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Forum: Headdress 01-07-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Wmr-RHB
For (the confirmation of what you say of) the...

For (the confirmation of what you say of) the lineage:
West Surrey (https://hcvv.home.xs4all.nl/milweb/Great-Britain/TAinfantry/WSurrey.html#y1947)
East Surrey...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 30-06-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 242
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Regiment Limburgse Jagers

Regiment Limburgse Jagers
Forum: Indian Badges 28-06-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 111
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Small amendment. In 1956 there were the 1st,...

Small amendment.

In 1956 there were the 1st, 2nd, 3rd 4th, 5th, 6th, 8th and 9th Bn, 8th Punjab Regiment.
They became the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 13th, 17th and 18th Bn, The Baluch Regiment (now...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 28-06-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 104
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Lineage of them:...

Lineage of them: https://hcvv.home.xs4all.nl/milweb/Great-Britain/Yeomanry/Devon.html
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 13-06-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 663
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Not only 66th (Gloucesters) Serachlight...

Not only
66th (Gloucesters) Serachlight Regiment, Royal Artillery (TA)
but also
67th (Welch Regiment) Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery (TA)
68th (The Monmouthshire Regiment) Searchlight...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 12-06-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 458
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Hello Keith, Thanks for the information. All...

Hello Keith,

Thanks for the information. All corrections will help.

I have send a PM regarding an E-mail address to send your information to.

Cheers
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 11-06-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 271
Posted By Wmr-RHB
As GTB explains. But be careful. k. u. k. >...

As GTB explains. But be careful.

k. u. k. > kaiserlich und königlich > imperial and royal > for all instutitions of the double monarchy.

k. k. > kaiserlich königlich > imperial royal > for the...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 11-06-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 458
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Thanks for looking to it and for your...

Thanks for looking to it and for your appreciation.

I certainly will take a note about that publication. Your contribution is, in return, appreciated by me.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 08-06-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 458
Posted By Wmr-RHB
You make me blush :o Thanks for all the...

You make me blush :o

Thanks for all the praise. I need it specially today, because, for a reason I still do not understand, about 15 of my TA Artillery charts were empty a few hours ago. That is,...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 02-06-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 458
Posted By Wmr-RHB
I was just thinking of taking a nap after lunch...

I was just thinking of taking a nap after lunch when The Volunteer Artillery 1859-1908 (Lichfield & Westlake) arrived!

So much detail. It will enable me to bring that area up-to -date in my pages:...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 02-06-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 663
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Originaly searchlight units were of the Royal...

Originaly searchlight units were of the Royal Engineers. They called them Anti-Aircraft Battalions.

So, in 1936
5th Battalion, The North Staffordshire Regiment (The Prince of Wales's) (TA)...
Forum: General Topics. 28-05-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 109
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Not that I know of. They were numbered. But you...

Not that I know of. They were numbered. But you showed "... LAAR ..." and I interpreted the first ... as replacement for a number (and maybe the last ... for Royal Artillery). But I admit that there...
Forum: General Topics. 28-05-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 109
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment?

Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment?
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 23-05-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 458
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Thanks a lot for glancing through part of it. I...

Thanks a lot for glancing through part of it. I really need some confirmation from time to time to confirm that I am doing something that is useful for at least a few people. And of course for...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 23-05-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 458
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Thanks a lot. That will probably help much. I now...

Thanks a lot. That will probably help much. I now rely on Wikipedia for the Artillery (for the Infantry I have Westlake and for the Mounted Rifles/Light Horse I have Carman). And of course for all on...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 23-05-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 458
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Thanks again for all this additional information....

Thanks again for all this additional information. For my goal I prefer other ranks badges, thus I will leave that for the genuine collectors ;) . But I will take note of this information so when I...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 23-05-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 458
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Thanks a lot for this additional and very...

Thanks a lot for this additional and very interesting information.



Does this mean that 4th West Riding of Yorkshire Royal Garrison Artillery (Volunteers) then would be an answer to my first...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 22-05-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 458
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Thanks a lot for the quick reply and the extended...

Thanks a lot for the quick reply and the extended information.

About your point 5. I have seen a picture of the second badge you mention there. It is W.RIDING//QUO FAS/ETGLORIA/DUCUNT. Thus it...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 22-05-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 458
Posted By Wmr-RHB
What cap badges are used by RA Volunteers/TF?

As we all know the basic RA cap badge has as texts UBIQUE//QUO FAS/ET GLORIA/DUCUNT.

I have Gaylor here and it tells me that the volunteers from 1902-1908 (with designations ... Royal Garrison...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 07-05-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By Wmr-RHB
The STOOTTROEPEN white on black was in use from...

The STOOTTROEPEN white on black was in use from 1944 to 1947 (replaced by nassau-blue on poppy-red).

The "formation sign" (right upper arm) started as badge for he Expeditionaire Macht...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 06-05-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 416
Posted By Wmr-RHB
That settles it then. The PoW also wearing the...

That settles it then. The PoW also wearing the same medal. Just fresh out of the box.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 06-05-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 416
Posted By Wmr-RHB
My first impresssion was because of the dark...

My first impresssion was because of the dark jackets and white trousers in the background, the hint of mountain ridge, the general feeling of being there again. This fed by the identidfication of the...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 06-05-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 416
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Yes, that was something that came to my mind....

Yes, that was something that came to my mind. Well, not the ear, but the heavy chain suggested me that it is not just an adjutant. So it still could be .............?
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 06-05-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 416
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Hm, to make this a hoax, I just found in...

Hm, to make this a hoax, I just found in Wikipedia that the coronation was in 1975 and that the Prince of Wales represented the British royal family. :mad:
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 06-05-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 416
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Now this is speculation. But I get the feeling...

Now this is speculation. But I get the feeling from the very vague background that this picture was taken in Nepal. And that would mean it could be at the attendance of the coronation and the medal...
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