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Forum: General Topics. 29-06-20, 05:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 862
Posted By Expat Yeoman
The message says that the specific site (which...

The message says that the specific site (which was to dispose of one particular collection) is closing so perhaps his other one will continue? Let us hope so anyway!
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-06-20, 11:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 307
Posted By Expat Yeoman
My ten cents (which will be very similar to...

My ten cents (which will be very similar to Brian's comments :))

- The badge in question. I have my doubts due to the general lack of fine detail and the amount of blacking applied.
- Lugs. I...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 19-06-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 184
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Litchfield illustrated two Repository Prize...

Litchfield illustrated two Repository Prize Badges:

1885 - 1st Essex AV (gold and silver wire embroidered)

1898 - 8th Lancashire AV (metal)

If I read him correctly there would be just 10x...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 18-06-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 184
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Keith thank you very much for your explanation. I...

Keith thank you very much for your explanation. I can see how that would have fitted nicely alongside the Queen’s prize which was for shooting skills.

Simon, I had seen your example and it is...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 18-06-20, 04:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 184
Posted By Expat Yeoman
National Artillery Association Repository Competition

Sorry another biff question from a non-Gunner..

The excellent Litchfield and Westlake book on the Volunteer Artillery has a section about the annual NAA gunnery competitions that took place at...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 18-06-20, 04:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Thank you very much for that info. I own and...

Thank you very much for that info. I own and have been using both of the books you refer too, alas while they give the unit titles they don't always give the Battery numbers and locations so that...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 17-06-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Thanks button.

Thanks button.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 17-06-20, 05:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Thanks both. So if I've got that right then, as...

Thanks both. So if I've got that right then, as a regiment there are Essex connections with the East Ham and Grays Btys, from 1965 Grays only, and from 67 no remaining Essex connection.
...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 16-06-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Awesome, thank you very much Keith. Endex for...

Awesome, thank you very much Keith. Endex for the Essex connection at that point then!

Thanks again.

Michael
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 16-06-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By Expat Yeoman
289 Parachute Battery Royal Horse Artillery (V) - location

Can any of our Arty experts tell me please the location of this unit when it was reduced to an independent Bty in 1967 under the TAVR review.

Previously as a Regiment it had locations at...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 16-06-20, 05:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 69
Posted By Expat Yeoman
1st Essex Engineer Volunteer Corps

A recent pick up, an other rank belt and belt plate to the 1st Essex Engineer Volunteer Corps.

A short lived unit, formed December 1861 and disbanded in 1871.

Can anyone help as to what...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 16-06-20, 05:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 760
Posted By Expat Yeoman
While mainly covering unit histories, Westlake's...

While mainly covering unit histories, Westlake's book on the Volunteer Engineer units does have a short section on uniforms and badges. Hard but not impossible to find from the usual places.
...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-05-20, 02:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 268
Posted By Expat Yeoman
This chap doesn't look old enough to have served...

This chap doesn't look old enough to have served for the 17-odd year gap in question!

I agree though stuff was retained or recycled, that would be my bet here.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 26-05-20, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By Expat Yeoman
PM sent. M

PM sent.

M
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 21-05-20, 04:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 968
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: 53
Views: 968
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: 178
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: 259
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 you’ve seen and mentioned - but it didn’t include your...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-05-20, 03:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
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: 119
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: 196
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: 223
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: 346
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: 346
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: 122
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...
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