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Forum: Off topic 14-01-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Wmr-RHB
It is an error in the HTTP protocol. That is...

It is an error in the HTTP protocol. That is the way your web browser talks with the web server.


This is quite basic. The server blames the browser, but as you only clicked on a link put on...
Forum: Military Buttons 14-01-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By Wmr-RHB
As an addition to my earlier post: The Regular...

As an addition to my earlier post: The Regular Infantry Regiments of the British Indian Army: The Early Years until 1796 (https://hcvv.home.xs4all.nl/milweb/British-India/Infantry/changes-1748.html)...
Forum: Military Buttons 11-01-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By Wmr-RHB
What I find strange is the designation "First...

What I find strange is the designation "First European Regiment". As far as I know all three presidencies had European Regiments at several times. There were also times when they had more and then...
Forum: General Topics. 07-01-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By Wmr-RHB
When it is the company from Kidsgrove that would...

When it is the company from Kidsgrove that would then be 13th Staffordshire Rifle Volunteer Corps, after consolidation ‘F’ Company, 2nd Staffordshire Rifle Volunteer Corps.

For more information...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-01-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Those with the shield are South African, thus...

Those with the shield are South African, thus better ask in that part of the forum.

The horse is Indian, thus better ask in that part of the forum.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 29-12-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 687
Posted By Wmr-RHB
When I read Westlake, the Great Yarmouth unit...

When I read Westlake, the Great Yarmouth unit started as the 4th Norfolk RVC in 1859, to be re-numbered 2nd in 1860 (this is the second use of the number 2nd!).
In 1877 it joined the new 1st...
Forum: General Topics. 28-12-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By Wmr-RHB
In other units the drum horse was often a grey....

In other units the drum horse was often a grey. So this is the reverse to still stand out?
Forum: Infantry 24-12-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Ah, I see, nice result when complete.

Ah, I see, nice result when complete.
Forum: Infantry 23-12-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By Wmr-RHB
When you mean this including lineage, I can offer...

When you mean this including lineage, I can offer you this: The Yorkton Regiment (https://hcvv.home.xs4all.nl/milweb/Canada/Infantry/YorktonR.html)

BTW, what about the drilled holes in the first...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-12-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Or a collar star as worn by every member if the...

Or a collar star as worn by every member if the Italian army ??
Forum: Indian Badges 02-12-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 992
Posted By Wmr-RHB
The lineage of the 51st Sikhs is here: 12th...

The lineage of the 51st Sikhs is here: 12th Frontier Force Regiment (https://hcvv.home.xs4all.nl/milweb/British-India/Infantry/inf12.html).
At the end you can click to go to the modern Frontier...
Forum: General Topics. 01-12-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By Wmr-RHB
The answer may depend on your definition of "line...

The answer may depend on your definition of "line regiment".

I assume that todays The Royal Regiment of Scotland, The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment (Queen’s and Royal Hampsires), ..... will...
Forum: Indian Badges 27-11-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Thanks Peter, and through you: thank Ashok Nath....

Thanks Peter, and through you: thank Ashok Nath. Very interesting reading.
Forum: General Topics. 11-11-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 830
Posted By Wmr-RHB
The badge is the post 1950 one from The Rajputana...

The badge is the post 1950 one from The Rajputana Rifles.
Forum: General Topics. 04-11-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 745
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Chris, That is an absolutely cracking piece...

Chris,

That is an absolutely cracking piece of investigation. In my opinion it shows what we know about it and as a consequence we are sure there are still riddles there.

The main riddle being...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 04-11-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By Wmr-RHB
I assume you mean turning pictures that are shown...

I assume you mean turning pictures that are shown on forum threads in the wrong orientation and not about turning pictures in general.

As far as I can understand this.

When you have uploaded...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-11-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 234
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Exactly. They first avoided to re-use the numbers...

Exactly. They first avoided to re-use the numbers that were gone to the other on partition.
But that is no longer the case.

BTW the 12th, 15th and 20th were a bit different. In 1937 they turned...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-11-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 234
Posted By Wmr-RHB
And to compare the Indian and Pakistan lists: ...

And to compare the Indian and Pakistan lists:
The Regiments of the Indian Armoured Corps (https://hcvv.home.xs4all.nl/milweb/British-India/Cavalry/list-india.html)
The Regiments of the Pakistan...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-11-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 234
Posted By Wmr-RHB
BTW, the Greyhounds are descripted in Wikipedia...

BTW, the Greyhounds are descripted in Wikipedia (of course): Greyhounds (Police) (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greyhounds_(police)), but The abbreviation as mentioned there (GHS) is not readable by...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-11-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 234
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Sorry to say, but I differ here and there in...

Sorry to say, but I differ here and there in opinion.

The badge with the 12 on it is from the Indian 12th Armoured Regiment and not from the Pakistan 12th Cavalry (Frontier Force) (the Sam Browne...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-11-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 553
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Sorry, the first one gives now a blank page and...

Sorry, the first one gives now a blank page and the second one still works for me.

I am afraid that this site uses cookies on my system that influence what you see when using the links. As I...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-11-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 553
Posted By Wmr-RHB
What about this one:...

What about this one: http://www.britisharmybadges.com/shop.php?ps=1&pg=2#
Second from the top.

As the text says, probably also used by the 2nd Lincolnshire RVC (1888 - 1883)

Westlake says that...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-11-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 553
Posted By Wmr-RHB
This one?...

This one? https://www.coldstreammilitaryantiques.com/en-GB//page_906
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-11-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 553
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Just some additional information The 1st and...

Just some additional information

The 1st and 2nd Lincolshire Rifle Volunteer Corps became volunteer battalions of The Lincolnshire Regiment in 1881 without change of title.

In 1883 they became...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-11-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 553
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Yes, it looks a bit different, but I walked...

Yes, it looks a bit different, but I walked through all of them (you can see for yourself: The Regiments in 1881 (https://hcvv.home.xs4all.nl/milweb/Great-Britain/Infantry/list-1881.html)), but this...
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