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Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 23-06-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 610
Posted By Jelly Terror
Clearly the Army life suited him. Thanks for...

Clearly the Army life suited him. Thanks for sharing some of his story with us.

JT
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 23-06-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 701
Posted By Jelly Terror
Matey with the soda siphon is cracking me up. The...

Matey with the soda siphon is cracking me up. The imp in me (leave it!) desperately wants him to have squirted it at his unsuspecting pal :D :D
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 23-06-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 610
Posted By Jelly Terror
Thanks for this. Did your gt. grandfather...

Thanks for this.

Did your gt. grandfather remain with the VF until its disbandment in 1920? (I believe the motor battalions were retained until 1921).

JT
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 23-06-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 610
Posted By Jelly Terror
Pretty slim, eh? Excellent. Is there...

Pretty slim, eh?



Excellent. Is there any inscription/info on the reverse of either?

JT
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 23-06-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 610
Posted By Jelly Terror
Simon, Looks as though you and Graham have a...

Simon,

Looks as though you and Graham have a photo of the same chap:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=581943&postcount=29
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Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 21-06-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 610
Posted By Jelly Terror
Chris, That is absolutely fantastic, and, no...

Chris,

That is absolutely fantastic, and, no doubt, a priceless treasure. Thanks for posting.

The 9th West Riding Volunteers were not part of the Volunteer Force, right? Were they New Army?
...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 21-06-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 610
Posted By Jelly Terror
Superb photo, Simon. So this bloke is not...

Superb photo, Simon.

So this bloke is not only wearing the ‘George’s Wrecks’ brassard, but appears also to have attested under the Derby Scheme?

He’s suspended in a kind of paradoxical, social...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 20-06-22, 10:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 610
Posted By Jelly Terror
Actually, what are these Regular Army officers...

Actually, what are these Regular Army officers doing there with the VTC? Are they keeping an eye on them to make sure they're behaving themselves and not getting delusions of grandeur thinking...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 20-06-22, 09:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 610
Posted By Jelly Terror
Wot, an Essex boy goin' sahf o' the rivva? :eek:

Wot, an Essex boy goin' sahf o' the rivva? :eek:
Forum: General Topics. 20-06-22, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By Jelly Terror
Hard to make out, as you say. Failing any...

Hard to make out, as you say.

Failing any positive ID via the forum, you could always have a trawl through these:

https://www.silvercollection.it/englishsilvermarksXC.html
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 20-06-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 610
Posted By Jelly Terror
Thought this might be of interest; a few old...

Thought this might be of interest; a few old Fencibles having their photo taken in the Garden of England, one bright day long ago:

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Can't quite make out the officer's unit/cap & collar...
Forum: The Home Front 20-06-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 176
Posted By Jelly Terror
And reduced to a tanner, too. Bargain! 269443

And reduced to a tanner, too. Bargain!

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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-06-22, 11:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,748
Posted By Jelly Terror
A million years later... I've posted this...

A million years later...

I've posted this previously... information from ‘A Soldier’s Diary of the Great War’ by Captain Douglas Herbert Bell, MC:

On the 5th November 1914, the 1st Bn., London...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 19-06-22, 10:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By Jelly Terror
Here are some photos of Great War period collars...

Here are some photos of Great War period collars (the cap badge being c. 1910-1920, KK1846? [apologies; away from home at present so without access to the usual ref material]):

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Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 19-06-22, 08:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 610
Posted By Jelly Terror
Without wanting to go too off-topic, here are a...

Without wanting to go too off-topic, here are a couple of interesting snippets on the subject (both from 'Wright & Rounds Brass Band News' Liverpool, Feb & Nov 1916):

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Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 19-06-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 610
Posted By Jelly Terror
Simon, This could well be an exception. The...

Simon,

This could well be an exception. The City of London National Guard was, I would imagine, not short of a bob or two. I would think their resources stretched a tad further then you average...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 19-06-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 610
Posted By Jelly Terror
Possibly an exception but... 269411 JT

Possibly an exception but...

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JT
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 19-06-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 610
Posted By Jelly Terror
Just wondering if it could be late-1916 around...

Just wondering if it could be late-1916 around the transitional period from VTC to VF?

At that time the War Office announced that officers and other ranks were now to wear the same badges of rank...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 19-06-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 610
Posted By Jelly Terror
Great photo, Simon. A couple of the chaps...

Great photo, Simon.

A couple of the chaps are wearing Sgt. chevrons. To the best of my knowledge, this was not permitted within the VTC:

'The accepted military ranks and titles will not be used...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-06-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By Jelly Terror
1st City of London Rifle Volunteer Brigade, field...

1st City of London Rifle Volunteer Brigade, field service cap badge, for officers, NCOs and men, and dates (if memory serves) circa 1893.

JT
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 19-06-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 610
Posted By Jelly Terror
Love the inscription: ‘I have just spotted an...

Love the inscription: ‘I have just spotted an aeroplane.’

Wonderful.

JT
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 18-06-22, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By Jelly Terror
I believe these are 3CLY 1939-44, and 3/4CLY...

I believe these are 3CLY 1939-44, and 3/4CLY 1944-1961.

Certainly no expert though; very happy to be corrected.

JT
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-06-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,204
Posted By Jelly Terror
A tad late with this, but here is a fantastic...

A tad late with this, but here is a fantastic example of the Rydal School OTC fake Woodward MM & slider:

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-06-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By Jelly Terror
It's a walking-out spoon (circa teatime); being...

It's a walking-out spoon (circa teatime); being white-metal these are frequently erroneously identified as being for bandsmen or for Coronation slurping.

JT
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-06-22, 05:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 431
Posted By Jelly Terror
Drag queen eyebrows! 269173

Drag queen eyebrows!
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