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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-07-21, 10:24 AM
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Posted By Neil1689
Bess Many thanks for your reply. Managed to get...

Bess
Many thanks for your reply. Managed to get a back badge the same as yours recently. Wessex collection coming along slowly, learning all the time. The 2nd Battalion reunion has been moved to...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-07-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 424
Posted By Neil1689
Thanks Wyvern, great information, now on my wants...

Thanks Wyvern, great information, now on my wants list.
Regards Neil
Forum: General Topics. 03-06-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By Neil1689
Thanks for your replies. So far I have managed a...

Thanks for your replies. So far I have managed a Cap badge as described by Chris, a pair of Shoulder titles and two sizes of button.
Kimberly Troop RSDG were at Holdfast camp when I was there,...
Forum: General Topics. 02-06-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By Neil1689
Belize Defence Force

Hi whilst my main collecting area is and always will be Wessex Volunteers and Regiment I thought I'd branch out and try Belize Defence Force badges and insignia.
I have already got a few items from...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-05-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By Neil1689
Very nice Gerry

Very nice Gerry
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 14-05-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By Neil1689
Thanks for sharing Graham, just wondering if...

Thanks for sharing Graham, just wondering if anyone collects Belize Defence Force insignia. I may start my own collection as Wessex Volunteers/ Regiment that I haven't got is hard to come by....
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 05-05-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By Neil1689
Like Destro1918 I was there after the country...

Like Destro1918 I was there after the country changed its name to Belize in 1973. There was a RE squadron at APC when I was doing my 6 months in 78 with 1 KOSB, but can't remember which one. The...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 03-05-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By Neil1689
Brilliant thanks Tim, probably quite a rare badge...

Brilliant thanks Tim, probably quite a rare badge will keep an eye out for one
Thanks as always
Neil
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 03-05-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By Neil1689
British Honduras / Belize Garrison

Hi would anyone know if there was ever an issued arm badge for this Garrison. I was there in 1978 but was never issued with any such badge, perhaps before my time. There was a name board outside...
Forum: Military Buttons 30-04-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By Neil1689
Brilliant find and research thanks for posting ...

Brilliant find and research thanks for posting
Neil
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 27-04-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,634
Posted By Neil1689
I only collect Wessex Volunteers/Regiment so dont...

I only collect Wessex Volunteers/Regiment so dont have many badges but they all fit (at the moment) into a Bisley Cabinet. Made up a wooden frame to keep the badges off the bottom of the tray and...
Forum: General Topics. 08-04-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 965
Posted By Neil1689
Forward site guard in 80 and Mobile Milan in...

Forward site guard in 80 and Mobile Milan in stripped down land rovers in 84. Great fun. Both with 1 KOSB
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-04-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By Neil1689
Very nice Tony

Very nice Tony
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-04-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 556
Posted By Neil1689
Hi Sean thanks for your PM. Attachments are from...

Hi Sean thanks for your PM. Attachments are from a booklet dated 1973 about the Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment and the other from 'Cold war warriors' the history of the DERR appendix 5.
My take...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-04-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 556
Posted By Neil1689
Hi David, dont know him personally but he gets 2...

Hi David, dont know him personally but he gets 2 mentions in the book 1 WESSEX by Martin Lee Browne. He was in A Company 1 Wessex in the early 70s. There is also a colour photograph of the officers...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-04-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 556
Posted By Neil1689
Hi Bess, will photo copy pages from 2 documents...

Hi Bess, will photo copy pages from 2 documents that refer to the silver Wessex Brigade cap badge tomorrow. Neil
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-04-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 556
Posted By Neil1689
Great photos, hopefully meet up at the reunion...

Great photos, hopefully meet up at the reunion when it is rescheduled possibly in September. Neil
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-04-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 556
Posted By Neil1689
Just to add a few comments to this thread. The...

Just to add a few comments to this thread.
The Wessex Volunteers were formed on the 1st April 1967
Re named 1st Battalion Wessex Volunteers on 1 April 1971 on the formation of the 2nd Battalion....
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-02-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By Neil1689
Would really like to see a close up photo of the...

Would really like to see a close up photo of the Blue and Green Shoulder titles if possible . Also the difference between 1st and 2nd pattern collars.
As always regards to all.
Neil
Forum: General Topics. 24-12-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 35,801
Posted By Neil1689
Royal Berkshire Territorials silver anodised cap...

Royal Berkshire Territorials silver anodised cap badge with Firmin slider to complete my collection of regiments forming the Wessex Volunteers/ Regiment, can't find one anywhere.
Forum: General Topics. 24-12-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 919
Posted By Neil1689
Merry Christmas and many thanks to all members...

Merry Christmas and many thanks to all members for your help and inspiration over the past year.
Neil
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 04-12-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By Neil1689
The author is a forum member under the name of...

The author is a forum member under the name of Borderer. The KOSB museum at the Barracks Berwick upon Tweed has copies. Great book.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-11-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 687
Posted By Neil1689
Hi Jean-Marie I would highly recommend Hiram's...

Hi Jean-Marie
I would highly recommend Hiram's book to anyone. You will certainly enjoy it
Neil
Forum: General Topics. 04-11-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,131
Posted By Neil1689
I have Dowler Birmingham on the slider of a gold...

I have Dowler Birmingham on the slider of a gold anodised Wessex Brigade/ Regiment badge
Neil
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 08-07-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,276
Posted By Neil1689
Hi guys, the reason I ask the question is that I...

Hi guys, the reason I ask the question is that I collect Wessex Volunteers/ Regiment badges and have been putting together a small display of the units that went to form The Wessex Volunteers in...
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