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Forum: Off topic 10-04-21, 01:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 617
Posted By Flatdog
Rest in Peace Sir, you shall be remembered. God...

Rest in Peace Sir, you shall be remembered. God Bless.
Forum: Headdress 08-04-21, 02:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By Flatdog
Hi Mash, Good eye, I didn't even think...

Hi Mash,

Good eye, I didn't even think about KOYLI, they did in fact wear a khaki beret but not for long as they amalgamated into The Light Infantry around 1968. In WW2 they wore the General...
Forum: Headdress 05-04-21, 12:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By Flatdog
Hello, First you are very welcome. ...

Hello,

First you are very welcome.

Second, Rifle and Light Infantry Regiments started to wear Rifle Green berets mid 50's.

Thirdly, The first beret in the link provided is an 80's issue, and...
Forum: Headdress 03-04-21, 03:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By Flatdog
Hi, First the correct term for the blue...

Hi,

First the correct term for the blue beret is Midnight Blue, not Navy Blue.

The 1st Battalion the Royal Norfolk Regiment joined 24th Guards Independent Brigade Group in 1942; the Guards...
Forum: Indian Badges 02-04-21, 02:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By Flatdog
Hi, All of them Indian Army cap badges WW1...

Hi,

All of them Indian Army cap badges WW1 to 1930's I believe.

Clay
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-03-21, 04:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 639
Posted By Flatdog
Hi, The crown over caduceus is Royal...

Hi,

The crown over caduceus is Royal Malaysian Air Force Medical service.

Clay
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-03-21, 03:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By Flatdog
Hi Alex, The "All Ranks" badges are exactly...

Hi Alex,

The "All Ranks" badges are exactly that. Although it would not be out of place for a private purchase Silver badge to be acquired, though I've never seen one in the wild. Hopefully...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-03-21, 03:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By Flatdog
Hi, Royal Ceylon Air Force 1950's....

Hi,

Royal Ceylon Air Force 1950's. Immediately after WW2 the King's Crown was replaced with this Ceylonese type in a bit of nationalization, however the St.Edwards Crown replaced this in order to...
Forum: Arab Nations 03-03-21, 05:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By Flatdog
Bill, This badge and the Coastal Security...

Bill,

This badge and the Coastal Security Force (also large sized) wore a Balmoral bonnet in a greenish Khaki shade.

Clay
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 10-01-21, 05:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By Flatdog
Hi Vincent, I was wondering if you could...

Hi Vincent,

I was wondering if you could elaborate on the St. Edwards crowned version in your avatar. I bid on one once and it went for quite a bit. I have never seen one in use. I would love some...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 10-01-21, 05:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 773
Posted By Flatdog
Hi, Might be Princess Patricia's Canadian...

Hi,

Might be Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, their facing colour is French Grey. On my monitor that what it looks like to me. Hopefully someone with better insight will answer.

Clay
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 06-01-21, 04:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By Flatdog
Rush's Lancers

Andrew,

237633

Captain Robert W. Mitchell,Company E,
Note crossed lances on front of kepi.

It appears this might be early on and from other photos it appears that the normal cavalry sabres...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 25-09-20, 02:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By Flatdog
Hi, This for the Danish Marine Regiment ...

Hi,

This for the Danish Marine Regiment

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marine_Regiment_(Denmark)

Clay
Forum: Off topic 21-09-20, 02:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By Flatdog
Bellissima! Congratulations.

Bellissima! Congratulations.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-08-20, 02:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By Flatdog
Sir, I would also like to acquire this badge!

Sir,

I would also like to acquire this badge!
Forum: Army 22-07-20, 02:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 722
Posted By Flatdog
Chay, Yes, a good example of a Reutler...

Chay,

Yes, a good example of a Reutler badge.

Clay
Forum: Army 18-07-20, 03:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By Flatdog
I have always wondered about this, and inquiries...

I have always wondered about this, and inquiries have all fallen flat, alas here is a picture of a RSM.

...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 08-07-20, 03:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,235
Posted By Flatdog
Leigh, The 4th battalion Regimental history,...

Leigh,

The 4th battalion Regimental history, is named the " The Maroon Square".

I don't have a copy but if they named it "The Maroon Square" It's probably a safe bet that it was a treasured...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 07-07-20, 03:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,235
Posted By Flatdog
Leigh, G L D Alderson's Book Cap Badges of...

Leigh,

G L D Alderson's Book Cap Badges of the British Army 1939-1945 states

" In the 2nd and 4th battalions the badge was backed by a maroon patch, 2 inches square, while the 5th battalion...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-06-20, 03:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By Flatdog
Jon, For some reason I'm thinking...

Jon,

For some reason I'm thinking Australian.

Clay
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 18-03-20, 04:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By Flatdog
Hi, Here is a similar one. ...

Hi,

Here is a similar one.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/BRITISH-ARMY-KENYA-TRAINING-REGIMENT-TRF-BADGE/392471875124?hash=item5b61258e34:g:x78AAOSwa0VaJG9Q

Clay
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 10-03-20, 03:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By Flatdog
Hi, This badge is the Askar Melayu Brunei or...

Hi,

This badge is the Askar Melayu Brunei or Brunei Malay Regiment. The first pattern had it's title in arabic, this example being the second pattern worn after the Regiment's return from Malaya...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 10-03-20, 03:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By Flatdog
Hi, This is the General Service badge,...

Hi,

This is the General Service badge, replacing the Ugandan Kings African Rifles Battalions badge,worn Post Independence to end of Idi Amin's regime circa 1979. Replaced by the Liberation Forces...
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 26-01-20, 03:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By Flatdog
Hk, Nice, thanks for this. A question...

Hk,

Nice, thanks for this.

A question for you, are all slip-ons like this one the same coloured embroidery, it appears brown on the greenish khaki. Some I have seen are black on khaki. Is this...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-01-20, 05:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By Flatdog
Hi, First badge is US ARMY Ordnance Corps...

Hi,

First badge is US ARMY Ordnance Corps collar badge. Late 40's through 60's when the screw post fell from favour and replaced by spike fittings.

Clay
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