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Forum: Other Militaria 26-04-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Wobbler
You’re welcome, good luck with your research.

You’re welcome, good luck with your research.
Forum: Other Militaria 26-04-21, 11:26 AM
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Views: 347
Posted By Wobbler
I know they gave me this link to explain the...

I know they gave me this link to explain the various abbreviations when I received some army service records. The “Useful abbreviations” link, bottom left. Any use?
...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 07-04-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By Wobbler
Nicely put.

Nicely put.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 07-04-21, 09:14 AM
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Views: 456
Posted By Wobbler
Very sorry to hear about your Dad, Mark.

Very sorry to hear about your Dad, Mark.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 25-03-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By Wobbler
Apologies for not clarifying, my fault. As 41st...

Apologies for not clarifying, my fault. As 41st kindly says, the British Medals Forum:

https://britishmedalforum.com/index.php?sid=c07a3162e5273d2ce1d8034dc6e20225

I’ve posted in the “Wanted”...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-03-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By Wobbler
I received an email alert for this auction this...

I received an email alert for this auction this morning but didn’t realise the auction was also scheduled for today! This was among the lots, but possibly not what you’re after anyway as I don’t...
Forum: Other Military Topics 14-03-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 341
Posted By Wobbler
This one? :) http://www.airhistory.org.uk/

This one? :)

http://www.airhistory.org.uk/
Forum: Other Military Topics 12-03-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 529
Posted By Wobbler
How fantastic for the family and what a great...

How fantastic for the family and what a great reward for all your work, Tim. Very well done to you, sir!
Forum: Off topic 09-03-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,216
Posted By Wobbler
They’ve been rerunning the series here in Blighty...

They’ve been rerunning the series here in Blighty from time to time recently on a wonderful little channel called Talking Pictures TV. It was as gripping and tense, to me anyway, as when I first...
Forum: Other Military Topics 09-03-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 529
Posted By Wobbler
Wonderful effort Tim and fascinating reads.

Wonderful effort Tim and fascinating reads.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-02-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By Wobbler
1,256 results for “lovely” when you search his...

1,256 results for “lovely” when you search his other items, although sadly I couldn’t find the bunch of coconuts I was after.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 22-02-21, 11:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By Wobbler
Apparently there’s a very good reason he wouldn’t...

Apparently there’s a very good reason he wouldn’t have worn this badge pre-war - it didn’t exist until 1942, d’oh.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 22-02-21, 11:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By Wobbler
Cheers Tim, great photo, thanks for sharing it. ...

Cheers Tim, great photo, thanks for sharing it.

I think too that it’s at one of their training camps and the information I’ve received today from so many of you sways me very much towards 1938/39.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 22-02-21, 11:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By Wobbler
I think you’re right, thanks for that link.

I think you’re right, thanks for that link.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 22-02-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By Wobbler
Oh, almost forgot, hopefully these are better...

Oh, almost forgot, hopefully these are better images of the two badges I mentioned in my first post, should they be of interest.

My Grandad was appointed Driver IC in 1934, but I can’t see any...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 22-02-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By Wobbler
Thank very much Alan. Derek Barton, whose...

Thank very much Alan.

Derek Barton, whose excellent Royal Artillery website you may be aware of, is also of the opinion that the photo is most likely from 1938/39. He agrees with what you say here...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 22-02-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By Wobbler
Post Royal Arillery date help

My cousin in Australia has just sent me this postcard showing my grandad (standing 2nd from the right) and mates, presumably his Battery, but there is no information on the back of the card to say...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-12-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 860
Posted By Wobbler
Recorded it, wasn’t sure whether to watch it or...

Recorded it, wasn’t sure whether to watch it or not but will now definitely, it’ll be very interesting. Thanks for the heads up, Peter.
Forum: General Topics. 24-11-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 569
Posted By Wobbler
I don’t have one, sorry, but I contacted the CWGC...

I don’t have one, sorry, but I contacted the CWGC and asked if they had any records of such a badge and they have just sent me these two photos of one that they keep in their archive, if it helps:
Forum: General Topics. 18-11-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 569
Posted By Wobbler
I did some digging on Ancestry and found that the...

I did some digging on Ancestry and found that the Register of Soldiers’ Effects record is there, as shown below, but curiously it shows his service number as 671594, which does not tie in with the...
Forum: General Topics. 18-11-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 569
Posted By Wobbler
I found the RMP Museum most helpful when...

I found the RMP Museum most helpful when researching my uncle. The curator was excellent, really helpful and friendly, and gave me some great information about him and also sent me copies of his...
Forum: The Home Front 10-11-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,985
Posted By Wobbler
I only discovered the existence of the TA lapel...

I only discovered the existence of the TA lapel badge today, so this thread, albeit an old one, is most interesting.

As my grandfather re-enlisted into the TA in 1934, serving until the end of...
Forum: General Topics. 06-11-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 895
Posted By Wobbler
For a better quality photo I would highly...

For a better quality photo I would highly recommend obtaining a copy, digital, hard or both, from here, albeit you have to pay. I am not linked in any way to the site but I was delighted with the...
Forum: General Topics. 06-11-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 895
Posted By Wobbler
Cecil’s Medal Roll (image from Ancestry UK):

Cecil’s Medal Roll (image from Ancestry UK):
Forum: General Topics. 06-11-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 895
Posted By Wobbler
And these I have just found on Ancestry for...

And these I have just found on Ancestry for Hylton:
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