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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-11-18, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By adb63
14 squadron

Hi Paul.
Pm inbound.
Kind regards,Andrew.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 16-11-18, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By adb63
Titles

Hi. PM sent.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 09-11-18, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By adb63
UAS

Sorry I don’t own the badge and this is my photo of a colour scan the owner sent me. Regards, Andrew.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 09-11-18, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By adb63
QO Buffs

No I wasn’t thinking of TA use as there never was a territorial battalion of the Queens Own Buffs. Oddly they remained Buffs and RWK.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 09-11-18, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By adb63
UAS oval title

Sorry for the very slow reply to this. I knew I had an image of the Bristol title somewhere but it took this long to locate! Anyway another one to tick off. Kind regards, Andrew.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 09-11-18, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By adb63
Spurious QO Buffs badge or trial pattern?

Hi. What do you think about this one? Purchased off eBay more as a curiosity than a serious addition to my Home Counties Brigade / Queens collection. It shouldn’t really exist as the regiment only...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 06-11-18, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By adb63
Anodised

PM sent
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 25-10-18, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By adb63
JTC badge

The Church Lads Brigade also had and by the looks of that badge, still have a Junior Training Corps.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 13-10-18, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By adb63
Royal Anglian family

Hi Andrew.
All those apart from the Essex are available on Mike Lapworth's site; british-military-badges.co.uk They are at the end of his full listing on pages 29 to 31.
Kind regards, Andrew.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 01-10-18, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By adb63
JTC titles

Hi Stephen.
I have the JTC titles as shown in the attached photos. The problem is I am looking to complete my Sussex and Queens Regiment(1966)collection and would only want to swop for those that I...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 22-03-18, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By adb63
Ardingly College

Hi David.

I have attached a number of images of Ardingly OTC and CCF badges in my collection and also some passages from the main histories of the school (Ardingly 1858-1946 by Perry published...
Forum: Arab Nations 22-03-18, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 642
Posted By adb63
AFBA

Hi Sean.
That is an interesting item. Attached is the brief write up that AFBA get in the 1961 'Welcome to Aden' book produced by the RAF. I liked the bit about 'acceptable voices'!
Kind regards,...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 23-02-18, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 797
Posted By adb63
1CCP slouch hat

Hi Poppy.
Great image. I'd like to see the whole photo sometime. This is a slouch hat of the 1st Cinque Ports Rifle Volunteers (later 5th Royal Sussex Regiment) but more specifically of their...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 29-09-17, 02:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,062
Posted By adb63
Tank 100

Got mine yesterday and what a superb piece of work! Congratulations to all involved. Highly recommended.
Forum: General Topics. 09-09-17, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By adb63
Middle East maps

Hi Eddie. I have some post ww2 palestine. Will PM details. Regards, Andrew.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-09-17, 12:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 583
Posted By adb63
cadet band

Can't i.d. the band but that is almost certainly the Eastbourne Redoubt they are being photographed in. Now the home of the Sussex Combined Services Museum. Is that a grenade device in the centre of...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 11-02-17, 02:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,795
Posted By adb63
Logbook

As he is a member of this forum, perhaps we should ask him ourselves. May not have too much computer access where he is at the moment though. Crimes like this really spoil it for other collectors and...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-01-17, 10:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 760
Posted By adb63
anodised id

Hi. I thought it looked like SLP. Wouldn't that make it Sierra Leone Police?
Just a wild guess. Regards, Andrew.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-11-16, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By adb63
badge id

Hi. Looks like 10th Londons to me and their shoulder titles would seem to confirm that. Regards Andrew.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-11-16, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By adb63
Sutton Valence School CCF 'formation sign'

Hi.
Found that photocopied photo. Not exactly good quality but i think you'll be able to make them out!
Kind regards, Andrew.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-11-16, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,011
Posted By adb63
1st Cinque Ports RV Officers cap badge

Hi Tinto.
A very nice badge indeed and not a collar but actually an officer's side cap badge. I have attached the page from 'Cinque Ports Battalion' by Fazan that illustrates the badge and dates it...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-11-16, 12:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By adb63
CCF cloth

Hi.
They were in fact worn by Sutton Valence School CCF on battledress under the 'Sutton Valence School' cloth shoulder title. Somewhere i have a photocopy of a photograph showing it being worn....
Forum: Other Military Topics 02-07-16, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,188
Posted By adb63
ww2 medals

Hi. Personally I would apply for 'full ww2 medal entitlement' and leave it to them to decide from his service record what they think he should have had. If after that you think they have got it wrong...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-05-16, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,388
Posted By adb63
Arab shoulder title

Hi. Found it! Qu'aiti Sultanic Band. It is illustrated in the book ' The Armed Forces of Aden and the Protectorates 1839-1967 ' by Cliff Lord (forum member) and David Birtles. There are also a couple...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 10-05-16, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,554
Posted By adb63
Hi Alex. 2168 Yeadon was formed 18/9/47. Regards,...

Hi Alex. 2168 Yeadon was formed 18/9/47. Regards, Andrew.
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