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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-05-21, 11:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Darrell
Thumbs up Hi Thank you all. Most kind.:) ...

Hi

Thank you all. Most kind.:)

Ahhh...acorn, harp....similar, no?:o

Again, my thanks.

regards
Darrell
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-05-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Darrell
Irish cap?

Hi

Looking to ID this capbadge and era for a mate. He is selling some used jewelry. Pic is in a small (30x40mm) brass cameo brooch. The owner is unwilling to open it to look for more info.

I...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 26-04-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,407
Posted By Darrell
Hi Ed Lol, all in good fun, honest. ;) ...

Hi Ed

Lol, all in good fun, honest. ;)

Probably not needed anyway as your skills in photography far outweigh mine!!:)

regards
Darrell
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 25-04-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,407
Posted By Darrell
Hi Another addition. The Adv Warfare...

Hi

Another addition.

The Adv Warfare Centre in Trenton recently reached out to me.....Ok, ok, it was their Kitshop!!:rolleyes:

Turns out that a course I took and a skill I employed a lot, as...
Forum: General Topics 03-04-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By Darrell
Hi Terry Thanks. It was more a good HOUR. I...

Hi Terry

Thanks. It was more a good HOUR. I didn't have a lot of time for recreational activities!!:D

The 2 Fd Amb has dates on it and a location; Germany 1953-1955. It was sewn on at some...
Forum: General Topics 03-04-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By Darrell
What $25 can get you in NB

Hi

$25 well spent, IMHO.:)

Please find the results of a drop-in to another city's Pawn shop.

The PPCLI and QYRang are older, more solid versions, the Int badge is the later, last version....
Forum: 1968 post unification: CAF(N) 22-03-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 909
Posted By Darrell
Hi Walt Thanks for that. I still cannot...

Hi Walt

Thanks for that. I still cannot understand how it can be on the the NCD rank flap. That's not a device easily modified without some Authority. :confused:
Because
I'm guessing with the...
Forum: 1968 post unification: CAF(N) 21-03-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 909
Posted By Darrell
Hi Someone down in NS asked me the same Q. I...

Hi

Someone down in NS asked me the same Q. I thought perhaps I would pose it here but......beat. Guess I'm slow even for an Army guy!! :D

The Offr's ship badge is HMCS Harry DeWolf, the lead ...
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 01-03-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By Darrell
Hi Juno Agreed. :cool: 1946-1957...

Hi Juno



Agreed. :cool:

1946-1957 Officer's.

regards
Darrell
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 12-02-21, 02:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By Darrell
Hi Tim Sergeant R-76075 John Rainsford...

Hi Tim

Sergeant R-76075 John Rainsford Keith.

He was from Havelock NB. About 80km from me, as the crow flies.

From the Canadian Virtual War memorial entry:
...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-02-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By Darrell
Hi Looks OK to me. Brass non-commissioned...

Hi

Looks OK to me. Brass non-commissioned member's badge.

Can't be 100% sure of the era but from what I can see it is from Post-WW2 period. Can I see the lugs?

regards
Darrell
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 03-02-21, 01:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By Darrell
Not for what you may be thinking.:rolleyes: ...

Not for what you may be thinking.:rolleyes:

regards
Darrell
Forum: Infantry 28-01-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 716
Posted By Darrell
Hi boyz I've seen that a number of times...

Hi boyz

I've seen that a number of times down here in Atlantic Canada. The Coin Cabinet in Moncton has/had a number of low-value post- and SWW Canadian badges with this darkened shading added....
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 27-01-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By Darrell
Hi Could a Mod please move this whole...

Hi

Could a Mod please move this whole thread to Canadian RCAF topic? Don't want to lose the info.

regards
Darrell

*Thanks
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 22-01-21, 10:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By Darrell
Hi Guys It's a 1946 Jaguar Mk IV, I believe....

Hi Guys

It's a 1946 Jaguar Mk IV, I believe.

Dad bought it from a returning-to-Canada fellow Airman for $50.

About a year later, Dad loaned it out to a buddy for a weekend Leave and he...
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 22-01-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By Darrell
Hi I somehow missed this thread but good to...

Hi

I somehow missed this thread but good to see.

My Father was 601. :)

http://www.c-and-e-museum.org/grostenquin/photos/601sqn/601-1.jpg
...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 22-01-21, 03:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By Darrell
Hi MIke Very nice and certainly unusual. ...

Hi MIke

Very nice and certainly unusual.

Likely British made for the "removal of money from soldier's pockets" type item. ;)

Looks to be a British RAC badge (sweetheart) with a Canada bit...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 13-01-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 872
Posted By Darrell
Hi Could it be a faded green colour perhaps?...

Hi

Could it be a faded green colour perhaps?

regards
Darrell
Forum: General Topics 06-12-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 718
Posted By Darrell
Hi Walt Very kind of you. I accept...

Hi Walt

Very kind of you.

I accept your apology and look to putting this behind us and each continuing to contribute to this fine hobby. Thank you.

kind regards
Darrell
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 15-11-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By Darrell
Hi Sure, Walt, whatever you say. :confused:...

Hi

Sure, Walt, whatever you say. :confused:

RE CAC vs RCAC, are we talking about names or badges here? Pretty sure it's badges. And this badge is more than likely CAC.

Perhaps you should...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 14-11-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By Darrell
Hi Nice pin. Small note, it is not RCAC...

Hi

Nice pin.

Small note, it is not RCAC but rather CAC.

regards
Darrell
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 02-10-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By Darrell
Hi Mark Unless there was a 12th Fd Amb...

Hi Mark

Unless there was a 12th Fd Amb history published, I can think of no resource.

His service file will be available to you on request from Library and Archives Canada (LAC) but will be...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 30-09-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By Darrell
Hi Mark I can add that.... ...

Hi Mark

I can add that....


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/12_(Vancouver)_Field_Ambulance#World_War_II

JR Noyes does not appear in the war dead or medals and decorations list at Library and...
Forum: General Topics 19-09-20, 02:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 800
Posted By Darrell
Hi Bill No? I think Don has it. Magee was in...

Hi Bill

No? I think Don has it. Magee was in an Operational Sqn (Big O) doing some training (Small t) and not In Training (Big I and Big T) at some Fighter or Heavy Conversion Unit. It really...
Forum: General Topics 18-09-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 800
Posted By Darrell
Hi Phillip Medal entitlement for the CVSM...

Hi Phillip

Medal entitlement for the CVSM and War Medal started when he joined, not when he went Operational. For the two stars, entitlement started when he joined 412 Sqn. His entitlement to the...
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