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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Looks like your man: First Name: L ...

Looks like your man:

First Name:
L
Surname:
Weight
Incident Date:
25/05/1949
Information:
Entitled to the General Service Medal with Clasp awarded under Army Order 146 of 1947.
Forum: General Topics. 13-10-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 20,668
Posted By leigh kitchen
Some interesting information regarding a recent...

Some interesting information regarding a recent incarnation of Gaunt, I don't think it's been posted before on the forum:
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-10-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,192
Posted By leigh kitchen
One can only wonder.

One can only wonder.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-10-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,192
Posted By leigh kitchen
That it comes from the toy museum (see post 14). ...

That it comes from the toy museum (see post 14).
We seem to have had a mini-rash of persons joining the forum and immediately setting up a spirited defence of dealers who have a particularly bad rep.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-10-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,192
Posted By leigh kitchen
Can you prove that? Not that I'm a doubter, just...

Can you prove that? Not that I'm a doubter, just asking cos it looks like somebody else will.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-10-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,192
Posted By leigh kitchen
I believe it's a toy museum, I don't know if it's...

I believe it's a toy museum, I don't know if it's still open. It used to have a web page.
Forum: Headdress 12-10-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 211
Posted By leigh kitchen
The badge shown on the berets in posts 1 & 2 is...

The badge shown on the berets in posts 1 & 2 is actually a collar badge isn't it?
Forum: Headdress 12-10-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 211
Posted By leigh kitchen
From "The Regiment" issue 48 showing a bullion...

From "The Regiment" issue 48 showing a bullion badge being worn in 2000. Again I can't be sure, is there a crown above the rose?
Forum: Headdress 12-10-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 211
Posted By leigh kitchen
The Alex Baker set of water colour postcards on...

The Alex Baker set of water colour postcards on the QLR shows this badge as being in wear in 1991-92, would the version of the bullion badge worn during the last few years of the regiment's existence...
Forum: Headdress 12-10-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 211
Posted By leigh kitchen
Looks ok, beret manufactured during the 1980's or...

Looks ok, beret manufactured during the 1980's or thereabouts as was this one.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-10-19, 06:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By leigh kitchen
I think I'm right in saying that Belgian cavalry...

I think I'm right in saying that Belgian cavalry units and WOs and NCOs of other units wear / wore silver coloured cap, beret and shoulder strap insignia, others wore gold coloured insignia.
I've...
Forum: Military Buttons 10-10-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By leigh kitchen
One of the eagle buttons was on eBay being sold...

One of the eagle buttons was on eBay being sold as Polish Forces in Exile 1939 - 45 and made by Firmin London.
The eagle described as of "Kurica style".
Apparently that means eagle without crown,...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 09-10-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 126
Posted By leigh kitchen
Somebody made a soldier belt for their Teddy...

Somebody made a soldier belt for their Teddy bear?
There doesn't look to be room for the locket to fasten / unfasten
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 09-10-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 126
Posted By leigh kitchen
I've no idea exactly what this is, but the design...

I've no idea exactly what this is, but the design is the Royal Artillery badge, king's crown above gun by the look of it, just very worn down?
Or is it crowned wheel with crossed lance's behind?...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-10-19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,162
Posted By leigh kitchen
We all miss bits in previous posts - it's the...

We all miss bits in previous posts - it's the thrill of the chase.
Presumably the ACF, CCF, Scout movement etc would feature the ox head in their insignia?
Would this county council version be an...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-10-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,162
Posted By leigh kitchen
This info and image plus more as per the link in...

This info and image plus more as per the link in post no. 7.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-10-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,162
Posted By leigh kitchen
The shield design looks like the crest for...

The shield design looks like the crest for Oxfordshire.

https://britishcountyflags.com/2017/03/21/oxfordshire-flag/amp/

Oxfordshire County Council use the design as shown in post no. 1 ie...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-10-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By leigh kitchen
There's also a version with lugs and cotter pin...

There's also a version with lugs and cotter pin to be aware of.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-10-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By leigh kitchen
I said the spelling changed circa 1922, I...

I said the spelling changed circa 1922, I should've said 1920.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-10-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By leigh kitchen
It's a "sweetheart" brooch, worn by wives,...

It's a "sweetheart" brooch, worn by wives, girlfriends of soldiers or perhaps worn by an ex-serviceman as a token of his service in the regiment.
Is the wording "Welsh" or "Welch", if the "s"...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 05-10-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 92
Posted By leigh kitchen
Sorry, I don't know, the design you show was used...

Sorry, I don't know, the design you show was used on cap and perhaps helmet insignia but I don't know if it's been superceeded by the other pattern you show.
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 05-10-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 92
Posted By leigh kitchen
Belgian Civil Defence I believe.

Belgian Civil Defence I believe.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 05-10-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,443
Posted By leigh kitchen
Deleted - wrong thread.

Deleted - wrong thread.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 05-10-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,222
Posted By leigh kitchen
A black beret? That would be 1st or 4th Battalion...

A black beret? That would be 1st or 4th Battalion then?
Or is the beret dark blue.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 05-10-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By leigh kitchen
A 49th Division polar bear formation sign visible...

A 49th Division polar bear formation sign visible on one sleeve in the image, a wireless operators clenched fist and lightning bolts badge on another.
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