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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 22-10-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By Mike
Medals have been fine on here - we only get the...

Medals have been fine on here - we only get the odd medal offering now and again. Don't think anyone objects.
Forum: General Topics. 27-09-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By Mike
A great loss. As others have stated the authority...

A great loss. As others have stated the authority on Victorian Glengarry badges.
RIP Jeff.
Forum: Forum Operation 12-09-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By Mike
Perhaps before that the first thing to do is try...

Perhaps before that the first thing to do is try and get any updates that may due for widows on your new machine?
Forum: Forum Operation 12-09-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By Mike
Nort sure what the problem is. We have a valid...

Nort sure what the problem is. We have a valid SSL certificate. I renew it ever 3 months. not sure what the precise TLS type it is.

Here's some info for that issue with the edge browser:
...
Forum: Off topic 31-08-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Mike
Here's the BAT publisher growth rate: ...

Here's the BAT publisher growth rate:


https://batgrowth.com/


today it stands at: 249,099


Quarter million. Tiny yes. but we shall see were that goes.
Forum: Off topic 31-08-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Mike
I'm not suggesting a new browser will kill off...

I'm not suggesting a new browser will kill off Google etc. I am suggesting Chrome will be surpassed by a crypto browser like Brave - and in a much quicker time frame than what Chrome took to replace...
Forum: Off topic 31-08-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Mike
I see Wikipedia has joined Brave. That's quite a...

I see Wikipedia has joined Brave. That's quite a gain for the browser.

https://cryptoslate.com/wikipedia-verified-brave-browser-market-share/


Going to be interesting watching this pan out. If...
Forum: Off topic 31-08-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Mike
The Brave Browser

I've been playing around - on and off - with the new crypto browser BRAVE for about 5 months now.

It's very similar to Google chrome (basically the same actually) BUT... it is secure, private and...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-08-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By Mike
BPS and BPD Buttons. Burma Police Department??

I was going to stick these in the database. I was certain the MHS bulletins would identify them. Not the case so far. I was expecting 'Burma Police Service' and then 'Burma Police Department'. But...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 17-08-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By Mike
I've a few 'OURC' type. How many do you want? PM...

I've a few 'OURC' type. How many do you want? PM me.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/images2/oxford-university-rifle-corps-uniform-buttons.jpg
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 07-08-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 970
Posted By Mike
You might want to come back and edit out your...

You might want to come back and edit out your email addresses from your posts once you are sorted. Unless you like spam forever that is. :D
Forum: General Topics. 06-08-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 471
Posted By Mike
B 265595 = W.R.341088 Sapper Dougald...

B 265595 =

W.R.341088 Sapper Dougald Cameron, Royal Engineers I.W & D.
E. 12-Dec-1917, Dis. 09-Dec-1918 (Age 38)
Para 392 (xxva) Sickness
Did not serve overseas.
Forum: General Topics. 04-08-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 471
Posted By Mike
Or shelling of his battery position by the enemy....

Or shelling of his battery position by the enemy. Artillery duels were common. Even at long range.
Forum: General Topics. 03-08-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 471
Posted By Mike
The only match (name and birth year,1890) in the...

The only match (name and birth year,1890) in the 1939 register has him living at 48 Exley Gardens, Halifax. A "Motor Mans Mate, 50 cwt ws"
Forum: General Topics. 03-08-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 471
Posted By Mike
Looks like B223088 to me? If it is the badge...

Looks like B223088 to me?

If it is the badge was issued to 77593 Gnr. Lewis Milnes, Royal Garrison Artillery.

Enlisted 12/12/15, discharged 4/6/19.

Lived 3 Cleveland Ave. Siddal, Halifax.
...
Forum: Off topic 22-06-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 659
Posted By Mike
We are probably getting close to updating the...

We are probably getting close to updating the forum software then. I guarantee you will not like it. :) (maybe)
Forum: Off topic 22-06-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 659
Posted By Mike
Ah.. I see. It's a phone thing. Two step approach...

Ah.. I see. It's a phone thing. Two step approach then? get them on a PC first and sort them to the correct orientation? Or am I the only one with a PC :)
Forum: Off topic 21-06-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 659
Posted By Mike
Really? you've had a photo rotated 90 during the...

Really? you've had a photo rotated 90 during the upload process?
Forum: Other Corps 27-05-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,827
Posted By Mike
I only have Cossum part 3 (48-85) ..so I end up...

I only have Cossum part 3 (48-85) ..so I end up picking up Festberg for anything that might be older. Anyway, if I cock anything up comment on the page or PM and I'll fix it.

Thanks all for the...
Forum: Other Corps 25-05-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,827
Posted By Mike
I've added a AAMC cap badge to the database...

I've added a AAMC cap badge to the database (https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/australian-army-medical-corps-cap-badge-1925-48/). I'm using Festberg's book as a guide. Funny thing is, he has a gap:...
Forum: General Topics. 22-04-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By Mike
Yep. "The Devonshire Regiment" = 'Devon. R.' on...

Yep. "The Devonshire Regiment" = 'Devon. R.' on British War and Victory Medals.
It's the usual style abbreviation for regiments with that type of title: Suff. R, Wilts. R., Ches. R., Glouc. R., E....
Forum: Forum Operation 14-04-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By Mike
Regarding the forum's own search, I know that the...

Regarding the forum's own search, I know that the 3 letter word (or less) block is a pain. Problem is allowing a three letter search causes the size of the forum's search index to balloon in size,...
Forum: Forum Operation 14-04-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By Mike
google search the forum

I've added a new search link near the top. This will give you the option of searching the site with google

here. (https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/google-search-page.htm)
...
Forum: General Topics. 07-04-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,152
Posted By Mike
Very sad news. Always inspiring and authoritative...

Very sad news. Always inspiring and authoritative - and got me with the button bug.
RIP Roger. My condolences to his family.
Forum: Forum Operation 06-04-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 739
Posted By Mike
Same setting it's been for about a decade. Even...

Same setting it's been for about a decade. Even if you got some cached version out of your browser from the one day's experiment (last week) is would be a larger font.
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