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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-01-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,616
Posted By Neil1689
Great Badge Tim. Were the Assault Pioneers based...

Great Badge Tim. Were the Assault Pioneers based at Brock?
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-01-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By Neil1689
Badges of TA Battalions forming the Wessex Volunteers

Good afternoon
Have just read Grey Green Acorns post on the Wessex Volunteers, great stuff.
I have been looking for the following for some time and was wondering if anyone can help

Silver...
Forum: Off topic 24-12-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 285
Posted By Neil1689
Great Site, great friends, best wishes to all...

Great Site, great friends, best wishes to all members for Christmas and the new year.
Neil
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 01-12-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By Neil1689
Thanks for all your posts, will try and get down...

Thanks for all your posts, will try and get down to the Hampshire Chronicle to see if they have any photographs of the issuing of badges to the H& IOW Territorials. Not before Christmas though....
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 28-11-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By Neil1689
Thanks for your replies, Winchester is only 40...

Thanks for your replies, Winchester is only 40 minutes from me so may be a visit to the Local newspaper to see if they have photographs of the event in their archives.
Neil
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 28-11-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By Neil1689
Hampshire & Isle of Wight Territorials

Good afternoon, in my quest for all things Wessex Volunteers / Regiment I came across a booklet entitled 'All about A'
It's a document that would be given to recruits and is the history of A (Duke...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 09-10-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 182
Posted By Neil1689
4th Bn The Wiltshire Regiment (TA)

Good Afternoon
Would someone be able to tell me if the 4th Wiltshires (TA) wore a Maroon Square behind their anodised cap badge in the period leading up to 1967 and the TAVR 3 changes?
Many thanks...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 05-09-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By Neil1689
Thanks Alan

Thanks Alan
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 03-09-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By Neil1689
Makers mark pre 1967 TA Battalions

Hi, having read several previous posts on the subject I would like to ask a question before I go in search of the correct (Anodised Aluminium) badges.

What makers mark would you expect to find on...
Forum: General Topics. 30-08-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By Neil1689
Many thanks for all your replies. I'll let you...

Many thanks for all your replies. I'll let you know how I got on.
Thanks again Neil
Forum: General Topics. 29-08-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By Neil1689
Thanks for that, as they say every little helps....

Thanks for that, as they say every little helps. Regards Neil
Forum: General Topics. 29-08-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By Neil1689
The National Archive at Kew

Good afternoon,
I am going to visit the National Archive at Kew to do some research into the Wessex Volunteers / Regiment 1967 to 1995.
From an earlier post the Army Dress Committee documents...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 25-07-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By Neil1689
Thanks Tim, very good thread about the Wessex...

Thanks Tim, very good thread about the Wessex Regiment. Have printed it out for reference.
If someone has a photo of the silver cap badge and 2nd Battalion Shoulder title or even the green...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-07-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By Neil1689
Thanks again David. As you know the Regiment was...

Thanks again David. As you know the Regiment was only in existence from 1967 to 1995 but there is so much to collect that I don't know about (even though I served in it). Any help is always...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-07-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By Neil1689
Thanks David as always for your reply. Do you...

Thanks David as always for your reply. Do you know of anyone who has a photo of these shoulder titles so I will know what to look out for?
Neil
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-07-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By Neil1689
Wessex Brigade & Regiment

Good afternoon
Could anyone tell me if there was such a thing as a Wessex Brigade Officer's cap badge for the No 1 dress cap made in Hall Marked Sterling Silver? If there was has anyone got a good...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 12-07-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By Neil1689
Hi Henk,Thanks for taking the time to post the...

Hi Henk,Thanks for taking the time to post the link. All in one page, great.
Neil
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 11-07-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By Neil1689
Thanks for clearing that up. Know what to look...

Thanks for clearing that up. Know what to look out for. Neil
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 09-07-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By Neil1689
Pre 1967 TA Battalions forming the Wessex Volunteers

Good Afternoon
As part of my collection of Wessex Volunteers/Regiment badges and uniform I have a few questions on cap badges of the TA units that went to make up The Wessex Volunteers in 1967.
As...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-06-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By Neil1689
Hi Mac, wireless operator. My Mum wore a similar...

Hi Mac, wireless operator. My Mum wore a similar one on her uniform serving in the WAAF during WW2. Hers was dark blue cloth with RAF blue lightening and fist. Hope this helps. Neil
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 17-06-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By Neil1689
Hi Alan I have almost worn out Colonel...

Hi Alan
I have almost worn out Colonel Lee-Browne's book. Excellent publication. Quoting from page 51 I would dearly like to see a copy of Dress Regulations, it would answer many questions.
Thanks...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-06-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By Neil1689
Thanks Alan now I know what to look for. Regards...

Thanks Alan now I know what to look for. Regards Neil
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-06-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By Neil1689
A Company 1 and 2 Wessex Regiment

Good afternoon, I would be grateful if someone could put me right on the following.
A (Gloucestershire) Company 1 Wessex wore the Gloucestershire regiment back badge on their berets and No1 Dress...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 08-05-19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,196
Posted By Neil1689
Hi Michael, great discussion, thought this may...

Hi Michael, great discussion, thought this may help. I was a Regular and T A signaller and still have some of the signals training pamphlets. If I could quote from Infantry Training Volume 8 (1986),...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-04-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By Neil1689
Wessex Regiment

David thanks for your reply. I was at Newbury with C Company 1 Wessex before it transferred to 2 Wessex as D Company. Am collecting everything and anything to do with both Battalions. Spent an...
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