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Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 13-12-19, 08:33 AM
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Posted By Drew
Chris Baker has added an interesting image to his...

Chris Baker has added an interesting image to his LLT website from the War Diaries. It confirms that badges were worn on the helmet in the 56th Division.
56th (1st London) Division ...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 24-11-18, 01:50 AM
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Posted By Drew
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Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 24-11-18, 01:38 AM
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Posted By Drew
Further evidence for a more widespread use of the...

Further evidence for a more widespread use of the helmet patch.

Troops of the 1/5th Battalion (London Rifle Brigade), London Regiment, in a reserve trench in Chimpanzee Valley between Hardecourt...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 10-11-18, 02:18 PM
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Posted By Drew
I have no evidence of helmet patches for the...

I have no evidence of helmet patches for the 1/3rd Bn., 1/13th Bn., 1/2nd Bn., 1/5th Bn., or 1/16th Bn. There are no other 2" diameter patches held at the IWM which are described as for the helmet...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 10-11-18, 01:59 PM
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Posted By Drew
196777 I forgot to include the 1/9th...

196777

I forgot to include the 1/9th Battalion helmet patch.

Sources:

1st Lond.- The above IWM photograph 29th April 1917. Worn on left side(?) The Officer appears to be wearing the RF cap...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 25-10-18, 03:02 PM
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Posted By Drew
Many thanks, Mike. It is very good of you to go...

Many thanks, Mike. It is very good of you to go to the trouble of checking your notes.

I looked at the 1917 and 1919 surveys, and the attached illustrations are my impression of helmet patches...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 24-10-18, 02:04 PM
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Posted By Drew
Hello Mike, That is very interesting. Thank...

Hello Mike,

That is very interesting. Thank you very much for sharing such fascinating detail. It is very helpful indeed. To think that men may have worn a small piece of the old pre-war full...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 22-10-18, 02:01 PM
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Posted By Drew
WW1 Battalion patches- silk & felt.

I notice from the IWM collections, that battalion patches of the London Regiment often seem to be of two types- either silk or felt. Attached is an illustration of what I mean. The "silk" example is...
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