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Forum: The Home Front 11-08-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 186
Posted By Hoot
The France and Germany Star was awarded for one...

The France and Germany Star was awarded for one day or more in a theatre of war.
Forum: The Home Front 11-08-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 186
Posted By Hoot
The qualifying period for the 1939-1945 Star was...

The qualifying period for the 1939-1945 Star was 180 days in a theatre of war so she must have been shipped back home before qualifying for it.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-08-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By Hoot
It's a right hand collar badge of the Army...

It's a right hand collar badge of the Army Ordnance Department. The AOD was the officers-only counterpart to the AOC which was the other-ranks element. The two were amalgamated to form the RAOC in...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-08-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 128
Posted By Hoot
My mistake, I didn't realise it was a crown above...

My mistake, I didn't realise it was a crown above the letters, I thought it was a crest of some sort. Must do better.:)
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-08-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 128
Posted By Hoot
With those post-nominal letters to his name I...

With those post-nominal letters to his name I think the letters on the cap badge badge are more likely to be RCS. Something like the Royal College of Surgeons Yacht Club perhaps.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-07-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By Hoot
The first two don't look like brass to me, more...

The first two don't look like brass to me, more like coated steel, hence the rust. The first one has a coronet in the design, not a crown, the lion surmounts the coronet and is not astride it. The...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-07-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By Hoot
I think the second one is for the Colonial...

I think the second one is for the Colonial Defence Force, 2nd Boer War.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 17-07-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,141
Posted By Hoot
Misidentified as a bullion one without a doubt,...

Misidentified as a bullion one without a doubt, just a trick of the light.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 17-07-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,141
Posted By Hoot
That is not an embroidered cap badge, it is the...

That is not an embroidered cap badge, it is the normal metal badge with a cloth backing.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-07-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 230
Posted By Hoot
Rob, back in the good old days I had a large...

Rob, back in the good old days I had a large collection of ASC/RASC/RCT badges which I collected over many years and the only badges with blades that I ever came across were the OSD bronzed ones. All...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-07-20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 230
Posted By Hoot
I think that badge is a bit of a bodge job. The...

I think that badge is a bit of a bodge job. The blades have been added in place of the original lugs.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-07-20, 09:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 230
Posted By Hoot
Simon, the badge is that of the Indian Army...

Simon, the badge is that of the Indian Army Service Corps (1923-1935) and looks to be a pagri badge.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 12-07-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By Hoot
There's two Poles in that photo.

There's two Poles in that photo.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-07-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 312
Posted By Hoot
Classic!!!:D:D::D

Classic!!!:D:D::D
Forum: General Topics. 30-06-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By Hoot
The badge is to do with the Royal Latin School,...

The badge is to do with the Royal Latin School, Buckingham, but what it's purpose was I don't know.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 05-06-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By Hoot
Do you mean ATS members or members of the Womens...

Do you mean ATS members or members of the Womens Auxiliary Corps (India) ?.
Forum: The Home Front 04-06-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By Hoot
The various sections of the Womens Legion wore...

The various sections of the Womens Legion wore different coloured backings to their cap badges and it might be that this was carried over to the WAAC/QMAAC. An orange badge backing was worn by the...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 03-06-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,592
Posted By Hoot
That Union Jack is upside down.

That Union Jack is upside down.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 28-05-20, 10:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 401
Posted By Hoot
I think he is ASC and I think that it's probably...

I think he is ASC and I think that it's probably his cap the girl is holding.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 28-05-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 401
Posted By Hoot
3 OS chevrons?. I make it 5 myself. :)

3 OS chevrons?. I make it 5 myself. :)
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 28-05-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 401
Posted By Hoot
Her right.

Her right.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 28-05-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 401
Posted By Hoot
Yes, she certainly is, so definitely QMAAC.

Yes, she certainly is, so definitely QMAAC.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 28-05-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 401
Posted By Hoot
I think the signaller does have a darker OS...

I think the signaller does have a darker OS chevron below the other four. That would tally with the medal ribbon which appears to be for the 1914 Star. I think the man to the right of the girl...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 28-05-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 401
Posted By Hoot
The girl seated at the front is holding a cap...

The girl seated at the front is holding a cap with an Army Service Corps cap badge on it, the cap presumably belonging to one of the men.
Forum: General Topics. 27-05-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By Hoot
Perhaps you should have chosen a different...

Perhaps you should have chosen a different article as a reference. I won't be making any apologies to anyone.
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