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Forum: New Member Introduction Zone Today, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 142
Posted By mike_vee
It is possible he trained in Scotland , the 9th...

It is possible he trained in Scotland , the 9th and 10th OTB (Officer Training Battalions) were based at Gailes Camp which was located about two miles north of Troon , Ayrshire.

Just a guess...
Forum: General Topics. Today, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 107
Posted By mike_vee
G KARANJEE & SONS ALIGARH UP .

G KARANJEE & SONS ALIGARH UP



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Forum: General Topics. Today, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 107
Posted By mike_vee
Found a couple of badges on other sites : ...

Found a couple of badges on other sites :

https://www.britishmilitarybadges.co.uk/products/ww1-army-dental-corps-adc-dentist-cap-badge---gkaranjee-and-sons-aligarh-up.html

Edit : ADC...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches Today, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By mike_vee
Could it be connected to the "GURKHA...

Could it be connected to the "GURKHA (INDEPENDENT) PARACHUTE COMPANY" ?


https://www.paradata.org.uk/media/5895


Also found this photo in old "153rd Gurkha Para Battalion badge" thread.
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Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 27-11-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 143
Posted By mike_vee
North Jutland Artilery regt 1961-1974 ...

North Jutland Artilery regt 1961-1974


http://www.tricoloresurplus.com/html/kongelige_danske_haer_royal_danish_army_badges_metal.html


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Forum: General Topics. 27-11-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By mike_vee
Looks like there were two variations . ...

Looks like there were two variations .
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Forum: Headdress 26-11-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 317
Posted By mike_vee
Go to website > Shop > Special Numbers > bottom...

Go to website > Shop > Special Numbers > bottom of page.


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Forum: General Topics. 26-11-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,138
Posted By mike_vee
This one is "bad-ass" ! :D

This one is "bad-ass" ! :D
Forum: Other Military Topics 25-11-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 361
Posted By mike_vee
One on eBay at the moment , marked J.R.G&S /|\...

One on eBay at the moment , marked J.R.G&S /|\ 1971 CC8315-99-975-7095


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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 25-11-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By mike_vee
Hi David , there are two other threads about this...

Hi David , there are two other threads about this so you may not get many replies.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=87456
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Forum: Off topic 25-11-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 779
Posted By mike_vee
The Times and Telegraph were pretty tame compared...

The Times and Telegraph were pretty tame compared to the Daily Mail !



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Forum: Off topic 25-11-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 779
Posted By mike_vee
Don't let the truth get in the way of a good...

Don't let the truth get in the way of a good story ! ;)

Next will be a social media campaign , a few "talking heads" on TV and eventually an apology for being "insensitive" and the badge will be...
Forum: General Topics. 25-11-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,138
Posted By mike_vee
Thanks Luke , I couldn't work out what it...

Thanks Luke , I couldn't work out what it reminded me of , it has been bugging me for hours ! ;)

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Forum: All other Colonial Badges 25-11-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By mike_vee
Don't know if this site will be of interest , it...

Don't know if this site will be of interest , it shows :

Rhodesian Customs Uniform Button

Federal Customs Uniform Button (Rhodesia & Nyasaland)

http://www.excustomsnet.com/memorabilia.html...
Forum: Off topic 25-11-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 779
Posted By mike_vee
Unified Intelligence Taskforce previously...

Unified Intelligence Taskforce previously called the United Nations Intelligence Taskforce . :D

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Forum: Off topic 25-11-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 779
Posted By mike_vee
From the other thread : .

From the other thread :



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Forum: General Topics. 25-11-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,138
Posted By mike_vee
Telegraph has an article :

Telegraph has an article :
Forum: General Topics. 24-11-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By mike_vee
Had a problem with Hermes (sub-contracted driver)...

Had a problem with Hermes (sub-contracted driver) :

1st excuse - Couldn't find address (on a main road) with PostCode and SatNav !

2nd attempt - No one was home to accept delivery . I was home...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 24-11-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By mike_vee
Blue version was worn by Dutch United Nations...

Blue version was worn by Dutch United Nations Detachment Korea .

https://i1.wp.com/www.erikscollectables.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/thumb_img_5546_1024.jpg?w=768&ssl=1
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Forum: Other Military Topics 24-11-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 89
Posted By mike_vee
PRIVATE Edward Archibald Willett Service...

PRIVATE Edward Archibald Willett

Service Number: 1015

Royal Fusiliers 23rd Bn

Died 09 February 1915

Age 35 years old
Forum: Other Military Topics 24-11-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 89
Posted By mike_vee
I wonder if the Battalion's "macho" attitude...

I wonder if the Battalion's "macho" attitude prevented soldiers from seeking 'early' medical care ?



PS: Here is a link (you've probably seen this Tim) which may be of interest to other...
Forum: General Topics 24-11-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By mike_vee
Australian Base Post Office London ? .

Australian Base Post Office London ?


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Forum: General Topics 24-11-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By mike_vee
Possibly 60th Divisional Signals Company Royal...

Possibly 60th Divisional Signals Company Royal Engineers ?




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Forum: General Topics. 24-11-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By mike_vee
I think they were delivered then handed back in...

I think they were delivered then handed back in when the recipients went to the station to collect their belongings.



The postage stamps on the cards have been "franked" , showing they have...
Forum: General Topics. 24-11-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By mike_vee
From BBC today : Royal Mail were in 2nd...

From BBC today :


Royal Mail were in 2nd place , below Amazon but above DPD , Yodel and Hermes.

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