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Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 17-05-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By sailorbear
Excellent, definative, informative answers!...

Excellent, definative, informative answers! Thanks all, that answered everything I needed to know, Cheers!
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 16-05-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 464
Posted By sailorbear
Cheers Simon, much appreciated. Tony

Cheers Simon, much appreciated.

Tony
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 16-05-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 464
Posted By sailorbear
Army Fire Service

Thanks Dave. Do you know when the fire service became fully civilianised and stopped employing RAOC soldiers?

Tony
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 16-05-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By sailorbear
Thanks Mike, seems from what people are saying,...

Thanks Mike, seems from what people are saying, the badge stayed the same when the name was changed, same as the WD Constabulary badge!

Tony
Forum: General Topics. 16-05-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By sailorbear
cheers, thats interesting and food for thought! ...

cheers, thats interesting and food for thought!

Tony
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 15-05-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 464
Posted By sailorbear
Cheers Phil Tony

Cheers Phil

Tony
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 15-05-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 464
Posted By sailorbear
Army Fire Service

Thanks Jerry, looking at your badges, it looks like the bade maybe remained the same after the name change? What size are your badges, I have two, a WD Fire Service in red enamel and staybright Army...
Forum: General Topics. 15-05-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 619
Posted By sailorbear
Hi Tony, Just looked at the Army recruiting...

Hi Tony,
Just looked at the Army recruiting brochure my picture came from and its dated January 1976, though I didn't get it until an army recruiting team came to my army cadet unit in late 1978,...
Forum: General Topics. 15-05-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By sailorbear
Territorial Army Cap Badges 1978

Thanks all, excellent answers, very much appreciated

Tony
Forum: General Topics. 15-05-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 619
Posted By sailorbear
Hi Simon. To be honest I dont know for sure? I...

Hi Simon. To be honest I dont know for sure? I went to Shorncliffe with the army cadets in 1978 and think it was being worn then, but when I went to Shornciffe in 1981 it was the individual...
Forum: General Topics. 15-05-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By sailorbear
Territorial Army Cap Badges 1978

Hi, Tried a google search but it thew up confusing results, so hopefully someone can give me a clearer answer please? Does anyone have a list of Territorial Army units that had their own individual...
Forum: General Topics. 15-05-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 619
Posted By sailorbear
Cheers, excellent information much appreciated ...

Cheers, excellent information much appreciated

Tony
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 15-05-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 464
Posted By sailorbear
Army Fire Service

Hi, Google search only seemed to return confusing answers, so can anyone please tell me what date the Army Fire Service became the Army Department Fire Service, when it ceased being part of the RAOC,...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 15-05-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By sailorbear
Army Fire service

Hi, Google search only seemed to return confusing answers, so can anyone please tell me what date the Army Fire Service became the Army Department Fire Service, when it ceased being part of the RAOC,...
Forum: General Topics. 15-05-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 619
Posted By sailorbear
Cheers that's great information, many thanks ...

Cheers that's great information, many thanks

Tony
Forum: General Topics. 15-05-21, 12:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 619
Posted By sailorbear
I'm pretty sure it was Corps back then, and only...

I'm pretty sure it was Corps back then, and only just noticed its not on the poster!

Cheers Eddie and Mike.
Forum: General Topics. 14-05-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 619
Posted By sailorbear
1978 British Army Cap Badge Display

Hi Mike,cheers that's great, many thanks. Out of curiosity, do you know when the Army Apprentice College badge was worn?

Cheers

Tony
Forum: General Topics. 14-05-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 619
Posted By sailorbear
1978 British Army Cap Badge Display

Hi. I am (slowly) recreating the regular army cap badge display pictured, which is from a 1978 army recruiting brochure, that I have had since I first developed an interest in joining the army while...
Forum: Other Militaria 02-05-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 486
Posted By sailorbear
Quite a reasonable one too! I have two WW2...

Quite a reasonable one too! I have two WW2 safety razors, one made of bakerlite the other metal, both dated 1943, so have my doubts about the cut throat razor theory too! But I just cant see that an...
Forum: Other Militaria 02-05-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 486
Posted By sailorbear
Thanks for the replies, Yes that is exactly what...

Thanks for the replies, Yes that is exactly what I'm talking about! I was issued one, told it was for a toothbrush and then like everyone else used it to put my KFS in (and still have it and use it...
Forum: Other Militaria 01-05-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 486
Posted By sailorbear
Stores Identification?

Hi there, I wonder if someone could help definitively settle a discussion on another forum? There is disagreement at to the exact use of the small green rubberised canvas pouch that came in the...
Forum: General Topics 23-04-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,001
Posted By sailorbear
Not if I'm making the point of how offensive I...

Not if I'm making the point of how offensive I found his totally unnecessary post, I'm normally very laid back, but that day I was struggling with some pretty stressful things, I came on the forum to...
Forum: General Topics 22-04-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,001
Posted By sailorbear
Very well said. Particularly as I recently...

Very well said. Particularly as I recently posted a few questions to which I had not been able to find a definitive answer for on Google! with the exception of one person, I received very polite,...
Forum: Army 20-04-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By sailorbear
Cheers, I'll have a look, many thanks! Tony

Cheers, I'll have a look, many thanks!

Tony
Forum: Army 20-04-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By sailorbear
That's fantastic, many thanks, very much...

That's fantastic, many thanks, very much appreciated!

Best regards

Tony
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