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Forum: The Home Front 11-11-19, 04:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By Roy
Hi, I agree with all that has been said. In...

Hi,

I agree with all that has been said. In that these were all unofficial. Also the light blue would seem consistent with RAF but to date have not been able to confirm this photographically.
...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-11-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By Roy
Very well done Luke, A superb little badge...

Very well done Luke,

A superb little badge and a fine testament to your diligent research.

Cheerio,

Roy
Forum: Military Buttons 30-10-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 492
Posted By Roy
This is a great thread, thanks for starting it. ...

This is a great thread, thanks for starting it.

I have a few such buttons. Here is a nice early example with an interesting back design.

My dear friend and fellow forum member Roger Milward...
Forum: Other Militaria 30-10-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By Roy
I agree with Leigh, It looks like the case I...

I agree with Leigh,

It looks like the case I was once issued a Starlight scope in, with it's various mounts. Of course this had a lining with cut outs for these pieces.

That's my best guess.
...
Forum: Military Buttons 28-10-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 245
Posted By Roy
Nice thread and interesting button. Thanks...

Nice thread and interesting button.

Thanks for sharing gents, always nice to learn something new.

Cheerio,

Roy
Forum: Military Buttons 19-10-19, 03:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By Roy
Thanks for sharing those Dean, Just proves...

Thanks for sharing those Dean,

Just proves that buttons can be endlessly fascinating.

Cheerio,

Roy
Forum: Military Buttons 12-10-19, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By Roy
Hi Dean, A really splendid collection mate. ...

Hi Dean,

A really splendid collection mate.

Looking forward to seeing some of your favorites.

Cheerio,

Roy
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 09-10-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 556
Posted By Roy
Thanks Dean, Just for interest, here are my...

Thanks Dean,

Just for interest, here are my Shropshire Militia buttons thus far.

Cheers,

Roy
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 09-10-19, 02:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 556
Posted By Roy
Hi Dean, Thanks for showing these mate. If...

Hi Dean,

Thanks for showing these mate. If they are available I would like them all..:)

Will drop you a pm.

Cheerio,

Roy
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 07-10-19, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 556
Posted By Roy
Hi Dean, A great collection and wish I could...

Hi Dean,

A great collection and wish I could help. I have a small Shropshire button collection and included variations of both 53rd and 85th in that but I see you are sorted with them.

The...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 27-09-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By Roy
You're most welcome. Can't tell you how...

You're most welcome.

Can't tell you how excited I was when I started to look through this group. Really wonderful it has survived.

Cheerio,

Roy
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 27-09-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By Roy
C Troop No4 Commando (Scotland, Dieppe, D-Day)

Hi Gents,

I have just had a wonderful Wilkinson First Pattern F-S Knife come in for sale. The exciting thing (at least to me) is that it belonged to a member of C Troop No4 Commando. More than...
Forum: Off topic 21-09-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By Roy
Thanks Gents, And congrats to all those who...

Thanks Gents,

And congrats to all those who also been around a decade or more. I'm sure like me you have made some great mates along the way.

Took my wife out for a cracking dinner last night,...
Forum: Off topic 19-09-19, 11:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By Roy
Ten Years..!

Just noticed,

I joined this forum 10 years ago this month..!

Where has the time gone?

Do I get a badge or something?

Cheerio,
Forum: Off topic 19-09-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,106
Posted By Roy
I didn't want to speak up but I really didn't...

I didn't want to speak up but I really didn't like the new format and felt myself just not checking in.

This old format it like a comfy old chair..:)

Pleased it's back.

Cheerio,

Roy
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 17-08-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By Roy
Thanks for that Phil, All the best, Roy

Thanks for that Phil,

All the best,

Roy
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 17-08-19, 04:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By Roy
Thanks mate, I often get things wrong on an...

Thanks mate,

I often get things wrong on an empty stomach, but just back from a fat curry and about to poor myself a large Scotch. Not sure if the latter will make things bettor or worse..:)
...
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 17-08-19, 03:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By Roy
Many thanks and my apologies. Cheerio, ...

Many thanks and my apologies.

Cheerio,

Roy
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 16-08-19, 11:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By Roy
'Gymkhana' in Hobart (Tazmania)

Hello Chaps,

Well not much insignia in this one just a couple of Red Cross armbands but it was such a fun photo I thought it worth sharing.

It appears that this was Belgium Day at the gymkhana...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 16-08-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 241
Posted By Roy
Thanks for sharing these. Great images and...

Thanks for sharing these.

Great images and seems to prove that cut down armbands were sometimes used.

I guess it was needs must in theatre.

Cheers,

Roy
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 15-08-19, 10:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 241
Posted By Roy
Thanks Mark, The more I looked at it the...

Thanks Mark,

The more I looked at it the more I wondered that. Perhaps they needed more armbands than they had to go around, so cutting one up to make four pieces that could be sewed on would do...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 15-08-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 241
Posted By Roy
Here's some more pics of the patch I'm talking...

Here's some more pics of the patch I'm talking about.

Cheerio,

Roy
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 15-08-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 241
Posted By Roy
Despatch Rider Arm Band or Formation Sign?

Hi Gents,

I picked up this really nice image recently. It shows a splendid group of Royal Engineer Despatch Riders.

A couple of points of interest: Firstly there is a sign at the bottom...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-08-19, 04:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 380
Posted By Roy
This also makes a lot of sense to me given the...

This also makes a lot of sense to me given the details.

Cheers,

Roy
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-08-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 380
Posted By Roy
This seems like a pretty good ID chaps, can we...

This seems like a pretty good ID chaps, can we agree on this then?

Cheers,

Roy
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