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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia Today, 11:24 AM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Ta, I was unaware of that.

Ta, I was unaware of that.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines Today, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 71
Posted By leigh kitchen
First Name: Charles Henry Initials: C ...

First Name:
Charles Henry
Initials:
C
Surname:
Small
Nationality:
British
Information:
Discharged Invalided. ex-PLY/12737.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Today, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 170
Posted By leigh kitchen
Absolutely.

Absolutely.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 74
Posted By leigh kitchen
Italian, by the look of it, with the fasces on...

Italian, by the look of it, with the fasces on the centre (perhaps adapted from an earlier pattern, by the standard of workmanship).
Perhaps for headgear but could be for pouch or belt.
That's me...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia Yesterday, 06:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 135
Posted By leigh kitchen
Pity they're not wearing hackles, 1 HLI wore...

Pity they're not wearing hackles, 1 HLI wore green, 2 HLI white over red, would've pinned down which battalion, Cameronians wore black.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia Yesterday, 06:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,162
Posted By leigh kitchen
I thought the Para plastics were all made by one...

I thought the Para plastics were all made by one manufacturer, but not the case?
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By leigh kitchen
It has been suggested that the flat topped crown...

It has been suggested that the flat topped crown was worn by units which attended one or other of the Delhi Durbars but I believe that the regiments that attended and those that wore the crown don't...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia Yesterday, 03:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 135
Posted By leigh kitchen
The bandolier equipment was introduced in 1903,...

The bandolier equipment was introduced in 1903, superseded by the 1908 web equipment a few years later.

Some infantry in India continued to use of some parts of the equipment for some years and...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia Yesterday, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 135
Posted By leigh kitchen
I believe they're infantry with bandolier...

I believe they're infantry with bandolier equipment rather than cavalry (I have an idea they're Seaforths or HLI), they are wearing cut down trews which themselves may have been made from cast kilts...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 06:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 116
Posted By leigh kitchen
Looks like a RIF item, there appears to be a...

Looks like a RIF item, there appears to be a numeral on the plinth of the eagle, if it's "8" that confirms RIF.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 03-08-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 278
Posted By leigh kitchen
This doesn't seem to apply here, but.... ...

This doesn't seem to apply here, but....

First Name:
M
Surname:
Fisher
Date of Death:
1916
Service:
Voluntary Aid Detachment
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 03-08-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 278
Posted By leigh kitchen
First Name: Jane Gytha Surname: Fisher ...

First Name:
Jane Gytha
Surname:
Fisher
Nationality:
British
Information:
Department: V.A.D.
Rank:
V.A.D. Ch
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-08-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 231
Posted By leigh kitchen
First Name: F Surname: Borrill Incident...

First Name:
F
Surname:
Borrill
Incident Details:
War Office Daily List No.5618
Report Date:
15/07/1918
Rank:
Private
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-08-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 231
Posted By leigh kitchen
First Name: F Surname: Borrill Incident...

First Name:
F
Surname:
Borrill
Incident Details:
War Office Daily List No.5786
Report Date:
31/01/1919
Rank:
Private
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-08-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 241
Posted By leigh kitchen
The button top left - all I can see is the face...

The button top left - all I can see is the face of Albert Einstein.......
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-08-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 241
Posted By leigh kitchen
Is there any chance of a close up of the buttons...

Is there any chance of a close up of the buttons please?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 01-08-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 251
Posted By leigh kitchen
KC OR's fine as a 16th L or 16th/5th L badge?

KC OR's fine as a 16th L or 16th/5th L badge?
Forum: General Topics. 31-07-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yes, nice (a package was posted to me from...

Yes, nice (a package was posted to me from Germany today. It was originally posted on 14th May and seems to have made it to UK before being returned to sender........maybe this time it'll get...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-07-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 140
Posted By leigh kitchen
Lion and wheatsheath - a Cheshire link?

Lion and wheatsheath - a Cheshire link?
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 31-07-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 184
Posted By leigh kitchen
Is that not the pagri badge, that design over "G...

Is that not the pagri badge, that design over "G G" being adopted in KG V form around 1920 as a shoulder strap device, replacing the universal grenade over "G G"?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-07-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,172
Posted By leigh kitchen
"Military Badges of the British Empire 1914-18"...

"Military Badges of the British Empire 1914-18" by Reginald H W Cox (The Standard Art Book Co, 1982) shows an illustration of the badge amongst "Some Typical British Armbadges" on page 245 stating...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 31-07-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 184
Posted By leigh kitchen
Until around 1920?

Until around 1920?
Forum: Military Buttons 30-07-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 133
Posted By leigh kitchen
A quick Google brings it up on sites, identified...

A quick Google brings it up on sites, identified as Irish Lord Lieutenant's
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-07-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 71
Posted By leigh kitchen
Irish artillery cap or collar badge I believe. ...

Irish artillery cap or collar badge I believe.

Edit - the gun's facing to the right, so a collar badge I think.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-07-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 419
Posted By leigh kitchen
Essex Regiment with the bases trimmed?

Essex Regiment with the bases trimmed?
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