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Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 03-06-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Sunray9
Personally, I would be very interested in what...

Personally, I would be very interested in what you find out ... Good Luck with your search.
Forum: Other Military Topics 19-05-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 119
Posted By Sunray9
I have to admit I allowed myself a brief chuckle...

I have to admit I allowed myself a brief chuckle at the name of the airfield ... anything to lighten these 'lockdown' days !! :D
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-04-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 207
Posted By Sunray9
This painting is by war artist Leslie Cole...

This painting is by war artist Leslie Cole entitled 'Scene in a Regimental Aid Post in a Filthy Cellar at Sallenelles after Action' ... the Padre is believed to be Padre Haw and the men being treated...
Forum: General Topics. 17-04-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 310
Posted By Sunray9
Just wondering if it's a commerative medal rather...

Just wondering if it's a commerative medal rather than a coin ??
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 21-03-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 268
Posted By Sunray9
Unhappy One of the worst days in the RN ... 31st July...

One of the worst days in the RN ... 31st July 1970 when the 'tot' was officially stopped ... Grown men crying, coffins being thrown off the arse-end of ships, black arm-bands being worn, Men refusing...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-02-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 517
Posted By Sunray9
Possibly a DEMS Gunner attached to various...

Possibly a DEMS Gunner attached to various Merchant ships during WW2.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 23-01-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,911
Posted By Sunray9
That is a fine, fitting tribute to a Corps Legend...

That is a fine, fitting tribute to a Corps Legend !!
Forum: The Home Front 14-01-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By Sunray9
Don't think there was ever a 'Hime' Guard ......

Don't think there was ever a 'Hime' Guard ... but, there was a Home Guard ...alright, I'll get me coat !!:D
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-12-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By Sunray9
Rob - B241144 ... William STOREY, Hampshire Regt....

Rob - B241144 ... William STOREY, Hampshire Regt. service no. T.R8/22119
328881 ... Moto ALLGOOD, L.D.L.C, ex 11th. Suffolks service no. 198347 ... can't help with the LDLC bit tho' .
...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 13-12-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By Sunray9
Possibly Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing...

Possibly Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service Reserve.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 30-11-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,012
Posted By Sunray9
Submarine Parachute Assistance Group.

Submarine Parachute Assistance Group.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 26-11-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,012
Posted By Sunray9
These wings were not worn on Lovats and I...

These wings were not worn on Lovats and I personally never saw them on DPM's.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 26-11-19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,012
Posted By Sunray9
Certainly still being worn on RM Blues NO. 3's in...

Certainly still being worn on RM Blues NO. 3's in 1963 ... then we changed over to Lovat uniforms April '64, the No 3 uniforms were discontinued. No idea when these wings were introduced though.
Forum: Other Military Topics 22-11-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By Sunray9
Mick ... it seems to be a minefield. Suggest...

Mick ... it seems to be a minefield. Suggest you go into The National Archives, Discovery site and type in SOE Personnel in the search bar. There are some records but I believe you're in for some...
Forum: Forum Operation 31-10-19, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 392
Posted By Sunray9
Must have been the 'Return Spring' playing up ??

Must have been the 'Return Spring' playing up ??
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 13-09-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 960
Posted By Sunray9
It might help your research themes if you could...

It might help your research themes if you could obtain a copy of 'Personal Distinctions - 350 Years of Royal Marines Uniforms and Insignia' by John Rawlinson ... Royal Marines Historical Society...
Forum: General Topics. 23-08-19, 09:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 467
Posted By Sunray9
Enjoy the Retirement ... the big drawback with...

Enjoy the Retirement ... the big drawback with retirement is of course ... you never get a day off !!
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-08-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By Sunray9
Possibly part of the three part Royal Marines...

Possibly part of the three part Royal Marines Light Infantry Glengarry cap-badge.
Forum: Other Military Topics 05-08-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By Sunray9
Lionel YARLETT married Jean SUMNER April 1921 at...

Lionel YARLETT married Jean SUMNER April 1921 at Birkenhead.
Died January 1978, Birkenhead ... from Ancestry.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-07-19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By Sunray9
The P0 numbers came in about 1972 following the...

The P0 numbers came in about 1972 following the introduction of computerised records. I've had a quick look at a book by Ricky D. Phillips 'The First Casualty' which deals with the Argentine...
Forum: Off topic 27-07-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By Sunray9
How about ... 'Comrade' !!

How about ... 'Comrade' !!
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 27-06-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By Sunray9
Lee Metford Rifles ... on more than one occassion...

Lee Metford Rifles ... on more than one occassion whilst firing on the ranges myself I had cause to reverse my beret, just to assist with shade.
Forum: Other Military Topics 26-06-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By Sunray9
[QUOTE=GTB;482187]I am calling on the help of...

[QUOTE=GTB;482187]I am calling on the help of forum members to try and obtain information pertaining to military service and awards that a deceased relative may have received or been entitled to.
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-06-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By Sunray9
Military Martingale Badge, surely ??

Military Martingale Badge, surely ??
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-06-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By Sunray9
Many Thanks Jon ... most helpful.

Many Thanks Jon ... most helpful.
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