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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 05:24 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Is it upside down - is that the legendary skyhook?

Is it upside down - is that the legendary skyhook?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 04:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,077
Posted By leigh kitchen
A reference in post no. 18 to the King's Regiment...

A reference in post no. 18 to the King's Regiment black plastic badge's "skinny cotter pin".
Which doesn't mean that they were all fitted (with such pins):
...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 03-08-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 492
Posted By leigh kitchen
Just for info, the badge shown in R Hodge's...

Just for info, the badge shown in R Hodge's "British Army Badges" ( published 2005), "32nd Scottish Signals Regiment cast brass and chrome officer's Glengarry badge 5 x 6 cm."
It's noted that all...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 03-08-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 492
Posted By leigh kitchen
The one on the tam has a rough area to the garter...

The one on the tam has a rough area to the garter below the crown which the two you show don't appear to have, the right hand of those two appears to be of better quality, is this the norm for these...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 03-08-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 492
Posted By leigh kitchen
I think the saltire and the two part R Sigs...

I think the saltire and the two part R Sigs elements were originally seperate badges with the garter being a rather rough "homemade" quality casting or some other form of badge with central device...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 03-08-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 229
Posted By leigh kitchen
Trigger - nice one Dave.

Trigger - nice one Dave.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 03-08-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 229
Posted By leigh kitchen
Personal choice, if such a badge is repaired and...

Personal choice, if such a badge is repaired and refinished then to me it's been unecessarily messed around with, lost authenticity and value.
I'd rather have a badge repaired with a blob of solder...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 03-08-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 229
Posted By leigh kitchen
Repairing would involve stripping the original...

Repairing would involve stripping the original finish and applying a new one?
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 03-08-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 492
Posted By leigh kitchen
To me the badge has a "locally made" look to it,...

To me the badge has a "locally made" look to it, a R Sigs two part badge attached to a cast saltire and garter of a far different quality, the original of which may have had wording around it?...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-08-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By leigh kitchen
A poor quality version of a well known photo...

A poor quality version of a well known photo showing the A & SH and the Highland Brigade badges in wear in Aden in 1967 (Lt Col Mitchell driving the vehicle).
Forum: Army 02-08-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 84
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yes I always like a badge with original backing,...

Yes I always like a badge with original backing, a medal with original ribbon.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-08-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 284
Posted By leigh kitchen
You've cut to the (Cannock) Chase.

You've cut to the (Cannock) Chase.
Forum: Other Military Topics 02-08-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 354
Posted By leigh kitchen
There may be something relevant here: ...

There may be something relevant here:

http://www.queensroyalsurreys.org.uk/war_diaries/local/1_24Bn_Queens_London.shtml
Forum: Other Military Topics 02-08-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 354
Posted By leigh kitchen
The War Diaries of the battalions involved may...

The War Diaries of the battalions involved may contain entries along the lines of named officers plus x number of NCOs and y numbers of other ranks received from or sent to other units.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-08-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 284
Posted By leigh kitchen
Dog collar badges? That's ruff.

Dog collar badges? That's ruff.
Forum: The Home Front 01-08-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 187
Posted By leigh kitchen
RAOD - Royal Army Ordnance Depot? From Sally...

RAOD - Royal Army Ordnance Depot?

From Sally Bosley's sales site:

WW2 Royal Ordnance Factories National Industrial Mobile Squad badge

A very scarce original circa 1941 wartime period...
Forum: Military Buttons 01-08-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 230
Posted By leigh kitchen
The Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment button, the...

The Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment button, the design as per their cap badge.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-07-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,209
Posted By leigh kitchen
Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: Military Buttons 31-07-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 230
Posted By leigh kitchen
When did that style of button back come into use?...

When did that style of button back come into use?
I didn't come across any with the anodised aluminium back until 1979, when I scrounged a number of buttons of that type from the stores at HQNI and...
Forum: Other Military Topics 31-07-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 354
Posted By leigh kitchen
Re. Henry Baber's Volunteer LSGC: First...

Re. Henry Baber's Volunteer LSGC:

First Name:
H M
Surname:
Baber
Rank:
Colour Sergeant
Service Number:
2311
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 31-07-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 417
Posted By leigh kitchen
Guys in red shirts are always a problem - always...

Guys in red shirts are always a problem - always rabble rousing from the back of the crowd they were, during army training.
Or are you thinking of the portrait of me that I use as my avatar?
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 31-07-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 417
Posted By leigh kitchen
You're not tempted to change your avatar? Update...

You're not tempted to change your avatar? Update it?
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 30-07-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 417
Posted By leigh kitchen
UK Space Command showed then on Twitter back in...

UK Space Command showed then on Twitter back in March and attracted comments about having a " space fleet vibe".
They do seem reminiscent of cartoon designs.
"To infinity and beyond".
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-07-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By leigh kitchen
The "sprocket" type badge is similar to the WWII...

The "sprocket" type badge is similar to the WWII era German panzer artificer badge, I'm not sure if that's what it is though.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 30-07-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 492
Posted By leigh kitchen
If Lt Col Howard Anthony Culley there are a...

If Lt Col Howard Anthony Culley there are a variety of entries if Google searched.
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