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Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 03-07-18, 11:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By David Tremain
Well, for what it's worth, Warren Carroll's book...

Well, for what it's worth, Warren Carroll's book "Wings. Canada and Great Britain 1913-1945" shows two Canadian-made Observer wings that look exactly like yours. But since RCAF Mike is the...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 03-07-18, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By David Tremain
Salut, Dominique, It looks like it could be...

Salut, Dominique,
It looks like it could be Canadian made, but I'll have to see if any of my reference books confirm that. I have one similar, and have seen one on a WW2 RCAF tunic recently.
David
Forum: Forum Operation 03-07-18, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By David Tremain
I'm still getting the same message everyday, and...

I'm still getting the same message everyday, and have done for about three days now. Now that I know why it makes sense. Just one extra click, that's all. Not really a big deal.
David
Forum: General Topics. 22-06-18, 07:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 430
Posted By David Tremain
I think the portcullis might be worn at the...

I think the portcullis might be worn at the Houses of Parliament, since that is also on the seats, letterhead, etc. It might also be worn by security staff at the various departments.
David
Forum: General Topics. 21-06-18, 10:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By David Tremain
Frank, I said most people. I didn't mean old...

Frank, I said most people. I didn't mean old farts like you and me:D
David
Forum: General Topics. 21-06-18, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By David Tremain
Not someone I'd heard of before. Ironically, the...

Not someone I'd heard of before. Ironically, the other signatures might be more valuable. Mind you, most people nowadays have probably never heard of Gracie Fields or Maurice Chevalier. I think you'd...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-06-18, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By David Tremain
It's the motto of the City of London - 'God guide...

It's the motto of the City of London - 'God guide us'. As Gryff says, maybe it's a London regiment, or perhaps it's worn by a City of London official during the Lord Mayor's parade or some such....
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 18-06-18, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By David Tremain
I'll let one of the other Canadian members give...

I'll let one of the other Canadian members give you a definitive answer, but it looks to me like a blazer badge.
David
Forum: General Topics. 17-06-18, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By David Tremain
With that number of DSOs that would be my guess...

With that number of DSOs that would be my guess too.
David
Forum: General Topics. 10-06-18, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By David Tremain
The shield is the motto of the Campbell clan. ...

The shield is the motto of the Campbell clan.
David
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-06-18, 10:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 452
Posted By David Tremain
I thought Bournemouth is still in Hampshire, or...

I thought Bournemouth is still in Hampshire, or is it now in Dorset?
David
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 04-06-18, 06:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,011
Posted By David Tremain
The badge on the right looks like an RAF...

The badge on the right looks like an RAF Buildings & Works badge.
David
Forum: General Topics. 03-06-18, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By David Tremain
You mean the one we've already raided and cleaned...

You mean the one we've already raided and cleaned out?

David
Forum: General Topics. 03-06-18, 02:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By David Tremain
Army Dress Regs

Just found this online. Some of you may already have seen it, but it looks useful:
...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 01-06-18, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By David Tremain
Nice looking badge! It's never ending - another...

Nice looking badge! It's never ending - another badge to look out for.

David
Forum: General Topics 29-05-18, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By David Tremain
I thought you said Bulgarian f****r! Never mind! ...

I thought you said Bulgarian f****r! Never mind!
David
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-05-18, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By David Tremain
I checked and it's Royal Thai Border Police, as...

I checked and it's Royal Thai Border Police, as you'll see when I send you the document.
David
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-05-18, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By David Tremain
Peter, the file I have is too large to upload to...

Peter, the file I have is too large to upload to the Forum. PM me and I'll email it to you as an attachment.
David
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-05-18, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By David Tremain
It's definitely Thai, and I think because of the...

It's definitely Thai, and I think because of the centre design it might be police, but I'll check. I have a number of these picked up in Bangkok. I'll post a document which shows many of them when I...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 25-05-18, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By David Tremain
Very nice. Was Prince Harry getting rid off...

Very nice. Was Prince Harry getting rid off stuff?:)

David
Forum: Off topic 21-05-18, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 948
Posted By David Tremain
A definite breach of copyright. The publisher or...

A definite breach of copyright. The publisher or Gaylor's estate should take eBay to court.

David
Forum: Off topic 21-05-18, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By David Tremain
I never use OneDrive either. I either use Dropbox...

I never use OneDrive either. I either use Dropbox or back them up on an external drive.

David
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-05-18, 02:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,821
Posted By David Tremain
I didn't think that pilots and aircrew wore those...

I didn't think that pilots and aircrew wore those SF wings. They would have worn their regular wings and brevets. Only the Jedburgh teams - usually 1 British, 1 American and 1 French - would have...
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 06-05-18, 02:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By David Tremain
Interesting wings. I've never seen a 'C' so...

Interesting wings. I've never seen a 'C' so prominent on RCAF wings before.
David
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 01-05-18, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 519
Posted By David Tremain
I don't think there's any difference, but will...

I don't think there's any difference, but will check in Warren Carroll's book. I just picked up one like the top one on Saturday at the Ottawa show.
David
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