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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 10:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 950
Posted By leigh kitchen
Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: Military Buttons Yesterday, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 140
Posted By leigh kitchen
When did that style of button back come into use?...

When did that style of button back come into use?
I didn't come across any with the anodised aluminium back until 1979, when I scrounged a number of buttons of that type from the stores at HQNI and...
Forum: Other Military Topics Yesterday, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 126
Posted By leigh kitchen
Re. Henry Baber's Volunteer LSGC: First...

Re. Henry Baber's Volunteer LSGC:

First Name:
H M
Surname:
Baber
Rank:
Colour Sergeant
Service Number:
2311
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force Yesterday, 11:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 319
Posted By leigh kitchen
Guys in red shirts are always a problem - always...

Guys in red shirts are always a problem - always rabble rousing from the back of the crowd they were, during army training.
Or are you thinking of the portrait of me that I use as my avatar?
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force Yesterday, 08:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 319
Posted By leigh kitchen
You're not tempted to change your avatar? Update...

You're not tempted to change your avatar? Update it?
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 30-07-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 319
Posted By leigh kitchen
UK Space Command showed then on Twitter back in...

UK Space Command showed then on Twitter back in March and attracted comments about having a " space fleet vibe".
They do seem reminiscent of cartoon designs.
"To infinity and beyond".
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-07-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By leigh kitchen
The "sprocket" type badge is similar to the WWII...

The "sprocket" type badge is similar to the WWII era German panzer artificer badge, I'm not sure if that's what it is though.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 30-07-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 267
Posted By leigh kitchen
If Lt Col Howard Anthony Culley there are a...

If Lt Col Howard Anthony Culley there are a variety of entries if Google searched.
Forum: Off topic 30-07-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By leigh kitchen
Just tried the to open ebay UK and yep, DNS...

Just tried the to open ebay UK and yep, DNS problem.
Forum: Off topic 30-07-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By leigh kitchen
I'm using the Google Play app.

I'm using the Google Play app.
Forum: Off topic 30-07-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By leigh kitchen
I'd just come off ebay some seconds before...

I'd just come off ebay some seconds before reading the first post, checked again and again just now, no problems for me.
Forum: Off topic 30-07-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By leigh kitchen
Not for me, it's working OK.

Not for me, it's working OK.
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 30-07-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By leigh kitchen
I'm not sure but I don't think u you had to have...

I'm not sure but I don't think u you had to have qualified for the SWB in order to join the Silver Badge.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 30-07-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 326
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yes, soldiers polished their cap badges, the...

Yes, soldiers polished their cap badges, the detail could become blurred, sometimes the detail was deliberately rubbed down with abrasive materials in order to achieve a more reflective finish.
A...
Forum: General Topics. 30-07-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By leigh kitchen
A few images, including of the back

A few images, including of the back
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 30-07-21, 04:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By leigh kitchen
I suspect I'm stating the obvious, but the...

I suspect I'm stating the obvious, but the Pontypridd badge is " Federation of Discharged and Demobilised Sailors and Soldiers"?

"Justice" on various counts was a big "thing" with the left leaning...
Forum: General Topics. 29-07-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 188
Posted By leigh kitchen
There have got to be thousands of variations on...

There have got to be thousands of variations on UN badges, the beret badge types in metal and cloth, cloth arm insignia, national variations of the things, mostly non official "locally" produced,...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-07-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By leigh kitchen
Pure guesswork so probably wrong - RAF Police?

Pure guesswork so probably wrong - RAF Police?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-07-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By leigh kitchen
The Osprey "SAS book" has a colour illustration...

The Osprey "SAS book" has a colour illustration of a 21st SAS officer wearing a (dark blue and light blue) forage cap with a metal badge for the Coronation parade in 1953, I think the badge is...
Forum: General Topics. 29-07-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 188
Posted By leigh kitchen
Looks like it's far smaller than the beret badge.

Looks like it's far smaller than the beret badge.
Forum: General Topics. 29-07-21, 04:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 188
Posted By leigh kitchen
A sweetheart?

A sweetheart?
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 27-07-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By leigh kitchen
One of my first badges was a RE one, found in my...

One of my first badges was a RE one, found in my grandmother's garden in Brockley - an OSD finish slidered badge, cadged by my uncle when he was a kid during WWII from an anti aircraft unit on Hilly...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-07-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By leigh kitchen
Expeditionary Forces Institute.

Expeditionary Forces Institute.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-07-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By leigh kitchen
"Trucial Oman"? They had "TOL" for Trucial Oman...

"Trucial Oman"? They had "TOL" for Trucial Oman Levies, could there be a "TO" worn above a seperate word or similar?
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 25-07-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 312
Posted By leigh kitchen
Nicely found. I have a few photos showing the...

Nicely found.
I have a few photos showing the rectangular red cross on white cap badge which I have filed under 'Red Cross", were such badges worn only by the Red Cross?
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