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Forum: General Topics. 16-08-18, 01:35 PM
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Posted By iain
Yes sorry i got the wrong name when i looked up...

Yes sorry i got the wrong name when i looked up the thread again.
Forum: General Topics. 11-08-18, 04:31 PM
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Posted By iain
Thanks for that Leigh . On a slightly different...

Thanks for that Leigh . On a slightly different note have i read in some thread you are ex LF ? or you seemed to be well up on the subject. only i was wondering i read that shoulder titles where...
Forum: General Topics. 11-08-18, 02:36 PM
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Posted By iain
st George facing L or R. RRF busby

Having just read the thread from 2 years back by Tigerlily , i was wondering if there had been any further thought on this as it did not seem to have a final decision.
Over the past few months i...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-08-18, 02:16 PM
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Posted By iain
Thanks I had not even thought of cadets.

Thanks I had not even thought of cadets.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-08-18, 01:49 PM
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Posted By iain
Well its not a one off, a mate just came round...

Well its not a one off, a mate just came round who collects anything Lancashire in particular S.Lancs and he said he has one or two,also the reply from the museum stated they think they have examples...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-08-18, 01:46 PM
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Posted By iain
RRF cloth title

Hi , Like a opinion on these please, the cloth title i bought as never seen one and figured it may be for use on brassard as bd was out of use by c.61 - 62 i think . And this might be silly way of...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-07-18, 02:41 PM
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Posted By iain
Thank you Simon. I think me keep answering myself...

Thank you Simon. I think me keep answering myself is a bit of a habit i am forming lol.
As a variation a cant remember seeing a o/r collar with the wires to hold overlay in place usually expect...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-07-18, 01:43 PM
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Posted By iain
Well, heard from the museum, and they came up...

Well, heard from the museum, and they came up with "think they are other ranks rather than officers " Not convinced, still think they are S. lancs and more likely officers as they are similar in...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-07-18, 06:23 PM
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Posted By iain
Thanks Leigh, As i said transferred from R.B to...

Thanks Leigh, As i said transferred from R.B to Hants rgt feb 1917 No 3 Infantry labour corps at Depot, bumped upto corp this might have been around the time the company was absorbed into the Labour...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-07-18, 02:05 PM
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Posted By iain
Well have sent picture to the Lancashire rgt...

Well have sent picture to the Lancashire rgt museum see if they know anything about the badge .
Iain
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-07-18, 02:00 PM
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Posted By iain
Thank you. I have been told since that they may...

Thank you. I have been told since that they may have worn the LC shoulder title so i am now thinking Hampshire cap badge with the LC titles,though his service record shows transfarred to Labor Corps...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 29-07-18, 08:18 PM
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Posted By iain
scarce ? South Lancashire collar

I have had this badge a few years and in that time been looking but never seen another [ Has anyone else ] does that make it scarce or even rare .It measures 27mm high x 25mm wide. By its...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-07-18, 11:16 AM
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Posted By iain
Hampshire rgt .labour coy

My G. grandad was with the Hampshire regiment No 3 infantry Labour company,transferred from R.B. in 1917 aged 50 which may explain that a bit , I believe the hampshire coy was absorbed into the...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-07-18, 09:10 PM
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Posted By iain
Thank you Lawrence. That is what i thought would...

Thank you Lawrence. That is what i thought would be the answer, nice to get it confirmed.
Regards..Iain
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-07-18, 02:01 PM
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Posted By iain
fusiliers fur cap badge

I have been looking at Northumberland Fus' busby badges and whilst most have the bottom loop in the centre of the ball i have seen a few as in the picture, are these genuine i also notice the back of...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-07-18, 07:10 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By iain
So if the backing was a shade of blue you would...

So if the backing was a shade of blue you would be looking at something like this. on the left lower arm
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-07-18, 10:29 AM
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Posted By iain
Yes definitely facing backwards as to the color ?...

Yes definitely facing backwards as to the color ? i think it is this facing color of blue, something i have noticed is in full dress no sign of the arm badge but have noticed a few wearing drummers...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-07-18, 08:33 AM
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Posted By iain
On the subject of buttons Leigh, did they also...

On the subject of buttons Leigh, did they also have brigade cap buttons as i have never come across any 1st patt, the 2nd patt i have seen the R.Warwickshire type but they could be RRF . I have...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-07-18, 08:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 789
Posted By iain
So if inherited from the R warwick Fusiliers it...

So if inherited from the R warwick Fusiliers it could be blue for that reason then. [ learning..very slowly ...]
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-07-18, 08:06 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By iain
Yes both bi metal only the Warwicks aa. Blue is...

Yes both bi metal only the Warwicks aa. Blue is that a facing color for warwicks or fusiliers or wouldn't that matter in the color of the backing .
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-07-18, 06:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 789
Posted By iain
The picture you mention is that the one above,[...

The picture you mention is that the one above,[ just found it on the net a few days ago ]. Here is a picture of the back of the LF titles and RF colls
Iain
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-07-18, 03:33 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By iain
Thanks Leigh. The silver and gold a/a...

Thanks Leigh.

The silver and gold a/a badges i don't think i have seen, any pictures ?

I have heard / read about the rumor of the Mascot handlers badge if i recall worn from R. Warwickshire...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-07-18, 12:54 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By iain
Hi Tim Thank you , nice badges , i have not...

Hi Tim
Thank you , nice badges , i have not seen aa small titles but did get these three recently aa R.Warwickshire and R.Fusiliers and Lancs Fusiliers in bi metal.
My thinking was if the new boys...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-07-18, 09:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 789
Posted By iain
Thank you Neil, sorry but i may not have been...

Thank you Neil, sorry but i may not have been very clear, i know the R.WAR.F is aa but i was wondering if the other 3 , Northumberland, The Royal and The Lancashire Fusiliers also wore aa titles...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-07-18, 12:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 789
Posted By iain
Fusiliers

Hi. While i am quite happy with the Royal and Northumberland Fusilier badges i am not too sure about the Lancs Fusilier and the Warwickshire which i think i read is a 70's Gaunt badge, any comments...
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