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Forum: Army Today, 01:10 PM
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Posted By Bill A
Hello Kadet, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello Kadet, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 11:12 AM
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Posted By Bill A
Hello Douglas, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello Douglas, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Infantry 14-07-20, 03:10 PM
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Posted By Bill A
That pattern of the 48th Highlanders badge was...

That pattern of the 48th Highlanders badge was not authorized until 1922, and not adopted until much later. Circa 1936....
Forum: Military Buttons 13-07-20, 01:21 PM
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Posted By Bill A
Hi Cliff, welcome to the Forum. Your account is...

Hi Cliff, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
The membership may have some information for you.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-07-20, 11:36 AM
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Posted By Bill A
dumdum, your pin is a Cdn Corps veteran's pin.

dumdum, your pin is a Cdn Corps veteran's pin.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-07-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Bill A
Hi Alex, maybe a wound stripe, if oriented...

Hi Alex, maybe a wound stripe, if oriented vertically?
Forum: General Topics 12-07-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 35
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Posted By Bill A
My understanding re the 4 CMR is that the 4 CMRR...

My understanding re the 4 CMR is that the 4 CMRR badge was the first issue and the second issue was the 4 CMR. The CMR pattern is more difficult to find.
Forum: General Topics 12-07-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 724
Posted By Bill A
Hi GTB, the 2 CMR badges are CEF. There is some...

Hi GTB, the 2 CMR badges are CEF. There is some suggestion they were worn post war for a period of time. Tiptaft only made badges for the CEF, not for the Canadian militia.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 11-07-20, 01:05 AM
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Posted By Bill A
Hello S C, welcome to the Forum. Your account is...

Hello S C, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 10-07-20, 07:13 PM
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Posted By Bill A
Hi Stacy, welcome to the Forum. Your account is...

Hi Stacy, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Your questions are difficult to answer briefly. There a couple of basic considerations. First WW CEF badges almost all...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-07-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 162
Posted By Bill A
Just a note. The 12é Regt Blindé was stood up as...

Just a note. The 12é Regt Blindé was stood up as a regular force regiment in 1968. It was the Three Rivers Regiment in the Second WW with the designation 12 Canadian Armoured Regiment. After the war...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-07-20, 08:27 PM
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Views: 158
Posted By Bill A
Hello Kelvin52, welcome to the Forum. Your...

Hello Kelvin52, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
The badge appears to be a grenadier regiment, maybe the Grenadier Guards. Note the small grenade on the shoulder...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-07-20, 11:14 PM
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Posted By Bill A
Hello minty1, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello minty1, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: General Topics 06-07-20, 11:09 AM
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Posted By Bill A
Hi Terry, I think the lighting may be the issue...

Hi Terry, I think the lighting may be the issue in the image you posted. It could be silver.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-07-20, 11:07 AM
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Posted By Bill A
Hello Raechel, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello Raechel, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: General Topics 05-07-20, 08:22 PM
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Posted By Bill A
Hi Terry, that is an interesting comment. The...

Hi Terry, that is an interesting comment. The only ones I have seen have the oxidized silver finish.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 05-07-20, 02:33 PM
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Posted By Bill A
Hello Nick, welcome to the Forum. Your account is...

Hello Nick, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: General Topics 05-07-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By Bill A
The Oxford Rifles is good. The 51st Soo is bad....

The Oxford Rifles is good. The 51st Soo is bad. The 67th appears to be a cast badge?
Forum: General Topics 04-07-20, 11:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 724
Posted By Bill A
If I remember correctly.

If I remember correctly.
Forum: General Topics 04-07-20, 07:19 PM
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Posted By Bill A
From the image it looks OK, but iirc, Croft...

From the image it looks OK, but iirc, Croft Militaria subjected these to their practices and made copies. Need a good close image of the front and back.
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 04-07-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 90
Posted By Bill A
I can't say with certainty when they started on...

I can't say with certainty when they started on issue, but they were worn in the 1950's and 1960's. And I am not certain of an end date. Note, the detail on your badges is excellent. The examples I...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 04-07-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 90
Posted By Bill A
Province of Ontario Correctional Services. These...

Province of Ontario Correctional Services. These are older badges, but the cap is quite common. The service may have had different designations in the past.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-07-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 91
Posted By Bill A
It was the Province of Ontario Legislature...

It was the Province of Ontario Legislature security service. Not sure of the date, but it appears to be currently in wear. Canada is a federal system, with the national government and 10 provinces...
Forum: General Topics 03-07-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 724
Posted By Bill A
Some Pictou badges were brass, but again, it...

Some Pictou badges were brass, but again, it could be for several other Scottish regiments.
The button is identified as the first pattern RCEME, circa 1944-1950.
Forum: General Topics 02-07-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 724
Posted By Bill A
Pretty sure that is one of the copies. The...

Pretty sure that is one of the copies.
The brass CTTC is still a scarcer badge, but not in the same category as the plastic one.
The stag badge could be Pictou Highlanders, but hard to say...
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