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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 08:03 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
The 2nd Battalion Welsh / Welch Regiment were...

The 2nd Battalion Welsh / Welch Regiment were based in Ireland 1920 - 1927.
A name may help.........
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges Yesterday, 06:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 343
Posted By leigh kitchen
Ta, despite having served decades ago in a mixed...

Ta, despite having served decades ago in a mixed unit with bloke's from "The Hamsters" I don't think I've ever aquired an anod. al. R Hant's badge other than one without its slider - so I've gone for...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 25-09-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 185
Posted By leigh kitchen
The Manchester Regiment.

The Manchester Regiment.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 25-09-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By leigh kitchen
As already stated, a French Model 1915 helmet...

As already stated, a French Model 1915 helmet Artillery badge worn painted light blue until the mid-1930's when the helmet colour changed to khaki.
A modified version of the helmet, the Model 1926,...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 25-09-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By leigh kitchen
Ta - they just seemed particularly dark to me

Ta - they just seemed particularly dark to me
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-09-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By leigh kitchen
Collar badge, 3rd Battalion The Royal Anglian...

Collar badge, 3rd Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment.
Forum: The Home Front 24-09-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 89
Posted By leigh kitchen
It's my online "go to" site for CD etc...

It's my online "go to" site for CD etc info.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 24-09-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By leigh kitchen
Is the 10th London's officer wearing red 'tabs"...

Is the 10th London's officer wearing red 'tabs" and cap band? They look rather dark, could they be of another colour, say green?
Forum: General Topics. 24-09-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By leigh kitchen
I don't mean this comment to be interpreted as a...

I don't mean this comment to be interpreted as a for or against ring spanner badges being genuine or duff - the GWF photo is interesting but to me the quality of the magnified image is too poor to be...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 24-09-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By leigh kitchen
Just noticed - collar tabs appear to be worn in...

Just noticed - collar tabs appear to be worn in the photo although a regimental badge is worn.
I scanned the article, didn't register all the detail - what colour tabs would they be?
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 24-09-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By leigh kitchen
An OSD badge just appearing "odd" as it's been...

An OSD badge just appearing "odd" as it's been more clearly defined by hand?
Particularly likely if the image from an old book or magazine?

Edit - as Jerry's suggested (while I was trying to...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 23-09-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 113
Posted By leigh kitchen
Been there, done that, worn the.....oh, wait, no...

Been there, done that, worn the.....oh, wait, no I haven't - it was just a NCO's Cadre.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-09-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 182
Posted By leigh kitchen
Interesting little bit of info here on the...

Interesting little bit of info here on the Federation.

https://tribunemag.co.uk/2019/11/comrades-at-war

Was there a distinction between the Federation and a union?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-09-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 182
Posted By leigh kitchen
I don't have much knowledge of these sort of...

I don't have much knowledge of these sort of organisations or own much in the way of brooches but I know that the Federation was politically to the left and merged with other organisations including...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 22-09-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 57
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yes, wilted celery is more up to date, WWII (a la...

Yes, wilted celery is more up to date, WWII (a la 'Allo 'Allo).
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 22-09-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 104
Posted By leigh kitchen
I wonder if the reverend stapled the badge to the...

I wonder if the reverend stapled the badge to the pamphlet? I'd leave it attached as is.
Forum: Headdress 22-09-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 532
Posted By leigh kitchen
I would say dimensions as mentioned above - but...

I would say dimensions as mentioned above - but I've corrected those now (typo) - 18.5 cm X 5.5 cm
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-09-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 167
Posted By leigh kitchen
I must've missed this thread - more posts saying...

I must've missed this thread - more posts saying genuine
than duff.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=34868&highlight=20th+County+London
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-09-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 167
Posted By leigh kitchen
I hope they're genuine, I've got one.

I hope they're genuine, I've got one.
Forum: Headdress 22-09-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 532
Posted By leigh kitchen
Here's the peak Ian very kindly sent me, it's...

Here's the peak Ian very kindly sent me, it's about 18.5 cm wide by 5.5 cm tall.
Forum: Headdress 22-09-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 532
Posted By leigh kitchen
Is it in a different position in that you mean...

Is it in a different position in that you mean there's more of the blue peak showing?
To me it looks as if it's worn slipped behind the khaki peak, giving a blue outline to it, as per the previous...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-09-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 167
Posted By leigh kitchen
Are the two piece badges considered to be...

Are the two piece badges considered to be genuine?
I thought that they'd been commented on in the past on the forum as fake ?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-09-20, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 182
Posted By leigh kitchen
The Federation was formed in 1917, merged into...

The Federation was formed in 1917, merged into the British Legion in 1921?
Forum: General Topics. 21-09-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 494
Posted By leigh kitchen
Post no. 5 refers: ...

Post no. 5 refers:
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=75820&highlight=Inscrutable+smile
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 21-09-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 464
Posted By leigh kitchen
Especially the brown ones - smear em all over...

Especially the brown ones - smear em all over your face.
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