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Forum: General Topics 28-10-20, 12:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 632
Posted By edstorey
Leather Bandoliers

Actually 90-round Leather Bandoliers for not only Cavalry but for mounted troops in general, which also covered cyclists.
Forum: Infantry 06-10-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By edstorey
Helmet Details

What can you tell us about the helmet details, ie maker, year? What are the markings on the liner?
Forum: General Topics 14-09-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By edstorey
GM CDN Combat Title

Genie Militaire Canadienne - Canadian Military Engineers
Forum: General Topics 03-08-20, 12:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,590
Posted By edstorey
Fabric of War

I just received my copy from Bill when he was in Ottawa last weekend visiting family, and his 10-year labour of love Fabric of War did not disappoint. A book on Canadian cloth shoulder badges with...
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 18-06-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By edstorey
Website

I get posting the Veterans stories and their photographs, I even get the notice stating that the content is copyright, but what I find disturbing is that your photograph gallery contains images all...
Forum: Royal Canadian Navy 30-04-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By edstorey
Service Writing Kit

It looks like it may have been for a SWW Service Writing Kit which contained envelopes and writing paper.
Forum: General Topics 29-04-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By edstorey
Printing Block

The printing block was used in a letterpress and would be used for printing on stationary, perhaps the top of letterhead or on envelopes. Letterpress machines became obsolete in the late 20th...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 18-03-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By edstorey
RCCS Brassard

This is the example which I have in my collection.

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Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 09-01-20, 02:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By edstorey
CAF Wing

This is a 1940s vintage archive image so I suspect the photographed wing was original?

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Forum: General Topics 12-12-19, 02:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By edstorey
47th Battalion Scouts

There are a bunch of scouts heading home on-board ship in this 47th Battalion photograph from my collection.

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Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 30-10-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 665
Posted By edstorey
Royal Newfoundland Regiment

88th Brigade, 29th British Infantry Division.
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 21-10-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 906
Posted By edstorey
Why Collect Badges?

I don't understand, why are you buying badges when you have to have them validated on this forum? What if they are reproductions, are you returning them to the vendor? Is this forum validating...
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 04-10-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,694
Posted By edstorey
Wire Badge

hummmm, perhaps CWO?
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 29-07-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By edstorey
Engineers

The Engineers (2 CER) also had an example. Wire bullion badges were not only authorized for Officers, but also CWOs.

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Forum: General Topics 16-07-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,192
Posted By edstorey
Stable Belts

Steve, I don't currently have anything of value to add to this thread.
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 21-06-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,188
Posted By edstorey
Canadian Railway Troops SD Jacket

Here is a Other Ranks 12th Canadian Railway Troops SD Jacket with all of the appropriate insignia.

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Forum: General Topics 18-06-19, 11:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 729
Posted By edstorey
CVSM and Friends

Here it is nestled in a five-medal wartime group.

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Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 19-05-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 984
Posted By edstorey
Matilda II

Nice photograph of a disguised Matilda II.
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 05-05-19, 09:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,106
Posted By edstorey
SOF Assaulter Badge

Here you go, as worn on the Army DEU.

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Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 05-05-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,106
Posted By edstorey
Special Operations - Assaulter Badge

That is a nice find, it is the first version of the Special Operations Assaulter Badge and is current issue.
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 21-04-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By edstorey
1 RCHA - Lahr

This presentation plate dates from the same time period.

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Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 12-03-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 984
Posted By edstorey
Tank Identification

Tanker Mike, as already stated in this post, the photographs are of British tanks. The first two are a Crusader and the the third is a Cruiser Mk I.
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 04-03-19, 01:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 984
Posted By edstorey
The photos are of two different vehicles, the...

The photos are of two different vehicles, the first two are of a Crusader.
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 10-02-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By edstorey
Parachute Wings

Yes, it is always nice to have early attributable wings in a collection. The top image is of the wings on my Father's (RSM 2 CER) SSF Smock while the bottom image is a generic pair from my...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 03-01-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 370
Posted By edstorey
Combined Operations

If you want to quickly find out what Combined Operations was, Google it - the added knowledge won't cost you anything.
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