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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 28-04-21, 08:37 PM
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Posted By Expat Yeoman
Royal Carnarvon Militia

PM sent.

Michael
Forum: Military Buttons 28-03-21, 01:37 AM
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Views: 274
Posted By Expat Yeoman
"CIV 1900" button was worn on the greatcoat, and...

"CIV 1900" button was worn on the greatcoat, and the "London Arms" button on the tunic

I had the same description of these from Keith Hook - one size for the greatcoat button and two sizes for the...
Forum: General Topics. 14-03-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,013
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Forgot to add - KK2660

Forgot to add - KK2660
Forum: General Topics. 14-03-21, 10:21 AM
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Views: 1,013
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Yes Royal Liberty School, Gidea Park, Essex (now...

Yes Royal Liberty School, Gidea Park, Essex (now in the London Borough of Havering).

From my notes their CCF ran 1951 - 1972 and I suspect there was a cadet corps preceding that. It's on my...
Forum: General Topics. 27-02-21, 10:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By Expat Yeoman
It has recently got a lot more complicated with...

It has recently got a lot more complicated with the new options on what constitutes a letter or parcel, and is more expensive compared to previous tariff options. To build on Luke & Mick's comments:...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 31-01-21, 03:45 AM
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Views: 292
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Nick, Ivan (badger123) is the expert on these and...

Nick, Ivan (badger123) is the expert on these and will be able to advise for sure. It is very similar to the two-part enamelled badge that he shows on his website (link below) and in his excellent...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-01-21, 03:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By Expat Yeoman
East Anglia Bde - car badge?

Saw this on eBay and wondering what exactly it is. I'm thinking perhaps another of the car badges given the screw threads. Or else a pouch belt badge (or part thereof).. Or maybe just a 'made up'!...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-01-21, 01:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 651
Posted By Expat Yeoman
The officer's HP was a great buy at that price!

The officer's HP was a great buy at that price!
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-12-20, 12:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 651
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Agree with Brian, a lovely little collection...

Agree with Brian, a lovely little collection there.

The white metal T/5/ESSEX was worn on Full Dress. Theoretically there should be the same for the other Bns but AFAIK they've only been seen for...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 30-12-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Expat Yeoman
Another Cadet Supply catalogue is up on eBay (or...

Another Cadet Supply catalogue is up on eBay (or perhaps the same one with more images..!)

What caught my eye was the mention in the introduction that "all profits are devoted to cadet work and,...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 30-12-20, 06:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,605
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Mark they are alive and kicking: ...

Mark they are alive and kicking:

https://www.serfca.org/Reserves/Army-Reserve/Royal-Signals/94-Berkshire-Yeomanry-Signal-Squadron

I had the pleasure of serving alongside them way back when...
Forum: General Topics. 05-12-20, 04:09 AM
Replies: 74
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Posted By Expat Yeoman
A thin year for me. I'll go with this one. Not...

A thin year for me. I'll go with this one. Not the most attractive piece of metal around, but to a short lived unit that was just around the corner to me (way back when I was in the country!)

...
Forum: General Topics. 05-12-20, 04:05 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,044
Posted By Expat Yeoman
EY non-voided

I don't include the non-voided EY badge on my website (though I do have many variants of it) as I regard it as unofficial. There's no evidence so far of a sealed pattern. I cover what I have...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 14-11-20, 04:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 625
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Post 1945; Trumpet Major & Sergeant trumpeter

Post 1945; Trumpet Major & Sergeant trumpeter
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-11-20, 04:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By Expat Yeoman
I was a member of that Corps of Drums (a looong...

I was a member of that Corps of Drums (a looong time ago!)

All wore the drummer trade badge on the tunic in the style you show (ex Drum Major, which was a gold wire version), however, yours looks...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-11-20, 11:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Griff I found this. The sticker is dated 2008...

Griff I found this. The sticker is dated 2008 but The Saleroom have it as being 2018 so maybe it sold a second time. Anyway, hopefully it gives you the description you were after.

M
Forum: Other Military Topics 07-11-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By Expat Yeoman
WW1 "Delandre" vignettes of British and Colonial units

As some members will already know one of my other interests is collecting pieces of paper, including the WW1 "Delandre" cinderella stamps that were produced and sold in France. I've put together a...
Forum: General Topics 31-10-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Hi Jerry, I believe it is Technical And...

Hi Jerry,

I believe it is Technical And Further Education, which is a provider of vocational courses for us down under.

Michael
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 25-10-20, 05:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Thanks PB. Images of the earlier Wrightson...

Thanks PB.

Images of the earlier Wrightson medal (for honour and for shooting) can be seen here:...
Forum: Military Buttons 24-10-20, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By Expat Yeoman
If you're looking for Yeomanry I have some. ...

If you're looking for Yeomanry I have some.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=3264
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 24-10-20, 05:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Dains medal

2) The Dains Medal

In 1932 the endowment was taken over by another parent Mr Dains and continued as a shooting prize. In the 1980s it was reconstituted as an award to ďa cadet who had risen to...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 24-10-20, 04:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Wrightson / Dains medal - King Edward VI Chelmsford CCF

The Lucas Tooth thread reminded me of another award in Essex - King Edward VI School Chelmsford Cadet Corps / CCF was another unit to award prize medals to members of the contingent.

1. The...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 22-10-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 866
Posted By Expat Yeoman
A pleasure Peter. A few more snippets I have...

A pleasure Peter.

A few more snippets I have found from the annual Journals. Can't say if it is the same for the other Counties but for Essex the trophy is a 5' x 3' shield and presented annually...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 22-10-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 866
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Essex ACF too.

Essex ACF too.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 03-10-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By Expat Yeoman
The Military Historical Society produced a set of...

The Military Historical Society produced a set of five publications covering cavalry and yeomanry sabretaches:

1. English Yeomanry
2. Scottish and other Yeomanry
3. Light cavalry
4. Full dress...
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