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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 08:50 AM
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Posted By grey_green_acorn
SCOTS DG

POW feathers is probably a cavalry/yeomanry NCO arm badge worn on No1 dress or mess kit. I have a similar one as Royal Scots Dragoon Guards.
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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 168
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Crown in star is Royal Corps of Transport RCT ...

Crown in star is Royal Corps of Transport RCT

Tim
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges Yesterday, 02:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 325
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Here is an unmarked slider version for...

Here is an unmarked slider version for comparison:

Tim
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia Yesterday, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Agree with Bess as the fabric appears pretty...

Agree with Bess as the fabric appears pretty coarse, but as said, DZ flashes were improvised from whatever material was at hand!
Here are a few examples:

3 PARA (sewn to dpm material), HQ 16...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 22-09-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 271
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Are these relevant? ...

Are these relevant?

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=1801&pictureid=80081

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=1801&pictureid=80100

Tim
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 22-09-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By grey_green_acorn
CPPG

The Cultural Property Protection Group (CPPG) approved by the Army Dress Committee in 2018. Note also approval of a ‘leather mounted fob badge worn hung from the right breast pocket in No1 and No2...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-09-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Here is a picture of Captain Jack D Dunbar...

Here is a picture of Captain Jack D Dunbar Intelligence Corps in Service Dress. He is wearing a collar badge (probably silver plated) in the maroon airborne beret. He was the OC of 89 Field Security...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 21-09-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Pictures and details in this other thread ...

Pictures and details in this other thread
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=86516

Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-09-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Perhaps of interest is that the Northumberland...

Perhaps of interest is that the Northumberland Fusiliers and the Durham Light Infantry both had their depots at Fenham Barracks, Newcastle Upon Tyne from 1884 to 1939.

If it is the same man in...
Forum: Off topic 17-09-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 490
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Following Forum practice here is mine! Tim

Following Forum practice here is mine!

Tim
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 16-09-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,134
Posted By grey_green_acorn
A few more examples, early and later as...

A few more examples, early and later as discussed.

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 15-09-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 816
Posted By grey_green_acorn
As a special presentation item I would think...

As a special presentation item I would think Cliff “Beserk” Winner may have been a crew member (Royal Navy, Royal Fleet Auxiliary or civilian) on one of the vessels that took 45 Commando down to, or...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-09-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 431
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Extracts are from the MOD clothing catalogue...

Extracts are from the MOD clothing catalogue which was online a few years back for troops to order kit through the QM as a sort of ‘click and collect’ trial scheme. Like JSP768 as the source...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-09-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 431
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Here are NSNs for QARANC and SRR berets Tim

Here are NSNs for QARANC and SRR berets

Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-09-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 431
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Any NSN or other markings in the liner? Tim

Any NSN or other markings in the liner?

Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-09-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By grey_green_acorn
I have a similar unidentified large Sphinx...

I have a similar unidentified large Sphinx without the rose. A little plain for Band use, possibly for sports clothing but not easy to launder!

Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-09-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Examples of brass backing plates for shoulder...

Examples of brass backing plates for shoulder titles - RED CROSS above county title with numerals in between.

Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-09-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 442
Posted By grey_green_acorn
That looks like a fourragere of a type worn in...

That looks like a fourragere of a type worn in the US Marine Corps, French and other armies.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fourragère

Tim
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 12-09-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By grey_green_acorn
This type of badge discussed here with photos in...

This type of badge discussed here with photos in wear
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=18601

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 09-09-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 816
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Simon, Brilliant! I think you may have nailed...

Simon,
Brilliant! I think you may have nailed it! Perhaps a typo / spelling error “beserk” not “berserk”

Bit like the soldiers in Gulf War 1 who got tattoos done in Riyadh that read “Dessert...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-09-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By grey_green_acorn
There were no General Service Corps officers -...

There were no General Service Corps officers - they would be commissioned onto the General List.

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 09-09-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 816
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Perhaps an activity carried out on board ship on...

Perhaps an activity carried out on board ship on the way down to the South Atlantic??

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 09-09-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Officers of the WW1 Intelligence Corps would not...

Officers of the WW1 Intelligence Corps would not have worn the Royal Fusiliers cap badge unless they were Royal Fusiliers, they wore their various previously allocated regimental badges or that of...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 09-09-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By grey_green_acorn
A picture Tim

A picture

Tim
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-09-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,174
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Leigh and Toby, Thanks, 'cast off' it is. ...

Leigh and Toby,

Thanks, 'cast off' it is.

Tim
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