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Forum: General Topics. 02-12-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By Home Guard
WRAC Requirements Have Changed It Seems

I stumbled upon this is surfing WRAC badges, and had to take a second look! I am sure that in this instance WRAC must, I hope, stand for something else!!! If not, I'd hate to see her legs!!!
...
Forum: General Topics. 02-12-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 176
Posted By Home Guard
Smile Only problem I'd have if I got one of these is -...

Only problem I'd have if I got one of these is - I'd be expected to start cooking!!! And trust me, you do not wnat to eat my cooking!!! :)

Terry
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-12-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By Home Guard
Thank you all very much. Of course, a QAIMNS (R)!...

Thank you all very much. Of course, a QAIMNS (R)! Yep, I can see it now, my bad!

Then I probably don't want to put a QARANC button with it. Does anyone know what button would have been worn with...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-12-20, 04:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By Home Guard
Just Wnat to Confirm my Thoughts on This

I love this shoulder strap and feel sure it is a QARANC strap due to the colors. I have put it in my display case with a QARANC A/A button, but am not sure that is correct? Also I suspect the four...
Forum: General Topics. 02-12-20, 04:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By Home Guard
Thank you gentlemen! I have to say that all of...

Thank you gentlemen! I have to say that all of these are thanks to either help in helping me get them or for allowing me to buy them from members. All absolute top notch folks! I am sincerely...
Forum: General Topics 02-12-20, 03:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 206
Posted By Home Guard
I have what I think is an ATS chrome badge. ...

I have what I think is an ATS chrome badge.

Terry
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-12-20, 03:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By Home Guard
They sure are close to being the same and it...

They sure are close to being the same and it would have fooled me, but I am no expert! Always helpful to learn what's bad and the whys!

Terry
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 30-11-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By Home Guard
Thanks Restrike! I 'll pick one up then. ...

Thanks Restrike! I 'll pick one up then.

Terry
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 30-11-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 371
Posted By Home Guard
Mike love the story! I am sure he looked very...

Mike love the story! I am sure he looked very charming in his dress and tippet!!! "My nurse what a deep voice you have."!!!!

Terry
Forum: General Topics 28-11-20, 11:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 89
Posted By Home Guard
Roy, a very nice button. Don't know if this will...

Roy, a very nice button. Don't know if this will be helpful, but I posted some pictures of some of my 19th century buttons in this thread.
...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 28-11-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By Home Guard
Glad if I was able to help. I do agree that they...

Glad if I was able to help. I do agree that they look South African, and yes, that is pretty cool. Don't you wish you knew what regiment, or even better, who wore them!

Stay well,

Terry
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 28-11-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By Home Guard
OK Jerry. On my PC they look like a cadmium...

OK Jerry. On my PC they look like a cadmium orange, which matches to a band of cloth behind a SA Nurses badge I have.
...
Forum: General Topics. 28-11-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 174
Posted By Home Guard
Both are very nice badges!!! Terry

Both are very nice badges!!!

Terry
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 28-11-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By Home Guard
The orange stripes make me think South African,...

The orange stripes make me think South African, but I'll let more educated members decide.'

Terry
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 27-11-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By Home Guard
Rod runs Minden, and I have had some very...

Rod runs Minden, and I have had some very positive dealings with him. I notice both links show the badges removed. I think he is a good and trustworthy dealer and will continue to do business with...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 27-11-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 371
Posted By Home Guard
Thank you gentlemen! So it seems 1950 is when the...

Thank you gentlemen! So it seems 1950 is when the non0officer ranks came into being.

Did she retain her officer rank when she returned home, as it sounds like a temporary rank?

This also brings...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 27-11-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,138
Posted By Home Guard
Impressive collection. Admire such focus in a...

Impressive collection. Admire such focus in a collection. Nicely done.

Terry
Forum: Off topic 27-11-20, 04:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,073
Posted By Home Guard
I know this is an old thread, but thought I would...

I know this is an old thread, but thought I would add some clarification ot the QA in the picture. She is a Reserve Nurse as indicated by her tippet. I do not see the "T" in the corners which would...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 27-11-20, 03:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 371
Posted By Home Guard
Military Nurse Ranks

I know in WWI, and I am assuming also in WWII that army and navy nurses held officer rank only - referring to the QA's and Commonwealth equivalents. But I know from pursuing more current insignia as...
Forum: General Topics. 26-11-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,512
Posted By Home Guard
Now living with limited retirement hobby funds I...

Now living with limited retirement hobby funds I try to keep my sights within reason. For me the badge I'd like the most, and will probably happen sooner or later is a marked silver Australian Nurses...
Forum: General Topics. 26-11-20, 03:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By Home Guard
Roy, You may luck into going through your...

Roy,

You may luck into going through your local library and requesting a copy via the interlibrary loan program. Sometimes there is a small fee involved, but usually not. Normally you go through...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 25-11-20, 03:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By Home Guard
This is an interesting thread. Makes me want to...

This is an interesting thread. Makes me want to ask if they have faked sealed badges along with everything else? If so, how can you tell a good one?

Thanks,

Terry
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-11-20, 04:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By Home Guard
First blush to me is Russian based on the Russian...

First blush to me is Russian based on the Russian badges/pins I have. Can you share a picture of the back as that may help ID it.

Terry
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 22-11-20, 04:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 70
Posted By Home Guard
Army or Navy Nurses Watches

I have been trying to find out if the Army or Navy nurses wore a watch as part of their dress when on the ward? I am interested not just in WWI or WWII, but also post war please.

If anybody has...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-11-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By Home Guard
Restrike, Impressive display. How did you get the...

Restrike, Impressive display. How did you get the striped frame? It really looks nice!

Terry
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