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Forum: Other Military Topics Yesterday, 08:50 PM
Replies: 226
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Posted By Mike_2817
Like Mike V I will check my spares box but pre...

Like Mike V I will check my spares box but pre 2010 dated pins are scarce
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 17-01-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 264
Posted By Mike_2817
Mainly because O/R's wore Battle Dress and...

Mainly because O/R's wore Battle Dress and limited use on No1 & No10 (Sergeants Mess) Dress.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 17-01-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 264
Posted By Mike_2817
Yes I have - Picture attached (enlarged for...

Yes I have - Picture attached (enlarged for detail)

I have examples with N/S & E/W lugs but sadly not a matching pair!
Forum: General Topics. 18-12-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 32,574
Posted By Mike_2817
Well one can only wish.... Second item would...

Well one can only wish....

Second item would be a Blue & Green Ormskirk flash.
Forum: General Topics. 17-12-20, 10:43 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 32,574
Posted By Mike_2817
Mine would be a 1947 (Wide Tonanti) pattern RAOC...

Mine would be a 1947 (Wide Tonanti) pattern RAOC Anodised Cap Badge with integral lugs.

At least 2 have surfaced in recent years.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 04-12-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 250
Posted By Mike_2817
RAOC Officers wore a Gilt Collar Badge on the...

RAOC Officers wore a Gilt Collar Badge on the beret till circa 1960 when the Bullion Badge was introduced and that includes RAOC Airborne Officers
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 30-11-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 572
Posted By Mike_2817
Re Post #8 - Yes they could from 1992 before that...

Re Post #8 - Yes they could from 1992 before that they could apply for an LE QM type commission but not carry on nursing.

A good friend of ours was one of the first RAMC (then a S/Sgt) to...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 28-11-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 572
Posted By Mike_2817
SRN's could be commissioned but both SRN's &...

SRN's could be commissioned but both SRN's & SEN's could be 'other ranks' with SRN's attening Senior Rank status in greater numbers, and also could get commissioned later on, this was to give a rank...
Forum: General Topics. 20-11-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 253
Posted By Mike_2817
The military tailor normally provided the correct...

The military tailor normally provided the correct badge and maybe ordered in left facing collar badges from the manufacture/supplier? I have never however found reference to this...

The "Royal...
Forum: General Topics. 19-11-20, 10:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 253
Posted By Mike_2817
Depends on the year, early on they did use a...

Depends on the year, early on they did use a Bullion Badge at times, but mainly a Left Facing Gilt Collar Badge if in metal.

From 1960 they started to wear a Queens Crown Bullion badge on both...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 12-11-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By Mike_2817
There is an Association of Ammunition Technicians...

There is an Association of Ammunition Technicians which as a retired Ammunition Examiner may join and access their forum which may be a better place to look for comrades of your years of service.
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-11-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By Mike_2817
The RSME Group now consists of a headquarters at...

The RSME Group now consists of a headquarters at Chatham, Kent and the following seven Unit commands spread over 6 different locations.

1 RSME Regiment (1RSME Regt) Chatham, Kent

3 RSME...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-11-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By Mike_2817
:) Just happened to call in! Saw it last year at...

:) Just happened to call in! Saw it last year at DEMS Trg Regt at Bicester & Kineton and was told they now come under RSME
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-11-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By Mike_2817
Royal School of Military Engineering (RSME)

Royal School of Military Engineering (RSME)
Forum: Other Military Topics 25-10-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 10,714
Posted By Mike_2817
I have carded sets for WWI 1914-1918 (5 Pins) and...

I have carded sets for WWI 1914-1918 (5 Pins) and 2011 to 2013 plus a plain pin (4 Pins) plus most commemorative pins as singles or sets on display during 'poppy events' and normally get good...
Forum: Other Military Topics 21-10-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 10,714
Posted By Mike_2817
It just so happens I received two 2020 Overseas...

It just so happens I received two 2020 Overseas Poppy Pins, but I notice you have one in the picture!

Looking for 2019 and earlier than 2018 for myself.

Also looking for a 2020 PGA Golf Pin.
...
Forum: Other Military Topics 21-09-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 10,714
Posted By Mike_2817
I will reserve a 2020 Pin for any member who...

I will reserve a 2020 Pin for any member who wants one @ 2 plus 1 postage & packing and will post within 20 days of receipt. - Orders via PM please.

I am recovering from COVID-19 after a short...
Forum: Other Military Topics 20-09-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 10,714
Posted By Mike_2817
I have 5000 '2020' Dated Poppy Pins on route for...

I have 5000 '2020' Dated Poppy Pins on route for delivery early next week.

We are planning a limited Poppy Appeal in November with no street collections. In Harrogate Supermarkets and Petrol...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 26-08-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By Mike_2817
With 'Press Studs' more likely for 'Warm Weather'...

With 'Press Studs' more likely for 'Warm Weather' No11 Mess Dress (White Jacket) than 'Temperate' No10 Mess Dress where they are normally stitched as are No1 Dress.

No3 'Warm Weather' is the...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 12-08-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 585
Posted By Mike_2817
I do not have one, but was told a few years ago...

I do not have one, but was told a few years ago that they were privately produced in limited numbers for fitting to the Coloured Field Service Cap (Side Cap), a PRI item and not that common at the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-06-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By Mike_2817
Worn on both arms of MTP Shirt & Jacket as seen...

Worn on both arms of MTP Shirt & Jacket as seen at DEMS Trg Regt Bicester last year where they were EOD training with RE & RLC Divers

Trade is known a 'Clearance Diver'
Forum: Other Military Topics 18-06-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 10,714
Posted By Mike_2817
I have stocks of the above woven poppy which is...

I have stocks of the above woven poppy which is not limited to Scouts use and is still available to order by PAO's
Forum: Other Military Topics 18-06-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 10,714
Posted By Mike_2817
Received mine also

Received mine also
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-06-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,971
Posted By Mike_2817
Just did a check on ebay for Croft Militaria and...

Just did a check on ebay for Croft Militaria and the shop was closed.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 08-06-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By Mike_2817
Tactical recognition flash (TRF) is the official...

Tactical recognition flash (TRF) is the official British military term for a coloured patch worn on the Right Arm of combat clothing by members of the Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force.
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