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Forum: Headdress Today, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 76
Posted By leigh kitchen
The badge looks like an Other Ranks slidered one,...

The badge looks like an Other Ranks slidered one, incorrect, but it is possible for a cap to have been worn legitimately with different badges, for example when infantry regiment badges were replaced...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Today, 05:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 329
Posted By leigh kitchen
[/QUOTE] A nice shot of the officer's belt,...

[/QUOTE]

A nice shot of the officer's belt, pouch and "RDG" badge here, on Dege & Skinners web site:

https://dege-skinner.co.uk/military/regimental-appointments/
Forum: Headdress Today, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 76
Posted By leigh kitchen
The markings appear in post war caps too.

The markings appear in post war caps too.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia Today, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 193
Posted By leigh kitchen
Thanks, I'll keep an eye out for updates from you.

Thanks, I'll keep an eye out for updates from you.
Forum: Off topic Today, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 231
Posted By leigh kitchen
Where I live that'd be called causing thousands...

Where I live that'd be called causing thousands of pounds worth of improvements to the area.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 08:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 121
Posted By leigh kitchen
Some information about the WVS / WRVS here: ...

Some information about the WVS / WRVS here:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Voluntary_Service
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 121
Posted By leigh kitchen
Womens Voluntary Service (later Womens Royal...

Womens Voluntary Service (later Womens Royal Voluntary Service).
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 99
Posted By leigh kitchen
Navy and Army Canteen Board. ...

Navy and Army Canteen Board.

https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/30077018
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By leigh kitchen
A representation of the drummer's badge by the...

A representation of the drummer's badge by the look of it (although yes, it does look rather like a cotton reel)..
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 01:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,958
Posted By leigh kitchen
That's the motivation for some people I believe -...

That's the motivation for some people I believe - the embuggerence factor.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia Yesterday, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 193
Posted By leigh kitchen
Good to hear Rafal - when's the book liable to be...

Good to hear Rafal - when's the book liable to be available?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-02-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,450
Posted By leigh kitchen
Not in the image I posted, highest rank achieved...

Not in the image I posted, highest rank achieved was Colour Sergeant.
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 28-02-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By leigh kitchen
Hagwalther may be able to help with an opinion.

Hagwalther may be able to help with an opinion.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 28-02-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 188
Posted By leigh kitchen
Looks like "D" (Duke of Lancaster's Own)...

Looks like "D" (Duke of Lancaster's Own) Sqadron, Royal Mercian and Lancastrian Yeomanry wore a black band instead of the blue worn by the Duke of Lancaster's Yeomanry.
...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-02-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,450
Posted By leigh kitchen
He went on the 2nd Battalion's day trip to...

He went on the 2nd Battalion's day trip to Boulogne, I'm told he was on the trip to Holland but hav'nt confirmed. He went to NW Europe with the 1st Bn.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 28-02-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 188
Posted By leigh kitchen
I think the stable belt may be that of "D" (Duke...

I think the stable belt may be that of "D" (Duke of Lancaster's Own) Sqadron, Royal Mercian and Lancastrian Yeomanry.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-02-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,450
Posted By leigh kitchen
No, unfortunately, I thought that cropping the...

No, unfortunately, I thought that cropping the image would increase the size.
The image has been posted in one or two other threads / albums.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-02-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,450
Posted By leigh kitchen
Uncle George's bed space, South Barracks,...

Uncle George's bed space, South Barracks, Gibralter, 1939/40 (in the same barrack room I occupied in 1973).
Welsh Guards pagri badge and white/green/white plume visible (image small, but perfectly...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 27-02-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 477
Posted By leigh kitchen
The last badge is RA Piper, 19th, 40th and 103rd...

The last badge is RA Piper, 19th, 40th and 103rd Regiments.
All three regiments had Volunteer Pipe Bands, each about 16 strong.

103rd Regiment, (Lancashire Artillery Volunteers) is (or was?) a TA...
Forum: General Topics. 27-02-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 292
Posted By leigh kitchen
It sounds interesting, useful - and yes, a...

It sounds interesting, useful - and yes, a mammoth task.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 27-02-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 235
Posted By leigh kitchen
Is it the same size as the slidered cap badge, or...

Is it the same size as the slidered cap badge, or very slightly smaller in which case I thought the guess was collar badge?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-02-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 493
Posted By leigh kitchen
It was one or two units away from the shop that...

It was one or two units away from the shop that really stood out as a badge shop and which went under various names including "Albermerle Antiques" and "The Badger" or "Badger's Den" or similar. I...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 27-02-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,062
Posted By leigh kitchen
A nice image of MMP in Italy, WWI (the...

A nice image of MMP in Italy, WWI (the Cameronian's mentioned but not the Border Regiment man):

https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/ww1-mounted-military-police-italian-1777803533
Forum: General Topics 27-02-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 220
Posted By leigh kitchen
Were some WWII scout badges year dated? WWI...

Were some WWII scout badges year dated?
WWI ones were weren't they?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-02-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 493
Posted By leigh kitchen
I hadn't noticed the flaws on the obverse, didnt...

I hadn't noticed the flaws on the obverse, didnt look too closely, it was just another OSD badge albeit with slider. I took the nubs on the reverse to be markers for tangs that were never added.
...
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