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Forum: Headdress 22-09-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By REME 245
Looking at the original picture again it is in...

Looking at the original picture again it is in the same postion on the cap but these inserts seem to be protruding much higher on some of the caps. It could be the cadets trying to look different.
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Forum: Headdress 22-09-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 532
Posted By REME 245
More confirmation of the blue cloth strip being...

More confirmation of the blue cloth strip being worn on ACF Field Service Caps. This is Wiltshire ACF again but they appear to be wearing the strip in a different position to the cap at the start of...
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 22-09-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 464
Posted By REME 245
I am going to end up with one of the interviews...

I am going to end up with one of the interviews without Coffee at HQ at this rate but the last 2 Commandants have not been enthusiastic about rebadging detachments except in the RTR case where...
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 21-09-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 464
Posted By REME 245
As I said "they will tell you" and have that its...

As I said "they will tell you" and have that its a lot of paper work they don't want to do.
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 21-09-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 464
Posted By REME 245
You were correct then but when A Squadron was...

You were correct then but when A Squadron was removed from the RWY the ACF Detachments also changed.

My detachment in its time has been CLB, KRRC, Wiltshire Regt, RWY, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal...
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 21-09-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 464
Posted By REME 245
[QUOTE=49lassiepen;521360]For my own collection I...

[QUOTE=49lassiepen;521360]For my own collection I have the badges to the Wiltshire A C F -23 detachments and the Welsh A C F 141 detachments currently being worn These were in my album section...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 21-09-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 380
Posted By REME 245
Ok thank you. If they turn up in future please...

Ok thank you. If they turn up in future please think of me.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 17-09-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 380
Posted By REME 245
I have the Dental Badge but not the Nurse. ...

I have the Dental Badge but not the Nurse. Presumably the latter is rarer?
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 16-09-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 380
Posted By REME 245
Army Trained Nurses Badge

Does anyone have one of these for sale?
Forum: Headdress 07-09-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By REME 245
This is an excellent source for how to tell a...

This is an excellent source for how to tell a war-time beret.

https://www.warrelics.eu/forum/cloth-headgear-western-allies/wwii-british-berets-traits-construction-482975/
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-08-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By REME 245
I would assume that a WW1 example would have grey...

I would assume that a WW1 example would have grey material on the inside of the flap to match the shirts rather than the WW2 green.
Forum: Headdress 11-08-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 532
Posted By REME 245
I read one source which said the ACF wore a blue...

I read one source which said the ACF wore a blue strip in the front of their FS caps during WW2.
Forum: The Home Front 24-07-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By REME 245
Two copies for me please.

Two copies for me please.
Forum: Other Militaria 16-07-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By REME 245
If you have not already looked here this is the...

If you have not already looked here this is the best site for webbing. http://www.karkeeweb.com/index.html#home
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 12-07-20, 04:15 PM
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Views: 214
Posted By REME 245
Wiltshire ACF

Any suggestions please on the colour of lanyard worn by these Wiltshire ACF Officers?
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 08-07-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 734
Posted By REME 245
You could try asking the Regimental Museum in...

You could try asking the Regimental Museum in Salisbury. I have never managed to get a query responded to but you may have better luck.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 03-07-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 734
Posted By REME 245
The numbers were adopted during WW2 and in...

The numbers were adopted during WW2 and in Wiltshire mirrored the local Home Guard Battalions who did much to train the ACF when the TA left to go to war in 1939. They are just printed numbers a per...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 03-07-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 734
Posted By REME 245
Just for interest my ACF Detachment in Trowbridge...

Just for interest my ACF Detachment in Trowbridge was part of the 4th Cadet Battalion of the Wiltshire Regiment and continued wearing the number 4 on their arms well into the 1950's if not longer. I...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 17-06-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By REME 245
Closes next year if you google it.

Closes next year if you google it.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 16-06-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By REME 245
Identification of Trade Badges

For an unidentified badge there are a lot of versions of the MM Badge. Is there any evidence of its use as Medium Mortarman. Also if LM is suggested to be Light Mortarman could TM be Trench...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 04-05-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By REME 245
I do indeed. I have seen a picture on a...

I do indeed. I have seen a picture on a dealers site marked as sold but nothing else. Yours may be the same one.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 04-05-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By REME 245
Experimental Assistant Gunnery

How rare is the khaki war-time version of this badge?

The Blue and Brown pre-60 versions seem to appear on a fairly regular basis but not the khaki ones unless the latter are being copied. Does...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 28-04-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 595
Posted By REME 245
I know. You would like to think that it...

I know.

You would like to think that it would be available online to view rather than effectively never seen again, but you always have the argument over the value of donating to museums or...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 27-04-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 595
Posted By REME 245
Glad to hear I have not wasted my time. ...

Glad to hear I have not wasted my time.

Denis and David inspired me to do it after I discovered a copy of their book in a military book shop in Bath. I did visit Denis at his home in Frome but by...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 26-04-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 595
Posted By REME 245
Its desctibed as Cadet Infanryman under 49A in...

Its desctibed as Cadet Infanryman under 49A in the book and this is pre-60 size not the current toy size trade badges.

Are we saying that this was an ACF / CCF Badge when it was adopted in the...
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