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Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 14-07-19, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 207
Posted By Roy
Hi Grumpy, Well spotted and makes the point...

Hi Grumpy,

Well spotted and makes the point why such images are so important. Clearly manufacturers variations. And if nothing els it demonstrates at least 'two' makers were offering these.
...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 13-07-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 207
Posted By Roy
Hi MH331, Yes that's another splendid image,...

Hi MH331,

Yes that's another splendid image, appreciate you sharing that one.

If you own the original and ever decide to part with it, just drop me a line.

Great to see another example.
...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 12-07-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 207
Posted By Roy
Thanks Gents, Yes I was really pleased when...

Thanks Gents,

Yes I was really pleased when this arrived. I was clearly after the DR image but was surprised at how clear all the other insignia was too, especially the MT/ASC.

A nice find.
...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 12-07-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 207
Posted By Roy
Great Despatch Rider Insignia Photo

Hi Gents,

I wanted to share this recent find with you. A nice Great War portrait of a member of the Army Service Corps, clear images of the cap badge and shoulder titles. The import detail is...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 10-07-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 135
Posted By Roy
Very nice wings indeed. Thanks for sharing. ...

Very nice wings indeed.

Thanks for sharing.

Cheers,

Roy
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 10-07-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 219
Posted By Roy
Hi, For info here is one of my WWI images...

Hi,

For info here is one of my WWI images showing the armband in wear.

Cheers,

Roy
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 09-07-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 168
Posted By Roy
Hmmmmmm:p

Hmmmmmm:p
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 09-07-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 168
Posted By Roy
Thanks Gents, Appreciate the prompt and...

Thanks Gents,

Appreciate the prompt and informative identification.

I wonder what these chaps were thinking as they stood side by side with the latest technology.

Cheers,

Roy
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 09-07-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 168
Posted By Roy
Old vs New Technology - A Great Photo

Hi Gents,

I was lucky enough to grab this great image. The details aren't too clear but my reason for loving this photograph is that it's a snap-shot when (in the Great War) old technology...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 06-07-19, 11:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,189
Posted By Roy
Very well said Brian, Cheers, Roy

Very well said Brian,

Cheers,

Roy
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 02-07-19, 10:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By Roy
Thanks for this gents, Both myself and my...

Thanks for this gents,

Both myself and my wife thought Jack but I always second guess myself, so glad to have you chaps to assist in confirmation.

Here is the photo of 'Jack' now taken it's...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 01-07-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By Roy
Hi Marc, You are absolutely right my friend,...

Hi Marc,

You are absolutely right my friend, a second look (see attached) confirms your comments.

Cheers,

Roy
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 01-07-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By Roy
Thanks Andy, Cheers, Roy

Thanks Andy,

Cheers,

Roy
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 01-07-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By Roy
Opinions On This Name?

Hi Gents,

Can I get some opinions on this name?

It looks like 'Jack' to me.

Further info; this chap was in the 10th Signal Company Royal Engineers Motor Cycle Section, Bueford Camp Wilts.
...
Forum: General Topics 25-06-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By Roy
Sounds like a lovely project Rob, Would be...

Sounds like a lovely project Rob,

Would be keen so see some photos if/when at all possible.

Cheerio,

Roy
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 15-06-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By Roy
Thanks Jim, This one is escaping me, so any...

Thanks Jim,

This one is escaping me, so any help would be great.

See pic.

If I had to guess, it looks like Imperial/New Imperial.

but it's not one I recognize.
Forum: Military Buttons 13-06-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 157
Posted By Roy
Hi Rob, No, not yet. Cheers, Roy

Hi Rob,

No, not yet.

Cheers,

Roy
Forum: Military Buttons 13-06-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 157
Posted By Roy
Hi Rob, A nice group and interesting area to...

Hi Rob,

A nice group and interesting area to study. Thanks for sharing.

Cheers,

Roy
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 11-06-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By Roy
Thanks for that Simon, Some nice...

Thanks for that Simon,

Some nice information, very much appreciated.

Cheers,

Roy
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 11-06-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By Roy
Chapel Detachment? (Royal Engineers)

Hi Gents,

I picked up this really nice Great War image showing a unit of the Royal Engineers, including a couple of Despatch Riders on their motorcycles.

The bottom reads 'Chapel Detachment...
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 09-06-19, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By Roy
Hi Keith, I made the same mistake first time...

Hi Keith,

I made the same mistake first time I looked at it. Had to zoom in to check :o

Still a fun period image and one I'm pleased to have, even if it does smack a little at propaganda, as I...
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 07-06-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By Roy
No cap badge visible, that reflection is one of...

No cap badge visible, that reflection is one of the goggles lenses.

I thought that though the first time I looked at it.

Might be just propaganda of course and not Australian at all despite the...
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 07-06-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By Roy
Despatch Rider Rifle Shooting..!

I couldn't resist picking up this great postcard.

Images speaks for itself..:)


Cheers,

Roy
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 07-06-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 107
Posted By Roy
Thanks for that. Yes I believe I did see...

Thanks for that.

Yes I believe I did see that post. Not familiar with these badges but would love one. I hear they are quite rare.

Cheers,

Roy
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 06-06-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 107
Posted By Roy
RASC Group Photo (France)

Hi Gents,

I just had this really nice and interesting postcard come in, so wanted to share it. Not many of these chaps are wearing cap badges but the few that are look to be Royal Army Service...
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