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Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force Yesterday, 03:59 PM
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Posted By Wmr-RHB
"Kingdom of Holland" is of course a misnomer...

"Kingdom of Holland" is of course a misnomer :mad:

But yes, during the war, these were to indicate Netherlands personal serving in the British Army/RAF. Orange on uniform colour (khaki during the...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 18-02-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 155
Posted By Wmr-RHB
The badge in post #1 is orange on brown and an...

The badge in post #1 is orange on brown and an army (KL, Koninklijke Landmacht) badge for the left upper arm. The brown is the brown of the former DT (Dagelijks Tenue, daily dress). The present DT is...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-02-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 580
Posted By Wmr-RHB
#3 The ones with the wreath, sword and crown...

#3

The ones with the wreath, sword and crown are rank badges for "Brigadier" (police sergeant) of the Netherlands Police (current).

And the text of the package reads:
POLITIE
Korps Landelijke...
Forum: Indian Badges 11-02-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Wmr-RHB
Thanks for the explanation. Thus speaking about...

Thanks for the explanation. Thus speaking about the 15th Royal Ludhiana Sikhs is incorrect, but 2nd (Royal Ludhiana Sikhs) Battalion, 11st Sikh Regiment is correct.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-02-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Is that also true after the renumbering into the...

Is that also true after the renumbering into the 7th (in 1880)?
Forum: Indian Badges 30-01-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 448
Posted By Wmr-RHB
:) Yes, then almost everything is possible.

:) Yes, then almost everything is possible.
Forum: Indian Badges 30-01-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 448
Posted By Wmr-RHB
The detailed photos there confirm that the one...

The detailed photos there confirm that the one badge has VX instead of XV end the other one has XIVII instead of XLVII.:D

BTW, I have never seen anywhere that the 15th Ludhiana Sikhs were ever...
Forum: Indian Badges 28-01-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 448
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Even the Romans would see that those Sikh badges...

Even the Romans would see that those Sikh badges are idiotic. :mad:
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-01-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 532
Posted By Wmr-RHB
A quick count of RVCs that changed into VRCs in...

A quick count of RVCs that changed into VRCs in 1891 in this list https://hcvv.home.xs4all.nl/milweb/Great-Britain/TAinfantry/changes-1908.html gives 40 of which 21 Middlesex ones.

This count does...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-01-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 532
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Let me add to the confusion of the correct...

Let me add to the confusion of the correct designations.

The mass consolidation of 1880 created:
1st Administrative Battalion of Wiltshire Rifle Volunteers > 1st Wiltshire Rifle Volunteer Corps...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-01-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By Wmr-RHB
I have no answer. I see a B and a C, but I...

I have no answer.

I see a B and a C, but I do not see and R. At the most I can see something that looks like an r, but that would be very uncommon in such a monogram.
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 13-01-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 279
Posted By Wmr-RHB
I think this explains it. From Wikipédia:...

I think this explains it. From Wikipédia: https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/94e_r%C3%A9giment_d%27infanterie#Second_Empire, thus about 1970/1.


Or:
Taking the 4th battailon as a starting point, the...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 13-01-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 279
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Thanks for that. I have seen pictures of the...

Thanks for that. I have seen pictures of the enamel one and I doubted if this one was for the first or second post war period.

Can you shed light on the Guarde impériale connection that some seem...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 12-01-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 279
Posted By Wmr-RHB
The thing is that do not understand it. It was a...

The thing is that do not understand it. It was a Royal regiment in the time of the King's but of course not in imperial times. Also, like the Royal Scots where no guard regiment, the French Royal...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 12-01-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 279
Posted By Wmr-RHB
French regiments have their tradition based on...

French regiments have their tradition based on the same regiments that existed earlier in the category (infantry in this case) and number since the dropping of names and the adoption of numbers in...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-01-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 558
Posted By Wmr-RHB
I do not know when they started using the badge,...

I do not know when they started using the badge, but the regiment was formed in 1901 by regimenting five Mounted Rifle Volunteer units.

See here:...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-01-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 558
Posted By Wmr-RHB
As I said a badge with a rams head and CMR was...

As I said a badge with a rams head and CMR was already in use by the 2nd Regiment North Canterbury Mounted Rifles. They merged in 1911 into 1st Mounted Rifles (Canterbury Yeomanry Cavalry) and that...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-01-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 558
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Thanks a lot for that information. The 2nd then...

Thanks a lot for that information. The 2nd then had already the ram that became part of the badge of the merger in 1911.
Forum: New Zealand Badges 06-01-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By Wmr-RHB
To see the above explanation in chart form: New...

To see the above explanation in chart form: New Zealand Regiment (https://hcvv.home.xs4all.nl/milweb/New-Zealand/Infantry/NZR.html)
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-01-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 558
Posted By Wmr-RHB
When my information on this is corrects there...

When my information on this is corrects there were (1901-1911) 1st Regiment North Canterbury Mounted Rifles and 2nd Regiment North Canterbury Mounted Rifles.

Is this for the 1st (and is the...
Forum: Indian Badges 03-01-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 390
Posted By Wmr-RHB
BTW, the lineage of this battalion and the other...

BTW, the lineage of this battalion and the other battalions of the 11th Sikh Regiment can be seen here:
https://hcvv.home.xs4all.nl/milweb/British-India/Infantry/inf11.html
Forum: Indian Badges 03-01-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 390
Posted By Wmr-RHB
The second headstone is very strange, because the...

The second headstone is very strange, because the regiment never was "Royal".

In my opinion the word "Native" should be dropped from the 1885 designation in the list given above. In 1885 the word...
Forum: Indian Badges 03-01-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 390
Posted By Wmr-RHB
I was reading this with some misunderstanding...

I was reading this with some misunderstanding because I have never heard of Ioodiana. I thought you mistyped a lowercase "l" instead of and uppercase "L" in your thread title.

Do I now understand...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-12-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By Wmr-RHB
The 5th (Irish) Volunteer Battalion, The King's...

The 5th (Irish) Volunteer Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment) changed in 1908 into 8th (Irish) Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment) (TF).
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-12-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By Wmr-RHB
For the regulars maybe start here:...

For the regulars maybe start here: https://hcvv.home.xs4all.nl/milweb/Great-Britain/Infantry/SCOTS.html and work you way up through the links.

For the Volunteers...
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