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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-06-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 87
Posted By High Wood
I have a similar full size badge in my collection...

I have a similar full size badge in my collection albeit with a King's Crown. I always assumed that it was worn by a Bandsman, but I have no evidence for this assumption. Your example may be a collar...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-06-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 254
Posted By High Wood
I have received the following information from...

I have received the following information from the seller.

"I have been through my files and bear in mind they go back a long way. All items bought in the Cambridge area.

There is one...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-05-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 254
Posted By High Wood
Indeed. I am regarding it as a useful exercise in...

Indeed. I am regarding it as a useful exercise in lateral thinking rather than seeking a definitive answer. But maybe, just maybe, the seller bought it at a local auction. He doesn't live a million...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-05-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 254
Posted By High Wood
It is very unlikely that I will ever know exactly...

It is very unlikely that I will ever know exactly who the badge belonged to, but I did ask the seller if he remembered where he had bought the badge and I am sure that he won't mind me posting his...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-05-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 254
Posted By High Wood
If the cap badge did belong to 8826 Pte Henry...

If the cap badge did belong to 8826 Pte Henry Dann, it may have survived because he transferred to the Military Foot Police as P1200, rising to the rank of C.S.M. His address is given as Histon Road,...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-05-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 254
Posted By High Wood
The last candidate is Pte Sydney William Dunn,...

The last candidate is Pte Sydney William Dunn, born in Norwich, Norfolk in 1885. He enlisted in the 5th battalion Norfolk Regiment with the Regimental Number, 5/5512 before transferring to the 8th...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-05-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 254
Posted By High Wood
Pte 23870 Harry Dann is another possible...

Pte 23870 Harry Dann is another possible candidate. There are five Harry Dunns born between 1888 an 1999 who may be this soldier but as his service papers have not survived, i cannot yet narrow it...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-05-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 254
Posted By High Wood
Of the three remaining candidates, I will start...

Of the three remaining candidates, I will start with 8826 Pte Henry Dann who did not serve overseas with the Bedfordshire Regiment during the Great War.

He was born in 1884 at Cottenham in...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-05-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 254
Posted By High Wood
Given that this badge was worn for a period...

Given that this badge was worn for a period roughly between 1902 and 1919 when the Regiment amalgamated with the Hertfordshire Regiment, there can only have been a limited number of soldiers with the...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-05-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 254
Posted By High Wood
Bedfordshire Regiment attributable cap badge

I was lucky enough to be able to purchase this K.C. Bedfordshire Regiment cap badge from a fellow forum member. I have one in my collection but I was drawn to this one as it had a name scratched into...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 29-05-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 330
Posted By High Wood
I am of a like mind. ...

I am of a like mind.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=3590&pictureid=163081

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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 27-05-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 157
Posted By High Wood
P.M.sent regarding the Bedfordshire Regiment cap...

P.M.sent regarding the Bedfordshire Regiment cap badge.
Forum: General Topics 20-05-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By High Wood
Self deleted.

Self deleted.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 15-05-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By High Wood
Now on hold.

Now on hold.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-05-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By High Wood
I think that it is a steampunk fashion item.

I think that it is a steampunk fashion item.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 15-05-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By High Wood
Bands, Drums & Music of the Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment

I am asking 12 including U.K. postage for this 67 page booklet packed with photographs and coloured illustrations. It covers both the Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment and the East Surrey Regiment...
Forum: General Topics. 14-05-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 947
Posted By High Wood
I can remember reading an anecdote about the...

I can remember reading an anecdote about the London Rifle Brigade, a prestigious T.F. unit that allegedly charged an annual fee for membership before the Great War. After a particularly hard fought...
Forum: Headdress 11-05-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 280
Posted By High Wood
Now on Ebay. ...

Now on Ebay.
...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-05-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By High Wood
Now reduced to 6.50 including U.K. postage.

Now reduced to 6.50 including U.K. postage.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-05-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By High Wood
Now reduced to 6.00 including U.K. postage.

Now reduced to 6.00 including U.K. postage.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-05-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By High Wood
Now sold.

Now sold.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 07-05-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By High Wood
52 (Lowland) Division souvenir poster 1945

I am asking 25 plus 3 postage for the souvenir posted produced for the 52nd (Lowland) Division. It is a little rough around the edges with a couple of small tears, but it will look good framed.
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-05-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By High Wood
It is upside down as it was worn with the spider...

It is upside down as it was worn with the spider crawling downwards.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 07-05-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By High Wood
Royal Green Jackets cap badge (J.R. Gaunt)

I am asking 6.00 including U.K. postage for this Royal Green Jackets cap badge. Payment by Paypal friends & Family preferred.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 07-05-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By High Wood
Birmingham Mint Suffolk Regiment cap badge

I am asking 6.50 including U.K. postage for this Suffolk Regiment badge.

Payment by Paypal Friends & Family preferred.
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