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Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia Today, 05:39 AM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Possibly not serving with a British unit but...

Possibly not serving with a British unit but undergoing instruction??
Forum: Headdress Yesterday, 06:56 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
I'm still waiting to get one, though I don't know...

I'm still waiting to get one, though I don't know how much of its content is duplicated in the other publications that have been mentioned.
Forum: Headdress 11-07-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By leigh kitchen
"Colored Field Service Caps 1937" by Timothy J...

"Colored Field Service Caps 1937" by Timothy J Reese is available as a $15 PDF download.

http://www.reeseartofwars.com

It has 1 page of text and13 of CFSC illustrations.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-07-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 171
Posted By leigh kitchen
Interestingly, a C.L. Addison-Smith (Chilton Lind...

Interestingly, a C.L. Addison-Smith (Chilton Lind Addison-Smith?) was a captain in 3rd Seaforth Highlanders in 1901, Lt Col in the 3rd Seaforths Highlanders, date of seniority 13/7/21.
He was later...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-07-20, 09:47 AM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
A little bit more info, possibly the same R...

A little bit more info, possibly the same R Addison Smith:

First Name:
R, Esq
Surname:
Addison Smith
Nationality:
British
Information:
Commissioner. Nominated by the General Officer...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-07-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 168
Posted By leigh kitchen
I hadn't twigged it, looked at the badge, glossed...

I hadn't twigged it, looked at the badge, glossed over the title ...........
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-07-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 168
Posted By leigh kitchen
The sphinx has been molested - is it just the...

The sphinx has been molested - is it just the "EGYPT" lettering rubbed down?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-07-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 151
Posted By leigh kitchen
A poor quality image of the individual who wore...

A poor quality image of the individual who wore the beret as a trophy.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-07-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 151
Posted By leigh kitchen
A better shot of the badge:

A better shot of the badge:
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-07-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 131
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yes, don't know why I said they'd been around...

Yes, don't know why I said they'd been around since 1920, I was thinking 1970's - oh well, not close and no cigar.

The "tree" design in the centre - is it a representation of the tree and fish etc...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-07-20, 05:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 131
Posted By leigh kitchen
"Pipe Bands Australia"? They've been around since...

"Pipe Bands Australia"? They've been around since 1920.
Forum: General Topics. 08-07-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 642
Posted By leigh kitchen
I have only seen illustrations of the gilt and...

I have only seen illustrations of the gilt and enamel badge in auction catalogue gues. I'll check, see if I have one of the catalogues.

A previous thread on Tues PW badges, presumably the one you...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 08-07-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By leigh kitchen
Argyll's mate - hard as nails, didn't use lugs on...

Argyll's mate - hard as nails, didn't use lugs on badges, nailed 'em on.
Forum: General Topics. 08-07-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 642
Posted By leigh kitchen
' Fraid not (having inspected a European prison...

' Fraid not (having inspected a European prison where prisoners manned a workshop making locks and keys some years ago I suppose I shouldn't be surprised at badges being run off).

The type of...
Forum: General Topics. 08-07-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 642
Posted By leigh kitchen
I'm thinking more Holland than enemy territory. ...

I'm thinking more Holland than enemy territory.
So I've probably got that wrong (I was thinking of some photos and postcards I have from a man who was PW Germany then Holland).
I don't know though,...
Forum: General Topics. 08-07-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 642
Posted By leigh kitchen
Made by local commercial outlets?

Made by local commercial outlets?
Forum: General Topics. 08-07-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 642
Posted By leigh kitchen
I've never seen one, other than in wear in period...

I've never seen one, other than in wear in period photos.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 08-07-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 73
Posted By leigh kitchen
Strange, from what I remember the jacket looked...

Strange, from what I remember the jacket looked genuine enough in terms of the buttons etc but there's always the possibility I misidentified the buttons.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 08-07-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 73
Posted By leigh kitchen
Bullion Kings Crown with Royal Blue Cushions.

I was given this badge about 30 years ago.
Unfortunately the person who gave it to me had removed it from the right lower sleeve of a shell jacket in order to replace it with sergeants chevrons and...
Forum: General Topics. 08-07-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 642
Posted By leigh kitchen
Nice.

Nice.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-07-20, 04:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By leigh kitchen
It's the helmet plate of the Royal Marines...

It's the helmet plate of the Royal Marines bearing the current queen's crown (the RMLI amalgamated with the Royal Marine Artillery in 1923).
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 08-07-20, 04:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 491
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yes, I was under the impression that the maroon...

Yes, I was under the impression that the maroon badge backing was worn, however the person who originally queried whether it was worn by 4th Bn is interpreting the references that have been quoted as...
Forum: General Topics. 07-07-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 151
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yes, I would.

Yes, I would.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 07-07-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 491
Posted By leigh kitchen
I'm reading the references to "Badges and...

I'm reading the references to "Badges and "Embellishments' and "Cap Badges.....1939-45" as indicating that the patch was worn?
Forum: General Topics. 07-07-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 151
Posted By leigh kitchen
I'd leave be, it's always going to be damaged /...

I'd leave be, it's always going to be damaged / repaired so I don't see much point in going any further in making it look more like it was before it was damaged, it looks like it will be displayable....
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