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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 26-05-20, 09:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By Expat Yeoman
PM sent. M

PM sent.

M
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 21-05-20, 04:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 644
Posted By Expat Yeoman
No worries. They wore the same badge in both...

No worries.

They wore the same badge in both types of headdress.

M
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 21-05-20, 12:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 644
Posted By Expat Yeoman
For what it is worth, the WRAC in my unit...

For what it is worth, the WRAC in my unit (Signals) wore the tear drop on beret only.

I can't help re dates, sorry.

EY
Forum: General Topics. 19-05-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Hi Terry, An example in my album here: ...

Hi Terry,

An example in my album here:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=2332&pictureid=103801

As mentioned by the others, a tricky one to find.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-05-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By Expat Yeoman
No worries (I used to be one too!) The...

No worries (I used to be one too!)

The artillery troop officers did indeed have a sabretache, a different design to the one I posted that youíve seen and mentioned - but it didnít include your...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-05-20, 03:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By Expat Yeoman
An interesting item that I've not seen before. ...

An interesting item that I've not seen before.

Did the EY have a band? Yes (and it is still in existence, one of the oldest military bands around). But I don't think they used this badge.

It...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 26-04-20, 05:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Badges and Insignia of the Essex Yeomanry Book - irregular update #1

I have just finalised my first 'irregular update' of new finds and info for my book and have today emailed a copy to all purchasers where I have an email address for them.

Some members used the...
Forum: General Topics. 23-04-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 195
Posted By Expat Yeoman
It is going both ways but slow and random. We...

It is going both ways but slow and random. We sent a card to UK aiming for a 1st April date and it hasn't arrived yet though later stuff has; we received a card yesterday that should have got here...
Forum: The Home Front 23-04-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Terry, there’s only a QC one in Chris Marsh’s...

Terry, there’s only a QC one in Chris Marsh’s excellent book so I think you’re ok.

Michael
Forum: General Topics. 15-04-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Phil, yes keeping safe - you too! CB, my...

Phil, yes keeping safe - you too!

CB, my pleasure.

I do have some nice, named uniforms for the EIY and EY but also none for Whitmore, though I do have some of his metal badges.

His medals...
Forum: General Topics. 14-04-20, 03:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Very nice, thanks for sharing. My lot (Essex...

Very nice, thanks for sharing.

My lot (Essex Yeo) served alongside them in the Great War in the 8th Cavalry Bde. Major Whitmore from the Essex was later to command the 10th Royal Hussars when the...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 10-04-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Ian, thank you very much, that is awesome. ...

Ian, thank you very much, that is awesome.

Trust him to go by Harry not Henry! Anyway, I now have the full story for him (and it's quite a colourful one too :-)

Really appreciate your help to...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 10-04-20, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Medal entitlement for Rev HD Burton NZEF

A medal rather than badge query but hoping a member can help...

I am researching members of my regiment and I have one who subsequently moved to Aus and then New Zealand - the Reverend Henry...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-03-20, 11:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Simon, The items in question are in this...

Simon,

The items in question are in this thread: https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=77912

Michael
Forum: General Topics. 25-03-20, 02:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Might be my eyes, is the left hand Jimmy smaller?...

Might be my eyes, is the left hand Jimmy smaller?

If so then probably collar and cap badge, both sans scroll.
Forum: General Topics. 25-03-20, 02:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By Expat Yeoman
With the brass parts removed. No medical...

With the brass parts removed.

No medical connection that I can think of.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-03-20, 02:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 434
Posted By Expat Yeoman
The C&T one, which also had a waist belt clasp in...

The C&T one, which also had a waist belt clasp in the lot, hammered for £140.

Sorry don't have the prices realised for the early Bosley sales.
Forum: General Topics. 20-03-20, 01:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,073
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Hi Brian, I had been doing something similar...

Hi Brian,

I had been doing something similar for Essex Yeo enlistment for 1901 - 1918. If you need any info in that space give me a shout!

Michael
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 02-03-20, 11:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,903
Posted By Expat Yeoman
54 and Brewster, thanks for advising safe receipt...

54 and Brewster, thanks for advising safe receipt - glad you like and that they got there quickly.

Colin, yours is en route, hopefully not too far behind.

M
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 27-02-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By Expat Yeoman
One I think you can rule out rather than in, if...

One I think you can rule out rather than in, if that helps?

Forest School.

Were originally affiliated with 1VB / 4 (TF) Bn Essex Regt so in theory would go to R Anglian. However their website...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 27-02-20, 02:16 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,903
Posted By Expat Yeoman
54Bty and Brewster, yours should be on their way...

54Bty and Brewster, yours should be on their way today.

Colin, thank you - I have messaged you.

Thanks all

Michael
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 24-02-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,903
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Thanks both - am on it now. Michael

Thanks both - am on it now.

Michael
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 23-02-20, 11:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 224
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Thanks Brian, appreciate that. Our posts...

Thanks Brian, appreciate that.

Our posts just crossed.

For buttons I can be more definitive as only gilt or GM were used on tunics etc, no bronze, so that gives us some reference against the...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 23-02-20, 11:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 224
Posted By Expat Yeoman
OK, my thoughts on this one for critique.. ...

OK, my thoughts on this one for critique..

1. The photo is from 1921.
2. SNCO badges will be gilding metal.
3. Officer collars look to be gilt which ties in with records (worn 1919 - 1921).
4....
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 23-02-20, 10:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 224
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Yes it's a cracker isn't it! Not seen one myself...

Yes it's a cracker isn't it! Not seen one myself before, had missed that as was focussed on the badges..
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