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Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Today, 08:16 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Frank Kelley
Most books contain a few "mistakes"...

Most books contain a few "mistakes" notwithstanding, I think it is particularly important to avoid those written by authors who have deliberately had items produced to place in their work in a...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia Yesterday, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By Frank Kelley
You are right, a lovely image.

You are right, a lovely image.
Forum: Off topic 12-12-18, 08:30 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,900
Posted By Frank Kelley
I dare say you are rather amused at this point in...

I dare say you are rather amused at this point in time?:D
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-12-18, 09:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 411
Posted By Frank Kelley
They are not, moreover, some are far worse than...

They are not, moreover, some are far worse than others.:eek:
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-12-18, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By Frank Kelley
Very nice indeed and really quite scarce, a...

Very nice indeed and really quite scarce, a lovely example, typical Transvaal Volunteer Force.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-12-18, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By Frank Kelley
Is it actually a Grenadier Guards cap...

Is it actually a Grenadier Guards cap badge?:confused:
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 09-12-18, 04:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 959
Posted By Frank Kelley
Very clearly, a Trooper, is just that and...

Very clearly, a Trooper, is just that and certainly not a non commissioned officer.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 09-12-18, 03:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 959
Posted By Frank Kelley
I think it is very telling that the rank given in...

I think it is very telling that the rank given in WO329 is also Trooper.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-12-18, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By Frank Kelley
Just from the photographs, I too, would think...

Just from the photographs, I too, would think they are okay.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-12-18, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By Frank Kelley
Really?:confused:

Really?:confused:
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 08-12-18, 05:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 959
Posted By Frank Kelley
They are, in my opinion, at least, certainly...

They are, in my opinion, at least, certainly rather overpriced these days, I dare say there would have been a sizable quantity leftover, in the box, after disbandment!
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 08-12-18, 04:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 828
Posted By Frank Kelley
Another superb photograph!

Another superb photograph!
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 08-12-18, 04:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 959
Posted By Frank Kelley
Very clearly the man in the photograph is a...

Very clearly the man in the photograph is a serving Sergeant in, or seconded to, the Guards MG Battalion, are you suggesting the man in the photograph is not William Durrant and it might well not be,...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 08-12-18, 04:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 959
Posted By Frank Kelley
A pleasure, to be sure, they were all magnificent...

A pleasure, to be sure, they were all magnificent soldiers, do let me know how you get on.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 07-12-18, 09:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 828
Posted By Frank Kelley
Certainly.

Certainly.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 07-12-18, 08:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 828
Posted By Frank Kelley
I believe these badges were actually worn by all...

I believe these badges were actually worn by all ranks within the regiment, certainly on their collars.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-12-18, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By Frank Kelley
Indeed, post 2001 rather than pre 1901!:D

Indeed, post 2001 rather than pre 1901!:D
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 05-12-18, 02:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 959
Posted By Frank Kelley
Looking at your first enlargement, do you think...

Looking at your first enlargement, do you think there is a cloth title there, Griff?
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 05-12-18, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By Frank Kelley
Selous See?:confused:

Selous See?:confused:
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 05-12-18, 08:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 959
Posted By Frank Kelley
If his papers are not in WO97 or WO400 at Kew,...

If his papers are not in WO97 or WO400 at Kew, then simply contact the Household Cavalry Regiments own archive at Combermere, his original papers will have been retained there, the War Office only...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-12-18, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By Frank Kelley
LOL, it's brand new!:D

LOL, it's brand new!:D
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 02-12-18, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By Frank Kelley
I would say that you have made a perfectly...

I would say that you have made a perfectly reasonable assumption, given the particular type of pin, complete with safety catch, on the reverse of the beret badge.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 02-12-18, 11:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 828
Posted By Frank Kelley
The 1st Dragoons, the Royals, tended to wear...

The 1st Dragoons, the Royals, tended to wear their little eagle cap badge during the Great War, rather than their "dog and basket" cap badge, but, I think you actually refer to the 1st DG, the KDG's,...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 02-12-18, 08:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 828
Posted By Frank Kelley
The 3rd Dragoon Guards wore another cap badge...

The 3rd Dragoon Guards wore another cap badge during the Great War with a rather different scroll.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 01-12-18, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By Frank Kelley
Okay, many thanks, Jack, rather larger than I had...

Okay, many thanks, Jack, rather larger than I had thought when I first looked at the photographs.
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