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Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 18-05-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Mike_2817
And of course on 'Aide-de-Camp' Rank Insignia

And of course on 'Aide-de-Camp' Rank Insignia
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 17-05-22, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By Mike_2817
The 1947 RAOC Wide Tonanti KC AA is on my Holy...

The 1947 RAOC Wide Tonanti KC AA is on my Holy Grail List!
I have a 1949 Slim Tonanti KC AA
and several different makers of the 1953 QC AA as well as the All Silver example.
Forum: Other Military Topics 16-05-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 26,788
Posted By Mike_2817
Re Post #449 - Yes Ann has both of them as well...

Re Post #449 - Yes Ann has both of them as well as a badge sized Gold/Silver Brooch she used for mess 'Ladies Night' dinners when I was still serving :) I have a Coller Dog sized Gold/Silver RAOC...
Forum: Other Military Topics 16-05-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 450
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Posted By Mike_2817
I have a Veterans Poppy & RAOC Badged Poppy which...

I have a Veterans Poppy & RAOC Badged Poppy which I wear on my suit/overcoat on occasions, my wife wears a QARANC example.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-05-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By Mike_2817
The Royal Arms in Wreath is/was used by ...

The Royal Arms in Wreath is/was used by

Conductor RAOC (now RLC)
Staff Sergeant Major First Class RASC (Obsolete since 1967 when merged with Conductor RAOC)
Master Gunner First Class RA (with...
Forum: General Topics. 10-05-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By Mike_2817
You only got the France & Germany Star if you...

You only got the France & Germany Star if you served 'In Theater'

Not everyone got the Defence Medal unless you served 'at home'

The War Medal 1939–1945 was awarded to all full time service...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 04-05-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 382
Posted By Mike_2817
Interesting point to note, he is wearing...

Interesting point to note, he is wearing different shirts in each photo.

The first picture is I think is the 1952 issue with pleated pockets
Second picture is of the 1964 version with stiffened...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 04-05-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 382
Posted By Mike_2817
I would also say RAOC Bi-Metal 1918 or 1947...

I would also say RAOC Bi-Metal 1918 or 1947 Pattern (cannot say for sure due to size) wearing Khaki Battle Dress Trousers and Shirt KF with 37 Pattern Belt. Beret 'Dark Blue' best shown in first...
Forum: General Topics. 25-04-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By Mike_2817
Yesterday we held an ANZAC service at Harrogate...

Yesterday we held an ANZAC service at Harrogate CWG Cemetery where there are some 97 men of the Royal Australian Air Force and 23 of the Royal New Zealand Air Force rest here among over a 1,000...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 23-04-22, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By Mike_2817
By this time it was known as the Royal Pioneer...

By this time it was known as the Royal Pioneer Corps (RPC)
Forum: Other Military Topics 14-04-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 26,788
Posted By Mike_2817
I have just received 100 Falklands pins in bags...

I have just received 100 Falklands pins in bags of 50 via my CFR and they are the backs with dates and LEST WE FORGET on the rear

I have some more plus Jubilee pins and 2022 pins en route via...
Forum: Other Military Topics 08-04-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 26,788
Posted By Mike_2817
There was a Royal Engineers Reunion in Ripon at...

There was a Royal Engineers Reunion in Ripon at the weekend where 11 Field Squadron (were in the Falklands in 1982) held a service at Ripon War Memorial on Saturday the 2nd, I could have sold so...
Forum: Other Military Topics 08-04-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 26,788
Posted By Mike_2817
I have a pin with 'Lest we forget' marked on back...

I have a pin with 'Lest we forget' marked on back from Poppy Shop

The PAO Order Portal shows the date only back as illustrated below

I will be able to confirm next week when I get some as it is...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 21-03-22, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By Mike_2817
These collar badges come as a matching pair, many...

These collar badges come as a matching pair, many I have seen for sale are the same.

This is a inward facing serpent for the left collar.

This is a single example so info is information only...
Forum: General Topics. 20-03-22, 10:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,282
Posted By Mike_2817
Do you mean epaulet ends over the collar in...

Do you mean epaulet ends over the collar in service dress!
Forum: Other Military Topics 17-03-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 26,788
Posted By Mike_2817
Thanks to Mike V I also now have the LAS 75th...

Thanks to Mike V I also now have the LAS 75th VE/VJ anniversary pin and Light Blue Manchester Bee so 2 more for my display board, but as Mike says the list never gets any shorter.

The 2 Falklands...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 16-03-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,014
Posted By Mike_2817
Add to list - Royal Logistic Corps - Scarlet...

Add to list - Royal Logistic Corps - Scarlet [carried forward from RAOC)
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 04-03-22, 09:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,863
Posted By Mike_2817
The Central Band of the Women's Royal Air Force,...

The Central Band of the Women's Royal Air Force, which was one of only two all-female bands to exist, transferred some of its musicians to the Band of the WRAC after it was disbanded in 1972. Since...
Forum: Other Military Topics 04-03-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 26,788
Posted By Mike_2817
The smaller Poppy Box is known as a Home...

The smaller Poppy Box is known as a Home Collection Unit, the larger is a All Year Collection box for commercial premises. Both are still available
Forum: Other Military Topics 02-03-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 26,788
Posted By Mike_2817
Quick Note - The Round example is re-listed again...

Quick Note - The Round example is re-listed again as of a minute ago.
Forum: Other Military Topics 02-03-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 26,788
Posted By Mike_2817
There is a different Falklands Pin for sale on...

There is a different Falklands Pin for sale on Poppy Shop, and I think they listed the circular one in error.

I am watching the Poppy Appeal Order Portal on a daily basis for the Round example...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 21-02-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By Mike_2817
If you click on the image the size is about right...

If you click on the image the size is about right for a Airborne DZ Flash.
Forum: Other Military Topics 12-02-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 26,788
Posted By Mike_2817
Was told last week (no pictures) that they would...

Was told last week (no pictures) that they would be available at Annual RBL Conference in May. Hope to see them on the PA Order Portal along with 2022 Pin before that...
Forum: Other Military Topics 11-02-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 26,788
Posted By Mike_2817
You are more than welcome Mike, you have helped...

You are more than welcome Mike, you have helped me with more than a few pins yourself.
Some of last years pins I have not seen anywhere else.
Forum: Other Military Topics 31-01-22, 09:28 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 26,788
Posted By Mike_2817
Some Appeals got no 100th anniversary pins and...

Some Appeals got no 100th anniversary pins and little or no dated pins...

Aylsford Order Portal as you today have no Dated 2022 pins or Rugby Pins to order.
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