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Forum: General Topics. 10-11-19, 01:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By soldier1
Just remember it as a memorable occasion and a...

Just remember it as a memorable occasion and a memorable gift!

Cheers Al
Forum: Off topic 01-07-19, 12:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By soldier1
Back at you Walt. A fine day to be a Canadian. ...

Back at you Walt. A fine day to be a Canadian.

Cheers Al
Forum: Off topic 19-05-18, 02:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,248
Posted By soldier1
Merci beaucoup Jo. Tres interesante. A wicked...

Merci beaucoup Jo. Tres interesante. A wicked weapon when used I'm sure.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 08-12-17, 11:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Posted By soldier1
Looking forward to the 'unfurling' of your...

Looking forward to the 'unfurling' of your history Jack.

Cheers Al
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 25-08-17, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 841
Posted By soldier1
Not quite true Roy. Both of my Fathers'...

Not quite true Roy. Both of my Fathers' certificates state that " The corner of this certificate is to be cut off where indicated if the man is discharged with a "Bad" character or with disgrace, or...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 25-08-17, 12:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 841
Posted By soldier1
Hi Malcolm;it seems to be. I have my fathers' RN...

Hi Malcolm;it seems to be. I have my fathers' RN records (39-53) and his RCN records (60-64) both on cloth.

Cheers Al
Forum: Other Military Topics 23-05-17, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 826
Posted By soldier1
Sword Research

Thank you very much Marc.

Cheers Al
Forum: Other Military Topics 20-05-17, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 826
Posted By soldier1
Sword Research

Hi guys;

My friend has asked to pls pass on to you his thanks for the info given and has asked if he could ask a last favour.

Could anyone give us a link on this means so he could delve...
Forum: General Topics 16-05-17, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By soldier1
Ribbon

Hi Burton;

It is the UNEF Medal. Sometimes called the 'UNEF 1' medal as it was the First UN Emergency Force Medal issued between 1956-1967.

UNEF 11 was between 1973-1979.

Both operations...
Forum: Other Military Topics 12-05-17, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 826
Posted By soldier1
Sword Research

I would like to thank the members for their very informative posts ref subj.

We now have a concrete base to proceed on for further research.

My friend can pass the sword to his son with a...
Forum: Other Military Topics 10-05-17, 11:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 826
Posted By soldier1
Sword Research

Good evening members;

I hope some of you can help me in the researching of a sword that I'm involved in as fols;

A long time friend of mine (Ex RCOC/Loggie); 50 years and counting) has asked...
Forum: Forum Operation 09-04-17, 07:23 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,118
Posted By soldier1
I don't post much but read the forum everyday for...

I don't post much but read the forum everyday for knowledge sake. Since I opened the 'new posts ' on Fri/Sat/Sun 250/243/245 new posts respectively appeared. I just logged out!

Cheers Al
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 11-03-17, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,050
Posted By soldier1
Thanks for posting those items Joe. It certainly...

Thanks for posting those items Joe. It certainly shows us all the harsh and indeed brutal aspects of service life in 'the old days'. The fact that so many young men joined up to 'escape' their...
Forum: Other Military Topics 16-02-17, 12:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 931
Posted By soldier1
John; 11-35.

John; 11-35.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-08-16, 04:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By soldier1
Good afternoon All; This badge is, IMO, a...

Good afternoon All; This badge is, IMO, a variation of a trades badge we had in the RCOC pervious to Unification. The badge was worn by the following tradesmen;
Leather and Textile Worker (L&TW); ...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 06-12-15, 06:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,292
Posted By soldier1
Very nice collar worn from 1922-1926. You have...

Very nice collar worn from 1922-1926. You have piqued my curiosity. I'm going into the museum before Christmas and will have a shufti.

Cheers Al
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-09-15, 11:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,104
Posted By soldier1
Always nice to see a good soldier get promoted.

Always nice to see a good soldier get promoted.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-08-15, 11:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,102
Posted By soldier1
Canadian Military Colleges? I could be wrong here...

Canadian Military Colleges? I could be wrong here but I seem to remember travelling on the train from Montreal to Hamilton on leave in the early 60s and a couple of cadets from RMC got on at...
Forum: Other Military Topics 14-06-15, 01:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,597
Posted By soldier1
Great clips Mike, many thanks.

Great clips Mike, many thanks.
Forum: Other Military Topics 06-06-15, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,597
Posted By soldier1
Will this only be broadcast in UK or will it be...

Will this only be broadcast in UK or will it be available in the Colonies?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-05-15, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,481
Posted By soldier1
I'll have a go Ray; top left to right; ...

I'll have a go Ray; top left to right;

Zhukov/Koniev/Monty/Rommel/ ????

Bottom left to right;

Halsey/Patton/MacArthur/Eisenhower/ Bradley.

A good exercise. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 19-04-15, 01:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,239
Posted By soldier1
You could be right on John.In my technical...

You could be right on John.In my technical explanation a sweetheart pin never entered my mind!

Cheers Al
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 18-04-15, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,239
Posted By soldier1
Hi Greg; I'll try to answer your question. ...

Hi Greg; I'll try to answer your question.

This is a COC Shoulder title. The COSC was formed on 1 Jul 1903 and redesignated COC on 2 Dec 1907.

Ordnance services of the Canadian Corps in CEF...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 08-04-15, 11:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,158
Posted By soldier1
Tks for the info Rob. Still I think a very...

Tks for the info Rob. Still I think a very expensive 'sweetheart pin' in those days.

I think you have a real gem there.

Cheers Al
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 07-04-15, 10:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,158
Posted By soldier1
I think this is more than a 'sweetheart pin'. It...

I think this is more than a 'sweetheart pin'. It looks more of a gift to the Royal Family (George V1?) from the RA? He was ,I believe, Captain General of the RA?

The RCOC presented HM Queen...
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