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Forum: General Topics. 11-11-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 739
Posted By leigh kitchen
A somewhat similar cap, albeit with a black vent...

A somewhat similar cap, albeit with a black vent and blue instead of green piping:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Military-Indian-Army-Side-Cap-Badge/193463255074?hash=item2d0b4f0022:g:kV0AAOSwX9Neu8cO
Forum: Infantry 07-11-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By leigh kitchen
An officer's lady's belt locket?

An officer's lady's belt locket?
Forum: Headdress 07-11-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By leigh kitchen
It has RE buttons, appears to be a RE OR's cap.

It has RE buttons, appears to be a RE OR's cap.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 07-11-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 183
Posted By leigh kitchen
Mention here of HMS Victory re. pay and admin for...

Mention here of HMS Victory re. pay and admin for RM Brigade:

https://www.greatwarforum.org/topic/227028-help-please-to-understand-a-rmli-ser
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 07-11-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 183
Posted By leigh kitchen
Ah, sorry, posted as I thought you'd finished. ...

Ah, sorry, posted as I thought you'd finished.
I cant find the entry you're asking about?

Found it - Victory for RM Brigade?
I may be way out with this but possibly coming under HMS Victory for...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 07-11-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 183
Posted By leigh kitchen
First Name: G Surname: Treagus DOB: ...

First Name:
G
Surname:
Treagus
DOB:
Circa 1886
Age:
28
Nationality:
British
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 07-11-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 183
Posted By leigh kitchen
Interesting stuff (I've just had a quick "look"...

Interesting stuff (I've just had a quick "look" at who I think is your man) - tell us more.
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 07-11-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 188
Posted By leigh kitchen
The "Iron Cross" appears to be some form of...

The "Iron Cross" appears to be some form of souvenir or propaganda piece though propaganda pieces often have mock "battle honours" on the arms or reverse of the cross, commemorating German actions...
Forum: General Topics. 06-11-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By leigh kitchen
First Name: Dennis Arthur Belfield Initials: ...

First Name:
Dennis Arthur Belfield
Initials:
D A B
Surname:
Lawrance
DOB:
Circa 1921
Age:
22
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-11-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 435
Posted By leigh kitchen
The first badge -issue 280 of The Formation Sign...

The first badge -issue 280 of The Formation Sign (arrived this morning) makes tentative ID as 162 OCTU (HAC).

It's Badges on Battle Dress mystery badge M47.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-11-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By leigh kitchen
I obtained this sort of style black embroidered...

I obtained this sort of style black embroidered WOI andWOII insignia from a RM Commando stores at Shackleton Barracks, Ballykelly in 1979.
The Colour Sergeant told me that they and the NCO chevrons...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 05-11-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 415
Posted By leigh kitchen
Just seen - PM sent....

Just seen - PM sent....
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 03-11-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 355
Posted By leigh kitchen
Thanks for that info.

Thanks for that info.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 03-11-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 355
Posted By leigh kitchen
Would this conform to the "cap badge with central...

Would this conform to the "cap badge with central lug" type belt plate?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-11-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 493
Posted By leigh kitchen
I mention the flame pattern as the OP raised the...

I mention the flame pattern as the OP raised the subject of RNF badges having differing flames, I cant think of RNF using the fan pattern as worn by NF and wonder if there's a confusion with the NF...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-11-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 493
Posted By leigh kitchen
I don't know if this s is the article I was...

I don't know if this s is the article I was thinking of, from Crown Imperial no. 54, Spring 1989, an article by D Wood.

Figure 1, adopted as a design by regular and volunteer battalions in 1895,...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 01-11-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 355
Posted By leigh kitchen
I suppose other units wear or wore a black belt...

I suppose other units wear or wore a black belt with brass fittings, I wondered if this would be fitted with a RTR collar dog?
The belt came with a scarlet Hussar or yeomanry cap minus insignia so...
Forum: General Topics. 31-10-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By leigh kitchen
A little more info First Name: T L ...

A little more info

First Name:
T L
Surname:
Walters
Rank:
Flying Officer
Service Number:
89408
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-10-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 493
Posted By leigh kitchen
I don't think so, Ihave an idea that a Crown...

I don't think so, Ihave an idea that a Crown Imperial article showed a NF or RNF that varied from the norm, it may have been a NF or RNF with the NF style rounded fan of flames but motto circlet...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-10-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 493
Posted By leigh kitchen
A fitting on a cap I have, not a RNF one as the...

A fitting on a cap I have, not a RNF one as the end of the slider would be visible when worn.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=73682&highlight=Staff+Officer
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-10-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 493
Posted By leigh kitchen
Without checking, I think "The Fifth Fusiliers...

Without checking, I think "The Fifth Fusiliers And Its Badges" by D. Wood says worn from a date in the 50s until 1963 in bimetal, and that AA were made but probably not issued to the TA.
I may be...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-10-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 493
Posted By leigh kitchen
Just reread this post, my mistake, I thought you...

Just reread this post, my mistake, I thought you were referring to officers collar badges not being of this pattern but you meant that this upright "cap badge design" wasn't worn by officers or ORs...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-10-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 493
Posted By leigh kitchen
I think the second is ok, the first I'm not sure...

I think the second is ok, the first I'm not sure about but I hate saying yea or nay from photos.
Someone should come up with firmer opinion.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-10-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 493
Posted By leigh kitchen
I'm inclined towards these badges being OR's...

I'm inclined towards these badges being OR's collar badges rather than officer's insignia, but Who knows (so far)?
It'd be interesting to see a badge of matching quality and finish but with St...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-10-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 493
Posted By leigh kitchen
Some, here's a slidered one.

Some, here's a slidered one.
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