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Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 23-06-22, 08:34 AM
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Posted By Hawthorn
JT, Graham and I noticed this on the GWF...

JT,

Graham and I noticed this on the GWF when I posted my card. The Lad must have been proud of his Service and wanted to show his friends and family I imagine.

Simon.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 21-06-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 609
Posted By Hawthorn
JT, Great photographs, another one here I...

JT,

Great photographs, another one here I picked up some time ago. Nice image with the two armbands and the Central Association VTC badge.

Simon
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 21-06-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 609
Posted By Hawthorn
Mike, Many thanks for the links, will send...

Mike,

Many thanks for the links, will send an email and see if anything further comes to light.

Simon.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 20-06-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 609
Posted By Hawthorn
Tim, Many thanks for that and to all the...

Tim,

Many thanks for that and to all the other Members who have commented so far on this thread. The 'M' on the drum is interesting and hopefully may be identified in the future.

Regards,...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 19-06-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 609
Posted By Hawthorn
Alan, I agree, wonder where they obtained...

Alan,

I agree, wonder where they obtained such a weapon and obviously proud to show off their Unit's new found firepower with it displayed front and centre of the group.

Simon.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 19-06-22, 03:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 609
Posted By Hawthorn
JT and Alan, Many thanks for your...

JT and Alan,

Many thanks for your observations, very interesting. 8th M.K.B. Company throws up nothing obvious with a Web search or within my limited reference Library however a good starting...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 19-06-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 609
Posted By Hawthorn
Unsure why the last image is in portrait and not...

Unsure why the last image is in portrait and not landscape, apologies.

Simon.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 19-06-22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 609
Posted By Hawthorn
Kent Volunteer Fencibles - E.K.V.R.

Hopefully some of you may find this an interesting photographic postcard showing a Volunteer Kent Unit.

Having studied the cap badges I believe them to be for the Kent Volunteer Fencibles however...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-05-22, 11:37 AM
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Views: 89
Posted By Hawthorn
Royal West Kents - Edwardian or Later?

Just wanted to confirm whether this Royal West Kents badge is Edwardian or later, having looked on the Web it suggests that the three loop fittings indicate an earlier period badge but wondered if...
Forum: General Topics. 23-04-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By Hawthorn
Happy St Georges Day to all, nice example of the...

Happy St Georges Day to all, nice example of the badge and a good find, Sally Bosley's site currently has one listed for £40.

Simon.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 03-04-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By Hawthorn
Mike, That's a great help, thank you,...

Mike,

That's a great help, thank you, narrows down the date to coincide with the Formation date of the 6th Corps.

Regards, Simon.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 03-04-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By Hawthorn
Northamptonshire Rifle Volunteers -6th Corps Peterborough?

A recent CDV which turned up showing a Rifle Volunteer in a Studio pose with a Photographers name of J Bull, Peterborough.

Bearing in mind that Peterborough was part of the County of Northampton...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 03-04-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 725
Posted By Hawthorn
Manchester's collars reduced. Simon.

Manchester's collars reduced.

Simon.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 27-03-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 725
Posted By Hawthorn
Dean, PM sent re Queens badges. Simon.

Dean, PM sent re Queens badges.

Simon.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 27-03-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 725
Posted By Hawthorn
Mark, PM sent re Artillery badge. Simon.

Mark, PM sent re Artillery badge.

Simon.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 27-03-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 725
Posted By Hawthorn
Mixed Badges for Sale

Moving on a few bits and pieces as shown below. Paypal F&F preferred please. Prices include UK postage.

Royal Artillery OSD marked JR Gaunt London, slightly shaped to fit the cap - Sold.
...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 05-03-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By Hawthorn
Many thanks Tim. Simon.

Many thanks Tim.

Simon.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 05-03-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By Hawthorn
Well done, do not recall seeing many period...

Well done, do not recall seeing many period photographs of this type of badge in wear, does anyone have one to show? Take it worn in the same place as the metal version?

Simon.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 05-03-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By Hawthorn
Could this be a representation of the so called...

Could this be a representation of the so called Big Foot creature instead of a gorilla and have some North American or Canadian connection?

Just a thought, Simon.
Forum: Other Military Topics 21-02-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,392
Posted By Hawthorn
Could be Burwash Church Leigh. ...

Could be Burwash Church Leigh.

http://thereturned.co.uk/crosses/burwash/

Simon
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 11-02-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By Hawthorn
Many thanks Dob. Simon.

Many thanks Dob.

Simon.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 10-02-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By Hawthorn
Many thanks for the replies, excuse my ignorance...

Many thanks for the replies, excuse my ignorance but which is the SAARF title?

Simon
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 10-02-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By Hawthorn
Auction Lot - Surprised at the price achieved.

Having recently seen the thread regarding the cloth commando sign on Ebay and the price it achieved I thought I would you show you this lot from a local Auction House.

I placed a bid, which I...
Forum: Military Buttons 30-01-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By Hawthorn
Apologies, have just realised the pictures you...

Apologies, have just realised the pictures you posted are infact from this Ebay Seller, take it you are after confirmation of his descripton.

Simon.
Forum: Military Buttons 30-01-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By Hawthorn
A similar button to your 'I K' one is currently...

A similar button to your 'I K' one is currently listed on Ebay UK with a tentative identification of Hong Kong Customs force.
...
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