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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-07-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By john badge
I was the same as you and Hawthorn Andy. Didnt...

I was the same as you and Hawthorn Andy. Didnt get issued a tunic till I got the Bn. Allthough as a gdsm I did put my name in mine in felt pen.

But the Rcts from the Guards Company in Catterick...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-10-18, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By john badge
Thanks to all concerned. I found this story very...

Thanks to all concerned. I found this story very interesting as a former welsh Guardsman. I have added his details to our on line roll of honour. Thanks again.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-10-18, 09:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 654
Posted By john badge
The badge is not a valise badge as the fittings...

The badge is not a valise badge as the fittings are wrong. I have seen pics of Coldstreamers wearing this large badge on sunhelmets but it was my understanding that such badges would usualy be a...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-10-18, 09:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,998
Posted By john badge
A couple of years ago I read a piece in the press...

A couple of years ago I read a piece in the press about a bin man from down south some where. He had started on the bins in the sixties and had opened a bin one day and a set of medals was at the...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-07-18, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By john badge
I;m with Andy. No idea but it looks nice.

I;m with Andy. No idea but it looks nice.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-07-18, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By john badge
I have a pair of the WG small titles and I have...

I have a pair of the WG small titles and I have also heard the 'mess dress' opinion. I also have a RHG and a LG small shoulder title?
Someone suggested to me that they where worn with foreign...
Forum: General Topics. 15-06-18, 09:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 775
Posted By john badge
For what its worth, I joined up a week after my...

For what its worth, I joined up a week after my seventeenth in 1967 and had a good conduct stripe when I qualified on battalion service? Over eighteen didnt come into it?
Forum: General Topics. 15-03-18, 11:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,004
Posted By john badge
I was presented with one of these by the...

I was presented with one of these by the Comandant of the Guards Depot in Pirbright when I passed by Depot Instructors course in 1975. In truth I rarly used it and most of my cohort in the battalion...
Forum: General Topics. 15-03-18, 11:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 812
Posted By john badge
Nothing new about adicts selling their (and...

Nothing new about adicts selling their (and others) stuff to feed their adiction. Plenty of medals have ended up in pawn shops and so on to buy drink in the past. Come to that there is nothing new...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 02-02-18, 02:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,160
Posted By john badge
Thats a good question? At a guess, based on the...

Thats a good question? At a guess, based on the number of GVII badges of both regiments and the scarcity of the Household Badge I would say both badges.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-11-17, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By john badge
Yes a very good album with some interesting items.

Yes a very good album with some interesting items.
Forum: General Topics. 21-07-17, 10:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,070
Posted By john badge
Hi Dave Martin I'm another ex Welsh Guardsman (67...

Hi Dave Martin I'm another ex Welsh Guardsman (67 - 80). I'm no exxpert compared to these guys but I agree for what itis worth. I paid seventy quid for my GMGR badge and its on a slider. The WG...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-06-17, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By john badge
I agree about the crowns but they dont seem to be...

I agree about the crowns but they dont seem to be connected, and I a pretty sure they always where before the seventies?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-04-17, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 459
Posted By john badge
I have to say I've wondered the same. I have...

I have to say I've wondered the same. I have been looking for a decent pair or even a decent single example for a while but I dont recognise that price.
Forum: General Topics. 28-03-17, 08:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,364
Posted By john badge
There are a bunch of trade badges in there as...

There are a bunch of trade badges in there as well Robbo. Off the top of my head; the crossed flags are signalers, crossed swords PT Instructor, crossed axes pioneer. crossed trumpets are a cavalry...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 22-03-17, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,238
Posted By john badge
When service dress was introduced in 1902 the...

When service dress was introduced in 1902 the Household Cavalry carried on the tradtion of not wearing a cap badge in this order of dress. This continued until 1913 when the King offered to purchase...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 14-02-17, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,416
Posted By john badge
For what its worth, I was a young Welsh Guardsman...

For what its worth, I was a young Welsh Guardsman serving in Elizabeth Bks Pirbright during the last couple of years of No 1 Guards Para Coy who where then stationed at the back of Elizabeth Bks.
...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-02-17, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 894
Posted By john badge
I served thirteen years in the Welsh Guards and...

I served thirteen years in the Welsh Guards and did more than my share of public duties. I have seen Welsh Guards officers putting on and taking off cloaks many times but I am ashamed to say I cant...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 10-02-17, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By john badge
Yes two good examples of troopers cap badges to...

Yes two good examples of troopers cap badges to the Life Guards
Forum: Other Military Topics 10-02-17, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 776
Posted By john badge
Yes a very enjoyable show. I was particulalry...

Yes a very enjoyable show. I was particulalry interested in my fellow Welsh Guardsman Jock Lewes and his contribution to the training. As far as badges go you would think with the level of access...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-01-17, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,267
Posted By john badge
I have no reason for this Bill, its just a guess...

I have no reason for this Bill, its just a guess but I wonder if its an interal difference between Grenadier Battalions?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-08-16, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 843
Posted By john badge
I was issued with my Welsh Guards khaiki beret in...

I was issued with my Welsh Guards khaiki beret in Munster (4th Guards Brigade) along with our DP Combats in 1971 prior to our first posting to Northern Ireland. The Welsh Guards where the first Bn...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 15-06-16, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 752
Posted By john badge
Both of the mounted regiments of the Household...

Both of the mounted regiments of the Household Cavalry continue to where a small black leather pouch with a GM Royal Cypher on it.

I dont know if this is such a bage but it is very similar?
Forum: General Topics. 25-12-15, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 607
Posted By john badge
Very nice Jonathon. I have a number of Welsh...

Very nice Jonathon. I have a number of Welsh Guards cards myself including a 'theatre produced' one from north africa.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-02-15, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,055
Posted By john badge
I'd love to get hold of a pair of those shamrock...

I'd love to get hold of a pair of those shamrock coller dogs:)
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