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Forum: General Topics Today, 06:09 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By leigh kitchen
First Name: George J Surname: Ellis Rank:...

First Name:
George J
Surname:
Ellis
Rank:
Private
Service Number:
187
Regiment:
East Africa Road Corps; East African Road Company
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By leigh kitchen
The 14th/20th badge - possibly an arm badge...

The 14th/20th badge - possibly an arm badge without its oval backing plate, it appears identical including the n/s screwposts.

A KRH one:
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-12-19, 11:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 604
Posted By leigh kitchen
I've never seen the "STG SIL" marking on any...

I've never seen the "STG SIL" marking on any other badge, presumably it's for "sterling silver".
I've never tested it but I've always taken it to be white metal rather than silver or silver plate...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-12-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 604
Posted By leigh kitchen
Shoe horning this one in as it's the same design...

Shoe horning this one in as it's the same design as a Coldstream badge but of white metal and bears a "silver" marking.
It has "STG SIL" stamped on the reverse (picked in Hythe, Kent in 1991).
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 08-12-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 158
Posted By leigh kitchen
"AASS" - I think this will be "Anti Aircraft...

"AASS" - I think this will be "Anti Aircraft Searchlight Station" but am not in a position to check books.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 08-12-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 158
Posted By leigh kitchen
A couple of bits: First Name: F G ...

A couple of bits:

First Name:
F G
Surname:
Hort
Information:
On Probation.
Rank:
2nd Lieutenant
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-12-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 144
Posted By leigh kitchen
Probyns Horse? Edit: echo echo echo.......

Probyns Horse?

Edit: echo echo echo.......
Forum: Other Military Topics 07-12-19, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 96
Posted By leigh kitchen
That was a suggestion on WWII Talk some while...

That was a suggestion on WWII Talk some while back, although I don't think it was ever firmed up.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-12-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 133
Posted By leigh kitchen
The design on a small, dark blue "patch" precedes...

The design on a small, dark blue "patch" precedes 1959 then, albeit in the "Quinque" version.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-12-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 133
Posted By leigh kitchen
Ta, could be, although small.

Ta, could be, although small.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-12-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 133
Posted By leigh kitchen
Thanks (auto "correct" strikes - is not septum...

Thanks (auto "correct" strikes - is not septum the bit where Hitler grew his 'tache, 'twixt snout and upper lip? Now that was a good, manly look, spoiled for the rest of us by a few bad 'uns).
I...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-12-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 133
Posted By leigh kitchen
Perhaps a shooting team or Household Division...

Perhaps a shooting team or Household Division Yacht Club baseball cap badge?
(But please, not a badge for one of those regimental Teddy bears......).
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-12-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 133
Posted By leigh kitchen
Thanks, yes, it seems small for sports or...

Thanks, yes, it seems small for sports or shooting badge (I should've posted its dimensions but didn't have a measure to hand).
It's size and overall appearance suggest beret badge but I can't see...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-12-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 133
Posted By leigh kitchen
A Household Division "Septum Juncta In Uno" Cloth Badge?

Does anyone know what this is please?
Presumably it's connected to the The Household Division.
It has the appearance of a beret badge but is it a formation sign worn by attached personnel, by...
Forum: General Topics. 07-12-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By leigh kitchen
A GH Middleton, Royal Engineers, obviously he...

A GH Middleton, Royal Engineers, obviously he could be the "wrong" GH Middleton RE.
Perhaps these entries may be a memory jog for the lady?

First Name:
G H
Surname:
Middleton
Date of Action:...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 07-12-19, 04:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By leigh kitchen
Possibly Plymouth Division RMLI rather than...

Possibly Plymouth Division RMLI rather than Plymouth Division RND?
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 06-12-19, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By leigh kitchen
The info's getting spread out a bit. ...

The info's getting spread out a bit.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=75264
...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 06-12-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 208
Posted By leigh kitchen
The only one I ever saw being worn was around...

The only one I ever saw being worn was around 1974, an anod. al. one by a squaddie at Ebrington Barracks, Londonderry.
As I recall, he was a dog handler.
Forum: Other Militaria 05-12-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yep, I got quite a few of those little Blandford...

Yep, I got quite a few of those little Blandford books on uniforms and insignia, gave that one away a while back as I don't pick up much in the way of para insignia.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 03-12-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 388
Posted By leigh kitchen
Strange, I followed that link and got a different...

Strange, I followed that link and got a different thread.
I retire in and having caused confusion.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 03-12-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 388
Posted By leigh kitchen
Thanks, I thought it was eBay and the seller was...

Thanks, I thought it was eBay and the seller was st.ives but didn't want to start throwing sellers IDs around if not.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 03-12-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 388
Posted By leigh kitchen
I haven't any info. to add, just a query - wasn't...

I haven't any info. to add, just a query - wasn't this badge or an identical one shown on the forum a few days ago?
(I've done a quick forum Search but can't find the thread).

I think images were...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-12-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By leigh kitchen
The ribbon looks like it's the 1939-45 Star.

The ribbon looks like it's the 1939-45 Star.
Forum: Off topic 02-12-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,272
Posted By leigh kitchen
Dunno what happened to the image:

Dunno what happened to the image:
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-12-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 587
Posted By leigh kitchen
Darn - no way of returning the thing for refund,...

Darn - no way of returning the thing for refund, presumably?
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