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Forum: Infantry 31-07-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By Young Law
That is quite likely a local fix for a pug badge;...

That is quite likely a local fix for a pug badge; very neat!

The 1980/90's badges often are off center due to poor manufacturing. During this time there was a fair bit of dialogue between the...
Forum: Infantry 28-07-19, 10:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By Young Law
The 1894 pattern badge (left on the first...

The 1894 pattern badge (left on the first picture) was likely modified much later on, as far as it's purpose I can't fathom an idea. Puggaree badges of that era typically had lugs or a broche pin to...
Forum: Infantry 25-07-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By Young Law
Mark, if you can provide photos I may be able to...

Mark, if you can provide photos I may be able to give a more definitive answer. Depending on the era of the badge it may be a quick fix for the Wolseley helmet, could be a modified badge to be used...
Forum: General Topics 24-07-19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By Young Law
What a thrill to see some interest in this topic....

What a thrill to see some interest in this topic. Perusing ACIMs I found a number of Regiments still mention stable belts in the Regimental Standing Orders. Among them are, in no particular order:...
Forum: General Topics 20-02-18, 03:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 759
Posted By Young Law
My deepest condolences to his family and friends.

My deepest condolences to his family and friends.
Forum: General Topics 03-01-18, 03:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By Young Law
I picked up this Infantry School Corps Glengarry...

I picked up this Infantry School Corps Glengarry badge just after Christmas, I'd been trying to acquire it from the previous owner for the last three years. Saying I was pleased to bring it home...
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 22-10-17, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,939
Posted By Young Law
Further to the Ranger tab specifically, I know...

Further to the Ranger tab specifically, I know the miniature metal badge is to be worn on the short sleeve shirt and mess kit, this is the first time I see it worn on DEU pocket flap rather than the...
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 22-10-17, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,939
Posted By Young Law
Note that the Special Forces tab depicted in the...

Note that the Special Forces tab depicted in the dress regulations is incorrect, it only comes in yellow on blue.

I'm happy to see the Sapper tab is finally authorized. The course is similar to...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 23-09-17, 11:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,419
Posted By Young Law
When Patrol Pathfinder (PPF) was redesigned a few...

When Patrol Pathfinder (PPF) was redesigned a few years ago due to the massive failure rates we received a briefing on what the new course would be like and the various qualifications which would be...
Forum: General Topics 03-09-17, 04:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,431
Posted By Young Law
According to his caption, Camp Ipperwash, 1961.

According to his caption, Camp Ipperwash, 1961.
Forum: General Topics 02-09-17, 06:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,431
Posted By Young Law
I recently uncovered another image of the early...

I recently uncovered another image of the early pattern RCR combat cap badge in wear on the wool cap.

Image courtesy Eric Gropler via Facebook.
...
Forum: General Topics 14-08-17, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By Young Law
The Governor General's Foot Guards never wore...

The Governor General's Foot Guards never wore flaming grenades, the Canadian Grenadier Guards did. These badges are typical of pre-FWW Artillery collar badges, and as Keith said, a myriad of other...
Forum: General Topics 08-08-17, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By Young Law
"In Their Own Words" recounts moments which...

"In Their Own Words" recounts moments which resulted in Valour awards for Canadian soldiers in Afghanistan, and as the title suggests it's in the words of the recipients.
Forum: General Topics 20-07-17, 03:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,431
Posted By Young Law
Ask and ye shall receive. ...

Ask and ye shall receive.

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Forum: General Topics 20-07-17, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,431
Posted By Young Law
Bill, I was referring to this cap. Photo...

Bill,

I was referring to this cap. Photo courtesy Mike Reintjes.
...
Forum: General Topics 18-07-17, 12:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,431
Posted By Young Law
Weren't some, such as the RCR, worn prior to the...

Weren't some, such as the RCR, worn prior to the intro of OD64 on the old wool combat caps?
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 17-07-17, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,055
Posted By Young Law
The existence of sand cast badges is a touchy...

The existence of sand cast badges is a touchy topic for collectors. They did/do exist but without proper provenance they are difficult to confirm.
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 19-02-17, 04:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,697
Posted By Young Law
I'm loving the OSD tanged badge! I presume dating...

I'm loving the OSD tanged badge! I presume dating RCD Officer badges is difficult considering they still wear bronzed badges, unlike the rest of the Army which used them from 1903 until the mid...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-01-17, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By Young Law
I had posted this exact badge on a Facebook group...

I had posted this exact badge on a Facebook group dealing with New Brunswick militaria and the consensus was not firm but it was suggested it may be a Dominion shooting association badge. The...
Forum: Infantry 08-01-17, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,555
Posted By Young Law
I should also add that the Colonel Commandant of...

I should also add that the Colonel Commandant of the Royal Canadian Infantry Corps also wears them (in addition to a cloth Infantry Branch cap badge).
...
Forum: Infantry 08-01-17, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,555
Posted By Young Law
These are in fact still worn. When I completed my...

These are in fact still worn. When I completed my BOTP at St Jean sur Richelieu (2008) and went back to university I dropped by NDHQ clothing stores for my Infantry Corps cap badge and was issued a...
Forum: Infantry 05-01-17, 01:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 802
Posted By Young Law
VRI Cypher Pouch badge for The Royal Canadian Regiment

Gentlemen,

Although I posted this on Facebook I realize there are many experts here who do not use social media. For those unaware I'm currently working on a book of RCR badges and accoutrements...
Forum: Infantry 18-12-16, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1
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Views: 815
Posted By Young Law
The QOR badge is definitely not for the cross...

The QOR badge is definitely not for the cross belt, as that badge is entirely different than the cap badge. It's perhaps a special run badge for the soldiers who dress wear the traditional 1860's...
Forum: General Topics 18-11-16, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,154
Posted By Young Law
Measurements slipped my mind! Gilt EviirR...

Measurements slipped my mind!

Gilt EviirR cypher : 28mm wide x 38mm tall
Large GvR without crown : 34mm wide x 30mm tall
Small GvR with crown : 28mm wide x 38mm tall
Forum: General Topics 16-11-16, 12:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,154
Posted By Young Law
Thanks Hoot. It seems various units wore the same...

Thanks Hoot. It seems various units wore the same badge. I'll provide dimensions when I get home tonight, I should have included them in the original post.
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