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Forum: General Topics. 25-07-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By BROOKIES
Dave. Didnít know you were that old. ...

Dave.

Didnít know you were that old.

Started collecting when in nappies !!

Ta

Jonathan
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-07-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 236
Posted By BROOKIES
There are also locally made titles for the 1st...

There are also locally made titles for the 1st battalion but are white on black background.

Jonathan
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 09-07-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 39
Posted By BROOKIES
Afternoon Alan. Maybe of interest as cadet...

Afternoon Alan.

Maybe of interest as cadet corp mentioned.

A tribute by E. Vaughan Morris in the Conductor magazine, April 1965: 'T. J. Powell: A Mighty Friend'. W. G. Atkins September 1969.
...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 09-07-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 39
Posted By BROOKIES
Afternoon Alan. The Marquess of Bute had a...

Afternoon Alan.

The Marquess of Bute had a Wyvern in his coat of arms along with a Dragon.

Ta

Jonathan
Forum: General Topics. 30-06-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By BROOKIES
W/M R BUCKS S/T & Collar help with id

Afternoon all.

Just looking for some help with id on these shoulder titles's as never seen s/t with separate R (all w/m) also the (possible collar) badge.

I will be selling these on as part of...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-06-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By BROOKIES
So you gonna do a few Mons frames for your...

So you gonna do a few Mons frames for your daughter.

Ta

Jonathan
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-05-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,902
Posted By BROOKIES
Good afternoon all. Maybe of interest as...

Good afternoon all.

Maybe of interest as link to the above mentioned album.

I can remember speaking to Lieut Renwick (image 10) and him telling me about being buried alive in Gallipoli and also...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-05-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By BROOKIES
Good morning all. As said have now copied up...

Good morning all.

As said have now copied up the collars (the T's are in the draws some where) in the photo and the badge and the hat from which it came along with close up of buttons.

So all I...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 07-05-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,902
Posted By BROOKIES
Good afternoon CB. Can't say if the uniform...

Good afternoon CB.

Can't say if the uniform is unique to the W.H but have only seen them being worn in the images in this link (hence why taken years to identify what the uniform is) but I sure...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 05-05-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,902
Posted By BROOKIES
Afternoon all. After all these years have...

Afternoon all.

After all these years have managed to find out why our man (and Welsh Horse) is wearing a plastron top.

Seems as if the Welsh Horse had a motorcycle section/attachment/unit who...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 25-04-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,625
Posted By BROOKIES
Kevin. Just spoke to the Oldman and seems as...

Kevin.

Just spoke to the Oldman and seems as if I got things mixed up (three different conversation over the years).

The helmet plate, cross belt plate, pouch badge are circa 1910.

The cap...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-04-20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By BROOKIES
CB. Iíll dig those actual collars out and...

CB.

Iíll dig those actual collars out and get them scanned on over the weekend.

Ta

Jonathan
Forum: General Topics. 23-04-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 101
Posted By BROOKIES
14th (Aberdare) Glamorgan Rifle Volunteers.

Afternoon.

Nice cabinet photo c1875.

Description being : Full dress uniform of a colour sergeant (David Walters) of the 14th Glamorgan Rifle Volunteers Corps (Aberdare) about 1875.
Scarlet,...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 23-04-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By BROOKIES
When I got the medals I knew some medals...

When I got the medals I knew some medals shouldn't be in there but I am going to keep them all together as that is what Bill had in the bundle of memorabilia he left to me in his will.

Ta
...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-04-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 142
Posted By BROOKIES
R J Griffiths - Welsh Vol/3rd Glam/6th Welsh

Morning.

Some images of one man through the Boer War and WWI showing the adaptation of Vol Welsh through to 3rd Glam R.V to 6th Welsh (man born and bread in Swansea and served time in all Swansea...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 23-04-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By BROOKIES
Spr W Hawkins - Royal Monmouthshire Engineers

Morning.

He we photo's and medals of one man sapper William (Bill) Hawkins who was with the 100th Field coy Royal Monmouthshire Engineer who was a prisoner of war from 1940 to 1945 (Prisoner no...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-04-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By BROOKIES
Simon. He was the Col of the 6th Welsh. ...

Simon.

He was the Col of the 6th Welsh.

Ta

Jonathan
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-04-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By BROOKIES
Welsh Regiment South Africa scroll cap badge.

Morning.

For those interested thought would show image of the rarest Welsh Reg cap badge (also a rare image of it being worn).

Ta

Jonathan

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Forum: General Topics. 20-04-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 104
Posted By BROOKIES
17th (Service/Football) Batt Middlesex Regt.

Afternoon all.

Just come across this photo as copying up some RPC, man of interest and why have the postcard is wearing T4 Welsh s/t.

Do know that gent standing first on right is Fred Keenor (a...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-04-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 260
Posted By BROOKIES
Afternoon all. I'm going with Dave as those...

Afternoon all.

I'm going with Dave as those buttons are black rifle brigade you can see the mouth of the bugle on the breast pocket.

Ta

Jonathan
Forum: General Topics. 11-04-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By BROOKIES
The King's Liverpool

Evening all.

Just going through loading up some RPC and thought this maybe of interest.

Marked Hightown 21st Jul 1916 and note says our exams start to morrow Saturday.

Have imaged your Kings...
Forum: The Home Front 10-04-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 521
Posted By BROOKIES
Good afternoon. Just to add (although you...

Good afternoon.

Just to add (although you probably know already) some of the ATS at Sandown Park did wear a w/m badge that being a Welsh Guards leek badge on the right breast pocket.

Ta
...
Forum: General Topics. 09-04-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 634
Posted By BROOKIES
Morning all. Carrying on the feed as Mark...

Morning all.

Carrying on the feed as Mark pointed out they said that there were copies in there which they were quick to point out (as previously said they didnít comment on the quality stuff) and...
Forum: General Topics. 08-04-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 634
Posted By BROOKIES
History Hunters on Yesterday channel

Evening all.

I know starting a medal thread but did anyone watch the programme last night about these "experts".

Basically someone was selling 1500 medals for which they put in a bid of £6000...
Forum: The Home Front 07-04-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 158
Posted By BROOKIES
11th Battalion Glamorgan Home Guard

Evening all.

As in lockdown going through the filing cabinet and come across this nice interesting letter/orders (nicely marked secret in red).

Maybe of interest to H.G collectors (chap was in...
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