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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-08-16, 08:35 AM
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Posted By saintconor
Hi Andy, Thanks for this info Andy. Think...

Hi Andy,

Thanks for this info Andy. Think I'm gonna go with the cap badge. It's for display with his medal so it will be easier to see the Regiment.

Conor
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-08-16, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By saintconor
Many thanks for your detailed response Alan. I...

Many thanks for your detailed response Alan. I believe I now know what badge I require. Now to find one :)
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-08-16, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By saintconor
Thanks for the interest. Researching Pte...

Thanks for the interest.

Researching Pte Isaac Roberts, killed with the 1st Battalion on the North West Frontier, 1st September 1937.

Conor
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-08-16, 06:48 PM
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Posted By saintconor
Royal Norfolk Regiment 1937

Hi,

I was wondering what Cap Badge a soldier of the 1st Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment would have worn in 1937?

Thanks

Conor
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-03-15, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,477
Posted By saintconor
Hi Toby, Many thanks for you informed...

Hi Toby,

Many thanks for you informed response. Enjoy adding to my Guards knowledge base.

Regards,

Conor
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-03-15, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,477
Posted By saintconor
Welsh Guards No. 1 Dress (Blues)

I've picked up a No. 1 Dress (Blues) Jacket to add to my growing Welsh Guards collection. It was sold by a Theatre Production Company that was closing down. A number of buttons are missing and those...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 12-01-15, 11:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 976
Posted By saintconor
A beautiful picture Jerry. My Grandad was an...

A beautiful picture Jerry. My Grandad was an Irish Guardsman but living in Wales has got me interested in the Welsh Guards also.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 11-01-15, 11:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 976
Posted By saintconor
They don't seem to come along that often Jerry....

They don't seem to come along that often Jerry. And when they do they are always that little bit more expensive than other soldiers.
Forum: General Topics. 11-01-15, 10:01 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By saintconor
It is a LOVELY badge though. But not 168 lovely...

It is a LOVELY badge though. But not 168 lovely :)
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 11-01-15, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 976
Posted By saintconor
My small Welsh Guards postcard collection

And when I say small, I mean small. Only 5 at the minute but always on the lookout for more ;)
Forum: General Topics. 10-01-15, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 621
Posted By saintconor
A Phillips - Methodist - 7678627 (Falls in the...

A Phillips - Methodist - 7678627 (Falls in the block allocated to Royal Army Pay Corps)

E Charnley - Methodist - 10580062 ( Falls in block to RAOC I think)
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-01-15, 12:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,243
Posted By saintconor
I did mention 'one in the post'. Well this...

I did mention 'one in the post'. Well this arrived today. Pretty confident its a good'n :)
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-01-15, 03:30 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By saintconor
Look out to buy or to avoid Brookies? I...

Look out to buy or to avoid Brookies?

I thick an album could be on the horizon. Just need the baby daughter to give me some free time haha

Like I said before, hopefully more to come in 2015....
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-01-15, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By saintconor
Hi Andy, Sorry, just realised I missed out a...

Hi Andy,

Sorry, just realised I missed out a photo.

I know the one your on about, its looks 'old' but none of the detail seems to have been polished off.

Heres the one I forgot to post. Has...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-01-15, 11:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,243
Posted By saintconor
Andy, sorry the other Andy ;) Only the one...

Andy, sorry the other Andy ;)

Only the one with makers mark. The AA/Staybrite one is by Gaunt. Will add picture shortly.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-01-15, 11:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,243
Posted By saintconor
Many thanks for your feedback Andy. Really need...

Many thanks for your feedback Andy. Really need to get better pictures of them individually in order to separate the wheat from the chaff. Serves me right for hovering them up off eBay without much...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-01-15, 10:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,243
Posted By saintconor
Some quick photos. Sorry the lighting is a bit...

Some quick photos. Sorry the lighting is a bit poor. Not sure why some are not the right way up, they are on my computer. Any advice on the them would be much appreciated.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-01-15, 07:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,243
Posted By saintconor
Growing Welsh Guards Collection

At the start of 2014 I made the decision to start adding a few Welsh Guards badges to the collection. Quite happy with my progress so far. Hopefully 2015 is just as good. The first of 2015 was bought...
Forum: Off topic 22-11-14, 02:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,462
Posted By saintconor
And how much is spent translating documents into...

And how much is spent translating documents into Ulster Scots?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-11-14, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,436
Posted By saintconor
Many thanks everyone for the interest. Have...

Many thanks everyone for the interest. Have attached a few extra photos that I've taken on my phone.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-11-14, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,436
Posted By saintconor
Some pics

Some pics
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-11-14, 11:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,436
Posted By saintconor
Possible to date Welsh Guards Tunic?

Hi

I was wondering if its possible to date a Welsh Guards tunic that has had the lining removed (this normally has the date I think)? It has brass KC buttons so I know its pre 1952 but 1915-1952...
Forum: General Topics. 15-12-13, 07:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,397
Posted By saintconor
I've just read on another thread that an OR in...

I've just read on another thread that an OR in the Pioneer Corps during WW2 would have had a badge with a slider. Is this correct?

Thanks

Conor
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-09-12, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 787
Posted By saintconor
Yes? ...

Yes?

http://news.images.itv.com/image/file/90685/image_update_dadaeb8bd6eee184_1347448976_9j-4aaqsk.jpeg
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-07-12, 09:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,296
Posted By saintconor
A nice collection you have there. The belt looks...

A nice collection you have there. The belt looks well loved which makes me think it is both old and genuine.

Regards

Conor

(Grandson of an Irish Guardsman)
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