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Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 26-11-20, 06:33 PM
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Posted By adb63
Badges seen at RAF museum Hendon

Took some photos of various badges on display at Hendon last year. I particularly liked the pattern card for the Pensioner Recruiter badge! Anyone got one of those in their collection? Hope those...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-11-20, 11:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By adb63
OTC

I had one of those that was helpfully attached to a Dulwich College OTC shooting eight photograph. It also had the year worn separately below. Most of the Junior Division OTC shooting teams wore a...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-09-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By adb63
White Maltese cross cloth badge.

Hi. Yes a picture would be good but sounds like a connection to the Royal Naval School Tal Handaq in Malta. Later became Services Children's School Tal Handaq. From what you describe, it may be a...
Forum: General Topics 12-07-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By adb63
Unofficial titles

I had a PALESTINE some time ago in exactly the same format.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-06-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By adb63
TRF for id please

Hi All.
Anyone know who this belongs to?
I haven't got it myself but was sent the image by a friend.
I think it is 50mm x 50mm if the image is actual size.
Any help gratefully received.
Kind...
Forum: General Topics. 13-04-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By adb63
Patch ID

Hi. The uncut pair of lions/stars is Sutton Valence School CCF as worn on battledress under the cloth title 'Sutton Valence School'. KR, Andrew.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 04-01-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 600
Posted By adb63
70th Sussex S/L Regt RA TA.

Hi All.

Please see the attachments below. I picked this up at a postcard fair many years ago and then promptly misplaced it. As you can see it is not a traditional postcard and measures 10 x 14...
Forum: The Home Front 02-01-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By adb63
Book

Hi Jon.
PM sent.
Regards, Andrew.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-12-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By adb63
ACF

Its in Waring pamphlet 2 as F 97. Regards, Andrew.
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 14-12-19, 06:13 PM
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Views: 870
Posted By adb63
Royal Liberty CCF

According to the list of CCF units compiled by Derrick Burney and published in 'The Formation Sign' in the late 1980's, Royal Liberty School CCF existed between 1951 and 1972. He consulted the Army...
Forum: General Topics. 13-12-19, 01:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By adb63
Dorset regimental number

Hi. Suggest you drop an email to the The Keep Military Museum in Dorset. From their website it appears they have the regimental enlistment registers for the 1920 - 1939 period and they will be in...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 06-09-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 559
Posted By adb63
ACF/CCF

Hi. I was the photographer and I can add that the tunic was seen at the Military Odyssey at Detling. The tunic had the buttons and collar badges of the Queens Regiment (1966-1992). I must admit that...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 28-07-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By adb63
Epsom CCF

Hi.
Not a generic CCF lanyard. Definitely specific to the school.
I have examples for Cranbrook and Bridlington schools.
Kind regards, Andrew.
Forum: Arab Nations 24-02-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 898
Posted By adb63
Book

Got mine last Wednesday. Very impressed. A nice mix of information, period photos and insignia. Information about the UAE armed forces and their uniforms is hard to come by even when you live there....
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 20-02-19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By adb63
ACF/CCF

Hi David.
That's because the Marlborough and Godolphin units are part of the Combined Cadet Force which is a completely separate organisation. The CCF was formed in 1948 to administer school cadet...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 19-02-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 803
Posted By adb63
Sussex Yeo

Hi Griff.
Sorry for late arrival at this party! I couldn’t lay my hands on the attached photos of 2nd Lieutenant F. Jenner of the Sussex Yeo / 16th R.Sussex until now.
Hopefully you can make out...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-01-19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By adb63
Cloth id

Hi Stephen.
The dark blue/orange/dark blue square patch is Sussex ACF.
Regards, Andrew.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 09-11-18, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 625
Posted By adb63
UAS

Sorry I don’t own the badge and this is my photo of a colour scan the owner sent me. Regards, Andrew.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 09-11-18, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By adb63
QO Buffs

No I wasn’t thinking of TA use as there never was a territorial battalion of the Queens Own Buffs. Oddly they remained Buffs and RWK.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 09-11-18, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 625
Posted By adb63
UAS oval title

Sorry for the very slow reply to this. I knew I had an image of the Bristol title somewhere but it took this long to locate! Anyway another one to tick off. Kind regards, Andrew.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 09-11-18, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By adb63
Spurious QO Buffs badge or trial pattern?

Hi. What do you think about this one? Purchased off eBay more as a curiosity than a serious addition to my Home Counties Brigade / Queens collection. It shouldn’t really exist as the regiment only...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 25-10-18, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By adb63
JTC badge

The Church Lads Brigade also had and by the looks of that badge, still have a Junior Training Corps.
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 22-03-18, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By adb63
Ardingly College

Hi David.

I have attached a number of images of Ardingly OTC and CCF badges in my collection and also some passages from the main histories of the school (Ardingly 1858-1946 by Perry published...
Forum: Arab Nations 22-03-18, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 884
Posted By adb63
AFBA

Hi Sean.
That is an interesting item. Attached is the brief write up that AFBA get in the 1961 'Welcome to Aden' book produced by the RAF. I liked the bit about 'acceptable voices'!
Kind regards,...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 23-02-18, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 973
Posted By adb63
1CCP slouch hat

Hi Poppy.
Great image. I'd like to see the whole photo sometime. This is a slouch hat of the 1st Cinque Ports Rifle Volunteers (later 5th Royal Sussex Regiment) but more specifically of their...
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