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Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 06-08-22, 07:29 PM
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Posted By Wmr-RHB
In fact all militia regiments of that period...

In fact all militia regiments of that period (from ~1858) had such a scroll badge.
I have pictures of 49 of them (use the link in my signature to get to them, rather obvious > Great Britain >...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 06-08-22, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By Wmr-RHB
The lineage can be seen here: Militia King's...

The lineage can be seen here: Militia King's County - ... (https://hcvv.home.xs4all.nl/milweb/Great-Britain/Militia/Leinster.html).

There is also an illustration there that should match the scroll...
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 05-08-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Wmr-RHB
I too was confused first (did not see this was in...

I too was confused first (did not see this was in the Canadian section). I think partly because the name of the regiment is Pert Regiment. The word Highlanders never ever being used in the...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 19-07-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By Wmr-RHB
One may be interested in the chart that...

One may be interested in the chart that illustrates this history.
Tyne Electrical Engineers (https://hcvv.home.xs4all.nl/milweb/Great-Britain/TAartillery/TyneEEng.html#y1921)

It also shows how...
Forum: General Topics 15-07-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By Wmr-RHB
I am not aware of a regiment called Battleford...

I am not aware of a regiment called Battleford Regiment ;).

I think this badge is for The Battleford Light Infantry (1924-1936).

There was also The Battleford Light Infantry (16th/22nd...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-07-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 276
Posted By Wmr-RHB
I think it is a bit more precise to say 9th...

I think it is a bit more precise to say 9th Lanarkshire Rifle Volunteer Corps (taking into account the huge number of Lanarkshire RVCs).
Forum: General Topics. 23-06-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 522
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Are you sure? 5th Volunteer Battalion, The...

Are you sure?

5th Volunteer Battalion, The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) existed 1887-1897. I do not think it used the badge with the extra 5.

As far as I know, the badge with the extra 5 was...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 01-06-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Again, thanks. Thus the badge can be attributed...

Again, thanks. Thus the badge can be attributed to 1st Bn, 6th Rajputana Rifles.

My main confusion was of course the mentioning of a regiment named Rajput Rifles, which I did not know it ever...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 01-06-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Thanks for the explanation. I see you corrected...

Thanks for the explanation. I see you corrected the title of the thread.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 01-06-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By Wmr-RHB
I have no questions about the badge as such, but...

I have no questions about the badge as such, but have nevertheless questions about the regiment it belongs to.

Is this a pre 1901 type crown? There was no regiment with the title Rajput Rifles.
...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 28-05-22, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Just for your information. The badge with the 45...

Just for your information. The badge with the 45 is not a general Indian Armoured Corps badge. It is a badge for the 45th Cavalry (which was part of the IAC). A war raised unit: 1941 - 1946.

BTW...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-05-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 704
Posted By Wmr-RHB
I see now what you mean. But what I tried to say...

I see now what you mean. But what I tried to say was that it never was designated(/titled) as a Volunteer Battalion", contrary to saying that it was a volunteer battalion (mind the capitalising) of...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-05-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 704
Posted By Wmr-RHB
I assume you point to page 294, the second table....

I assume you point to page 294, the second table. It is a simplification as that it has what happened in 1881 (affiliation) and 1887 (the re-designation of the first three of the four units) into one...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 25-05-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 704
Posted By Wmr-RHB
So, what is the confusion? What you show is in...

So, what is the confusion? What you show is in line with what I quote from Tracing the Rifle Volunteers in post #9 above and with the page: Infantry Volunteers Glamorganshire...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-05-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 704
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Of course they were the same as all others VB or...

Of course they were the same as all others VB or RVC/VRC. It is pure the well known British sticking to names/habits/the past/traditions and all that (if I may say so as a foreigner :D).

But that...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-05-22, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 704
Posted By Wmr-RHB
I quote from Tracing the Rifle Volunteers by Ray...

I quote from Tracing the Rifle Volunteers by Ray Westlake.



From Westlake's first chapter in the book:


As Westlake clearly has in all his entries when a RVC changed designation to that of...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-05-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 704
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Well, it is a bit about semantics. The...

Well, it is a bit about semantics.

The question was indeed "how many volunteer battalions" and I was unsure if the OP meant functionality or designations. Thus my remark was more a pointer to the...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-05-22, 08:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 704
Posted By Wmr-RHB
I assume you can find the answer on this page of...

I assume you can find the answer on this page of my web site: The Volunteer units as parts of the territorial regiments 1881-1914...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-05-22, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By Wmr-RHB
I assume this is a badge belonging to the 3rd...

I assume this is a badge belonging to the 3rd London Rifle Volunteer Corps, from 1891 3rd London Volunteer Rifle Corps, from 1904 3rd (City of) London Volunteer Rifle Corps, until 1908.

Neither...
Forum: General Topics. 03-05-22, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By Wmr-RHB
I tried to update the relevant page: The London...

I tried to update the relevant page: The London Regiment (https://hcvv.home.xs4all.nl/milweb/Great-Britain/TAinfantry/London.html#Y1999).

I am not sure I got it all correct, it is a bit confusing...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-05-22, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Probably The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment...

Probably The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment (Queen's and Royal Hampshires).
Forum: Indian Badges 19-04-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By Wmr-RHB
You can find their lineage at Sappers and Miners...

You can find their lineage at Sappers and Miners (https://hcvv.home.xs4all.nl/milweb/British-India/Engineers/SappersMiners.html)

What we see on the button is certainly very much related to their...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-04-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By Wmr-RHB
The highest number reached in Edinburgh was the...

The highest number reached in Edinburgh was the 3rd.

9th Elginshire RVC existed from 1871 - 1880 only, becoming 'K' Company, 1st Elginshire RVC.

9th Esex RVC was raised in 1860, part of 2nd...
Forum: General Topics. 07-04-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Superior analysis Mr. Holmes. :D

Superior analysis Mr. Holmes. :D
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-03-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 631
Posted By Wmr-RHB
And a Maltese cross features in the badge of The...

And a Maltese cross features in the badge of The Border Regiment (TA Battalions differing from the regulars).
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