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Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 27-02-21, 01:19 PM
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Views: 2,675
Posted By Beckford
Chris, The Wessex Yeomanry was not formed until...

Chris,
The Wessex Yeomanry was not formed until 1971, being raised from cadres of the R Wilts Yeo, R Glos Hussars and Devonshire Territorials (Royal Devon Yeomanry/1st Rifle Volunteers); it was only...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 09-01-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,310
Posted By Beckford
Yes I was!

Yes I was!
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 09-01-21, 12:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,310
Posted By Beckford
The original card is inscribed "Yours sincerely,...

The original card is inscribed "Yours sincerely, Cyril Lewis".
A 2530 Pte Cyril Lewis enlisted in 2/1 RGH - based on his number this would have been between 9 and 17 October 1914. He went on to...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-12-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By Beckford
Botton left - King's College Cambridge? The...

Botton left - King's College Cambridge? The background to the roses maybe should be black ........
What do the mottos say on the other two?
Clive
Forum: General Topics. 29-08-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,567
Posted By Beckford
I too am still interested. Thanks, Clive

I too am still interested.
Thanks,
Clive
Forum: General Topics. 29-04-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By Beckford
Yes please - PM sent. Thanks, Clive

Yes please - PM sent.
Thanks, Clive
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 24-02-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,212
Posted By Beckford
PM sent to your Essex Yeo email address given...

PM sent to your Essex Yeo email address given earlier in this string.
Cheers,
Clive
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 24-02-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By Beckford
This is not quite in the date range you are...

This is not quite in the date range you are looking for info on, but it may be of use – taken from the 1909 Territorial Year Book:

PEACE-TIME establishment of TF Yeomanry REGIMENT:
4 squadrons...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 23-02-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By Beckford
According to Fox's 'Royal Gloucestershire Hussars...

According to Fox's 'Royal Gloucestershire Hussars Yeomanry 1898-1902', when the Yeomanry was reorganised into the Imperial Yeomanry in April 1901, the establishment for each IY regiment was set at...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 03-01-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By Beckford
David, There is a Gloucestershire Police...

David,

There is a Gloucestershire Police Archives website with a section on the Silver Braid Award for bravery - see...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 19-10-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 110
Posted By Beckford
Gloucestershire Hussars embroidered shoulder titles

I have had this pair of embroidered blue on yellow RGH shoulder titles for a good while. A similar title, but curving down rather than up, has just sold on eBay for £191!
Does anybody have any...
Forum: Navy 05-03-19, 11:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,126
Posted By Beckford
Britannia Beagles?

Britannia Beagles?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 06-02-19, 11:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By Beckford
There are some photos of the badges on the RWxY...

There are some photos of the badges on the RWxY Facebook page:

New Officerís badge:
https://www.facebook.com/ArmouredReserve/photos/a.536665246348785/2166121203403173/?type=3&theater

New ORís...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 06-02-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By Beckford
That is the OR's badge - the Officer's version is...

That is the OR's badge - the Officer's version is gilt and silver with no enamelling. The temporary version - the black & chrome one - is metal.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-06-17, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By Beckford
4th Bn Glosters were formerly the 1st Volunteer...

4th Bn Glosters were formerly the 1st Volunteer Bn, Gloucestershire Regt and known as the 'Bristol Rifles'; when the Territorial Force was formed in 1908, they gave up their green rifles uniform and...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-03-17, 11:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,987
Posted By Beckford
Glosters and RGBW wore navy blue until July 2005,...

Glosters and RGBW wore navy blue until July 2005, when RGBW were re-named as the RGBW Light Infantry and the light infantry green was adopted.
Clive
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 27-01-17, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,689
Posted By Beckford
Stephen - yes, that's the style. Clive

Stephen - yes, that's the style.
Clive
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 26-01-17, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,689
Posted By Beckford
Only the a/a version was worn when I was in BUOTC...

Only the a/a version was worn when I was in BUOTC in 1977/78. We also wore white tapes on epaulettes with black 'OTC'. Also a maroon stable belt with white metal clasp. The RAC troop also sported...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-11-16, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 860
Posted By Beckford
Looks like a 2nd Bn Glosters officer's badge worn...

Looks like a 2nd Bn Glosters officer's badge worn on the front of the pugaree of the white foreign service helmet - according to Brinson*, similar badges were later used as 2nd Bn musicians' pouch...
Forum: General Topics. 30-10-16, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,123
Posted By Beckford
Hi. Some suggestions: GLOUCESTER: The...

Hi.
Some suggestions:

GLOUCESTER: The Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum is at Gloucester Docks - covers Glosters and Royal Glos Hussars.

WOODSTOCK, OXON: Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Park...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 20-09-16, 03:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,867
Posted By Beckford
RWxY Badges & Insignia

The RWxY was issued with new cap/beret badges to replace the old squadron badges on 5 July 2014. The other ranks version is in a black and bright metal finish, officers is embroidered. Not sure if...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 15-07-16, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By Beckford
I believe the AP letters on the bike are for a...

I believe the AP letters on the bike are for a vehicle registered in Brighton,. Doesn't look like a Sussex Yeo or West Kent Yeo badge, though.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 21-03-16, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 994
Posted By Beckford
This cap was in the RGH's Badminton blue, with a...

This cap was in the RGH's Badminton blue, with a khaki cover. It was introduced in 1906 and continued to be worn by some until they reached Egypt in April 1915 - there is a photo in the Rollo...
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