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Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 23-07-21, 04:24 PM
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Posted By sailorbear
Merchant Navy-Shell Tankers?

Hi all, Obtained this recently, was sold as a cap badge but certain it's not! However, can anyone identify what it is? the rope surround and knot suggests to me a maritime connection?, it is 9cm...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-07-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By sailorbear
Hoot, Terry, fantastic, many thanks! In49 years...

Hoot, Terry, fantastic, many thanks! In49 years of collecting/studying British militaria and 30+ years in the service of her majesty and I had no idea there ever was a second phase to the Home...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-07-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By sailorbear
Sorry, some further questions? if it was active...

Sorry, some further questions? if it was active 1951-1957, it was obviously not part of the wartime Local Defence Volunteers/Home Guard (active 1940-44), so do you know what sort of formation it...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-07-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By sailorbear
Cheers, that's great, thank you Regards ...

Cheers, that's great, thank you

Regards

Tony
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-07-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By sailorbear
Isle of Man Home Guard QC cap badge

Hi all, can anyone tell me about this cap badge, what period was it worn? when did the unit disband (assuming it did?) was it replaced by any other unit? Been unable to find anything online.

Many...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 20-07-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By sailorbear
Yes please, I would most definitely be...

Yes please, I would most definitely be interested!

Regards

Tony
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 17-05-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 846
Posted By sailorbear
Excellent, definative, informative answers!...

Excellent, definative, informative answers! Thanks all, that answered everything I needed to know, Cheers!
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 16-05-21, 12:11 PM
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Views: 846
Posted By sailorbear
Cheers Simon, much appreciated. Tony

Cheers Simon, much appreciated.

Tony
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 16-05-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 846
Posted By sailorbear
Army Fire Service

Thanks Dave. Do you know when the fire service became fully civilianised and stopped employing RAOC soldiers?

Tony
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 16-05-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 797
Posted By sailorbear
Thanks Mike, seems from what people are saying,...

Thanks Mike, seems from what people are saying, the badge stayed the same when the name was changed, same as the WD Constabulary badge!

Tony
Forum: General Topics. 16-05-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By sailorbear
cheers, thats interesting and food for thought! ...

cheers, thats interesting and food for thought!

Tony
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 15-05-21, 09:13 PM
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Views: 846
Posted By sailorbear
Cheers Phil Tony

Cheers Phil

Tony
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 15-05-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 846
Posted By sailorbear
Army Fire Service

Thanks Jerry, looking at your badges, it looks like the bade maybe remained the same after the name change? What size are your badges, I have two, a WD Fire Service in red enamel and staybright Army...
Forum: General Topics. 15-05-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 783
Posted By sailorbear
Hi Tony, Just looked at the Army recruiting...

Hi Tony,
Just looked at the Army recruiting brochure my picture came from and its dated January 1976, though I didn't get it until an army recruiting team came to my army cadet unit in late 1978,...
Forum: General Topics. 15-05-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By sailorbear
Territorial Army Cap Badges 1978

Thanks all, excellent answers, very much appreciated

Tony
Forum: General Topics. 15-05-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 783
Posted By sailorbear
Hi Simon. To be honest I dont know for sure? I...

Hi Simon. To be honest I dont know for sure? I went to Shorncliffe with the army cadets in 1978 and think it was being worn then, but when I went to Shornciffe in 1981 it was the individual...
Forum: General Topics. 15-05-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By sailorbear
Territorial Army Cap Badges 1978

Hi, Tried a google search but it thew up confusing results, so hopefully someone can give me a clearer answer please? Does anyone have a list of Territorial Army units that had their own individual...
Forum: General Topics. 15-05-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 783
Posted By sailorbear
Cheers, excellent information much appreciated ...

Cheers, excellent information much appreciated

Tony
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 15-05-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 846
Posted By sailorbear
Army Fire Service

Hi, Google search only seemed to return confusing answers, so can anyone please tell me what date the Army Fire Service became the Army Department Fire Service, when it ceased being part of the RAOC,...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 15-05-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 797
Posted By sailorbear
Army Fire service

Hi, Google search only seemed to return confusing answers, so can anyone please tell me what date the Army Fire Service became the Army Department Fire Service, when it ceased being part of the RAOC,...
Forum: General Topics. 15-05-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 783
Posted By sailorbear
Cheers that's great information, many thanks ...

Cheers that's great information, many thanks

Tony
Forum: General Topics. 15-05-21, 12:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 783
Posted By sailorbear
I'm pretty sure it was Corps back then, and only...

I'm pretty sure it was Corps back then, and only just noticed its not on the poster!

Cheers Eddie and Mike.
Forum: General Topics. 14-05-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 783
Posted By sailorbear
1978 British Army Cap Badge Display

Hi Mike,cheers that's great, many thanks. Out of curiosity, do you know when the Army Apprentice College badge was worn?

Cheers

Tony
Forum: General Topics. 14-05-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 783
Posted By sailorbear
1978 British Army Cap Badge Display

Hi. I am (slowly) recreating the regular army cap badge display pictured, which is from a 1978 army recruiting brochure, that I have had since I first developed an interest in joining the army while...
Forum: Other Militaria 02-05-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By sailorbear
Quite a reasonable one too! I have two WW2...

Quite a reasonable one too! I have two WW2 safety razors, one made of bakerlite the other metal, both dated 1943, so have my doubts about the cut throat razor theory too! But I just cant see that an...
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