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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia Yesterday, 08:49 PM
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Posted By Bill A
Hi Stephen. The badges are both post unification....

Hi Stephen. The badges are both post unification. (1968). The cap badge is for the Canadian Airborne Regiment which existed 1968-1995. Several minor variations of the cap badge were made, and this...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone Yesterday, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 90
Posted By Bill A
Hello Grimcon, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello Grimcon, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
It would be helpful if you could post images of the badges for reference.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 19-10-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By Bill A
FABRIC of WAR

Fabric of War, the history of the cloth shoulder titles as worn by the Canadian army, 1900-1970 is available through me. $175 Cdn plus shipping. 513 pages plus over 1000 images and tables.
Forum: Infantry 15-10-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By Bill A
No problems with that patch.... except how it...

No problems with that patch.... except how it ended up in Belgium. That patch was only supposed to be worn in Canada. It was to be taken down when the reinforcement arrived in the UK.
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 13-10-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By Bill A
Hi Jill, welcome to the Forum. Your account is...

Hi Jill, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 13-10-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By Bill A
Hello Niels, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello Niels, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 13-10-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 116
Posted By Bill A
Hello bbragg2, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello bbragg2, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Headdress 12-10-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 372
Posted By Bill A
Hello Joann, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello Joann, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Infantry 11-10-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By Bill A
From the image it looks like it may be a cast...

From the image it looks like it may be a cast badge? Most SD & G badges were Scully marked, so that really isn't a point either way.
Forum: Infantry 11-10-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By Bill A
Hi Pembird, There were sterling silver badges for...

Hi Pembird, There were sterling silver badges for officers, but I am not aware of any special badge for Snr NCO's. Your badge appears to be frosted silver?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-10-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By Bill A
Hello Charverz, welcome to the Forum. Your...

Hello Charverz, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 10-10-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By Bill A
Hi Trubia, welcome to the Forum. Your account is...

Hi Trubia, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: General Topics 10-10-20, 11:52 AM
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Posted By Bill A
Hi Robert, that example of the Sask Vets badge...

Hi Robert, that example of the Sask Vets badge looks ok.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-10-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By Bill A
Hello Chris, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello Chris, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Your patches are to 1 Corps Royal Artillery. Not sure what the small rectangles are.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-10-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By Bill A
Hi MarkGD, the titles were authorized in 1928,...

Hi MarkGD, the titles were authorized in 1928, but there were two patterns (SLI and SASK LI / MG). The SASK LI were changed to an MG battalion in the 1936 re-organization of the militia, so the SLI...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 07-10-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By Bill A
Hello Mikeb, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello Mikeb, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Images would be helpful.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-10-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By Bill A
Agree with Phil. The S.L.I title is...

Agree with Phil. The S.L.I title is characteristic of Canadian manufacture, and was the type worn by the Saskatoon Light Infantry.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 03-10-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 77
Posted By Bill A
Hello terrystjohn, welcome to the Forum. Your...

Hello terrystjohn, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 02-10-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By Bill A
Could you post better images of Le Regt de la...

Could you post better images of Le Regt de la Chaudiere badges please.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 01-10-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By Bill A
Hello IanGY, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello IanGY, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 30-09-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By Bill A
Hi Mark, yes the bracelet is Second WW era. The K...

Hi Mark, yes the bracelet is Second WW era. The K prefix indicates he enlisted in MD 11 (British Columbia and Yukon). The serial was un-allotted infantry. No 12 Fd Amb was on the order of battle for...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 29-09-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By Bill A
Hello Christopher, welcome to the Forum. Your...

Hello Christopher, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts. Looking forward to seeing your contributions.
Forum: General Topics. 29-09-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 127
Posted By Bill A
Hi billy, The BC badge is not military and I...

Hi billy,
The BC badge is not military and I am not sure it is even for British Columbia. The leaf at the bottom is not a maple leaf, but there are other leaves it may represent. One is a species...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 28-09-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By Bill A
Hello Craig.yc123, welcome to the Forum. Your...

Hello Craig.yc123, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-09-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 78
Posted By Bill A
Hello Jo Anne Y, welcome to the Forum. Your...

Hello Jo Anne Y, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
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