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Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges Today, 11:40 AM
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Posted By Postwarden
Countess of Wessex's Orchestra now received, only...

Countess of Wessex's Orchestra now received, only Gurkha still wanted.

Jon
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges Today, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 53
Posted By Postwarden
CAMUS Bands - Gurkhas and Countess of Wessex's

I am composing an article for The Formation Sign the Journal of The Military Heraldry Society on the cloth arm titles worn by the various CAMUS bands, a large number of which are destined to be (have...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Today, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By Postwarden
The badge is shown being worn at about one minute...

The badge is shown being worn at about one minute eleven seconds into a You Tube film at

https://www.army-technology.com/features/streetfighter-challenger-2/

Jon
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 22-03-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 253
Posted By Postwarden
Many thanks for the IDs. Much appreciated. ...

Many thanks for the IDs. Much appreciated.

Jon
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 20-03-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 98
Posted By Postwarden
Wrekin College CCF

A couple of nice pictures of the College's Corps of Drums, date unknown.

Jon
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 20-03-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 253
Posted By Postwarden
European Mysteries

Can any members help identify these cloth badges please. They are believed to include Polish, Scandinavian and Russian examples. All suggestions welcome.

Jon
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 18-03-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By Postwarden
Toby, Must admit I did not know that, an...

Toby,

Must admit I did not know that, an interesting titbit.

Jon
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 18-03-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 97
Posted By Postwarden
Royal Marine Artillery

I have just posted a nice image of a RMA officer in service dress in the Pictures section. Worth a look.

Jon
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 18-03-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By Postwarden
Royal Marine Artillery

A superb portrait of an officer of the RMA taken by Chaplin Jones, a photographer in Kingston Upon Thames.

Jon
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 16-03-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 110
Posted By Postwarden
As you say very evocative. Sadly I have no...

As you say very evocative.

Sadly I have no further details on him as the photo was an Ebay find.

Jon
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-03-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By Postwarden
The August 2012 edition of The Formation Sign ...

The August 2012 edition of The Formation Sign identified this badge as that of an Assistant Commissioner of Police in Kenya’s North East Area. Others noted in the article had Eastern, STU, and GSU...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 16-03-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 110
Posted By Postwarden
Westminster Dragoons

A nice wartime family group of a Corporal of the Regiment with his wife and baby.

The Corporal wears the sign of 79th Armoured Division - in which the regiment crewed Sherman Crab flail tanks -...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 13-03-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By Postwarden
A good question, an answer to which has yet to be...

A good question, an answer to which has yet to be found. Although there are many Brabant formation signs there is almost no evidence of their use.

I have recorded two examples of combination signs...
Forum: The Home Front 11-03-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 289
Posted By Postwarden
The debate on this title has rumbled on for years...

The debate on this title has rumbled on for years without a definite answer.

In my book Badges on Battle Dress I note that although the ATS got battle dress in 1941 they did not get an official...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 10-03-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By Postwarden
Thanks for the interesting explanation from Major...

Thanks for the interesting explanation from Major Grey.

I have added an example of the 1st (Reserve) title on white.

Jon
Forum: Indian Badges 10-03-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By Postwarden
An example of the 10th Baluch slip-on title. ...

An example of the 10th Baluch slip-on title.

Jon
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-03-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By Postwarden
I think they are the shoulder boards worn by...

I think they are the shoulder boards worn by Scottish Lords Lieutenant. Try a Google search for images of them being worn.

Jon
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 03-03-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By Postwarden
Luc, Thanks for the suggestion. A splendid...

Luc,

Thanks for the suggestion. A splendid site.

Jon
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 02-03-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By Postwarden
3rd Reserve London.

This soldier is wearing the title 3rd (Reserve) London.

Was this worn by one of the Reserve Brigades which Brigadier James' book British Regiments 1914-1918 says was formed in 1916 by...
Forum: The Home Front 28-02-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 227
Posted By Postwarden
Although the official instructions on CD Area...

Although the official instructions on CD Area markings stipulated that they should be worn below the breast badge the design was left to the local authority, hence examples with and without borders....
Forum: The Home Front 27-02-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 160
Posted By Postwarden
From my book Badges on Battle Dress The...

From my book Badges on Battle Dress

The first cloth badge appeared on ATS uniform in November 1939 after the Lord Mayor of London requested that ATS City of London companies ‘should be given the...
Forum: Indian Badges 25-02-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By Postwarden
Identification help please

Can anyone suggest which regiment this officer is serving with?

The photo probably dates to around 1880/1890, the cross belt and whistle suggesting a rifles connection. I have enlarged the cross...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 24-02-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By Postwarden
Regiment and Rank please

Presumably cavalry but whose POW feathers?

I am considering selling if anyone is interested.

Jon
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 22-02-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 257
Posted By Postwarden
Ox and Bucks in India

Some interesting insignia on view in this photo taken in Bangalore.

Jon
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 22-02-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By Postwarden
On hold. Jon

On hold.

Jon
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