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Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia Yesterday, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Postwarden
Royal Naval Motor Boat Reserve

Two photos and some badges from this short-lived WWI RN Branch.

Jon
Forum: The Home Front 16-01-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 105
Posted By Postwarden
Home Guard Badges

Back in 2001 I and fellow collector Terry Carney wrote a book on Home Guard insignia entitled In the Space of a Single Day. Ignoring the c..p reprint of 2008 (for which I was not responsible) it has...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 15-01-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 222
Posted By Postwarden
Simon, Will do. I will be talking to Roger...

Simon,

Will do. I will be talking to Roger about the Home Guard as I am planning an updated version of my Home Guard book published in 2001.

Will keep you posted.

Regards,

Jon
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 15-01-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 222
Posted By Postwarden
Simon, Interesting. Is there any documentary...

Simon,

Interesting. Is there any documentary evidence of this please?

Jon
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 15-01-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 222
Posted By Postwarden
Jerry is right that the red and white version is...

Jerry is right that the red and white version is the postwar title worn from 1952 to 1956.

The others are wartime but there is no certain way to attribute them to particular units. Battle Dress...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 14-01-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By Postwarden
Thank you. Very helpful. Jon

Thank you. Very helpful.

Jon
Forum: New Zealand Badges 13-01-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By Postwarden
Many thanks, Jon

Many thanks,

Jon
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 13-01-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 113
Posted By Postwarden
Mark, Brilliant. Spot on. Many thanks, ...

Mark,

Brilliant. Spot on.

Many thanks,

Jon
Forum: New Zealand Badges 13-01-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By Postwarden
New Zealand Artillery

I have been told these are both badges worn by the New Zealand Artillery, period unknown,

Can anyone confirm please and suggest a good book on similar NZ cloth badges?

Thanks,

Jon
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 13-01-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 127
Posted By Postwarden
Northamptonshire Yeomanry?

The construction and shaping of this badge suggest a Northants Yeomanry beret badge but the horse is going the wrong way.

Thoughts on other possibilities please.

Jon
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 13-01-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 113
Posted By Postwarden
WWI Woman in Unform

The whole look of this is military but what it is I have no idea.

I have captured the cap badge and shoulder title in as much detail as possible.

Thoughts please.

Jon
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-01-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By Postwarden
Cloth Badges for ID

Can anyone help with these please?

Jon
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 11-01-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 171
Posted By Postwarden
Given the darker colour of the title I would go...

Given the darker colour of the title I would go for the Honourable Artillery Company as they wore a blue title with red letters - like that attached - and the buttons could be the intertwined and...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-01-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By Postwarden
A facing pair and a variation. Jon

A facing pair and a variation.

Jon
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 10-01-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 578
Posted By Postwarden
I have now PM'd everyone who asked for details of...

I have now PM'd everyone who asked for details of the Calico Special. If I have managed to miss you please let me know if you are still interested.

My thanks to all who have supported the Society...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 08-01-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 731
Posted By Postwarden
PM sent Jon

PM sent

Jon
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 08-01-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By Postwarden
Further examples of the Bn signs worn in the 42nd...

Further examples of the Bn signs worn in the 42nd Division. The 5th Borders and the 8th Manchesters, the latter example the post WW2 version identical to the inter-war version.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 08-01-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By Postwarden
Indeed there was. It's a product of the Calico...

Indeed there was. It's a product of the Calico Printer's Association.

Jon
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 07-01-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 578
Posted By Postwarden
Ian, Payment received and label sent to...

Ian,

Payment received and label sent to postal team (of one).

Jon
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 07-01-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 578
Posted By Postwarden
Glen P has now replied. Still waiting to be...

Glen P has now replied.

Still waiting to be swamped by all those who expressed an interest in the Calico Special FS.

Jon
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 06-01-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 578
Posted By Postwarden
I have received 13.50 from Glenn P but have no...

I have received 13.50 from Glenn P but have no address to send it to. Can he please PM it to me.

Jon
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 06-01-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By Postwarden
6th and 7th Bns Lancashire Fusiliers

The two pictures show the diamond arm badge with Bn number worn by the Territorial 6th and 7th Bns of 125 Infantry Brigade, 42nd Division between the wars.

The WWI divisional sign of 42nd (East...
Forum: The Home Front 06-01-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By Postwarden
All now sold. Last copies will be posted...

All now sold. Last copies will be posted tomorrow, Tuesday.

Jon
Forum: The Home Front 06-01-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By Postwarden
All now sold. Last copies will be posted...

All now sold. Last copies will be posted tomorrow, Tuesday.

Jon
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 06-01-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 578
Posted By Postwarden
The copies bought by Forum members will start to...

The copies bought by Forum members will start to be posted tomorrow.

As it is not always possible to reconcile Forum names with surnames I will list the postcodes to which copies have been mailed,...
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