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Forum: General Topics 03-04-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By Darrell
Hi Terry Thanks. It was more a good HOUR. I...

Hi Terry

Thanks. It was more a good HOUR. I didn't have a lot of time for recreational activities!!:D

The 2 Fd Amb has dates on it and a location; Germany 1953-1955. It was sewn on at some...
Forum: General Topics 03-04-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By Darrell
What $25 can get you in NB

Hi

$25 well spent, IMHO.:)

Please find the results of a drop-in to another city's Pawn shop.

The PPCLI and QYRang are older, more solid versions, the Int badge is the later, last version....
Forum: 1968 post unification: CAF(N) 22-03-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By Darrell
Hi Walt Thanks for that. I still cannot...

Hi Walt

Thanks for that. I still cannot understand how it can be on the the NCD rank flap. That's not a device easily modified without some Authority. :confused:
Because
I'm guessing with the...
Forum: 1968 post unification: CAF(N) 21-03-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By Darrell
Hi Someone down in NS asked me the same Q. I...

Hi

Someone down in NS asked me the same Q. I thought perhaps I would pose it here but......beat. Guess I'm slow even for an Army guy!! :D

The Offr's ship badge is HMCS Harry DeWolf, the lead ...
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 01-03-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By Darrell
Hi Juno Agreed. :cool: 1946-1957...

Hi Juno



Agreed. :cool:

1946-1957 Officer's.

regards
Darrell
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 12-02-21, 02:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By Darrell
Hi Tim Sergeant R-76075 John Rainsford...

Hi Tim

Sergeant R-76075 John Rainsford Keith.

He was from Havelock NB. About 80km from me, as the crow flies.

From the Canadian Virtual War memorial entry:
...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-02-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By Darrell
Hi Looks OK to me. Brass non-commissioned...

Hi

Looks OK to me. Brass non-commissioned member's badge.

Can't be 100% sure of the era but from what I can see it is from Post-WW2 period. Can I see the lugs?

regards
Darrell
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 03-02-21, 01:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By Darrell
Not for what you may be thinking.:rolleyes: ...

Not for what you may be thinking.:rolleyes:

regards
Darrell
Forum: Infantry 28-01-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By Darrell
Hi boyz I've seen that a number of times...

Hi boyz

I've seen that a number of times down here in Atlantic Canada. The Coin Cabinet in Moncton has/had a number of low-value post- and SWW Canadian badges with this darkened shading added....
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 27-01-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By Darrell
Hi Could a Mod please move this whole...

Hi

Could a Mod please move this whole thread to Canadian RCAF topic? Don't want to lose the info.

regards
Darrell

*Thanks
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 22-01-21, 10:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By Darrell
Hi Guys It's a 1946 Jaguar Mk IV, I believe....

Hi Guys

It's a 1946 Jaguar Mk IV, I believe.

Dad bought it from a returning-to-Canada fellow Airman for $50.

About a year later, Dad loaned it out to a buddy for a weekend Leave and he...
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 22-01-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By Darrell
Hi I somehow missed this thread but good to...

Hi

I somehow missed this thread but good to see.

My Father was 601. :)

http://www.c-and-e-museum.org/grostenquin/photos/601sqn/601-1.jpg
...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 22-01-21, 03:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By Darrell
Hi MIke Very nice and certainly unusual. ...

Hi MIke

Very nice and certainly unusual.

Likely British made for the "removal of money from soldier's pockets" type item. ;)

Looks to be a British RAC badge (sweetheart) with a Canada bit...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 13-01-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By Darrell
Hi Could it be a faded green colour perhaps?...

Hi

Could it be a faded green colour perhaps?

regards
Darrell
Forum: General Topics 06-12-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 619
Posted By Darrell
Hi Walt Very kind of you. I accept...

Hi Walt

Very kind of you.

I accept your apology and look to putting this behind us and each continuing to contribute to this fine hobby. Thank you.

kind regards
Darrell
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 15-11-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By Darrell
Hi Sure, Walt, whatever you say. :confused:...

Hi

Sure, Walt, whatever you say. :confused:

RE CAC vs RCAC, are we talking about names or badges here? Pretty sure it's badges. And this badge is more than likely CAC.

Perhaps you should...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 14-11-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By Darrell
Hi Nice pin. Small note, it is not RCAC...

Hi

Nice pin.

Small note, it is not RCAC but rather CAC.

regards
Darrell
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 02-10-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By Darrell
Hi Mark Unless there was a 12th Fd Amb...

Hi Mark

Unless there was a 12th Fd Amb history published, I can think of no resource.

His service file will be available to you on request from Library and Archives Canada (LAC) but will be...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 30-09-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By Darrell
Hi Mark I can add that.... ...

Hi Mark

I can add that....


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/12_(Vancouver)_Field_Ambulance#World_War_II

JR Noyes does not appear in the war dead or medals and decorations list at Library and...
Forum: General Topics 19-09-20, 02:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 745
Posted By Darrell
Hi Bill No? I think Don has it. Magee was in...

Hi Bill

No? I think Don has it. Magee was in an Operational Sqn (Big O) doing some training (Small t) and not In Training (Big I and Big T) at some Fighter or Heavy Conversion Unit. It really...
Forum: General Topics 18-09-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 745
Posted By Darrell
Hi Phillip Medal entitlement for the CVSM...

Hi Phillip

Medal entitlement for the CVSM and War Medal started when he joined, not when he went Operational. For the two stars, entitlement started when he joined 412 Sqn. His entitlement to the...
Forum: General Topics 18-09-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 745
Posted By Darrell
Hi Walt Ummm, OK....pretty simple and...

Hi Walt

Ummm, OK....pretty simple and obvious to me but if medals aren't your thing then I guess you would not see it as being so obvious as I do. :)

While I cannot, at this time, provide you...
Forum: General Topics 17-09-20, 01:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 745
Posted By Darrell
Hi David I have read through his entire...

Hi David

I have read through his entire (fascinating) service file and other than the Memorial Cross to his Mother, a Memorial Bar was also sent. That is all that is recorded in the file WRT...
Forum: General Topics 14-09-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 467
Posted By Darrell
Hi Ed Thank you for that.:) So the...

Hi Ed

Thank you for that.:)

So the franco version of the CME one. Got it. I did not know that "CDN" was a franco abbreviation too.

I guess that "GMC" wouldn't have worked in this case!!
...
Forum: General Topics 14-09-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 467
Posted By Darrell
Unkn Cdn Slip-on tape

Hi

A recent pick-up. I was merely curious as to what these letters stood for.

Would someone care to provide me with what this Unit's actual name was?

I have had advice that it may be French...
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