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Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia Today, 02:42 PM
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Posted By Postwarden
Who and When?

Great photo with lots of good insignia detail. Your thoughts on regiment and date please.

Jon
Forum: Headdress Yesterday, 01:11 PM
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Views: 96
Posted By Postwarden
Well done. A nice selection. Jon

Well done. A nice selection.

Jon
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-04-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By Postwarden
These soldiers are British, not Canadian as some...

These soldiers are British, not Canadian as some of them are wearing the Austerity version of battle dress with visible front buttons which the Canadians did not wear.

There is some evidence of...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-04-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By Postwarden
A title of this style and colour was worn between...

A title of this style and colour was worn between the wars by 24th Bn The London Regiment - see attached - but I have to admit that I don't like the look of this particular pair.

Jon
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 04-04-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 198
Posted By Postwarden
Nothing at all to do with the ATS. The MTC was a...

Nothing at all to do with the ATS. The MTC was a body of uniformed civilian volunteers who drove for a wide range of government bodies.

See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mechanised_Transport_Corps...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-04-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 163
Posted By Postwarden
The soldier on the left is RLC, the man on the...

The soldier on the left is RLC, the man on the right RAF.

Jon
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 02-04-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By Postwarden
Another variation of the RNMBR badges with an...

Another variation of the RNMBR badges with an unusual type of curved blade propeller and just the letters MBR. The cap details are too indistinct.

Jon
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 31-03-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 386
Posted By Postwarden
My thanks to all who have contributed to this...

My thanks to all who have contributed to this thread. Seems I knew the answer some years ago!

Jon
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 30-03-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 386
Posted By Postwarden
Countess of Wessex's Orchestra now received, only...

Countess of Wessex's Orchestra now received, only Gurkha still wanted.

Jon
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 30-03-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 386
Posted By Postwarden
CAMUS Bands - Gurkhas and Countess of Wessex's

I am composing an article for The Formation Sign the Journal of The Military Heraldry Society on the cloth arm titles worn by the various CAMUS bands, a large number of which are destined to be (have...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 30-03-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By Postwarden
The badge is shown being worn at about one minute...

The badge is shown being worn at about one minute eleven seconds into a You Tube film at

https://www.army-technology.com/features/streetfighter-challenger-2/

Jon
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 22-03-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By Postwarden
Many thanks for the IDs. Much appreciated. ...

Many thanks for the IDs. Much appreciated.

Jon
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 20-03-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By Postwarden
Wrekin College CCF

A couple of nice pictures of the College's Corps of Drums, date unknown.

Jon
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 20-03-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By Postwarden
European Mysteries

Can any members help identify these cloth badges please. They are believed to include Polish, Scandinavian and Russian examples. All suggestions welcome.

Jon
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 18-03-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By Postwarden
Toby, Must admit I did not know that, an...

Toby,

Must admit I did not know that, an interesting titbit.

Jon
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 18-03-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 108
Posted By Postwarden
Royal Marine Artillery

I have just posted a nice image of a RMA officer in service dress in the Pictures section. Worth a look.

Jon
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 18-03-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By Postwarden
Royal Marine Artillery

A superb portrait of an officer of the RMA taken by Chaplin Jones, a photographer in Kingston Upon Thames.

Jon
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 16-03-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By Postwarden
As you say very evocative. Sadly I have no...

As you say very evocative.

Sadly I have no further details on him as the photo was an Ebay find.

Jon
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-03-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By Postwarden
The August 2012 edition of The Formation Sign ...

The August 2012 edition of The Formation Sign identified this badge as that of an Assistant Commissioner of Police in Kenya’s North East Area. Others noted in the article had Eastern, STU, and GSU...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 16-03-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By Postwarden
Westminster Dragoons

A nice wartime family group of a Corporal of the Regiment with his wife and baby.

The Corporal wears the sign of 79th Armoured Division - in which the regiment crewed Sherman Crab flail tanks -...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 13-03-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By Postwarden
A good question, an answer to which has yet to be...

A good question, an answer to which has yet to be found. Although there are many Brabant formation signs there is almost no evidence of their use.

I have recorded two examples of combination signs...
Forum: The Home Front 11-03-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 323
Posted By Postwarden
The debate on this title has rumbled on for years...

The debate on this title has rumbled on for years without a definite answer.

In my book Badges on Battle Dress I note that although the ATS got battle dress in 1941 they did not get an official...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 10-03-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By Postwarden
Thanks for the interesting explanation from Major...

Thanks for the interesting explanation from Major Grey.

I have added an example of the 1st (Reserve) title on white.

Jon
Forum: Indian Badges 10-03-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By Postwarden
An example of the 10th Baluch slip-on title. ...

An example of the 10th Baluch slip-on title.

Jon
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-03-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By Postwarden
I think they are the shoulder boards worn by...

I think they are the shoulder boards worn by Scottish Lords Lieutenant. Try a Google search for images of them being worn.

Jon
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