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Forum: General Topics. Today, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By grey_green_acorn
Thanks for the correction. I was using Edwards...

Thanks for the correction. I was using Edwards sixth edition which, although published in 1974, contains a certain amount of speculative information concerning TAVR unit which were being reformed...
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 190
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Berkshire and Westminster Dragoons Royal...

Berkshire and Westminster Dragoons
Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry
Kent and County of London Yeomanry
North Irish Horse
Northumberland Hussars
Queen's Own Yorkshire Yeomanry
Ayrshire Yeomanry...
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 190
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Honourable Artillery Company London Irish ...

Honourable Artillery Company
London Irish
London Scottish
Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry
South Nottinghamshire Hussars

Tim
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 07:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 348
Posted By grey_green_acorn
It was Army Legal Services from 1948 until 1...

It was Army Legal Services from 1948 until 1 November 1978 when it became the Army Legal Corps. Reverted back to Army Legal Services in 1992 when subsumed into the Adjutant General's Corps. There...
Forum: General Topics. 14-05-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 348
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Similar to this which is actual cap badges on a...

Similar to this which is actual cap badges on a metal plate. Came from an Army Careers Information Office and said to have been used as a poster format.

This second one is a poster from the early...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-05-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Mike, Thank you. This extract from Crown...

Mike,
Thank you. This extract from Crown Imperial provides a little more information and mentions the DLOY cap badge in anodised with loops/lugs and an arm badge not in anodised.
The image of the ...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-05-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By grey_green_acorn
British Army anodised aluminium cap badges by M AZAM & SONS of Lahore, Pakis

Prompted by recent posts I am attempting to collate information on and pictures of British Army anodised aluminium cap badges produced by M AZAM & SONS of Lahore, Pakistan.

There are a number of...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 12-05-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 93
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Paul, Yes please. PM follows Tim

Paul,
Yes please. PM follows

Tim
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 12-05-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Paul, Yes please. PM follows Tim

Paul,
Yes please. PM follows
Tim
Forum: General Topics. 11-05-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By grey_green_acorn
It was units of the Guards Armoured Division that...

It was units of the Guards Armoured Division that lead XXX Corps during Operation Market Garden and are shown in 'A Bridge Too Far' as the Irish Guards and Grenadier Guards.

Although the Guards...
Forum: General Topics. 10-05-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Slightly suspicious in that officers in the Blues...

Slightly suspicious in that officers in the Blues & Royals would not wear embroidered shoulder title, white lanyards or crossed rifle marksman badges. The beret should have a bullion embroidered...
Forum: General Topics. 10-05-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 192
Posted By grey_green_acorn
The AJSM cap badge is listed in COSA in 1987 and...

The AJSM cap badge is listed in COSA in 1987 and 1993. NSN 132-0922

I think the AJSM disappeared with demise of junior soldier units in the early 1990s so the badge was in use for about six...
Forum: General Topics. 10-05-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 192
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Based at the RAC Junior Leaders Regiment at...

Based at the RAC Junior Leaders Regiment at Bovington at some point. See https://www.facebook.com/groups/6116077831/

Tim
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 10-05-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 161
Posted By grey_green_acorn
The War Office Controlled Units formation sign...

The War Office Controlled Units formation sign was worn by many training units and arms schools in the UK. As there were REME detachments in most units it is possible that on passing out, your...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 08-05-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By grey_green_acorn
The Belize Defence Force gold anodised cap badge....

The Belize Defence Force gold anodised cap badge.

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 07-05-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 92
Posted By grey_green_acorn
According to this site...

According to this site http://www.researchingww2.co.uk/army-numbers-british-army-ww2/

Numbers 3,947,001 to 4,025,000 were allocated to the Welch Regiment

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 07-05-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Terry, Details here: ...

Terry,

Details here:

http://www.militaryheraldrysociety.com/join.html

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 06-05-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 419
Posted By grey_green_acorn
That would the Australian slouch hat covered in...

That would the Australian slouch hat covered in 8th Army cap badges.

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Field_Marshal_the_Viscount_Montgomery_of_Alamein_Kg_Gcb_Dso_1887-1976_E19699.jpg

Tim
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 05-05-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 311
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Azam & Sons Catalogue from the 1970s. Corps of...

Azam & Sons Catalogue from the 1970s. Corps of Drums and Regimental Band badges were ordered by and supplied to some British Army units.

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 05-05-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 419
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Certainly within the chain of command it should...

Certainly within the chain of command it should have happened.
However, Monty was not himself much of a stickler for dress regulations, remembering his only instruction on dress in the 8th Army -...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 05-05-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 395
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Frank, Thank you. In 1942 he transferred to...

Frank,
Thank you. In 1942 he transferred to the RAF for aircrew duties and trained in Canada, note the headgear! Qualified as an Observer and here he is in 1945 prior to being demobbed.
Last...
Forum: General Topics. 05-05-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 419
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Selection of Gorget collar tabs including RAMC...

Selection of Gorget collar tabs including RAMC (Maroon), RAPC (yellow), RAEC (Cambridge Blue), RADC (Green) and RMAS Officer Cadet (White)

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 05-05-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 419
Posted By grey_green_acorn
There are many pictures of General ‘Boy’ Browning...

There are many pictures of General ‘Boy’ Browning wearing Grenadier Guards shoulder titles and red tabs on his Battle Dress. Who would tell him to take them down?

Tim
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 04-05-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,586
Posted By grey_green_acorn
The new badge was sealed 30th June 1975. ...

The new badge was sealed 30th June 1975. Presumably issued to the regiment soon after, possibly at a ‘re-badging’ parade?

HRH may have received his sooner!

Tim
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 04-05-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,586
Posted By grey_green_acorn
That Welsh Brigade badge was worn by the Royal...

That Welsh Brigade badge was worn by the Royal Regiment of Wales from formation until around 1975 when the larger pattern was issued. Apparently HRH was influential in (and obviously approved) the...
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