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Forum: Infantry Yesterday, 11:30 PM
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Posted By Bill A
Sorry, I don't know.

Sorry, I don't know.
Forum: Infantry Yesterday, 07:11 PM
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Views: 63
Posted By Bill A
Hi Mark, I think you have a kilt pin for the...

Hi Mark, I think you have a kilt pin for the Toronto Scottish. They use that design for their collar badge.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 14-10-18, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By Bill A
Hello Gordon, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello Gordon, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-10-18, 10:57 AM
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Views: 125
Posted By Bill A
Hi Eric, welcome to the Forum. Your account is...

Hi Eric, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts. Members of the Forum should have some answers to your questions.
Forum: General Topics 13-10-18, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By Bill A
Not sure what you mean by a two stage process...

Not sure what you mean by a two stage process Henk. There were (as you know from your research) changes in designation where the article "THE" was not part of the designation, then was, etc. The...
Forum: General Topics 13-10-18, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By Bill A
Hi Henk The two designations in the 1980's did...

Hi Henk The two designations in the 1980's did not require two badges. There was only one pattern of badge for the RRR, with the "Royal" honour.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 13-10-18, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By Bill A
Hi Mike, welcome to the Forum. Your account is...

Hi Mike, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts. Be great to see some of your accumulation.
Forum: Infantry 12-10-18, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By Bill A
Hi, the detail on the small 43 example has poor...

Hi, the detail on the small 43 example has poor details. The thistles and leaves in particular. I prefer the large 43 example.
Forum: Infantry 11-10-18, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By Bill A
Hi Steve, they appear to be officers' pattern....

Hi Steve, they appear to be officers' pattern. That Gaunt mark is associated with post First WW insignia.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 10-10-18, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By Bill A
Hello BluePeter, welcome to the Forum. Your...

Hello BluePeter, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts. Enjoy!
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-10-18, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By Bill A
It doesn't look Cdn made. Cdn badges up to...

It doesn't look Cdn made. Cdn badges up to unification were embroidered on two layers, the worsted material and a cotton backing. The rectangular square of the imaged badge is not typical of Cdn...
Forum: General Topics 08-10-18, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By Bill A
I would suggest trying some Canadian militaria...

I would suggest trying some Canadian militaria dealers, Marway, Toronto Military Antiques, etc. The badge appears on ebay listings on occasion.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 08-10-18, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By Bill A
Hello Jackob, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello Jackob, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 05-10-18, 11:50 AM
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Views: 111
Posted By Bill A
Hello Silverfox, welcome to the Forum. Your...

Hello Silverfox, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-10-18, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 90
Posted By Bill A
Hi Diver99, welcome to the Forum. Your account is...

Hi Diver99, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts. Hopefully a member can id the badge.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 03-10-18, 08:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,103
Posted By Bill A
Jon, late to this thread. 8 Coy CMGC 3...

Jon, late to this thread.
8 Coy CMGC 3 Canadian Division wore a swastika patch on pale blue / French gray circa 1916-17.
Forum: Infantry 02-10-18, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By Bill A
Interesting photo. I would like to know more...

Interesting photo. I would like to know more about that coy. Given the way the designation is listed, I am not sure it is a Veterans Guard unit, but it may be the veterans of the 42nd Bn formed a...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 01-10-18, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By Bill A
Hello Patrick, (sneakerdub), welcome to the...

Hello Patrick, (sneakerdub), welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 28-09-18, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,285
Posted By Bill A
The RCAChC wore metal cap badges. I have not seen...

The RCAChC wore metal cap badges. I have not seen an embroidered one, not to say they never acquired such. Chaplains are a pretty unique and "independent" group and not as adherent to dress regs as...
Forum: Infantry 28-09-18, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By Bill A
Thanks Steve. This is one of the issues with...

Thanks Steve. This is one of the issues with collecting. When something is put out, it becomes a "fact" over time. But, there isn't anything to substantiate the theory.
The slip-ons were not issued...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 28-09-18, 01:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,285
Posted By Bill A
The CF Chaplain badge was changed to the maple...

The CF Chaplain badge was changed to the maple leaf wreath sometime in the mid-late 70's.
There is another possibility as to the purpose of this embroidered badge. The Chaplain's scarves had a...
Forum: Infantry 28-09-18, 01:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 68
Posted By Bill A
Fantastic piece. 2nd Bn was the reserve army...

Fantastic piece. 2nd Bn was the reserve army battalion, and did not mobilize.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 27-09-18, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By Bill A
Thread locked.

Thread locked.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 26-09-18, 11:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 99
Posted By Bill A
Hi Snapper, welcome to the Forum. Your account is...

Hi Snapper, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 20-09-18, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 68
Posted By Bill A
Hello Maarten, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello Maarten, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
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