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Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 15-08-18, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 154
Posted By Jelly Terror
The metal badge Simon posted, or the officers’...

The metal badge Simon posted, or the officers’ badge?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 15-08-18, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 154
Posted By Jelly Terror
Absolutely. It’s a reasonable conclusion to make...

Absolutely. It’s a reasonable conclusion to make if the badge is unfamiliar to you.

JT
Forum: General Topics. 15-08-18, 07:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 407
Posted By Jelly Terror
On the 5th November 1914, the 1st Bn., London...

On the 5th November 1914, the 1st Bn., London Rifle Brigade, landed at Le Havre, France. Sometime during their one day and one night train journey from there to St. Omer, they had blacked over their...
Forum: General Topics. 14-08-18, 11:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 407
Posted By Jelly Terror
Rob, As you may know, a distinction of the...

Rob,

As you may know, a distinction of the TF (because of their Volunteer origins) was that they should have silver or W/M lace and badges in place of any that were gold or G/M in the Regular...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 14-08-18, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 154
Posted By Jelly Terror
Simon, Just to add to what has been said:...

Simon,

Just to add to what has been said: your badge is the other ranks’ infantry badge, as worn in the khaki beret with combat dress... rank is differentiated by cap badges, with the embroidered...
Forum: Photographs of Canadian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 10-08-18, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 232
Posted By Jelly Terror
Jo, Is the mistake that Sgt. Dracup is...

Jo,

Is the mistake that Sgt. Dracup is wearing a plastic ‘economy’ moustache, when under RACD Regs, he should in fact be wearing blackened brass issue?

JT
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-08-18, 10:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 378
Posted By Jelly Terror
Julian, I very much appreciate your kind...

Julian,

I very much appreciate your kind assistance with this, and thank you for taking time out of your visit to look this up. Really very kind of you. Thank you.

JT
Forum: General Topics 08-08-18, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By Jelly Terror
It’s really none of my business, but I suppose...

It’s really none of my business, but I suppose curiosity got the better of me and I just wondered why these albums might be being kept if they are not intended to be accessible.

As I say, not...
Forum: General Topics 08-08-18, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By Jelly Terror
Badges in the Twilight Zone

A query about banned members’ albums, if I may?

I note that there are some albums on the forum compiled by members who are now banned. These albums do not seem to be accessible, though I may be...
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 08-08-18, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By Jelly Terror
Thumbs up James, I love it when you stumble across one...

James,

I love it when you stumble across one of those ‘can’t-put-it-down’ books. And when you reach the end, you feel like you’re saying farewell to an old friend.

Those are the books you never...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 07-08-18, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By Jelly Terror
Welcome Andy. JT

Welcome Andy.

JT
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 07-08-18, 10:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By Jelly Terror
Welcome Davy. JT

Welcome Davy.

JT
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-08-18, 07:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 823
Posted By Jelly Terror
Thumbs up Gotcha. Thanks. It’s a real teaser this one.

Gotcha. Thanks.

It’s a real teaser this one.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-08-18, 06:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 823
Posted By Jelly Terror
I know in the case of officers (c. 1916 at least)...

I know in the case of officers (c. 1916 at least) volunteering for the RFC only meant being seconded for a while with no requirement to leave their regiments. I wonder if there might have been a...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 06-08-18, 05:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 332
Posted By Jelly Terror
Absolutely fascinating, Thomas. Thank you. ...

Absolutely fascinating, Thomas. Thank you.

Indeed, at the time Edward VII directed that the ‘Tudor Henry VII Crown’ alone should become the sealed pattern, there were six or seven totally...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-08-18, 09:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 823
Posted By Jelly Terror
That’s great Simon. Thank you. What we don’t...

That’s great Simon. Thank you.

What we don’t yet know here on the BCMBF, is that the photo is signed on the reverse by someone called Frank. Assuming the subject of the photo is the signatory,...
Forum: Other Militaria 05-08-18, 09:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 730
Posted By Jelly Terror
Not sure this quite fits the remit of the thread:...

Not sure this quite fits the remit of the thread:

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Memorial stone in respect of Freemasons who were awarded the VC in the Great War. Located in front of their HQ at Queen Street,...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 05-08-18, 09:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 332
Posted By Jelly Terror
Blimey! Those white gloves must get filthy when...

Blimey! Those white gloves must get filthy when you’re metal detecting, Andy!!
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 05-08-18, 05:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 332
Posted By Jelly Terror
Not at all. All good. :) Without...

Not at all. All good. :)



Without wishing to sound dour or disrespectful, I don't suppose it will be too long before the crown changes once again. It'll seem odd to someone like me who was born...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 04-08-18, 04:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 332
Posted By Jelly Terror
Relatively recent then. Thank you. JT

Relatively recent then. Thank you.

JT
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 04-08-18, 03:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 332
Posted By Jelly Terror
Rank chevrons. I was thinking only of cap badges,...

Rank chevrons. I was thinking only of cap badges, but I suppose there must be all kinds of unaltered insignia that dates back to time immemorial.



Ah yes, the Guards. Comparable to the RA...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 04-08-18, 12:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 332
Posted By Jelly Terror
That's interesting, Mike. Makes me now think...

That's interesting, Mike. Makes me now think which cap badges in the British Army have had the longest period of use, unchanged.

Many thanks,

JT
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 04-08-18, 07:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 332
Posted By Jelly Terror
Thank you, gents. Regards, JT

Thank you, gents.

Regards,

JT
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 04-08-18, 06:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 332
Posted By Jelly Terror
Portsmouth Cadet?

Is this fine, young chap with the Portsmouth badge a cadet? Not quite sure who wore this badge.

With thanks,

JT

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Forum: General Topics. 02-08-18, 09:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By Jelly Terror
There is a super, little documentary about Arnold...

There is a super, little documentary about Arnold Ridley, on BBC Radio4 Extra, at the moment (available via BBC iPlayer Radio) entitled ‘Excusing Private Godfrey’.

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The programme:
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