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Forum: Other Military Topics 28-07-11, 10:02 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,339
Posted By steveh
Just think of all those great county Regiments...

Just think of all those great county Regiments that have gone forever. The Coldstream Guards are possibly one of the most high profile Regiments to come under this threat for a while. If I remember...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-07-11, 04:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,173
Posted By steveh
Well I've learnt a lot from coming on here,...

Well I've learnt a lot from coming on here, reading threads and asking for advise... I would imagine thats why most of us are here...
Anyone who dosen't approve of that really shouldn't be on here.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-05-11, 06:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,014
Posted By steveh
Thanks for taking the time to reply Gents.... ...

Thanks for taking the time to reply Gents....

I knew they weren't a pair as they are slightly different in design plus the the having three lugs and the other two. Good to have an Idea what what...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 25-05-11, 09:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,014
Posted By steveh
Ox and Bucks Light Infantry. Help please

Picked these two Small Light Infantry badges today. Both Shoulder / Collar badges.
Now i'm thinking due to the knot at the top that they might be Ox and Bucks badges, but the design on the bugle...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-05-11, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,297
Posted By steveh
Just spent a bit of time on e-bay this evening.....

Just spent a bit of time on e-bay this evening.. A lot of badges from the HLI on offer there.. Looks like someones old collection going on sale...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-05-11, 12:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,693
Posted By steveh
I remember hearing a story that went around about...

I remember hearing a story that went around about 1RGJ when they did duties at Buckingham Palace after coming back from 2 years in Hong Kong.

The story was that when the Riflemen were on parade a...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-05-11, 11:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,693
Posted By steveh
Thumbs up Badges were often bent to fit better into the...

Badges were often bent to fit better into the various types of headwear they were for. Each Soldier would have have a number of hats, caps etc and each one would have a different look or shape to it....
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 17-04-11, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,208
Posted By steveh
Thanks for the help although pretty much what I...

Thanks for the help although pretty much what I thought...

Cheers.
Steve....
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-04-11, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,208
Posted By steveh
Bloomsbury Rifles Help needed

Now this maybe should have gone in the Sweathearts Forum.. So sorry if I am wrong. But I know theres some experts of the various Rifle units on here.

I know a little about the Bloomsbury Rifles...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-04-11, 12:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,906
Posted By steveh
100 !!!! that beans on toast for long time. My...

100 !!!! that beans on toast for long time. My collection of RB badges is missing the earlier ones... Better start saving then. :eek:

No wonder there are so many fakes and restrikes out there if...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-04-11, 08:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,906
Posted By steveh
I was hoping to get it for under 30.... Nice...

I was hoping to get it for under 30.... Nice looking badge but no idea why it went for so much. :eek:
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-04-11, 11:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,906
Posted By steveh
Saw it a while back and had in my watch list.......

Saw it a while back and had in my watch list.... Over my budget now...
Can't have my Mrs eating beans on toast for another month due to me spending the housekeeping.... again.... :D
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-03-11, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,701
Posted By steveh
Thumbs up Thanks Ry, Skint at the moment but I'll bear...

Thanks Ry,

Skint at the moment but I'll bear that in mind for payday.
This hobby as you know can just eat away at your money, again thanks for the album and info.

Steve.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 17-03-11, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,701
Posted By steveh
Thumbs up Thanks Simon.... Finding this site has been...

Thanks Simon....

Finding this site has been a godsend to me.

Steve.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-03-11, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,701
Posted By steveh
Thumbs up Thanks Keith... Just been through the older...

Thanks Keith...

Just been through the older threads on here and think mine may well be a fake anyway... Oh well... :(
Cheers.

Steve.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-03-11, 12:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,701
Posted By steveh
Thanks Charlie585... Sorry to trouble you...

Thanks Charlie585...

Sorry to trouble you Now can I ask a favour. I've taken the photo from your collection album.
Would i be right in saying this badge was used by the following units :

5th...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-03-11, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,701
Posted By steveh
Thumbs up Just had a good look at the RB album... A...

Just had a good look at the RB album... A brilliant set of photos which will be a big help in research with my own collection... Just shows how many badges i still have to look out for. :eek:

...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 25-02-11, 11:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,152
Posted By steveh
The three original battalions of The Royal Green...

The three original battalions of The Royal Green Jackets all had very close links and keep the traditions of their former regiments.
1 RGJ : The Ox and Bucks Light Infantry
2 RGJ : The Kings Royal...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-02-11, 10:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,908
Posted By steveh
I'll be honest now and say I'm not sure on a few...

I'll be honest now and say I'm not sure on a few of my badges but if I've not paid to much and it looks good, I'm happy. I'm sure that man on here may not understand that but it works for me. I don't...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-02-11, 08:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,908
Posted By steveh
Hello Peter, Heres a couple of photos... ...

Hello Peter,

Heres a couple of photos...
Sorry if the early WW2 one has not come out that well. It is in a frame along with other Rifle badges and It is showing my reflection.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-02-11, 08:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,908
Posted By steveh
I have the same badge LONGSHANKS pictured Another...

I have the same badge LONGSHANKS pictured Another question answered for me.
I am glad I found you all on here. :D
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-02-11, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,547
Posted By steveh
Gents... Thanks for the welcomes and the info...

Gents...
Thanks for the welcomes and the info given. A big help.
Glad I found this forum, it's already been a great source of information
As I said on my introduction post.. I have a lot to learn....
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-02-11, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,547
Posted By steveh
London Regiment : Second Rifles ?

First post here gents so be gentle with me.

I have this badge in my collection. Any idea of the Regiment it belongs to as it doesn't fit in with my knowledge of the London Regiment, Unless it is...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 19-02-11, 10:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,312
Posted By steveh
Thanks for the welcome... Just spent a bit of...

Thanks for the welcome...
Just spent a bit of time looking though the albums...

I have a lot to learn...... :eek:


Cheers
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 19-02-11, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,312
Posted By steveh
Hello There

Hello There,
I'm Steve... 50 year old now living in Mitcham, Surrey.
ex Green Jacket,
I collect Badges, Buttons etc from British Rifle regiments. Got a small collection of items. Joined here to...
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