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Forum: Indian Badges 26-03-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 194
Posted By Wmr-RHB
In any case, 23 March 1956 is the date they...

In any case, 23 March 1956 is the date they became a republic. It could be that they were decreasing usage of royal symbols already before that date. Nevertheless Queen Elizabeth II was their head of...
Forum: Indian Badges 26-03-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 194
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Depends on what one calls "a short while". Crowns...

Depends on what one calls "a short while". Crowns would be applicable until 1956 when Pakistan became a republic. So in theory even Queen's Crowns are possible (though I never saw one used on...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 03-03-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By Wmr-RHB
And when you prefer to see this in a web page...

And when you prefer to see this in a web page instead of a PDF: https://hcvv.home.xs4all.nl/milweb/British-India/Cavalry/changes-1824.html

And to reach the earlier and later charts through...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-02-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 243
Posted By Wmr-RHB
I have seen a similar badge attributed to the...

I have seen a similar badge attributed to the 18th Infantry. Though it is a bit different.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 26-02-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 162
Posted By Wmr-RHB
I assume they inherited that from the pre...

I assume they inherited that from the pre independance Indian Engineers (formed 1911?). As far as I know it was made Royal Indian Engineers later in 1946.

When that is correct, it is no wonder...
Forum: General Topics. 26-02-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 63
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Nice badge. I also assume the dates are somewhere...

Nice badge. I also assume the dates are somewhere between 1947 when Pakistan became indepedent and 1956 when Pakistan became a republic.
Forum: Infantry 25-02-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Just for your information. There was an earlier...

Just for your information. There was an earlier 79th in Canada.

1872: 79th Shefford Battalion of Infantry Highlanders >
1900: 79th Shefford Regiment >
1903: merged into 79th Shefford and Brome...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 19-02-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 190
Posted By Wmr-RHB
"Kingdom of Holland" is of course a misnomer...

"Kingdom of Holland" is of course a misnomer :mad:

But yes, during the war, these were to indicate Netherlands personal serving in the British Army/RAF. Orange on uniform colour (khaki during the...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 18-02-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 190
Posted By Wmr-RHB
The badge in post #1 is orange on brown and an...

The badge in post #1 is orange on brown and an army (KL, Koninklijke Landmacht) badge for the left upper arm. The brown is the brown of the former DT (Dagelijks Tenue, daily dress). The present DT is...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-02-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 664
Posted By Wmr-RHB
#3 The ones with the wreath, sword and crown...

#3

The ones with the wreath, sword and crown are rank badges for "Brigadier" (police sergeant) of the Netherlands Police (current).

And the text of the package reads:
POLITIE
Korps Landelijke...
Forum: Indian Badges 11-02-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 582
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Thanks for the explanation. Thus speaking about...

Thanks for the explanation. Thus speaking about the 15th Royal Ludhiana Sikhs is incorrect, but 2nd (Royal Ludhiana Sikhs) Battalion, 11st Sikh Regiment is correct.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-02-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Is that also true after the renumbering into the...

Is that also true after the renumbering into the 7th (in 1880)?
Forum: Indian Badges 30-01-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 582
Posted By Wmr-RHB
:) Yes, then almost everything is possible.

:) Yes, then almost everything is possible.
Forum: Indian Badges 30-01-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 582
Posted By Wmr-RHB
The detailed photos there confirm that the one...

The detailed photos there confirm that the one badge has VX instead of XV end the other one has XIVII instead of XLVII.:D

BTW, I have never seen anywhere that the 15th Ludhiana Sikhs were ever...
Forum: Indian Badges 28-01-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 582
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Even the Romans would see that those Sikh badges...

Even the Romans would see that those Sikh badges are idiotic. :mad:
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-01-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 545
Posted By Wmr-RHB
A quick count of RVCs that changed into VRCs in...

A quick count of RVCs that changed into VRCs in 1891 in this list https://hcvv.home.xs4all.nl/milweb/Great-Britain/TAinfantry/changes-1908.html gives 40 of which 21 Middlesex ones.

This count does...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-01-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 545
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Let me add to the confusion of the correct...

Let me add to the confusion of the correct designations.

The mass consolidation of 1880 created:
1st Administrative Battalion of Wiltshire Rifle Volunteers > 1st Wiltshire Rifle Volunteer Corps...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-01-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By Wmr-RHB
I have no answer. I see a B and a C, but I...

I have no answer.

I see a B and a C, but I do not see and R. At the most I can see something that looks like an r, but that would be very uncommon in such a monogram.
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 13-01-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By Wmr-RHB
I think this explains it. From Wikipédia:...

I think this explains it. From Wikipédia: https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/94e_r%C3%A9giment_d%27infanterie#Second_Empire, thus about 1970/1.


Or:
Taking the 4th battailon as a starting point, the...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 13-01-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Thanks for that. I have seen pictures of the...

Thanks for that. I have seen pictures of the enamel one and I doubted if this one was for the first or second post war period.

Can you shed light on the Guarde impériale connection that some seem...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 12-01-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By Wmr-RHB
The thing is that do not understand it. It was a...

The thing is that do not understand it. It was a Royal regiment in the time of the King's but of course not in imperial times. Also, like the Royal Scots where no guard regiment, the French Royal...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 12-01-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By Wmr-RHB
French regiments have their tradition based on...

French regiments have their tradition based on the same regiments that existed earlier in the category (infantry in this case) and number since the dropping of names and the adoption of numbers in...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-01-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 563
Posted By Wmr-RHB
I do not know when they started using the badge,...

I do not know when they started using the badge, but the regiment was formed in 1901 by regimenting five Mounted Rifle Volunteer units.

See here:...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-01-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 563
Posted By Wmr-RHB
As I said a badge with a rams head and CMR was...

As I said a badge with a rams head and CMR was already in use by the 2nd Regiment North Canterbury Mounted Rifles. They merged in 1911 into 1st Mounted Rifles (Canterbury Yeomanry Cavalry) and that...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-01-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 563
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Thanks a lot for that information. The 2nd then...

Thanks a lot for that information. The 2nd then had already the ram that became part of the badge of the merger in 1911.
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