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Forum: Headdress Today, 06:01 PM
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Posted By High Wood
Thanks for confirming it is Wingate in the...

Thanks for confirming it is Wingate in the photograph, it is an unusual angle and he seems more clean shaven than he appears in other photographs taken in 1943/44. That said, he was probably the only...
Forum: General Topics. Today, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By High Wood
It is a shame that it has been moved from its...

It is a shame that it has been moved from its original position but it good that it has survived and is on display. I have a brass was memorial plaque in my collection that was removed from a London...
Forum: Headdress Today, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By High Wood
Here are two Chindits wearing camouflaged slouch...

Here are two Chindits wearing camouflaged slouch hats at Broadway in Burma, March 1944. If the men receiving blood transfusions were injured during the glider landings there is a very high...
Forum: Indian Badges 27-01-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By High Wood
There is a Burma Rifles badge amongst them but as...

There is a Burma Rifles badge amongst them but as they are all badly photographed I cannot tell if it is a good one.
Forum: Military Buttons 27-01-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 55
Posted By High Wood
Australian Military Forces trouser buttons

I found these in a job lot of mixed buttons. It could open up a whole new field of military button collecting.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 25-01-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By High Wood
Cryptic.

Cryptic.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 21-01-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 351
Posted By High Wood
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 21-01-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 177
Posted By High Wood
The owner of this or any other Silver War Badge...

The owner of this or any other Silver War Badge is more likely to remember the name of the recipient and his unit than the Badge Number. You might have more luck if you post these details.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 21-01-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 110
Posted By High Wood
This Officer appears to be in Gramam Stewart's...

This Officer appears to be in Gramam Stewart's photograph in post 10 of this thread.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=37589&highlight=west+riding+volunteers
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 21-01-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 110
Posted By High Wood
An example of the cap badge can be seen in Post 4...

An example of the cap badge can be seen in Post 4 of this thread.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=37589&highlight=west+riding+volunteers
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 21-01-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 110
Posted By High Wood
West Riding Volunteers?

This identity of the unit depicted in this post card has puzzled me for some time. My best guess is that is is the West Riding Volunteers of the 1914-18 Volunteer Force (K & K 1688), described as the...
Forum: Indian Badges 21-01-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 153
Posted By High Wood
Very nice indeed.

Very nice indeed.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 21-01-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 351
Posted By High Wood
Thank you for the update; until this thread was...

Thank you for the update; until this thread was posted I had no idea that R.M. officers had a two part badge. Looking at some of the post 1923 caps on the link that you posted, wearing the upper part...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 21-01-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 351
Posted By High Wood
I am pretty sure that it is a King's crown.

I am pretty sure that it is a King's crown.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 21-01-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 251
Posted By High Wood
Thank you for identifying the vehicle.

Thank you for identifying the vehicle.
Forum: General Topics. 21-01-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By High Wood
Here is one in use but I cannot make out the...

Here is one in use but I cannot make out the hallmark. :D
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 20-01-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 351
Posted By High Wood
I do not mind at all. I am sorry that i can't...

I do not mind at all. I am sorry that i can't answer your question though.

Simon.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 20-01-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 351
Posted By High Wood
Thank you for that, I had thought that it was...

Thank you for that, I had thought that it was probably a two part part but it seemed strange that the two pieces were so far apart.

Is it possible to date the picture from the style of the...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 20-01-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 351
Posted By High Wood
Royal Marines Officer

I am not sure what the badges on his cap represent as the lower one appears to be a collar badge.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-01-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By High Wood
Thank you both for your help with the...

Thank you both for your help with the identification. Newport, Gwent fits perfectly as the badge was amongst the effects of the Probyn's Horse officer who came from just outside Newport.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-01-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By High Wood
Unknown badge possibly not military

This badge may not be military but I would still like to identify it if possible. I think that we can rule out Vatican Air Force.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 20-01-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 251
Posted By High Wood
Thanks for the update. Amongst the paperwork...

Thanks for the update.

Amongst the paperwork that came with the album there is a reference to 55 Field Security Section, Intelligence Corps. I am sure that this will be a pointer to the...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 19-01-20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 251
Posted By High Wood
Thanks for that. I haven't noticed Mike being on...

Thanks for that. I haven't noticed Mike being on the forum much lately but I very much hope that he will see this thread.

The Sandeman's point is interesting but the figure is holding a staff in...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 19-01-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 251
Posted By High Wood
Unknown Post War Formation Sign

This photograph was taken from a photograph album that belonged to a Sgt in the intelligence Corps. He appears to have served from 1946 in Italy, Egypt and Palestine. The sign would suggest a 'cloak...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-01-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By High Wood
Some more items that once belonged to the owner...

Some more items that once belonged to the owner of the Rank Slides have surfaced.
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