British & Commonwealth Military Badge Forum

Books by Forum Members


Go Back   British & Commonwealth Military Badge Forum > Search Forums

 Other Pages: Galleries, Links etc.
Glossary  Books by Forum Members     Canadian Pre 1914    CEF    CEF Badge Inscriptions   Canadian post 1920     Canadian post 1953     British Cavalry Badges     Makers' Marks    Pipers' Badges  Canadian Cloth Titles  Books  SEARCH
 
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.05 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Milmed
Forum: Military Buttons Today, 05:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 57
Posted By Milmed
1916 - 1918 and private purchase, so not everyone...

1916 - 1918 and private purchase, so not everyone wore them. The standard button the SA expeditionary force wore was the Union coat of arms
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 03-04-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By Milmed
Not sure what cap badge was worn as I have only...

Not sure what cap badge was worn as I have only ever seen collar badges to the "Militia Medical Staff Corps" and all of the RAMC pattern.

I suspect but have no evidence that they may have worn the...
Forum: Army 03-04-20, 05:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 294
Posted By Milmed
Definitely an E for 'Eastern Rifles'. There was...

Definitely an E for 'Eastern Rifles'. There was no C Rifles regiment in the Transvaal Volunteer system.

As for brass badges, my thoughts is that the Transvaal Volunteers badges were all in white...
Forum: General Topics 29-03-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By Milmed
Thanks Andrew, Sad news indeed. Strange I was...

Thanks Andrew,
Sad news indeed. Strange I was thinking of Sam this morning and wondered how he was as we have not spoken in a while. Very knowledgeable and what a collection. If you asked about any...
Forum: Indian Badges 26-03-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 276
Posted By Milmed
Hi Kyber, I do have a slightly better scan of...

Hi Kyber,
I do have a slightly better scan of the page but difficult to post as site reduces the image quality. If you PM your email I can forward it to you.

What is written about is basically a...
Forum: Indian Badges 24-03-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 276
Posted By Milmed
Hi, I agree, the date on the picture is...

Hi,
I agree, the date on the picture is confusing. I found a picture I had from a GG magazine dated 1944 showing a few countries promise badges. The Indian GG badge c.1944 was the same as the then...
Forum: Indian Badges 24-03-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 276
Posted By Milmed
Hi, According to this site...

Hi,
According to this site http://www.vintagegirlscout.com/intI.html your India guides trefoil promise badge was adopted in 1951. Prior to this they would have worn standard UK issued Guides badges...
Forum: The Home Front 22-03-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 282
Posted By Milmed
FANY or First Aid Nursing Yeomanry(Corps) and...

FANY or First Aid Nursing Yeomanry(Corps) and "1st Aid Nursing Yeomanry Corps" is one and the same. The uniform seen in first picture was the original uniform pre WWI and the ladies were a mounted...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-03-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By Milmed
Great, thanks for the feed back.

Great, thanks for the feed back.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 20-03-20, 04:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 217
Posted By Milmed
Thanks for the link and info Arthur. The 1951...

Thanks for the link and info Arthur.
The 1951 date is when an official badge was awarded and probably the duel language red letter badge. But there must have been unofficial badges worn by Air...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 19-03-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 217
Posted By Milmed
Air Photographer. Not sure whether RAF used...

Air Photographer.

Not sure whether RAF used such a wing but am aware SAAF did.
Forum: The Home Front 11-03-20, 04:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 303
Posted By Milmed
This is NOT Auxiliary Territorial Service

This is NOT Auxiliary Territorial Service
Forum: General Topics. 09-03-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By Milmed
They may all have been worn by your grandfather....

They may all have been worn by your grandfather. The brooched badge with the stout pin was worn on a pith helmet attached to the puggaree with the pin.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-03-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By Milmed
I have a facing pair of those on a mess dress...

I have a facing pair of those on a mess dress jacket
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-03-20, 05:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 112
Posted By Milmed
Those dates relate to the address where the...

Those dates relate to the address where the manufacturer was based.
The button itself is the US army general service button designed c.1902 and worn through the first world war in this darkened...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 01-03-20, 04:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 202
Posted By Milmed
Autos Canons Mitrailleurs 1917-19?? The...

Autos Canons Mitrailleurs 1917-19??

The Autos-Canons-Mitrailleuses Corps (ACM) was a unit of the Belgian army during the First World War Consisted of armored vehicles equipped with canon and...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-02-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 357
Posted By Milmed
Hi Frank, Thanks for the response. I did a bit...

Hi Frank,
Thanks for the response. I did a bit more investigating on this type of pin and found it is a mass produced machined made 'round pin brooch fastener' developed in the 1930's and still in...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-02-20, 03:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 357
Posted By Milmed
Just an observation. The attachment pin on the...

Just an observation. The attachment pin on the back is of more current manufacture typically seen on enameled badges from the 1970's to 1990's, so this is either a copy or more representative of the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-02-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By Milmed
WWII Italian airforce NCO Mechanic/fitter arm of...

WWII Italian airforce NCO Mechanic/fitter arm of service badge. There is a whole range of them. Look at Guido Rosignoli book on WWII airforce badges
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 17-02-20, 03:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By Milmed
Looks like a Victorian/Edwardian St John...

Looks like a Victorian/Edwardian St John Ambulance brigade uniform
Forum: The Home Front 15-02-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By Milmed
From photographic evidence (search google) both...

From photographic evidence (search google) both cap and collar badges were worn. Mostly corps badges but I have also seen infantry unit badges worn.

List of badges I have noted been worn on left...
Forum: Military Buttons 13-02-20, 04:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By Milmed
London Transport Police button

London Transport Police button
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-02-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 151
Posted By Milmed
Bog standard on American badges but not on UK or...

Bog standard on American badges but not on UK or commonwealth badges. It has one of those safety catches for the pin. I will stick with an American hospital nurses badge.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-02-20, 05:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 151
Posted By Milmed
Hi, I agree with General Hospital but not sure...

Hi,
I agree with General Hospital but not sure about the 'B'. It looks possibly like an American civilian nursing badge. What does the pin look like? as that may give a clearer picture of its...
Forum: General Topics 03-02-20, 04:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By Milmed
Confirmed WWII SAMNS nursing sister(Captain)...

Confirmed WWII SAMNS nursing sister(Captain) epaulette. See my writeup some time back on the forum... https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=33260
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 04:06 PM.


Powered by: vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.