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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-11-22, 05:25 PM
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Posted By davidcushworth
Queen's Royal Regiment ...

Queen's Royal Regiment

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen%27s_Royal_Regiment_(West_Surrey)
Forum: Headdress 12-11-22, 01:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 720
Posted By davidcushworth
Back in the 70's we wore them in Rhodesia. We...

Back in the 70's we wore them in Rhodesia. We called them "floppy hats". There were official issue and unofficial. My wife made me one from a pair of came trousers, which was but better than the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-11-22, 01:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 163
Posted By davidcushworth
A couple of Badges I need help with

Picked up a mixed collection of badges up off an auction and in it were quite a few interesting badges.

Here area couple I could really use help with please.

Thanks
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-11-22, 03:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By davidcushworth
Very similar to 9th/12th Lancers Armoured Car...

Very similar to 9th/12th Lancers Armoured Car Crewman.
Originated WW1 with the development of the armoured car based on a Rolls Royce.
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-11-22, 03:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By davidcushworth
1st and 3rd badges have an almost Celtic look to...

1st and 3rd badges have an almost Celtic look to them. Irish ??
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-10-22, 02:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By davidcushworth
wonderful. Thank you all for the help

wonderful. Thank you all for the help
Forum: Police 03-10-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,708
Posted By davidcushworth
When I joined the BSAP in 1969 we had this type...

When I joined the BSAP in 1969 we had this type of badge.
The design of the badge was changed rather dramatically in 1970 when Rhodesia becomes a republic, most notably the shape of the shield....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-10-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By davidcushworth
Couple of European badges

Can anyone help with these please.
The one with the horseshoe and wheel is intriguing.
The medical one is similar to the Belgian Vet. Pharmacy badge, but has that extra added scroll in the center...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-10-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By davidcushworth
Unknown Eagle Badges

I really could use some help with these. The one with the cross has an Italian look about the design whilst other a Polish one.

Any information would be helpful.

Thank you
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-01-22, 04:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By davidcushworth
Thank you everyone. Much appreciated. I bought...

Thank you everyone. Much appreciated. I bought it off an auction house, so I am stuck with it. Another lesson learned (I hope)
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-01-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By davidcushworth
Air Force Cross

I acquired an Air Force Cross, the back was stamped with the recipients details. The RAF Museum kindly provided me with the details of the specific award.

Someone has now questioned the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-01-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By davidcushworth
The Sanskrit looks more like Ceylon maybe.

The Sanskrit looks more like Ceylon maybe.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-01-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,645
Posted By davidcushworth
Looks suspiciously like the Pioneer Corps, which...

Looks suspiciously like the Pioneer Corps, which would explain a lot about the standard of turnout.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-01-22, 04:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By davidcushworth
Try contacting Jim McKenzie at SA Militaria in...

Try contacting Jim McKenzie at SA Militaria in Cape Town. www.samilitaria.com

He was heavily involved in compiling the Scouts' wing roll.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-12-21, 03:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 763
Posted By davidcushworth
Are you sure it's RAF. I thought the RAF eagle...

Are you sure it's RAF. I thought the RAF eagle faced the other way! Looks similar to Dutch Indian Air Force
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 09-11-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 834
Posted By davidcushworth
From Bragg & Turner Top Left: #1019. Royal...

From Bragg & Turner

Top Left: #1019. Royal Artillery. Could also be 1711 - Australian Army
Top Right: same
Middle left: possibly 1008. 156th Pata Bn. WW2
Middle Right: ditto
Bottom left:...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 09-11-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,363
Posted By davidcushworth
Looks like New Zealand SAS. Bragg & Turner#...

Looks like New Zealand SAS.

Bragg & Turner# 1757
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-10-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By davidcushworth
Tilbury Docks Police was only established 28th...

Tilbury Docks Police was only established 28th February 1992, before that it was part of the Port of London Authority Police, which wa siktself established in 1909.

I don't see the buckle or...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-10-21, 12:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By davidcushworth
French maybe? They have a certain Gaelic look...

French maybe? They have a certain Gaelic look about them.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-10-21, 12:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By davidcushworth
Photo please

Photo please
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-10-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,194
Posted By davidcushworth
It's a collar badge of the 47th Frontenac...

It's a collar badge of the 47th Frontenac Regiment of Canada. Other Ranks. Left hand badge.

See https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/canada-47th-frontenac-regiment-ors-287931829
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-10-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By davidcushworth
Stags Head & Title are Seaforth Highlanders.

Stags Head & Title are Seaforth Highlanders.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-09-21, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By davidcushworth
The photograph is really small. Some of the...

The photograph is really small.

Some of the West African Colonial Police Forces of the day had similar style badges. Without a better photo I can't get specific though.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-09-21, 10:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 228
Posted By davidcushworth
Charge of The Light Brigade Medal

I just got my hands on a wonderful display of the 17th Lancers and The Charge of The Light Brigade. One of the display cases has a commemorative medal (white metal), together with the poem about...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 17-09-21, 03:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,642
Posted By davidcushworth
Here's a picture

Here's a picture
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