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Forum: The Home Front Yesterday, 08:41 PM
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Posted By manchesters
The seller Vongold is well known for selling a...

The seller Vongold is well known for selling a lot of fake items.

Check out his ebay name on here,

regards
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-01-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 247
Posted By manchesters
The wearing of the Crown over crossed riflers is...

The wearing of the Crown over crossed riflers is extremely confusing as it has had various meanings over the 100 years or more it has been used.

I recommend you get a copy of our member here's...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-01-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 247
Posted By manchesters
No. The crossed rifles surmounted by Kings...

No.

The crossed rifles surmounted by Kings Crown worn on the lower right arm was worn ONLY by the SERGEANT of the best shooting company in the Regiment.

regards
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-01-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 247
Posted By manchesters
No. Left arm would be an individual prize...

No.

Left arm would be an individual prize badge.

regards
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-01-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 247
Posted By manchesters
The Kings Crown over crossed rifles badge when...

The Kings Crown over crossed rifles badge when worn on the lower right arm doesnt indicate 'best shot or marksman instructor' in that position.

The badge denotes he is the Sgt. of the Best...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 15-01-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By manchesters
That link goes to Novembers auction. regards

That link goes to Novembers auction.

regards
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 15-01-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 222
Posted By manchesters
I have just checked the 1941 Western Command Home...

I have just checked the 1941 Western Command Home Guard List to see if there was anything in the introduction, sadly not, but then realised it was written by none less than our Jon Mills.

You are...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 15-01-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 222
Posted By manchesters
Marc, I dont know about AA and Rocket...

Marc,

I dont know about AA and Rocket Batteries, or Post Office Bn.'s either. Cant find the answer.

i did remember that Bruno Boulanger included the attached information in his Formation...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 15-01-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 222
Posted By manchesters
Jon, Thank you I would really like to know...

Jon,

Thank you I would really like to know the answer.

I look forward to that book.

here are some Manchester Regiment related HG badges. I have quite a lot more.

regards
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 15-01-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 222
Posted By manchesters
Jon, There is but I dont have it. Roger...

Jon,

There is but I dont have it.

Roger Miles told me he had the written list etc but I havent seen it. I would really like to know which zones had which colour for definate as I have...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 15-01-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 222
Posted By manchesters
The HG shoulder titles worn within the Zones in...

The HG shoulder titles worn within the Zones in the area surrounding the City of Manchester were identified by their differing colours of Blue, Yellow, Red, Black, White and Green.

regards
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 15-01-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By manchesters
1899 Army List. Captain W.G. WOLRIGE-GORDON,...

1899 Army List.

Captain W.G. WOLRIGE-GORDON, 1st Bn.

regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-01-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 319
Posted By manchesters
You are correct on the Warwickshire RHA. ...

You are correct on the Warwickshire RHA.

regards
Forum: The Home Front 14-01-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By manchesters
Definately fake. DOR is the correct...

Definately fake.

DOR is the correct designation for Dorset, but 202 is a cunning plan to try and link it into the Home Guard Auxilliaries I think.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-01-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 366
Posted By manchesters
Hello, I think I got it right with the...

Hello,

I think I got it right with the Regiment in my first post, backed up by the Kingston location and I think PL got it right with the medal, now knowing his Police background.

regards
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 14-01-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 407
Posted By manchesters
Hello, This ebay account is selling items...

Hello,

This ebay account is selling items off the website of a member banned from here.

The website is Chairborne Militaria and the website owner is Jack Dutton Roberts.

This ebay account is...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 13-01-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 155
Posted By manchesters
QMS in the RE. very smart. regards

QMS in the RE.

very smart.

regards
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 13-01-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 155
Posted By manchesters
I agree

I agree
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-01-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 247
Posted By manchesters
sounds a fabulous little collection. regards

sounds a fabulous little collection.

regards
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-01-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 247
Posted By manchesters
Wonderful stuff!! Do you have his medals...

Wonderful stuff!!

Do you have his medals too?

regards
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-01-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 247
Posted By manchesters
Great Photo. I would love to see the rank...

Great Photo.

I would love to see the rank badge if you could photograph it and so I can compare its construction to some of mine. All hand made and differed in shape and materials over the years...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-01-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 366
Posted By manchesters
Karen, Interesting photo which isnt easy to...

Karen,

Interesting photo which isnt easy to ID. Fits various criteria such as military, police etc.

Best guess he is a Territorial soldier in the 6th Battalion the East Surrey Regiment. They...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-01-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 94
Posted By manchesters
A WW1 VTC unit. Google Volunteer Training...

A WW1 VTC unit.

Google Volunteer Training Corps.

regards
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 12-01-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By manchesters
Looks like a nice Victorian unmarked silver...

Looks like a nice Victorian unmarked silver 'chad' or NCO's arm badge.

regards
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-01-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 96
Posted By manchesters
RE

RE
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