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Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia Yesterday, 12:37 PM
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Posted By mike_vee
From : SUN (AUCKLAND), VOLUME IV, ISSUE 1033, 25...

From : SUN (AUCKLAND), VOLUME IV, ISSUE 1033, 25 JULY 1930

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Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia Yesterday, 12:17 PM
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Posted By mike_vee
Photo of badge : .

Photo of badge :

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Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia Yesterday, 10:48 AM
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Views: 1,693
Posted By mike_vee
An interesting paragraph from "The...

An interesting paragraph from "The Commissionaires: An Organization with a Proud History" edited by John Gardam.
Forum: General Topics. 18-05-22, 05:29 PM
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Posted By mike_vee
Contract No. SL31 - 1983 to 1990 The "blood...

Contract No. SL31 - 1983 to 1990

The "blood stains" are most likely Betadine (Povidone-iodine) an antiseptic skin prep used to clean wounds and for skin disinfection before surgery.

In...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 18-05-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By mike_vee
They did a "tour" in Fermanagh , Northern Ireland...

They did a "tour" in Fermanagh , Northern Ireland : 4th January - 17th May 1982 , so that sound right.

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Forum: Arab Nations 18-05-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By mike_vee
Royal Guard of Oman ...

Royal Guard of Oman

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Guard_of_Oman

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Forum: Headdress 18-05-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By mike_vee
Can't find any info about them still being in...

Can't find any info about them still being in London (building sold in 2020/2021) but found this :



http://www.uniforium.co.uk/

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Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 18-05-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By mike_vee
Found this pic but no details. .

Found this pic but no details.

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Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 17-05-22, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By mike_vee
During Op Granby there were medical units in...

During Op Granby there were medical units in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia (33 General Hospital at Al Jubail ) , a lot of medical/nursing staff had 'unit' patches made locally.

I saw a few unusual...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-05-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By mike_vee
Canadian Society for Civil Engineering ? In...

Canadian Society for Civil Engineering ? In French SCGC , Societe Canadienne de Génie Civil.

(BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AIR TRAINING PLAN PATRICIA BAY AIR BASE - VICTORIA. )

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Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 17-05-22, 06:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 218
Posted By mike_vee
Found a list of RAF service number blocks : ...

Found a list of RAF service number blocks :

1149978 to 1150000 Mar 1941 Dutch
1150001 to 1250000 Apr 1940 Cardington

Could “RAF” - 118112022 - AB+ indicate someone from RAF Cardington. (22...
Forum: Other Military Topics 16-05-22, 05:47 PM
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Posted By mike_vee
As if by magic another 2006 pin has appeared ! ...

As if by magic another 2006 pin has appeared !

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/224989705660?hash=item34626e75bc:g:ANkAAOSwNptigoJW

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Forum: Other Military Topics 16-05-22, 05:35 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 26,737
Posted By mike_vee
The Royal British Legion one is £7.99 + postage...

The Royal British Legion one is £7.99 + postage :...
Forum: Other Military Topics 16-05-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 26,737
Posted By mike_vee
I've got the R.A one (my forum photo) and have my...

I've got the R.A one (my forum photo) and have my Veteran's pin.

I also ended up with this unusual REME Veteran one , was in with a job lot.
Forum: Other Military Topics 16-05-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 26,737
Posted By mike_vee
Not RBL but a couple of nice badges I was given ....

Not RBL but a couple of nice badges I was given .

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Forum: General Topics. 16-05-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By mike_vee
Thumbs up Terry , Our "discussions" are varied , often...

Terry ,

Our "discussions" are varied , often completely off topic and we both rabbit on a bit but it is always a pleasure to hear from you. You know you can always drop me an e-mail and we will...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 15-05-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 218
Posted By mike_vee
Looks like a souvenir/copy version of a Dutch...

Looks like a souvenir/copy version of a Dutch Cross of Resistance.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dutch_Cross_of_Resistance

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-05-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By mike_vee
Looking at photos on Google there seem to be two...

Looking at photos on Google there seem to be two sizes , all the larger ones appear to be numbered. There are also hallmarked silver ones.

Found another on same site that is 36mm x 36mm.
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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-05-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By mike_vee
1st cavalry regiment Latvia ...

1st cavalry regiment Latvia

https://www.vitber.com/en/lot/14438

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Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 15-05-22, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By mike_vee
Possibly connected to Op Granby , 1 Armoured...

Possibly connected to Op Granby , 1 Armoured Field Ambulance was part of 7 Armoured Brigade ?


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Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 15-05-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By mike_vee
1981 - 1998 Germany: Hohne Mar - Aug 82:...

1981 - 1998 Germany: Hohne

Mar - Aug 82: Northern Ireland; Belfast; Section attached 2 Coldstream Guards

http://british-army-units1945on.co.uk/royal-army-medical-corps/field-ambulances.html

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-05-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By mike_vee
Can't find a metal badge but Nigerian Army...

Can't find a metal badge but Nigerian Army Warrant Officer insignia is very similar.
http://www.uniforminsignia.org/?option=com_insigniasearch&Itemid=53&result=1197

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Forum: The Home Front 15-05-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By mike_vee
Two suggestions , it was possibly from a "shared"...

Two suggestions , it was possibly from a "shared" uniform :


Or else from a "sample" uniform :


https://www.royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk/media/rwzi1so5/wvs_wartime_uniform.pdf

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Forum: Other Military Topics 15-05-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 26,737
Posted By mike_vee
Exclamation FAKE !

On eBay a few days ago a 2006 Poppy pin went for £77.95 + £2.99 postage !

At first glance it looked genuine , right size and plain back , but on very close inspection I am sure it is a fake. I...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-05-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By mike_vee
German Railways ? ...

German Railways ?

https://www.warrelics.eu/forum/cloth-headgear/reichsbahn-insignia-sample-board-680495/

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