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Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews Today, 04:09 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Yes, I need to buy the "Warings" and I was just...

Yes, I need to buy the "Warings" and I was just wondering - colour all of the illustrations in with felt tip?

I did that with a little recognition book I produced (photo copies and "onion skins")...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 08:57 AM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
From pages 234/235 of "The Badges Of Kitchener's...

From pages 234/235 of "The Badges Of Kitchener's Army" by David Bilton,

"Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment)":

Badges Worn

9th (Service) Battalion (33 Brigade, 11...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Today, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Behind the rose, is that the "D" shaped sweat...

Behind the rose, is that the "D" shaped sweat hole that's been mentioned as being on some Middlesex Regiment badges for in a couple of recent threads?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Today, 06:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 139
Posted By leigh kitchen
Sorry, I havn't found any more info. Ancestry...

Sorry, I havn't found any more info.
Ancestry doesn't work well on my phone so I can't read documents as they're too small and won't magnify.
I'll have a look as and when I get to a desk top.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 139
Posted By leigh kitchen
A very quick look at 'The Long, Long Trail" site...

A very quick look at 'The Long, Long Trail" site shows:

D MG Battalion Formed from the amalgamation of the East Riding Yeomanry and the Lincolnshire Yeomanry, in Egypt on 7 April 1918. Moved to...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 139
Posted By leigh kitchen
Post on thread (or private message me if you...

Post on thread (or private message me if you prefer) his name, number etc and let's see if we can find more info.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 08:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 353
Posted By leigh kitchen
The thread that mentions the plaques (great...

The thread that mentions the plaques (great displays of badges there too).

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=73239&page=3
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 08:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 353
Posted By leigh kitchen
All fine here - ok with you? One of the threads...

All fine here - ok with you?
One of the threads on here a day or two ago showed a link to plaques available on evilbay, got me considering a few.

Are you going to show the RSDG badges with the...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 07:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 353
Posted By leigh kitchen
Nice - are you going to add plaques to the frames...

Nice - are you going to add plaques to the frames with names, service details?
Not that they're needed - looks good.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 81
Posted By leigh kitchen
A quick check of IWM online shows red stripe top...

A quick check of IWM online shows red stripe top left to bottom right superimposed on blue blue stripe superimposed on red......
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 81
Posted By leigh kitchen
10th Indian Division, the red should run from top...

10th Indian Division, the red should run from top right to bottom left (I think - I can't remember if it was worn in mirror pairs).
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 239
Posted By leigh kitchen
The elephant badge - a pouch badge of the...

The elephant badge - a pouch badge of the Highland Light Infantry?
1st Punjab's wore an elephant over ASSAYE tablet badge, it could be connected with them.
I don't know if it's genuine or not.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By leigh kitchen
I thought that might be the case - wonder what he...

I thought that might be the case - wonder what he was doing when he received the grenade injury to the knee, the battalion's war diary might give an idea whether it would've been sustained in attack,...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-09-20, 08:22 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Posted simply because I re-aquainted myself with...

Posted simply because I re-aquainted myself with it a while ago - a plaque of 1st Bn RIF, Kenya,1955.
A locally made job by the look of it, the applied insignia and scroll being wood carvings.
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 19-09-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 139
Posted By leigh kitchen
Top left of the display is a shoulder strap badge...

Top left of the display is a shoulder strap badge of the UK Police Contingents serving under the auspices of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office with UN and other alphabet organisations.
It was...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-09-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By leigh kitchen
You've obviously got info on him, but just in...

You've obviously got info on him, but just in case:

First Name:
A
Surname:
Ellender
Incident Details:
War Office Daily List No.5631
Report Date:
30/07/1918
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-09-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By leigh kitchen
This chap? First Name: A Surname: ...

This chap?

First Name:
A
Surname:
Ellender
Incident Date:
1914
Rank:
Private
Forum: The Home Front 18-09-20, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 157
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yes - I have a hat but no badge. The first...

Yes - I have a hat but no badge.

The first shown is a plastic?
Forum: The Home Front 17-09-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 157
Posted By leigh kitchen
My copy arrived this morning - within a few...

My copy arrived this morning - within a few seconds it allowed me to identify a cap I've had for decades without knowing which organisation it was worn by.

It's a Ministry of Supply / Ministry of...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-09-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 222
Posted By leigh kitchen
The RMF didn't wear collar dogs as shown in the...

The RMF didn't wear collar dogs as shown in the photo in question.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 17-09-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By leigh kitchen
I think the images shown as the front and back of...

I think the images shown as the front and back of the badge may well be of the same badge which looks to have the SA scroll overlaid on the Albuhera.

Possibly a period badge struck in white metal...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 17-09-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By leigh kitchen
Entered in error (wrong book thread).

Entered in error (wrong book thread).
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 17-09-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yes, nice caps, both beyond my means -is the...

Yes, nice caps, both beyond my means -is the image of the German cap "reversed", eagle flying the wrong way?
Forum: Off topic 16-09-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 499
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yep, sounds an idea.

Yep, sounds an idea.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-09-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 94
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yes - the old 4th of Foot.

Yes - the old 4th of Foot.
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