubia26, It is not in my opinion, Army...

Trubia26,

It is not in my opinion, Army issue Glengarry as the dicing colours are not right, the dicing colour should be Red, White and Dark Green for the King's Own Scottish Borderers and not...
Forum: Headdress 05-05-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,521
Posted By Borderer
Gerry I hope so cheers mate, Trubia26 your...

Gerry I hope so cheers mate, Trubia26 your welcome.

Best
Hiram
Forum: Headdress 05-05-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,521
Posted By Borderer
Just to put some flesh on this subject the...

Just to put some flesh on this subject the Balmoral
The Balmoral is a traditional Scottish hat that can be worn as part of formal or informal Highland dress. Developed from the earlier blue bonnet,...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-05-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 872
Posted By Borderer
Hi Allan O, Can you elaborate a bit more...

Hi Allan O,

Can you elaborate a bit more detail on your reply Please. When you as it was never issued, who would have issued it and to who, if it was a fantasy to what purpose was it serve?
...
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