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Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 18-11-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,925
Posted By Robthereiver
Flat Collar Motto

Hello Griff

Sorry completely disagree with your appraisal, its not a flat collar motto its just a standard issue anodised version of the period IMO.

I know guys who served with the Regiment...
Forum: General Topics. 08-11-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 431
Posted By Robthereiver
Hello Here we go again.....so it seems:eek: ...

Hello

Here we go again.....so it seems:eek:

The cap badge of the 17L, 17/21L QRL & RL is a 'Deaths head' over an 'Or Glory' scroll and together they constitute the regimental motto 'Death or...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-10-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 412
Posted By Robthereiver
I have a feeling 'Tanks again' was the last in...

I have a feeling 'Tanks again' was the last in the series.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-10-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 412
Posted By Robthereiver
Hi The best reference IMO is 'Tanks Again'...

Hi

The best reference IMO is 'Tanks Again' by Peter Payne & Jim MacDonald.

This was available on CD and also I believe there was a limited number published in Soft Back?

The last CD I...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 18-10-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 108
Posted By Robthereiver
Cavalry Rank Chevrons

Hello

Could someone tell me please if the Rank Chevrons as worn by Line Cavalry on introduction of Service Dress 1902 changed significantly in any way between then and say WWII eg. in size or...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 15-10-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By Robthereiver
Mick very nice picture, but the correct...

Mick very nice picture, but the correct description for the RL Armoured Car Badge is that of 'Crew Commander', the training for which is obviously a little bit more than it was back in the 9th/12th...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 07-09-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By Robthereiver
Hello Michael Your Titles appear to be OR's,...

Hello Michael

Your Titles appear to be OR's, their size is 14.7mm high 42.8mm wide, they were I believe introduced to be worn on Battle Dress, and according to 'The Dress distinctions of the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-08-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By Robthereiver
Hello I don't think these can be described...

Hello

I don't think these can be described as samples.

These QC versions appear to have been definately worn by the Royal Lancers as can be seen in the regimental journal, 'The Chapka' 2015 and...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 18-08-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,638
Posted By Robthereiver
There you go Mac ;) happy hunting :) (Image...

There you go Mac ;) happy hunting :) (Image courtesy of The Royal Lancers)
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 17-08-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,638
Posted By Robthereiver
Hi mac Nice collection..............but not...

Hi mac

Nice collection..............but not quite done.

What about the 1st pattern collar badges surmounted with the St Edwards Crown(QC)?, images of these in wear can be found in 'The Chapka'...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-08-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By Robthereiver
Thanks Mark Unfortunately, I do not have a...

Thanks Mark

Unfortunately, I do not have a badge to spare, but if another comes my way I will give you the heads up. Good luck.

Rob
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-08-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By Robthereiver
Thanks Mercian I think I've got the answer: ...

Thanks Mercian

I think I've got the answer:

It was described to me as a Light Reconnaissance Flash.

Worn by 20th Armoured Brigade Reconnaissance Force Op Herrick 15 and interestingly C Sqn...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 28-07-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By Robthereiver
Hi Well, actually that's not quite true. The...

Hi

Well, actually that's not quite true. The 14H and 20H did of course amalgamate in 1922 but were in fact a composite Regiment until 1929.

In c.1926 the two 14H Squadrons B & C unofficially...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 27-07-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 475
Posted By Robthereiver
25D? its a possibility I suppose. However,...

25D? its a possibility I suppose.

However, the shape of the badge indicates a broadness that the 25D badge does not have, and I think the POW's plumes are there, so best guess, I know were I'd...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-07-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By Robthereiver
Recon flash

Hi

I'd be grateful if someone could identify this modern badge for me please

Red Recon 'xmas tree' on dark Green (Rifle Green?) with Black merrowed edge.

Measures 31mm high, 47mm wide,...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 27-07-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 475
Posted By Robthereiver
I agree they are 3rd Carb's I think.

I agree they are 3rd Carb's I think.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 07-05-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By Robthereiver
Hello Andy I'm afraid I'm not convinced this...

Hello Andy

I'm afraid I'm not convinced this is an OSD badge, I think the construction is a little crude, the slider does not look right even though its been doubled over 'hairpinned' and I have...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 10-03-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By Robthereiver
Hello Mick I'd suggest, subject to...

Hello Mick

I'd suggest, subject to confirmation of the dimensions of this badge, that from its style/design & quality it is most likely a 12th Lancer Arm Badge. The Regt. wore Embroidered Arm...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 29-12-19, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By Robthereiver
Hello Tony That's a very worthy little...

Hello Tony

That's a very worthy little collection you have there, thank you for posting it.

Rob
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 29-12-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 602
Posted By Robthereiver
Hello Mike Merry Christmas to you. ...

Hello Mike

Merry Christmas to you.

What a nice gift, I think you'll find this is a Blazer Badge produced for the Old Comrades Assoc. of the 11th Prince Albert's Own Hussars (PAOH).
I think I...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 27-10-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By Robthereiver
Mac Thanks look forward to you posting more...

Mac

Thanks look forward to you posting more details.

If any members want to look at a the CAT overview then try www.candianarmytrophy.com
Gives history & shows other teams and patches from...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 26-10-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By Robthereiver
Hi Mac Nice find, do you think you could...

Hi Mac
Nice find, do you think you could explain the story behind this and what it was worn on and where, also its dimensions would be useful.

Thank you.
Rob
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-10-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By Robthereiver
Alex Collar badge I would have thought, cap...

Alex
Collar badge I would have thought, cap badges are larger, around 36 to 38 mm I think.

Rob
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-10-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 123
Posted By Robthereiver
3H 'Long Horse' NCO Arm Badge

Hello

Looking for help please.

I wonder if any member has a clear unequivocal image in their collection of the so called 'long horse' arm badge, in wear by an NCO, a portrait photo would be...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-10-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By Robthereiver
Wayne The early example with braze holes &...

Wayne

The early example with braze holes & loops is a nice example.
However, the slidered badge, I'm not to sure about as I can't see any sign of braze holes(has it any?) and I don't like the...
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