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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-04-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 122
Posted By Hawthorn
Always found it strange how distant the Band are...

Always found it strange how distant the Band are from the Battalions of the Regiment, almost a law unto themselves and certainly wouldn't surprise me if silver was worn. Would be nice to find some...
Forum: General Topics. 02-04-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,125
Posted By Hawthorn
I see his medals as 1914 Star with Clasp, BWM &...

I see his medals as 1914 Star with Clasp, BWM & Victory, then an India General Service Medal with unknown Bar, Defence and War Medals, then possibly the 1937 Coronation Medal and finally a Long...
Forum: General Topics. 02-04-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,125
Posted By Hawthorn
Nice find Leigh and an impressive set of medals...

Nice find Leigh and an impressive set of medals on display there.

Simon.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 02-04-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By Hawthorn
Badges now sold with thanks to the Buyer. ...

Badges now sold with thanks to the Buyer.

Simon.
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 02-04-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 27,041
Posted By Hawthorn
Have shown this one before in another thread I...

Have shown this one before in another thread I think but fits nicely here, City of London Yeomanry, non Maker marked.

Simon.
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 02-04-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 27,041
Posted By Hawthorn
Tim, Lovely examples, thanks for showing...

Tim,

Lovely examples, thanks for showing them, particularly nice to have the original backing card on the button example, I wonder how many Regiments were included in their stock.

Simon.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 02-04-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By Hawthorn
Badges on hold. Simon.

Badges on hold.

Simon.
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 02-04-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 27,041
Posted By Hawthorn
Enjoined looking back at this thread with some...

Enjoined looking back at this thread with some choice examples shown so thought I would add another, although this is an O.C.A. badge and not a Sweetheart. Well made and marked JR Gaunt London to the...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 02-04-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By Hawthorn
Brass Parachute Regiment Shoulder Titles

Have these spare and of no interest to me, pair of mint brass Parachute Regiment shoulder titles as discussed here.
...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 01-04-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 34
Posted By Hawthorn
East Surrey Regiment Cuff Links

Though not strictly a Sweetheart badge I thought this was the appropriate place to show these East Surrey Regiment cuff links I had recently. Very well made in my opinion but unfortunately non Maker...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 01-04-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By Hawthorn
Some basic history. ...

Some basic history.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/23rd_Hussars
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 01-04-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By Hawthorn
23rd Hussars by the beret badge but sure a...

23rd Hussars by the beret badge but sure a Cavalry expert will be able to confirm.

Regards Simon.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 31-03-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 548
Posted By Hawthorn
Another example currently listed on Ebay (no...

Another example currently listed on Ebay (no relation to seller) showing Grenadier Corporals standing with the grenade device above the two chevrons. However the Corporal standing third from the...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 31-03-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 548
Posted By Hawthorn
Thanks Toby, Learn something new everyday!...

Thanks Toby,

Learn something new everyday! Will attempt to contact someone I know at RHQ and see if anything can be found (May take a while in view of the Lockdown) and report back.

All the...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 31-03-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 548
Posted By Hawthorn
Sorry Toby, Just saw this post and you...

Sorry Toby,

Just saw this post and you answered my question before I posted my last one, interesting.

Simon.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 31-03-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 548
Posted By Hawthorn
Toby Could this practice be a purely...

Toby

Could this practice be a purely Grenadier Guards arrangement, looking at Coldstream Squad photographs of the period at Caterham and in the field, the Corporals whose Squads are pictured only...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 31-03-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 548
Posted By Hawthorn
Will take a look through my Coldstream...

Will take a look through my Coldstream photographs to see what I can find. although I have never noticed the two chevron and badge configuration before and get back to you if I find anything.
...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 31-03-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 548
Posted By Hawthorn
Toby, Very interesting information and...

Toby,

Very interesting information and something I have never encountered before. Was the use of the Acting Corporal Rank universal among the Foot Guard Regiments and if so have you any idea what...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 31-03-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By Hawthorn
Apparently this Officers canine friend is called...

Apparently this Officers canine friend is called Stunter if the Internet is to be believed!
...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 30-03-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 97
Posted By Hawthorn
An identical badge has bee the subject of...

An identical badge has bee the subject of discussion on The Anglo Boer War site but unfortunately has not been identified there either.
...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-03-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 532
Posted By Hawthorn
Andy, Very nice, thanks for posting. ...

Andy,

Very nice, thanks for posting.

Simon
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 30-03-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By Hawthorn
All now sold with thanks, could the Moderators...

All now sold with thanks, could the Moderators please remove this.

Bets regards Simon.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 30-03-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By Hawthorn
Surely from the configuration of the gun...

Surely from the configuration of the gun emplacement, the casual dress of the gun team and the general feel of the image I would say that this was taken on a Range or at some training establishment....
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 29-03-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 75
Posted By Hawthorn
Steve, Many thanks, explains the Naval...

Steve,

Many thanks, explains the Naval looking uniform, will see what I can find on the Net.

Regards Simon.
Forum: General Topics. 29-03-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By Hawthorn
His CWGC entry, I would leave as is if I were...

His CWGC entry, I would leave as is if I were you.

https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1623781/pearson,-frank-edward/

Simon.
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