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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 11:09 PM
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Posted By grey_green_acorn
Illustration here: ...

Illustration here:

https://www.britishempire.co.uk/forces/armyunits/britishcavalry/13thhussarspouchbelts.htm

Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 28
Posted By grey_green_acorn
A Serjeant known as a “Schoolie” particularly in...

A Serjeant known as a “Schoolie” particularly in the Battalion to provide education for the boy soldiers. There seem to be quite a few in that excellent photograph.
Tim
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 68
Posted By grey_green_acorn
UN Officers Badge

Terry,
Excellent batch - well done. Here is a bullion embroidered UN officers beret badge, I also have a well worn officers beret with badge from the early 1990s somewhere.

Tim
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 08:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 219
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Mike, Thank you for providing and maintaining...

Mike,
Thank you for providing and maintaining this excellent site. Apologies as it was me who spotted the Unicode characters!

Tim
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-01-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By grey_green_acorn
See this thread ...

See this thread

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=12754

Also

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=12759

Tim
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 19-01-22, 06:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,553
Posted By grey_green_acorn
I have this Home Counties Brigade badge. Tim

I have this Home Counties Brigade badge.

Tim
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 18-01-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 103
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Jon, 3 BAD later 3 BAPD existed at Bracht in...

Jon,
3 BAD later 3 BAPD existed at Bracht in BAOR from 1947 to 1997.
Your badge has Germanic looking Fire Brigade symbols and I would think dates from the 1950s to early 1960s and probably worn by...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-01-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 968
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Link ...

Link

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/203782002632?hash=item2f725a97c8:g:3hsAAOSwiMVh1cDI

Tim
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-01-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 480
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Most online dictionary look-ups seem to show...

Most online dictionary look-ups seem to show ‘Gael’ as meaning ‘Highlander’.

Tim
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-01-22, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 240
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Agree with Simon. Probably more Conductor badges...

Agree with Simon. Probably more Conductor badges were manufactured than there ever were Conductors! Changed to QC and anodised patterns in the mid 1950s.

Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-01-22, 10:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 238
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Here it is, probably had it for 50 years! It is...

Here it is, probably had it for 50 years! It is lugged!

Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-01-22, 10:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 238
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Somewhere I have the other half but it is a...

Somewhere I have the other half but it is a blackened lion’s head with a length of chain! I will try and find to photograph.

Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-01-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 238
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Could be one half of a cloak fastening? Sewn on...

Could be one half of a cloak fastening? Sewn on the collar of the cloak and connected to another lions head by a short piece of chain. Might be military or civilian?

Tim
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-01-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 618
Posted By grey_green_acorn
I got this one from an Officer at the rowing...

I got this one from an Officer at the rowing events.
Example of the "TRF" issued to Military personnel on Olympic 2012 duties.
Measures 50mm x 75mm with a black velcro (hook & loop) backing.
The...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 11-01-22, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Field Security units existed throughout WW2 and...

Field Security units existed throughout WW2 and the term was in use until the 1960s when replaced by ‘Counter Intelligence’. I believe that the FS armlets were worn during WW2 and on through to the...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 11-01-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Yes, I have this one: Intelligence Corps Field...

Yes, I have this one:
Intelligence Corps Field Security (FS) armlet. Locally made this one is marked 556 F.S.S. and is unfortunately badly mothed!

556 Field Security Section was located in...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-01-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By grey_green_acorn
I have bottom right as SCOTS DG for No2 Dress. ...

I have bottom right as SCOTS DG for No2 Dress.

Tim
Forum: The Home Front 10-01-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,796
Posted By grey_green_acorn
I have this example: Wlyie plated with brass...

I have this example:
Wlyie plated with brass showing through at bottom right corner.

Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-01-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By grey_green_acorn
See this earlier thread for more information on...

See this earlier thread for more information on the RSR badge and beret.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=68792

Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-01-22, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Military Government British Guyana ??? Tim

Military Government British Guyana ???

Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-01-22, 02:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,240
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Here is the location of the photograph in the...

Here is the location of the photograph in the opening post. Described as the headquarters building for the Hong Kong Volunteer Defence Corps. It was built on the patch of ground above St John's...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-01-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 485
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Here are my four examples of Scottish badges with...

Here are my four examples of Scottish badges with these lugs. All came together in a job lot and all contain an element of ferrous metal and are magnetic.
...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 08-01-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Billy, The Royal Arms badge with three lugs...

Billy,
The Royal Arms badge with three lugs probably started out as a Life Guards belt plate badge.

This is mine:

Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-01-22, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Here is the Royal Lincolnshire beret flash with...

Here is the Royal Lincolnshire beret flash with the 3 lugged anodised Royal Lincolnshire badge.
Photo from exhibit in the museum of Lincolnshire Life (2011).

Tim
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 08-01-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 963
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Thanks Mike, it looks like at least two are RAMC...

Thanks Mike, it looks like at least two are RAMC wearing the 5 Medical Regiment TRF - so not a Brigade! See earlier posts in this thread.

Tim
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