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Forum: Headdress 23-10-20, 03:02 PM
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Posted By Diehard57
Could it be a Royal Marines Beret? ...

Could it be a Royal Marines Beret?

https://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/bosleys-military-auctioneers/catalogue-id-srbos10015/lot-aba81f42-fb8c-421a-a0ec-a6aa00a76db6
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-10-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 504
Posted By Diehard57
The plot thickens ... my mate sent me these...

The plot thickens ... my mate sent me these images from an auction catalogue from a few years back.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-10-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 504
Posted By Diehard57
Chaps, this is the back of the badge - does this...

Chaps, this is the back of the badge - does this help at all? I guess it confirms the badge hasnít had the additional scroll applied subsequently and appears integral to the badge. Any info would be...
Forum: General Topics. 18-10-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 702
Posted By Diehard57
This was the entrance to their headquarters in...

This was the entrance to their headquarters in the Duke of Yorks HQ in the Kingís Road, not sure if it is still there as it was redeveloped about 20 years ago for housing.

I would imagine that as...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-10-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 504
Posted By Diehard57
232507 Brian - hope this helps. Iíve had...

232507

Brian - hope this helps. Iíve had this badge for about 40 years now is thatís relevant at all.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 17-10-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 504
Posted By Diehard57
Middlesex Regiment 7th/8th/9th Bn. OSD badge

Gents,
Can anyone shed any light on this badge I have in my collection? Itís not the usual pattern of OSD cap/collar badge. For info itís fitted with blades. Any help appreciated.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-05-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By Diehard57
Hereís a better view of the badge worn by G...

Hereís a better view of the badge worn by G Company.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-05-18, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By Diehard57
Tweed, thanks for the quick reply - it is a...

Tweed, thanks for the quick reply - it is a possibility - the sword however is about 6-7 inches in length and there is no visible pin or fastener though.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-05-18, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By Diehard57
Middlesex Regiment Oddity

Hi Guys, not sure if this falls into the category of insignia although it does feature the Middlesex Regiment badge. Itís about 6 inches in length and carries a serial number on the rear - anyone...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-05-18, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By Diehard57
Just a straightforward ďWhat is it?Ē

A mate sent me the attached - itís got me stumped - anyone have any ideas? Thanks in advance
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 03-03-17, 08:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,722
Posted By Diehard57
They made an exception when they presented...

They made an exception when they presented Colours to the London Regiment so there is a precedence here.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-04-15, 10:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,951
Posted By Diehard57
Sorry chaps, I should have said that I was...

Sorry chaps, I should have said that I was watching DVDs of the three series - all still available from Amazon and other sellers. Hope this helps.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-04-15, 09:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,951
Posted By Diehard57
Having just recently watched all three series of...

Having just recently watched all three series of Spearhead, the apparent lack of a 'fixing' to the rear of the badges may explain why the badge sits either too high, too low, skewed left and/or...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 08-02-15, 06:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,814
Posted By Diehard57
The battledress jacket belonged to a member of...

The battledress jacket belonged to a member of the either the 5th (Volunteer) Battalion, the Queens Regiment or a member of 10th (Territorial) Battalion, the Queens Regiment. Battledress was the...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-09-14, 09:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,928
Posted By Diehard57
I served in both the Queen's and PWRR. When I was...

I served in both the Queen's and PWRR. When I was CQMS the backing cloth was described as 'Oxford Blue' and was worn behind rank and qualification badges on the Number 2 dress as well as the Jersey...
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