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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-04-20, 05:22 PM
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Posted By rob carman
Thank you Andrew. That is very useful...

Thank you Andrew. That is very useful information.

Rob.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-03-20, 12:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,294
Posted By rob carman
Leeds, Herbert. Undated~1919. Norwich on guard....

Leeds, Herbert. Undated~1919. Norwich on guard. How invasion danger was met. In: Leeds, Herbert (Editor). Peace Souvenir. Norwich War Record. 16 -22. Jarrold & Sons, Norwich.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-02-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 652
Posted By rob carman
I will be grateful for anything you can tell me. ...

I will be grateful for anything you can tell me. Rob.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 20-01-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 622
Posted By rob carman
Thanks. I have learnt a lot from this thread. ...

Thanks. I have learnt a lot from this thread. Rob.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 19-01-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 622
Posted By rob carman
That is interesting about the bugler badge worn...

That is interesting about the bugler badge worn by drummers. Thank you.

I have five beginner-caliber questions:

1. The rank given for this chap is "Bugler". Was he ever "Drummer"?

2. In...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 18-01-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 622
Posted By rob carman
Forgot the attached photo. Sorry.

Forgot the attached photo. Sorry.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 18-01-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 622
Posted By rob carman
This is a nice photo. Thank you. Does...

This is a nice photo. Thank you.

Does anybody have suggestions on how to make the capitals, possibly currently in faded red, any the clearer?

Meanwhile here are two probable and two possible...
Forum: General Topics. 29-03-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 825
Posted By rob carman
Paul Coates - Yesterday I tried three times to...

Paul Coates - Yesterday I tried three times to reply to your request. Did I reach you? My message counter says no.
Forum: General Topics. 25-03-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 825
Posted By rob carman
Thank you for the replies. They have been most...

Thank you for the replies. They have been most useful. Rob.
Forum: General Topics. 21-03-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 825
Posted By rob carman
Thank you all. I am now better informed but...

Thank you all. I am now better informed but still have some follow up questions.

Andrew, I apologise for cutting and pasting your photo of Tilney. It was simply the most effective way to link...
Forum: General Topics. 20-03-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 825
Posted By rob carman
Forage caps, but I am I am no expert. The...

Forage caps, but I am I am no expert.

The wearer in the attached image (uncredited because I have lost the details) was a member of 2 Volunteer Bn, Norfolk Regiment, from 1883 to 1912. I have a...
Forum: General Topics. 20-03-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 825
Posted By rob carman
That is very helpful. Combinations of men and...

That is very helpful. Combinations of men and uniform that seemed impossible now begin to make sense. Thank you.

Would still like to know what/when came before this badge. Anybody?
Forum: General Topics. 20-03-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 825
Posted By rob carman
Norfolk Volunteers - badge question

Good morning,

The attached image is from Norfolk Regt Man. It shows badges of the Norfolk Volunteers. I have a few questions about the badges.

Does the King’s Crown mean the badge was issued...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-02-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By rob carman
Job done. I hope that is better.

Job done.

I hope that is better.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-02-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By rob carman
I'm sorry about the images. I will fix it I get...

I'm sorry about the images. I will fix it I get home this evening.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-02-19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By rob carman
Norfolks "Uniforms, shoulder titles, badges, etc 1939-48"

This may be interest to fans of the Norfolk Regt.

Daunt, JO'B. (1950) Uniforms, shoulder titles, badges, etc., 1939-48. Britannia, 36 (August), 28-30, two illustrations.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-07-18, 10:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 860
Posted By rob carman
Petrie - Definitely does not have QEG in the list...

Petrie - Definitely does not have QEG in the list of those officers sailing on 25/9/1915. He is not indexed or not mentioned elsewhere in the text. There is nothing at all about 2/1 Bn. Cut and...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-07-18, 12:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 860
Posted By rob carman
The Gurneys were/are a banking family in Norfolk...

The Gurneys were/are a banking family in Norfolk with a history of serving in the county's Yeomanry going back to the 1860s. I would start with the assumption that QEG and CFG are separate...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-07-18, 11:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 860
Posted By rob carman
In Sept 1901 QE Gurney was a very junior officer...

In Sept 1901 QE Gurney was a very junior officer and founding member of the Norfolk Imperial Yeomanry. In 1904 Capt Gurney was Signalling Officer, Eastern Mounted Brigade. He was a Yeoman until at...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-06-18, 12:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 652
Posted By rob carman
Thank you both. Rob.

Thank you both. Rob.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-06-18, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 652
Posted By rob carman
GR armband, VTC and Royal Norfolk Veterans Association

Please can you help with some questions on a Norfolk armband.

In ~2011 I downloaded an image of a red arm band with black GR on it. I did not make a note of where I found the image; in any...
Forum: General Topics. 12-09-17, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By rob carman
This is some info on numbering posted by Paul...

This is some info on numbering posted by Paul Dixon on his site, Army Service Numbers 1881-1918, suggesting your man joined after 2/11/1914

1134 joined on25th June 1909
1220 joined on 26th April...
Forum: General Topics. 12-09-17, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By rob carman
This postcard of 3 troop in 1915 is from ebay. ...

This postcard of 3 troop in 1915 is from ebay.

Rob.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-02-17, 09:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,339
Posted By rob carman
I have just edited the post. Does it make any...

I have just edited the post. Does it make any more sense now? Rob.

Added: I don't think that helped so I'll try again.

I was trying to establish a link between the black efficiency stripe...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-02-17, 08:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,339
Posted By rob carman
Might this be the origins of differences between...

Might this be the origins of differences between the Norfolk Vol Bn after the adoption of red tunics and before all battalions adopted yellow lettering (itself a departure from white)?

1. 1st VB...
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