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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-01-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By MarkGD
Steve, second badge is 15 foot, East Yorkshire...

Steve, second badge is 15 foot, East Yorkshire Regiment, looks like an OR's glengarry/side cap badge.would need to see the back for genuine, looks ok from the front. Regards Mark
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-01-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By MarkGD
Hi David, unfortunately not known to me, it does...

Hi David, unfortunately not known to me, it does however have a 'german feel' to it, i recall some of their units had unofficial patches. sorry can't help more. Regards Mark
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-01-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By MarkGD
Hi Mark, as Peter says, it looks like a 2nd...

Hi Mark, as Peter says, it looks like a 2nd Division patch, the collar badges are correct for early Canadian WW1, the badge however does not appear to be one from that Division, as a guess it looks...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 30-12-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By MarkGD
Welcome Gaz, lots of like minded souls here, dive...

Welcome Gaz, lots of like minded souls here, dive on in! Regards Mark
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 29-12-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By MarkGD
Lovely collection Jon, really nice pieces there!...

Lovely collection Jon, really nice pieces there! Couple should be in my collection! :) Best Regards
Forum: Headdress 26-12-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By MarkGD
Nice pieces Mac, thanks for sharing - Regards Mark

Nice pieces Mac, thanks for sharing - Regards Mark
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-12-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By MarkGD
Thought i'd seen it before, still from 'A Bridge...

Thought i'd seen it before, still from 'A Bridge too Far' Regards Mark
Forum: General Topics. 17-12-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By MarkGD
Jon, Had a look on ancestry & find my past,...

Jon,
Had a look on ancestry & find my past, unfortunately not alot on WW2 records, someone with ForcesWarRecords may have more luck. Regards
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 14-12-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 529
Posted By MarkGD
l recall this happening with the move from...

l recall this happening with the move from Pegasus to 'Ruptured Pigeon' (enter your own analogy here) as a protest they were worn on the underside of the collar. Would have been late 90's though,...
Forum: Infantry and Special Forces 13-12-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 283
Posted By MarkGD
What Colin said, pretty sure Victors shut up shop...

What Colin said, pretty sure Victors shut up shop in the 80's with DuBora's buying out their stock. Regards Mark
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 10-12-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 132
Posted By MarkGD
Silver War Badge issued in September 1916 as worn...

Silver War Badge issued in September 1916 as worn by the Gent on the right, likely to be after that time. Regards Mark
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-12-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 615
Posted By MarkGD
Pembird, thanks for showing the signals badges,...

Pembird, thanks for showing the signals badges, not a type i've seen before, with the dark 'jimmy'. They however they look well made, likely an Officers, someone with more knowledge may comment. Did...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-12-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 615
Posted By MarkGD
Any chance of a pic of the signals badges?...

Any chance of a pic of the signals badges? Regards Mark
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 06-12-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,019
Posted By MarkGD
Mike, thanks for sharing, which course was harder...

Mike, thanks for sharing, which course was harder for you? Regards Mark
Forum: Other Militaria 21-11-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By MarkGD
Hi Dan, all medals have a value, for the...

Hi Dan, all medals have a value, for the collectors it is the 'man behind the medal'. You would gain further information by looking at past sales of some of the larger auction houses, Spinks, DNW,...
Forum: General Topics. 17-11-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 496
Posted By MarkGD
Hi Tim, interesting topic, the CWGC do replace...

Hi Tim, interesting topic, the CWGC do replace headstones, one of my ancestors in France was recently re-done, not sure what the criteria is. This does look like a new stone, not sure if they...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 14-11-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By MarkGD
Luke, i knew a few blokes who had private...

Luke, i knew a few blokes who had private purchase silver badges, not strictly an officer's thing. Your's however looks to have a bit of age to it, so possibly an officers. Thoughts for what its...
Forum: General Topics 14-11-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By MarkGD
Rob, top left sgt stripes are 70's + Regards Mark

Rob, top left sgt stripes are 70's + Regards Mark
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-11-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By MarkGD
I like the 'MOTH' pin, Memorable Order of Tin...

I like the 'MOTH' pin, Memorable Order of Tin Hats, South African Ex services support organisation, very nice item - Regards Mark
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 31-10-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By MarkGD
Well done Chris & Colin, nicely done! Regards...

Well done Chris & Colin, nicely done! Regards Mark
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 31-10-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By MarkGD
Agree with Jerry & Mike, this would be 70s/early...

Agree with Jerry & Mike, this would be 70s/early 80's, Officers tended to have leather band, silk insert private purchase beret's but not all. Regards Mark
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 21-10-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By MarkGD
Destro, unfortunately can't help with the ID...

Destro, unfortunately can't help with the ID however a lovely thing, thanks for sharing - Regards Mark
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-10-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By MarkGD
Hi Tony, looks Italian, the bust appears to be...

Hi Tony, looks Italian, the bust appears to be the head of Mussolini - Regards Mark
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 15-10-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By MarkGD
Paul, welcome, maybe some of us could learn a...

Paul, welcome, maybe some of us could learn a thing or two from you. Best Regards - Mark
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 15-10-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By MarkGD
Welcome Neils, Regards Mark

Welcome Neils, Regards Mark
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