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Forum: General Topics. 03-04-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,130
Posted By Mike_2817
Leslie Michael Grantham (30 April 1947 15 June...

Leslie Michael Grantham (30 April 1947 15 June 2018) was an English actor, best known for his role as "Dirty" Den Watts in the BBC soap opera EastEnders.

Brown Bread mate..
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-04-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 163
Posted By Mike_2817
RLC Stable Belt!

RLC Stable Belt!
Forum: Other Military Topics 27-03-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,938
Posted By Mike_2817
Yes I noticed that as well Mike! Same design as...

Yes I noticed that as well Mike! Same design as VE70 Pin - Have ordered two as it is a minimum order of 3.99

Good job there is free postage...

I also notice that they are selling the VE75...
Forum: Other Military Topics 26-03-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,938
Posted By Mike_2817
Yes, mine arrived today as well. Just got an...

Yes, mine arrived today as well. Just got an email to say the London & Aylsford Offices & Warehouse is shut down as is the Poppy Factory.

Do not know about the Poppy Shop as it is a Franchise...
Forum: General Topics. 23-03-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By Mike_2817
https://rmhistorical.com/files/content/UKSC%206547...

https://rmhistorical.com/files/content/UKSC%206547%20Iss%2003%20Technical%20Specification%20for%20Feather%20Plumes.pdf

8455-99-974-0592
London Irish Rifles (TA) Plume Feather Green
Pattern No...
Forum: General Topics. 19-03-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By Mike_2817
Try: ...

Try:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/str/rikerdisplaycases
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-03-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By Mike_2817
The beret looks to be post 1970 with plastic...

The beret looks to be post 1970 with plastic sweatband where the details would have been on a paper label covered with a plastic stitched diamond, since removed.. in fact I think I can see a ghost of...
Forum: Off topic 11-03-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,132
Posted By Mike_2817
Pandemics should never be ignored; The 1918...

Pandemics should never be ignored;

The 1918 influenza pandemic (January 1918 – December 1920; colloquially known as the Spanish flu) was an unusually deadly influenza pandemic, the first of the...
Forum: Off topic 11-03-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,132
Posted By Mike_2817
In Yorkshire Alert has been raised to 'Put t...

In Yorkshire Alert has been raised to 'Put t kettle on"
Forum: Other Military Topics 10-03-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By Mike_2817
;) Yes, it is mine, I listed it more than 3 years...

;) Yes, it is mine, I listed it more than 3 years ago as "Good 'Til Cancelled" and forgot about it LoL

I listed a few RBL badges but stopped listing 'Poppy Appeal' badges about the same time.
...
Forum: Other Military Topics 09-03-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By Mike_2817
RBL Military Kids Club (MKC)

Here is an example of a MKC Lapel Badge.

MKC started life as HMS Hero's a network of after school clubs for servicemen's children sponsored by the RBL
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-03-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By Mike_2817
Well for starters it has a half moon fitting for...

Well for starters it has a half moon fitting for wear on a civilian jacket lapel buttonhole not uniform.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 29-02-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 274
Posted By Mike_2817
Dress regulations state that Good Conduct...

Dress regulations state that Good Conduct chevrons are only worn by Privates and Lance Corporals, till I remembered that Guards Lance Corporals wear 2 chevrons! and corporals appointed to Lance...
Forum: Other Military Topics 27-02-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,938
Posted By Mike_2817
Thanks Mike, will look out for the earlier 2013...

Thanks Mike, will look out for the earlier 2013 LPD pin, I also have a 2016 LPD pin same size as the 2018.
Forum: Other Military Topics 27-02-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,938
Posted By Mike_2817
Here are some additions to my collection PAO...

Here are some additions to my collection

PAO 2018 (One sent to each Poppy Appeal Organiser at home & overseas) I've had this one since 2018 ;-)
Prototype of above without lettering. Produced in...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-02-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 339
Posted By Mike_2817
Medal Ribbons were certainly worn on Battle Dress...

Medal Ribbons were certainly worn on Battle Dress (No5 Dress) in the British Army, and on special occasions the medals themselves would be worn.

Most soldiers were issued 2 pairs of Battle Dress...
Forum: The Home Front 25-02-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 323
Posted By Mike_2817
WRAC started to transfer to their parent Corps in...

WRAC started to transfer to their parent Corps in March 1990, with the WRAC finely disbanding in April 1992. Remaining WRAC transferred to the Adjutant General Corps.

Male nurses in the RAMC...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 22-02-20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 161
Posted By Mike_2817
The badge is the 1918-1947 Pattern

The badge is the 1918-1947 Pattern
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 20-02-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 479
Posted By Mike_2817
Should the Adult TRF as worn on Right Arm be...

Should the Adult TRF as worn on Right Arm be included as well? Perhaps at bottom next to Left Hand example...
...
Forum: Other Military Topics 16-02-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,938
Posted By Mike_2817
Yes, that frame is in my office, I have replaced...

Yes, that frame is in my office, I have replaced the 90th Pins with the Ayr 4 pin set and added a Poppy Appeal Deputy Organiser badge..

I have to guard it with my life at times :o
...
Forum: Other Military Topics 16-02-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,938
Posted By Mike_2817
Damn, I came back to amend my post! but you beat...

Damn, I came back to amend my post! but you beat me to it; As a PAO I can have the first badge after 10 years, and I mixed the years up. 5 & 10 years a certificates on their own. [and I fill in the...
Forum: Other Military Topics 16-02-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,938
Posted By Mike_2817
POST AMENDED Most of the ones I seen so far...

POST AMENDED

Most of the ones I seen so far are like the left hand version'

The are requested by PAO's from Aylsford to reward Poppy Appeal Collectors for 15 years volunteering and come with a...
Forum: The Home Front 13-02-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By Mike_2817
Yes I agree Jon, But the RAOC also had drivers...

Yes I agree Jon, But the RAOC also had drivers RAOC & ATS but since ATS were only attached it could be either! Chilwell also had Tank Transporters driven by RAOC. Records I have do not go into that...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 13-02-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 143
Posted By Mike_2817
Urm. Are they versions of Officer Gilt & Enamel...

Urm. Are they versions of Officer Gilt & Enamel Plates?

Currant ones are:
Forum: The Home Front 13-02-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By Mike_2817
Chilwell was mainly 'Central Ordnance Depot...

Chilwell was mainly 'Central Ordnance Depot Chilwell' which was HQ Vehicle Organisation which had a large number of ATS attached (over 3500) both in the Depot and as ATS/RAOC drivers to move mainly B...
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