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Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 06-07-18, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By sailorbear
Hi, I cant give a particular answer on the date...

Hi, I cant give a particular answer on the date of this tally but it is true that they were (supposedly) used in the 1982 Falklands conflict by RN crews on Merchant ships taken up from trade...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 06-07-18, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 161
Posted By sailorbear
Hi Phil, Unfortunately no, I have no idea and to...

Hi Phil, Unfortunately no, I have no idea and to date have no definitive time frame for my own badge either, Sorry I cant be more help than that

Regards

Tony
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 06-07-18, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 161
Posted By sailorbear
Found it! hopefully the link will work? ...

Found it! hopefully the link will work?

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=7094


Regards

Tony
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 06-07-18, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 161
Posted By sailorbear
Hi there, there is a thread on the forum about...

Hi there, there is a thread on the forum about exactly this design of badge from about 7 years ago I think, I know I started it! If I can find it I'll re post on it!

Regards

Tony
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 05-07-18, 01:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 88
Posted By sailorbear
British Legion Attendents Company cap badge

Hi, can anyone out there definitively inform me what cap badge was worn on the peaked cap with diced band, by members of the Royal British Legion Attendants Company before they became Legion...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 09-06-18, 10:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 539
Posted By sailorbear
RN Silver Cap Badge

Hi all, what a very interesting post!

Pete's post is particularly interesting and informative, I've never been in the RNXS but did work with them frequently and never saw an officer wearing...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 31-03-18, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By sailorbear
Hi Jon, Just a thought but as a photo is...

Hi Jon, Just a thought but as a photo is impossible, do you think you could produce a colour sketch of approximate size and type of lettering and shade of blue? Would be gold dust to those of us who...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 27-03-18, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By sailorbear
The bottom ones are Sea Cadet Corps badges. the...

The bottom ones are Sea Cadet Corps badges. the top one I have no idea, though the Marconi company supplied Radio Officers to the Merchant Navy, so may have something to do with that?

Hopefully...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-01-18, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By sailorbear
, I cant give any definitive answer but it...

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I cant give any definitive answer but it could be an industrial factory fire brigade lapel badge? Denbigh had, I believe a glove making factory there?

regards



Tony
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 13-01-18, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By sailorbear
Surgeon Captain Rick Jolly OBE

Not sure if this is the right section to put this but Surgeon Captain Rick Jolly OBE , naval surgeon, commando, author and true gent passed away today.

Anyone who knew him, met him or knew of...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 04-12-17, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By sailorbear
I'm quite sure there are many of us who would...

I'm quite sure there are many of us who would still be interested in seeing the images you put together! As a serving Coastguard myself with a keen interest in the history of my service I would...
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 09-10-17, 10:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,270
Posted By sailorbear
Totally agree, though this is set in the mid...

Totally agree, though this is set in the mid sixties and our army was definitely more professional than that then!
Forum: Other Military Topics 09-08-17, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By sailorbear
How do I find my Granfathers Army Service Records?

Hi all.

Thanks for the many helpful replies, plenty of avenues to investigate, and hopefully will be more successful than some of you have been?

Will keep you all informed with any progress I...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 08-08-17, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By sailorbear
Unidentified WRNS badge

Hi all, thanks for the positive identification.

Regards

Tony
Forum: Other Military Topics 07-08-17, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By sailorbear
How do I find my Grandfathers Army Service Records?

Hi there.

I'm quite aware there is quite a lot about researching family records online these days, but over the years I have been a member of this forum I've never failed to be impressed by the...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 07-08-17, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By sailorbear
Unidentified WRNS badge

Hi all, had this badge for years ( since the early 80's) but have never known precisely what it is? Its obviously Woman's Royal Naval Service and very much like a Petty Officers cap badge but does...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-07-17, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By sailorbear
I believe this is an older style Royal Fleet...

I believe this is an older style Royal Fleet Auxiliary cap badge with the RFA removed.

Regards

Tony
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 18-07-17, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 668
Posted By sailorbear
Royal Navy work shirt

Hi, the following links (if they work) show two you tube videos, in one (Seventies Navy) are clear shots of a Royal Marine gun crew wearing No 8 AWD and green berets and donning anti flash and steel...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 17-07-17, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 668
Posted By sailorbear
I should further add, this applies only to Royal...

I should further add, this applies only to Royal Navy AWD shirts, AWD were also worn by Royal Marines and Army Seamen of the Royal Corps of Transport/Royal Logistics Corps,of whom I have seen...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 17-07-17, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 668
Posted By sailorbear
Hello. I've never seen any more than one...

Hello.

I've never seen any more than one trade or branch badge worn on the No 4 (old No 8) AWD (Action Working Dress) shirt with the exception of parachute wings, (printed blue on white) which I...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 07-07-17, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By sailorbear
RN Commando WW2 Equipment?

Hi all. I generally consider myself reasonably knowledgeable on the subject of Royal Naval Commandos from their creation in WW2 to the modern day, however there is an issue I would like to seek...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 29-06-17, 08:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 899
Posted By sailorbear
That's an interesting point, though I think it...

That's an interesting point, though I think it may be possible that only officers had that type of uniform, civilian ratings of the WD/RASC and later RCT fleet, I believe wore navy blue battle dress...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 27-06-17, 05:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 899
Posted By sailorbear
Hi there, Yes they had a queens crown and were...

Hi there, Yes they had a queens crown and were the same pattern as the officers. I think this was because basically, before the Falklands conflict RFA ratings only really consisted of AB's and PO's...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 26-06-17, 08:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 899
Posted By sailorbear
Hi, When I was an RFA Senior Rate (Petty Officer...

Hi, When I was an RFA Senior Rate (Petty Officer Medical Technician) the buttons on my No 1 uniform where the same as you described, fouled anchor, plain background in a roped rim with RFA on it.
...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 05-06-17, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By sailorbear
Hi, Both would definitely have been officers and...

Hi, Both would definitely have been officers and would have worn the first badge, if that is what their particular company opted to wear, but it depends on what company they were serving with as...
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