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Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 04-10-13, 08:51 AM
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Posted By Alan O
William, Thank you for taking the time to...

William,

Thank you for taking the time to show it. On the positive side at least you know that the 5/6 Stafs did wear this badge design. On the negative side records show that it was entirely...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 16-11-09, 10:05 AM
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Posted By Alan O
John, Thanks. The TA are certainly equipped...

John,

Thanks. The TA are certainly equipped in 'old' kit which unless you knew the dates of the 5/6th you might have placed in much earlier in the decade.

Alan
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 16-11-09, 08:06 AM
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Posted By Alan O
I don't think that you can take his word as...

I don't think that you can take his word as gospel on anything as I would point out that he shows at least one badge, the Somerset Yeomanry and Light Infantry, that was designed but never made as a...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 15-11-09, 08:51 PM
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Posted By Alan O
Quite fascinating. Does raise the question why...

Quite fascinating. Does raise the question why the 5/6th then decided not to wear their collar badges in their berets but opted for a self-sourced cast gold one?
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 14-11-09, 08:54 PM
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Posted By Alan O
Chris, Interestingly Edwards was dead by the...

Chris,

Interestingly Edwards was dead by the 1970s editions and it was Hugh King, who had the cast anodised (but not aluminium) 5/6th badge in his collection who did the revision. Either the cast...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 14-11-09, 01:06 PM
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Posted By Alan O
Major Edwards book Edition 4 from 1966 records...

Major Edwards book Edition 4 from 1966 records that the South Staffs 5th/6th Bm and the North Staffs 5th Bns were both wearing the 'old' pattern badges. The Regular Bn were wearing Brigade badges.
...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 08-11-09, 04:43 PM
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Posted By Alan O
Chris. Both Staffs Bns became part of the...

Chris.

Both Staffs Bns became part of the mercian bde in 1958 and wore the mercian badge. They subsequently amalgamated into one Bn.
I cannot see why the Regular Bn would need a badge sealed in...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 08-11-09, 08:30 AM
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Posted By Alan O
Again the date is indicative of the badge being...

Again the date is indicative of the badge being for Cadets or TA and not the Regular Bn who had gone in 1958.
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