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Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. Yesterday, 05:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 267
Posted By mike_vee
His 'Author' profile on Amazon states : ...

His 'Author' profile on Amazon states :



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Forum: Other Military Topics Yesterday, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 126
Posted By mike_vee
Criteria for Commemoration The CWGC...

Criteria for Commemoration



The CWGC has a Graves Registration Form for both Father and Son , so it appears he did meet the above criteria.

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Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. Yesterday, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 267
Posted By mike_vee
I wonder if anyone has tried to contact him for...

I wonder if anyone has tried to contact him for authentication ?

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Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force Yesterday, 02:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 319
Posted By mike_vee
According to the BBC eight of them were presented...

According to the BBC eight of them were presented at the openong ceremony on Thursday.



https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-58029083

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Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. Yesterday, 02:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 267
Posted By mike_vee
This may be a dumb question , would he have had...

This may be a dumb question , would he have had any form of mandatory/"regular" reserve commitment after he retired ?

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Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. Yesterday, 08:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 267
Posted By mike_vee
Just to fill in the gap : .

Just to fill in the gap :



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Forum: The Home Front Yesterday, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 77
Posted By mike_vee
D.G. Collins made 'P' and 'U' series badges . ...

D.G. Collins made 'P' and 'U' series badges .

'Ticker' suggested that 'J' series (reissued) badges came after the 'Z' series , as to whether they are "rare badges" depends on how many there were....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-07-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By mike_vee
Connected to Task Force ODIN ? ...

Connected to Task Force ODIN ?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Task_Force_ODIN

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Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 30-07-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 267
Posted By mike_vee
London Gazette 25TH SEPTEMBER 1964 : .

London Gazette 25TH SEPTEMBER 1964 :



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Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 30-07-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 267
Posted By mike_vee
From London Gazette : Name also...

From London Gazette :



Name also appears 11TH JANUARY 1977 (The undermentioned Capts. to be Majs., 31st Dec. 1976) and

I7TH JULY 1984 ( Majs. to be Lt.-Col 30th June 1984)

It also looks...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 30-07-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 267
Posted By mike_vee
I saw that but wasn't sure as name is spelled...

I saw that but wasn't sure as name is spelled CULLY .

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Forum: Off topic 30-07-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By mike_vee
Problem seems to be with eBay UK (.co.uk) , can...

Problem seems to be with eBay UK (.co.uk) , can access global site (.com).

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Forum: Off topic 30-07-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By mike_vee
Exclamation eBay problem

eBay appears to be having problems :

Service Unavailable - DNS failure


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Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 30-07-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By mike_vee
The Silver Badge Party was an 'unofficial'...

The Silver Badge Party was an 'unofficial' organisiation that was basically a political party. They put forward candidates in some elections but the "party" was actually made up of members of various...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 30-07-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By mike_vee
These groups remind me of "The Life of Brian" ! ...

These groups remind me of "The Life of Brian" ! :confused:



Splitters ! :D




The Silver Badge Party was linked to The National Association of Discharged Sailors and Soldiers (NADSS) .
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-07-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 544
Posted By mike_vee
A two second Google search takes you to a vintage...

A two second Google search takes you to a vintage gun site :



Are dealers really that dumb/lazy/unscrupulous that they are willing to ruin their reputations for the sake of a basic check ?...
Forum: Other Military Topics 27-07-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 351
Posted By mike_vee
Thumbs up Ordered Sunday lunchtime , arrived Tuesday...

Ordered Sunday lunchtime , arrived Tuesday lunchtime.

Excellent service !

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Forum: Other Military Topics 27-07-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 16,728
Posted By mike_vee
Pin arrived today , larger than I expected...

Pin arrived today , larger than I expected (approx. 25mm high) , chromed/silver finish with clutch pin fitting.

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Forum: Other Military Topics 26-07-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 692
Posted By mike_vee
Question Another letter

This one I'm not sure about , it is on a Standard Bearer crossbelt/sling plate.(photos from an old thread)

So , does the "S" prefix inidcate 'Standard Bearer' or 'Sling' ? :confused:

Although...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 25-07-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 178
Posted By mike_vee
According to Royal Museums Greenwich : ...

According to Royal Museums Greenwich :



https://collections.rmg.co.uk/collections/objects/76650.html

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Forum: Other Military Topics 25-07-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 351
Posted By mike_vee
Just checked out a post I made in April and...

Just checked out a post I made in April and discovered that I "splashed out" and got next day delivery which cost me ........ 5.95 ! :D

That was the total postage for 2 x 9ltr boxes and 2 x 7...
Forum: Other Military Topics 25-07-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 351
Posted By mike_vee
When I bought the boxes I did a lot of searching...

When I bought the boxes I did a lot of searching and it all depends on what you want , the biggest difference I found was the postage.

Some sites include VAT in the initial price ....other don't...
Forum: Other Military Topics 25-07-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 351
Posted By mike_vee
I also use the "Really Useful" 9ltr boxes (thanks...

I also use the "Really Useful" 9ltr boxes (thanks Jerry) in various combinations , as a basic box , with the 15 compartment trays or the 7 compartment trays.

The 7 compartment trays are twice as...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-07-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 425
Posted By mike_vee
I'd forgotten what a great selection of badges...

I'd forgotten what a great selection of badges you have.

Associate Member - Interesting that top scroll is part of the badge and not a seperate 'addition'.

Womans Auxiliary - Possibly similar...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-07-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 425
Posted By mike_vee
A couple more for interest : Associate...

A couple more for interest :

Associate Member - I assume a seperate numbering system.

Women's Section - Formed in 1918 , women received their own membership certificate with a number on it....
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