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Forum: General Topics Yesterday, 03:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 81
Posted By Tinto
An attractive lot, bc, Thanks for sharing. Do...

An attractive lot, bc, Thanks for sharing.
Do you know who wore the white metal rising sun?
Cheers, John
Forum: Army 02-04-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 250
Posted By Tinto
I agree, most likely E. Thanks, John

I agree, most likely E.
Thanks, John
Forum: Army 01-04-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 250
Posted By Tinto
Very nice lot, Thanks for the link. I am...

Very nice lot, Thanks for the link.
I am wondering what the CR within bugle horn badge is for.
Cheers, John
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-03-20, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By Tinto
Thanks for showing, very nice! John

Thanks for showing, very nice!
John
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-03-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By Tinto
Thanks for sharing your items. Would be...

Thanks for sharing your items. Would be interested in seeing your other badges, thanks.
John
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 22-03-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By Tinto
Hi Graham, An attractive badge, fairly rare. ...

Hi Graham,
An attractive badge, fairly rare.
ATA is for Air Transport Auxiliary. Sorry, I can't advise on value.
Cheers, John
Forum: The Home Front 22-03-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 281
Posted By Tinto
Thank you for the extra pictures and information....

Thank you for the extra pictures and information.
Maybe the "CY" badge is a "YC" badge, for Yeomanry Corps?
Cheers, John
Forum: The Home Front 22-03-20, 05:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 281
Posted By Tinto
Hi Terry, Download the first image into your...

Hi Terry,
Download the first image into your computer system and then enlarge it.
You will see the young ladies are wearing a CY badge both on their hats and collars.
Cheers, John
Forum: The Home Front 21-03-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 281
Posted By Tinto
Hi Terry and Simon, The CY badge is most likely...

Hi Terry and Simon,
The CY badge is most likely "Cadet Yeomanry"
See attached image.
Cheers, John
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 21-03-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 230
Posted By Tinto
Hi Stephen, You probably know that the initials...

Hi Stephen,
You probably know that the initials SRD
were for "Seldom Reaches Destination" or "Soon Runs Dry"
Cheers,
John
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 20-03-20, 10:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By Tinto
Very nice, Luke. Thanks for sharing pictures and...

Very nice, Luke. Thanks for sharing pictures and Keith's rationale.
Regards, John
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 19-03-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,118
Posted By Tinto
An old thread, but here is a picture of a member...

An old thread, but here is a picture of a member of the Women's Forage Corps.
Note the missing bottom bar of her badge.
Cheers, John
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-03-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By Tinto
Thanks very much for the prompt reply, Dave. ...

Thanks very much for the prompt reply, Dave.
Cheers, John
Forum: Off topic 13-03-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By Tinto
Thanks for sharing, Tim. Something good came from...

Thanks for sharing, Tim. Something good came from the change of plan.
Cheers, John
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-03-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By Tinto
Ich Dien cloth badge

Hi Forum members,
Can anyone identify this small badge, approx. 30mm diameter?
Thanks, John
Forum: Off topic 09-03-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,064
Posted By Tinto
I sympathize, Don. The World has always been a...

I sympathize, Don. The World has always been a dangerous place.
All the Best, John
Forum: New Zealand Badges 07-03-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By Tinto
All very nice, Iain, Thanks for showing. ...

All very nice, Iain, Thanks for showing.
Regards, John
Forum: General Topics. 07-03-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 359
Posted By Tinto
Thanks for sharing, Stephen. I'm guessing the...

Thanks for sharing, Stephen. I'm guessing the British War Medal was sold for its silver content when times were tough.
Cheers, John
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-03-20, 12:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By Tinto
Hi Mick, It looks very like the centre of a...

Hi Mick,
It looks very like the centre of a plaid brooch for the 74th (Highland) Regiment of Foot, forerunner of the Highland Light Infantry.
In Bloomer's book it's dated 1849.
Cheers, John
...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 02-03-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By Tinto
Hi Rob, I checked also but only have the one...

Hi Rob,
I checked also but only have the one Imperial Yeomanry button.
Regards,
John
Forum: General Topics. 27-02-20, 01:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By Tinto
Hi Rob, and others, Further information on LF...

Hi Rob, and others,
Further information on LF badges in this link, about 2/3 way down:

https://frontiersmenhistorian.info/page/1/

Cheers,
John
Forum: General Topics. 26-02-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By Tinto
Nice looking badges, Rob. thanks for sharing. ...

Nice looking badges, Rob. thanks for sharing.
There is a similar LF in laurels badge in this discussion, Post 142, in this link:
...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 23-02-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By Tinto
Hello btns, RPL button is quite a challenge. ...

Hello btns,
RPL button is quite a challenge.
"L" is probably the key, suggestions are Lancers, Legion, Legation, League, Line.
I thought it might be connected with the Polish Legion but they had a...
Forum: General Topics. 22-02-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 650
Posted By Tinto
Thanks for the information, Alex. Now you...

Thanks for the information, Alex.
Now you mention it, I can see it is Church Lads Brigade.
Cheers,
John
Forum: General Topics. 21-02-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 650
Posted By Tinto
Thanks for sharing Simon. Very nice. What is...

Thanks for sharing Simon. Very nice.
What is that badge just below the Durham Light Infantry?
Cheers, John
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