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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 22-07-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 621
Posted By Royal
Its only 60cm long. There would be rather a lot...

Its only 60cm long. There would be rather a lot of the launch tube hanging out of one end....
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 19-07-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 621
Posted By Royal
A 'D' Day Rupert?!

A 'D' Day Rupert?!
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 19-07-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By Royal
Checked the date, nope not April the first. ...

Checked the date, nope not April the first.

Its an abomination.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 19-07-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 621
Posted By Royal
The end caps look too big even for a 2 inch/51mm...

The end caps look too big even for a 2 inch/51mm mortar, I wonder if they're just end caps for the whole bundle?
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-07-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 621
Posted By Royal
Its far too small for any kind of anti-armour...

Its far too small for any kind of anti-armour weapon beyond a LAW 66 or similar. Looks like a standard personal weapons drop case although they've clearly improved fractionally in the intervening...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-07-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 266
Posted By Royal
That was an even busier year - Kosovo again,...

That was an even busier year - Kosovo again, FYROM and then Afghan...

Who needs leave!
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-07-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 266
Posted By Royal
Small world. Though not for very long as I very...

Small world. Though not for very long as I very quickly found myself in Kukes and then Pristina :)
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 05-07-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 205
Posted By Royal
Armourers (in the army at least) are generally...

Armourers (in the army at least) are generally REME not RLC or its antecedents.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 28-06-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By Royal
You wouldn't find many WO1 pay clerks in an...

You wouldn't find many WO1 pay clerks in an infantry battalion...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 19-06-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By Royal
Cheers guys

Cheers guys
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 18-06-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By Royal
Its a lovely badge. Wish I could say the...

Its a lovely badge.

Wish I could say the same about my experiences of diving at HMS Excellent - getting a mask full of jellyfish was one particular highlight...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-06-19, 05:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By Royal
I don't know to be honest. In the days that...

I don't know to be honest.

In the days that I wore them I just got what I was given from the stores and took them to the tailors then wore them...

They're in really good condition but are...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 14-06-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By Royal
Yeah, Navy not Midnight Blue. Compare it...

Yeah, Navy not Midnight Blue.

Compare it with genuine SAS & SBS beret badges - as with the sword there is supposed to be a degree of continuity across UKSF insignia.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 14-06-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By Royal
The SRR badge also looks like it is on a Midnight...

The SRR badge also looks like it is on a Midnight Blue backing (right for SRR rank badges but not for a beret badge)...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 11-06-19, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By Royal
Para Wings - bog standard?

I picked these up as part of a lot where I was after something else entirely.

They don't look 'right' to me compared to any of the ones i wore/have had. They've been trimmed but not ironed/folded...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 28-05-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 265
Posted By Royal
Is he a relative of his namesake Bob (ex 22 SAS)...

Is he a relative of his namesake Bob (ex 22 SAS) - there's definitely a family resemblance...?

There are no PERSEC issues here, he's not exactly shy about posting his own details and pictures...
Forum: General Topics. 22-05-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By Royal
It depends. In regiments/corps that wear only the...

It depends. In regiments/corps that wear only the beret then no. In all the others then yes.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-05-19, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By Royal
That's BS too... My comment about the...

That's BS too...

My comment about the background was because it is irrelevant but he's using it to imply the badge is genuine and linked to the document - although it is for an event that took...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-05-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By Royal
Not a chance. And why has the seller put it...

Not a chance.

And why has the seller put it on an order of service from 2003?!
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-05-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By Royal
Yes, really...

Yes, really...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-05-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By Royal
Berets look very dark for RAF. I know the RAF...

Berets look very dark for RAF. I know the RAF Police have a thing for white hats and II Sqn for Maroon but has the RAF ever worn any other colours?
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 14-05-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By Royal
Bottom left is School of Infantry, bottom right...

Bottom left is School of Infantry, bottom right Infantry Battle School (the old NCOs Tac Wing, Brecon)
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 07-05-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 109
Posted By Royal
Highland WWI Glengarry Badges

I posted this in the Infantry section so apologies if already seen.



Alex Rice has kindly pointed out one possibility and I think I've found the A&SH via another member but any more pointers...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-05-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By Royal
Thanks again Alex

Thanks again Alex
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-05-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By Royal
Thanks Alex - I posted on here after a quick...

Thanks Alex - I posted on here after a quick search on fleabay gave me the heeby-jeebies! The Camerons ones for example have scrolls or not - I presume with is correct for the period?!
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