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Forum: Other Military Topics 07-12-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By rubicon
Royal Navy identification

Hello,

I'm looking for a picture of the yacht AKEELA III.
This boat was part of a LSI convoy which sailed to Gold Beach sector on D-Day 6 June 1944. Any information about its mission in the...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-11-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By rubicon
Royal Scots Fusiliers cap badge with original backing

I bought this Royal Scots Fusiliers cap badge in France recently. It has its original backing made of two parts cut out in flames. The smaller part is green and the larger is red. Both colours recall...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 20-02-17, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,915
Posted By rubicon
CMHQ London civilian personel lapel badge

Hello,

I've got another production of the CMHQ London lapel badge which was worn by civilian personels who worked dressed in civilian for the Canadian HQ during WW2. The badge is quite similar to...
Forum: Headdress 18-12-16, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,475
Posted By rubicon
Identification needed for a WW2 periwinkle blue beret

Hello,

I am trying to identify this WW2 military periwinkle blue beret. It was made by J.L. CURRIE & Co in 1942. It also has remains of a RAOC stamp which shows "WD" and letter "O" above for 1942...
Forum: Headdress 06-08-16, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,505
Posted By rubicon
Hello Jerry, Thanks for showing your RSG SD...

Hello Jerry,

Thanks for showing your RSG SD peak cap.

The wording of the Royal Appointement under the Royal Arms is "By Appointment to the late King George V" and under the Prince of Wales...
Forum: Headdress 05-08-16, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,505
Posted By rubicon
WWII SD Peak Cap Royal Scots Greys

Maybe it would be of interest for some members of this forum to have a look at this WWII SD Peak Cap of the Royal Scots Greys. Unfortunatly the cap badge is missing but I hope to be able to complete...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-08-15, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,060
Posted By rubicon
Thanks you all for your help. Not easy to make...

Thanks you all for your help. Not easy to make out the large cap badge with the wreath and what looks like a shield in the center... The smaller could be St-Andrews or Loretto but not easy to confirm...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-08-15, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,060
Posted By rubicon
Unknown Scottish unit

Hello,

Does someone can help to identify this group of Scottish soldiers?


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1936-The-Scottish-Regiments-Mounted-Photo-with-Regimental-Mascot-Dog-/151759802526?
Forum: Infantry 03-02-15, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,348
Posted By rubicon
Thank you all for your documented answers and...

Thank you all for your documented answers and comments. Very useful!
Best regards.
J-F
Forum: Infantry 02-02-15, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,348
Posted By rubicon
16th Infantry Battalion British Columbia Scottish CEF cap badge

Hello,

Does anyone knows what feature the crown on the 16th Infantry Battalion British Columbia Scottish CEF cap badge? It is not the Imperial Crown expected but a different crown with a thistle...
Forum: Off topic 07-06-14, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By rubicon
Some pictures of the day 7 June 2014

We have had thousands of visitors since yesterday. The camp will be open until Monday morning! J-F
Forum: Off topic 07-06-14, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 792
Posted By rubicon
He fell at Ver-sur-Mer for our freedom. We will...

He fell at Ver-sur-Mer for our freedom. We will remember him.
Yesterday afternoon a delegation from the East Yorkshire Regt laid a wreath at the Green Howards Memorial at Crepon where I live.
A...
Forum: Off topic 06-06-14, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By rubicon
GOLD BEACH CAMP VER-SUR-MER FRANCE 2014

Hello,

As member of the organisation of the GOLD BEACH CAMP 2014 at VER-SUR-MER "main British beachhead on 6 June 1944" I would like to share with you some pictures of the camp I have taken...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 23-11-13, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,818
Posted By rubicon
Dear Gordon, Thanks for your help. I've already...

Dear Gordon,
Thanks for your help. I've already looked for information about the RHA cap badges on the website with search fonction but unfortunatly without success for the time being. J-F
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 23-11-13, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,818
Posted By rubicon
Thank you mike for your pictures and information....

Thank you mike for your pictures and information. It is the first backing I've seen worn with RHA cap badge. J-F
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 22-11-13, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,818
Posted By rubicon
For one week this post has stayed totaly mute......

For one week this post has stayed totaly mute... Do I have posted an oddity? Nobody in this forum has knowledge about RHA cap badges??? Strange... British collectors in this forum are used to be more...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 16-11-13, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,818
Posted By rubicon
Royal Horse Artillery KC cap badges

Hello,

I'm looking for information about the kind of metals which were used to make RHA cap badges of the 3rd RHA, 4th RHA and 5th RHA during inter war period and WWII. I know that the RHA cap...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-09-13, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,223
Posted By rubicon
Hello Peter and Mike, Thanks for your comments,...

Hello Peter and Mike,
Thanks for your comments, the peint is old but not the original factory peint.
I agree with you about the decal could be a RAF tail badge from a RAF plane kit... J-F
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-09-13, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,223
Posted By rubicon
WW2 Canadian Helmet dated 1942 with unknown flash

Hello,

Does somebody can help me to identify the flash blue-white-red on this MKII Canadian helmet please? It is a small transfert which size 14mm by 11mm.
J-F
Forum: Infantry 15-09-13, 06:52 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 23,986
Posted By rubicon
Thanks you Mike, Clive and Bill for your help,...

Thanks you Mike, Clive and Bill for your help, your contributions makes things more clear about what happened to Sgt Boucher!
J-F
Forum: Infantry 14-09-13, 10:39 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 23,986
Posted By rubicon
MKIII helmet with Chaudiere Regt flash and army number inside

Hello,

I've got this helmet recently from an old local collection in Normandy. Its former owner got it about 15 years ago and wrote to ask an identification to the museum at Levis in August 2000....
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 25-08-13, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By rubicon
SAS badges

Hello,

Does someone can help me to identify if these badges are original and if they are original at which period they were issued? Thanks for any help. Regards.
J-F
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 15-08-13, 05:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,425
Posted By rubicon
Thanks to all for your contributions. The cap...

Thanks to all for your contributions. The cap badge was sold for 500.
I read again the description of the Canadian Para Corps officier cap badges in the book of Ken Joyce. He does not give an...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 05-08-13, 07:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,425
Posted By rubicon
I agree with you all the Scully made I've seen...

I agree with you all the Scully made I've seen with lugs or discs have always 5 rivets. J-F
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 05-08-13, 07:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,425
Posted By rubicon
Yes it is...

Yes it is...
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