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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Home Guard
Just guessing here, but could the red sword patch...

Just guessing here, but could the red sword patch have something to do with London or some aspect of it? This patch is a London related patch for 256 Field Hospital, and also I believe ACF, plus...
Forum: Off topic 24-11-22, 10:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By Home Guard
Yes, I agree. A very fine gentleman. Truly sad...

Yes, I agree. A very fine gentleman. Truly sad news.

Terry
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 23-11-22, 11:45 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 16,378
Posted By Home Guard
Always interesting! Thanks for sharing, Terry

Always interesting! Thanks for sharing,

Terry
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-11-22, 03:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 214
Posted By Home Guard
I have continued my research and found the the...

I have continued my research and found the the example in my book is an Indian made slip-on which is IEME, but made exactly like these. I wonder if that might explain their validity?

Terry
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-11-22, 12:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 214
Posted By Home Guard
I only have one very basic book on cloth insignia...

I only have one very basic book on cloth insignia and it shows such slip-ons without the stitching around the outer edge. The construction looks OK to me, but what struck me was they look so pristine...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-11-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By Home Guard
I have heard back from my friend. Turns out I was...

I have heard back from my friend. Turns out I was mistaken about attending VMI. He went to The Citadel, but his brother went to VMI. They both looked it over and here are their thoughts.

"Don ...
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 21-11-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 107
Posted By Home Guard
Very nice... all three!!! Love it when you get a...

Very nice... all three!!! Love it when you get a piece of fabric with a piece. I have a couple of buttons that still have some of the garment attached.

Thanks for sharing,

Terry
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-11-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By Home Guard
I have a friend who went to VMI and I have...

I have a friend who went to VMI and I have contacted him to see if he knows anything about it. I'll post when I hear back.

Terry
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-11-22, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By Home Guard
My thought is also St. John's College. I did a...

My thought is also St. John's College. I did a quick Google and there is such a college in Cambridge.

https://www.joh.cam.ac.uk/

Don't know if this is it or not.

Terry
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-11-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By Home Guard
One look at the seller says it all! Terry

One look at the seller says it all!

Terry
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-11-22, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By Home Guard
Sorry Jerry, Not one I recognize. Terry

Sorry Jerry, Not one I recognize.

Terry
Forum: General Topics. 17-11-22, 01:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By Home Guard
Good Question!!! Terry

Good Question!!!

Terry
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 13-11-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By Home Guard
I had hoped Pierrepont might have been associated...

I had hoped Pierrepont might have been associated tot he RAMC due to the color, but it's not on my list of associated schools.

Terry
Forum: General Topics. 12-11-22, 09:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By Home Guard
Thanks Paul, it is meant very sincerely. I am...

Thanks Paul, it is meant very sincerely. I am not a veteran, although during Vietnam I tried to enlist twice and was called for the draft - but rejected all three times with no explanation. Only...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-11-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By Home Guard
That may be exactly what it is as I have seen one...

That may be exactly what it is as I have seen one other SJA patch that had the light blue text and I believe it too was a cadet patch. So, at least for now it's going into my SJA collection. I will...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-11-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 517
Posted By Home Guard
A wild hare maybe, but could it be related to one...

A wild hare maybe, but could it be related to one of the Minden regiments, as they were known for picking roses and putting them in their hats as they advanced on the French?

Terry
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-11-22, 02:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By Home Guard
Any Ideas???

I was kindly gifted this title by a forum member and I am very grateful for it THANK YOU!!! It is one I have wanted for some time. However, I am not really sure what it is. Although the text looks...
Forum: General Topics. 11-11-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By Home Guard
To All Veterans Here

To all of you who have served in the Forces, my very sincere thanks!!!

Terry
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 11-11-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By Home Guard
A very nice piece it is too!!! Terry

A very nice piece it is too!!!

Terry
Forum: Military Buttons 07-11-22, 03:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 318
Posted By Home Guard
Not the expert, but first blush to me would be a...

Not the expert, but first blush to me would be a Queens Regiment button. I am sure others with greater knowledge will advise you more definitely than I am able.

Terry
Forum: Headdress 06-11-22, 09:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 700
Posted By Home Guard
Could it be African of some sort? Terry

Could it be African of some sort?

Terry
Forum: Headdress 06-11-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 700
Posted By Home Guard
I am not able to shed any light on this other...

I am not able to shed any light on this other than to say that over here that type of hat is called a Boonie Hat. My first recollection of them is the Vietnam War. Also, in the excellent movie...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-11-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By Home Guard
Very creative and very nice results. I am not the...

Very creative and very nice results. I am not the expert, but the badge looks good to me. Thanks for sharing,

Terry
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-11-22, 03:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By Home Guard
George, Very interesting info you've shared -...

George, Very interesting info you've shared - Thanks! A locomotive could possibly explain the double wheels???

Any chance you would share a picture of the SJA Nurses patch?

Terry
Forum: Other Corps 30-10-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 86
Posted By Home Guard
Australian No 3 Aeromed Evac Squadron Video

I stumbled upon this great video and when I saw the various patches I was doing zoomies. Even better, after some determined searching I think I have located some of them. For me, that's a big...
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