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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-06-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By adb63
HG

WW2 female home guard auxiliaries breast badge I seem to remember.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 23-01-22, 09:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 733
Posted By adb63
SEC

Hi.
A possible candidate from Ray Westlake's 'A register of Territorial Force Cadet Units 1910-1922' is 'South Essex Company, 17th, The Boys Brigade (East Ham Cadets). Recognised 16.12.12 (Essex)...
Forum: Military Buttons 30-07-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By adb63
Queens

Hi. They are Queens Regiment. The earlier Queens Surreys button didn't have that flat disc behind the lamb. Regards Andrew.
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 19-06-21, 11:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 664
Posted By adb63
Chigwell CCF RIP

Hi. Last appeared in Army List in 1974. Regards, Andrew.
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 20-04-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 750
Posted By adb63
shoreham gs college

The titles to Shoreham Grammar School/College in my collection.
Also a good picture of the BHASVIC tracksuit badge among others!
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 20-04-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 750
Posted By adb63
Hi Pete. Shoreham GS CCF appeared in the army...

Hi Pete.
Shoreham GS CCF appeared in the army list between 1951 and 1963. Almost certainly they were formed in 1948 when the CCF came into being but 1951 was the first year that the CCF as a whole...
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 16-04-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By adb63
Arm band

Looks NZ to me. Will have a look in my books.
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 14-04-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By adb63
Sussex ACF

Yes that is the current Sussex Army Cadet Force county flash.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-03-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By adb63
formation sign

Hi. It's West Yorkshire ACF, 2nd Cadet Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. There were 5 West Yorkshire Regiment affiliated battalions. There were similar signs for battalions affiliated to DofW's, Y&L...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 26-11-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 889
Posted By adb63
Badges seen at RAF museum Hendon

Took some photos of various badges on display at Hendon last year. I particularly liked the pattern card for the Pensioner Recruiter badge! Anyone got one of those in their collection? Hope those...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-11-20, 11:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By adb63
OTC

I had one of those that was helpfully attached to a Dulwich College OTC shooting eight photograph. It also had the year worn separately below. Most of the Junior Division OTC shooting teams wore a...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-09-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By adb63
White Maltese cross cloth badge.

Hi. Yes a picture would be good but sounds like a connection to the Royal Naval School Tal Handaq in Malta. Later became Services Children's School Tal Handaq. From what you describe, it may be a...
Forum: General Topics 12-07-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By adb63
Unofficial titles

I had a PALESTINE some time ago in exactly the same format.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-06-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By adb63
TRF for id please

Hi All.
Anyone know who this belongs to?
I haven't got it myself but was sent the image by a friend.
I think it is 50mm x 50mm if the image is actual size.
Any help gratefully received.
Kind...
Forum: General Topics. 13-04-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By adb63
Patch ID

Hi. The uncut pair of lions/stars is Sutton Valence School CCF as worn on battledress under the cloth title 'Sutton Valence School'. KR, Andrew.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 04-01-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 804
Posted By adb63
70th Sussex S/L Regt RA TA.

Hi All.

Please see the attachments below. I picked this up at a postcard fair many years ago and then promptly misplaced it. As you can see it is not a traditional postcard and measures 10 x 14...
Forum: The Home Front 02-01-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By adb63
Book

Hi Jon.
PM sent.
Regards, Andrew.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-12-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By adb63
ACF

Its in Waring pamphlet 2 as F 97. Regards, Andrew.
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 14-12-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,240
Posted By adb63
Royal Liberty CCF

According to the list of CCF units compiled by Derrick Burney and published in 'The Formation Sign' in the late 1980's, Royal Liberty School CCF existed between 1951 and 1972. He consulted the Army...
Forum: General Topics. 13-12-19, 01:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By adb63
Dorset regimental number

Hi. Suggest you drop an email to the The Keep Military Museum in Dorset. From their website it appears they have the regimental enlistment registers for the 1920 - 1939 period and they will be in...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 06-09-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 770
Posted By adb63
ACF/CCF

Hi. I was the photographer and I can add that the tunic was seen at the Military Odyssey at Detling. The tunic had the buttons and collar badges of the Queens Regiment (1966-1992). I must admit that...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 28-07-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By adb63
Epsom CCF

Hi.
Not a generic CCF lanyard. Definitely specific to the school.
I have examples for Cranbrook and Bridlington schools.
Kind regards, Andrew.
Forum: Arab Nations 24-02-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,163
Posted By adb63
Book

Got mine last Wednesday. Very impressed. A nice mix of information, period photos and insignia. Information about the UAE armed forces and their uniforms is hard to come by even when you live there....
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 20-02-19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By adb63
ACF/CCF

Hi David.
That's because the Marlborough and Godolphin units are part of the Combined Cadet Force which is a completely separate organisation. The CCF was formed in 1948 to administer school cadet...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 19-02-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 875
Posted By adb63
Sussex Yeo

Hi Griff.
Sorry for late arrival at this party! I couldn’t lay my hands on the attached photos of 2nd Lieutenant F. Jenner of the Sussex Yeo / 16th R.Sussex until now.
Hopefully you can make out...
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