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Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 07-08-18, 02:24 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Leonard D
Hi GTB, orientation is correct for CPO but the...

Hi GTB, orientation is correct for CPO but the placement of the star is odd. See attached Chief Shipwright (CPO)
Len
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 06-08-18, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 312
Posted By Leonard D
Shipwrights/Artisans

Hi GTB, not sure what to make of it. Star should be above the axe/hammer and as you indicate it is a 5 point not 6.
Len.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 03-08-18, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By Leonard D
Hi Thomas, thank you. That is interesting - with...

Hi Thomas, thank you. That is interesting - with 4 classes one wonders if the trade badge was different in each case? Have not been able to locate any pictorial evidence other than that mentioned....
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 03-08-18, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By Leonard D
Hi Thomas, the Chief Motor Mechanic is all I...

Hi Thomas, the Chief Motor Mechanic is all I could find reference to and I have examples of that in the collection. The badge in question is nicely padded and made and would appear to be pre WW2. As...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 03-08-18, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By Leonard D
Hi Thomas, appreciate you taking the time to...

Hi Thomas, appreciate you taking the time to reply.
The rates you refer to fall under the Engine Room branch I believe and have a 3 bladed prop. The one pictured has a 2 bladed prop and falls under...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 02-08-18, 02:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By Leonard D
RN Motor Mechanic.

Hi all, I wonder is our RN guru's could identify the pictured trade badge.
It is smaller in size than an arm badge so more than likely CPO lapel.
I am aware that the badge with the 2 star, crown &...
Forum: General Topics. 30-07-18, 06:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 556
Posted By Leonard D
Hi Dob, perhaps this will be of help. Len. ...

Hi Dob, perhaps this will be of help.
Len.

http://www.greatwarassociation.com/get_started/index.htm
Forum: General Topics. 29-07-18, 05:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 556
Posted By Leonard D
Hi Dob, might I suggest browsing EBay Canada....

Hi Dob, might I suggest browsing EBay Canada. Also 2 Canadian Militaria dealers:

The Canadian Soldier
Marway Militaria.

A lot closer to you in Wyoming and much of the field equipment,...
Forum: General Topics. 29-07-18, 04:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,276
Posted By Leonard D
Thanks for link. Petition signed. My late father...

Thanks for link. Petition signed. My late father was RN 1933 - 48.
Len.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 29-07-18, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By Leonard D
Thanks Andy, the thought of engraving had...

Thanks Andy, the thought of engraving had occurred to me but I would like to find out a little more about the award before doing so.
Cheers.
Len.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 28-07-18, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By Leonard D
Devonport Rifle & Revolver Meeting

The pictured medal was awarded to my late father in the early days of his RN service, probably mid 1930's. Appears to be bronze. Obverse depicts crossed No1mkIII's, a Webley and coronet. Reverse a...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 07-07-18, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 448
Posted By Leonard D
HMS

Attached see image of the example I have had for years. Unworn, the colour of the HMS is subdued. The stitching has the appearance of interlinked chain. Also unknown vintage.
Cheers.
Len
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-06-18, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By Leonard D
Hi Rob, attached are images of the example I...

Hi Rob, attached are images of the example I have.
Always believed it to be a "Volunteer"
Perhaps Kevin can confirm.
Cheers.
Len
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 17-06-18, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By Leonard D
Hi Frank, appreciate you taking the time to...

Hi Frank, appreciate you taking the time to respond.
Len,
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-06-18, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By Leonard D
Relative to earlier post please see attached...

Relative to earlier post please see attached image of the badge in question. Could not post previously due to "read/write" issues with memory card.
Would welcome any thoughts.
Cheers.
Len
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-06-18, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By Leonard D
Gloucestershire Territorials

Hi all, could anybody confirm whether the badge to the 4/5/6 btn's were found on lugs. Examples I see posted on the forum all have sliders.
Cheers.
Len.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 09-06-18, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By Leonard D
Hi Pete, cheers for that. Len.

Hi Pete, cheers for that.
Len.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 08-06-18, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By Leonard D
Relative to the previous post regarding vintage, ...

Relative to the previous post regarding vintage, backs of 2 Shipwright badges.
One with a black material the other with hessian. These trade badges would I understand have been worn from the early...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 08-06-18, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By Leonard D
Hi Pete, thank you kindly for the most...

Hi Pete, thank you kindly for the most informative reply regarding this FAA badge.
Certainly helps and the badge would be too modern to fit within my collection parameters. You mentioned the...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 07-06-18, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By Leonard D
FAA patch

Hi All, I wonder if I might enlist some help in an attempt to establish the vintage of the pictured bullion Air Gunner/Telegraphist patch.
I understand the patch was worn from the 30's into the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-06-18, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By Leonard D
I don't believe it is WWII, seems to narrow -...

I don't believe it is WWII, seems to narrow - can't see anything in reference book on German WWII shoulder straps that matches. Could be of Imperial vintage.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-06-18, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By Leonard D
Hi Kevin, it has been quite a while. Hope you are...

Hi Kevin, it has been quite a while. Hope you are keeping well.
Appreciate you posting images of examples in your collection. When compared with the one I posted the differences are plain to see....
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 06-06-18, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By Leonard D
LTO

Hi Pete, thanks for taking the time to respond. Very informative. I also have a smaller size TGM in blue on white with the torpedos crossed right over left so that explains that one as well.
Cheers....
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 05-06-18, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By Leonard D
Rate Patches LTO

Hi all, would any of our RN gurus be able to offer some thoughts on the pictured smaller size Leading Torpedoman Rate.
The blue on white would appear to be of the size seen on a CPO lapel (as in...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-06-18, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By Leonard D
The Welsh 1st Volunteers

Hi All, the pictured WM badge to the 1st Volunteer Bn was recently dug out of my "Odds & Sods" box. The badge was acquired many years ago and is one I have had doubts about. It is of 3 piece...
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