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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-01-21, 01:01 AM
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Posted By Expat Yeoman
The officer's HP was a great buy at that price!

The officer's HP was a great buy at that price!
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-12-20, 12:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 412
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Agree with Brian, a lovely little collection...

Agree with Brian, a lovely little collection there.

The white metal T/5/ESSEX was worn on Full Dress. Theoretically there should be the same for the other Bns but AFAIK they've only been seen for...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 30-12-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,473
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Another Cadet Supply catalogue is up on eBay (or...

Another Cadet Supply catalogue is up on eBay (or perhaps the same one with more images..!)

What caught my eye was the mention in the introduction that "all profits are devoted to cadet work and,...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 30-12-20, 06:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,258
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Mark they are alive and kicking: ...

Mark they are alive and kicking:

https://www.serfca.org/Reserves/Army-Reserve/Royal-Signals/94-Berkshire-Yeomanry-Signal-Squadron

I had the pleasure of serving alongside them way back when...
Forum: General Topics. 05-12-20, 04:09 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,902
Posted By Expat Yeoman
A thin year for me. I'll go with this one. Not...

A thin year for me. I'll go with this one. Not the most attractive piece of metal around, but to a short lived unit that was just around the corner to me (way back when I was in the country!)

...
Forum: General Topics. 05-12-20, 04:05 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,902
Posted By Expat Yeoman
EY non-voided

I don't include the non-voided EY badge on my website (though I do have many variants of it) as I regard it as unofficial. There's no evidence so far of a sealed pattern. I cover what I have...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 14-11-20, 04:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 472
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Post 1945; Trumpet Major & Sergeant trumpeter

Post 1945; Trumpet Major & Sergeant trumpeter
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-11-20, 04:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By Expat Yeoman
I was a member of that Corps of Drums (a looong...

I was a member of that Corps of Drums (a looong time ago!)

All wore the drummer trade badge on the tunic in the style you show (ex Drum Major, which was a gold wire version), however, yours looks...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-11-20, 11:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Griff I found this. The sticker is dated 2008...

Griff I found this. The sticker is dated 2008 but The Saleroom have it as being 2018 so maybe it sold a second time. Anyway, hopefully it gives you the description you were after.

M
Forum: Other Military Topics 07-11-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By Expat Yeoman
WW1 "Delandre" vignettes of British and Colonial units

As some members will already know one of my other interests is collecting pieces of paper, including the WW1 "Delandre" cinderella stamps that were produced and sold in France. I've put together a...
Forum: General Topics 31-10-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Hi Jerry, I believe it is Technical And...

Hi Jerry,

I believe it is Technical And Further Education, which is a provider of vocational courses for us down under.

Michael
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 25-10-20, 05:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Thanks PB. Images of the earlier Wrightson...

Thanks PB.

Images of the earlier Wrightson medal (for honour and for shooting) can be seen here:...
Forum: Military Buttons 24-10-20, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By Expat Yeoman
If you're looking for Yeomanry I have some. ...

If you're looking for Yeomanry I have some.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=3264
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 24-10-20, 05:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Dains medal

2) The Dains Medal

In 1932 the endowment was taken over by another parent Mr Dains and continued as a shooting prize. In the 1980s it was reconstituted as an award to ďa cadet who had risen to...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 24-10-20, 04:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Wrightson / Dains medal - King Edward VI Chelmsford CCF

The Lucas Tooth thread reminded me of another award in Essex - King Edward VI School Chelmsford Cadet Corps / CCF was another unit to award prize medals to members of the contingent.

1. The...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 22-10-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By Expat Yeoman
A pleasure Peter. A few more snippets I have...

A pleasure Peter.

A few more snippets I have found from the annual Journals. Can't say if it is the same for the other Counties but for Essex the trophy is a 5' x 3' shield and presented annually...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 22-10-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Essex ACF too.

Essex ACF too.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 03-10-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By Expat Yeoman
The Military Historical Society produced a set of...

The Military Historical Society produced a set of five publications covering cavalry and yeomanry sabretaches:

1. English Yeomanry
2. Scottish and other Yeomanry
3. Light cavalry
4. Full dress...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 23-09-20, 12:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,473
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Cadet Supply Department

Alan,

Someone has just listed an old Cadet Supply Department catalogue on eBay which shows the sort of items they used to offer.

Not my images to repost but link and item ID as follows:
...
Forum: General Topics. 19-09-20, 03:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 527
Posted By Expat Yeoman
To an extent it may depend on the particular...

To an extent it may depend on the particular areas youíre interested in.

There is a thread and album of the wide range of books out there (link below). Iím sure forum members can comment on the...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 15-09-20, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By Expat Yeoman
I'd also be interested to learn more about this. ...

I'd also be interested to learn more about this.

I have tried to research them in connection with a "delandre" label produced during WW1 - I believe it to be Anti-Aircraft Section and part of the...
Forum: General Topics. 15-09-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 653
Posted By Expat Yeoman
I really hope not - mine is 2097 :eek:

I really hope not - mine is 2097 :eek:
Forum: General Topics. 15-09-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 653
Posted By Expat Yeoman
I really hope not - mine is 2097 :eek:

I really hope not - mine is 2097 :eek:
Forum: General Topics. 15-09-20, 03:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 653
Posted By Expat Yeoman
A very frustrating year all round. Similar...

A very frustrating year all round. Similar experiences as above, some packages come quickly and others seem to get lost for long periods, but (touch wood) so far all have eventually arrived / been...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 09-09-20, 05:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 366
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Essex ACF

A bit niche now but the badges for EY-affiliated ACF.

Although there were some affiliations from the 1st and 4th Cadet Bns as well as the 6th I have yet to find evidence of specific titles for...
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