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Forum: Off topic 30-07-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 241
Posted By Mike_2817
EBay UK OK at 17-56

EBay UK OK at 17-56
Forum: General Topics. 29-07-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 221
Posted By Mike_2817
Looks like a beret badge with the enamel chipped...

Looks like a beret badge with the enamel chipped off to me
Forum: Headdress 22-06-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By Mike_2817
Used to have one in the early 70's for driving a...

Used to have one in the early 70's for driving a Cross Country 'Eager Beaver' Fork Lift Truck until it was replaced by a Premer Motorcycle Helmet. Used to also wear WWII Tank Overalls!
Forum: General Topics. 22-06-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By Mike_2817
There is a 25 year limitation from date of death...

There is a 25 year limitation from date of death for full service records which has passed,

However you need a copy of his death certificate, or the MOD will assume that a person is still alive...
Forum: Other Military Topics 20-06-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 16,824
Posted By Mike_2817
All I can say is well spotted. I agree this may...

All I can say is well spotted. I agree this may well be the first year of issue,

so you need to donate a minimum of 10 per month to get one!
...
Forum: Other Military Topics 20-06-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 16,824
Posted By Mike_2817
Not being a 'Poppy Supporter' in the donation...

Not being a 'Poppy Supporter' in the donation sense I have never seen one, or any of my local members wearing one!
Forum: Other Military Topics 19-06-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 16,824
Posted By Mike_2817
Nice pin, I have not added any new pins to my...

Nice pin, I have not added any new pins to my collection other than the 2021 Poppy Pin and 100 Years RBL Pin, plus an undated PGA Golf Pin

Have marked my report card - Must try harder
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-06-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By Mike_2817
44 PARACHUTE BRIGADE SIGNAL TROOP, ROYAL SIGNALS...

44 PARACHUTE BRIGADE SIGNAL TROOP, ROYAL SIGNALS (V)

Only one i've seen was embroidered on felt
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-06-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By Mike_2817
From about 1986 'Helmets Home Service' were...

From about 1986 'Helmets Home Service' were sourced paid for by regimental PRI funds for the RAOC band the RAOC Junior Leaders Corps of Drums using older re-cycled helmets before this, with the...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-06-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By Mike_2817
As far as I know its the same T as any other...

As far as I know its the same T as any other Territorial Officer/Soldier?
Forum: General Topics. 12-06-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 724
Posted By Mike_2817
Indeed the Duke of Kent (aged 85) who is Colonel...

Indeed the Duke of Kent (aged 85) who is Colonel in Chief of the Scots Guards who were trooping their colour.

The Duke had a mild stroke on the morning of 18 March 2013 then in April 2015, he then...
Forum: General Topics 08-06-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By Mike_2817
The shade of Green was 'Olive Drab' for vehicles...

The shade of Green was 'Olive Drab' for vehicles prepared for European theatre of war post D-Day
Forum: Other Military Topics 21-05-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 16,824
Posted By Mike_2817
I do not think these are 'new designs' but pins...

I do not think these are 'new designs' but pins which have been picked up or donated, as they are WW1 orientated not 100 years of the RBL which is meant to be the currant trend/event.
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 16-05-21, 10:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 720
Posted By Mike_2817
A slightly more correct timeline! The Army...

A slightly more correct timeline!

The Army Fire Service (AFS), later called the Army Department Fire Service, was the fire service which performed firefighting duties on British Army bases. Its...
Forum: Other Military Topics 10-05-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By Mike_2817
The Regulations for Recruiting for the Regular...

The Regulations for Recruiting for the Regular Army published in 1903 laid out the criteria under which boys aged between fourteen and seventeen years could be recruited and the roles they were...
Forum: The Home Front 27-04-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 797
Posted By Mike_2817
http://www.historywebsite.co.uk/Museum/OtherTrades...

http://www.historywebsite.co.uk/Museum/OtherTrades/HMFactory/HTWorks.htm

In Oldbury, Albright and Wilson Limited had gone from strength to strength using improved versions of the Wednesfield...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 15-04-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,078
Posted By Mike_2817
All you have to do now is find one LoL

All you have to do now is find one LoL
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 15-04-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,078
Posted By Mike_2817
One minor correction, The RAOC had Companies not...

One minor correction, The RAOC had Companies not Sqdrons so it was 94 (Scottish) Ordnance Company RAOC (V) renamed from 51 Ordnance Field Park (V) in the 1970's. 51 OFP Pipe Band originally wore the...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 12-04-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,078
Posted By Mike_2817
The official designation of the Regiment's Tartan...

The official designation of the Regiment's Tartan is No16 Red MacDuff (Ancient).

Worn on the point by 153 Highland Transport Regiment RCT (V) and Scottish Transport Regiment RLC (V) and square by...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 12-04-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,078
Posted By Mike_2817
I think the tartan of the RCT is 'Red McDuff'...

I think the tartan of the RCT is 'Red McDuff' same as for the RLC
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 04-04-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By Mike_2817
In the collars the one with the single word...

In the collars the one with the single word ORDNANCE is ARMY ORDNANCE DEPARTMENT.

There was also a collar with the full title ARMY ORDNANCE CORPS same size as the shield without title but with...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 03-04-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By Mike_2817
The RACC was never worn as the ACC was never...

The RACC was never worn as the ACC was never granted ROYAL status
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 25-03-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 734
Posted By Mike_2817
Warrant Officer Class One - RSM or similar...

Warrant Officer Class One - RSM or similar appointment
Forum: Other Military Topics 20-03-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By Mike_2817
https://www.thinkdefence.co.uk/uk-amphibious-capab...

https://www.thinkdefence.co.uk/uk-amphibious-capabilities/sustainment/

towards the middle of page for currant version
Forum: Other Military Topics 20-03-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By Mike_2817
They formed the 'Special Reconnisdsance Regiment...

They formed the 'Special Reconnisdsance Regiment in 2005 to complement the expertise of the SAS

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special_Reconnaissance_Regiment

As Leigh says why not repurpose an...
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