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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 08:16 PM
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Posted By Mike H
Has the one on the far left got no gilt on it...

Has the one on the far left got no gilt on it Jerry ?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 187
Posted By Mike H
Mines in a decent condition, no chips or flaking...

Mines in a decent condition, no chips or flaking enamel. The plating is good too. Yours must have been made late on a Friday Tim.

Further to the initial post,there are some good pieces of...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 187
Posted By Mike H
They do come up Jerry,just gotta catch one. ...

They do come up Jerry,just gotta catch one.
I've never seen or heard of an Officers title
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-10-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 187
Posted By Mike H
I have Gordon's tigers on my board for ORs...

I have Gordon's tigers on my board for ORs collars. The Officers collars were going to be bullion Tigers.
The info for this was provided to me by Ginger who was involved with writing the book on...
Forum: General Topics. 22-10-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By Mike H
It's now closed down and has been demolished. No...

It's now closed down and has been demolished. No wonder I couldn't see it.
Forum: General Topics. 22-10-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By Mike H
I've seen signposts to it Leigh but not by the...

I've seen signposts to it Leigh but not by the barracks. Unless,its further down,I dont actually go down Tigers Rd.
Forum: General Topics. 22-10-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By Mike H
E Sqn LDY Royal Yeomanry

E Sqn LDY Royal Yeomanry
Forum: General Topics. 22-10-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By Mike H
Lol I dont know exactly where the YOI is Leigh....

Lol I dont know exactly where the YOI is Leigh. The barracks arent actually in Glen Parva,its in South Wigston. Parts of it have been sold off as well as the housing.
As far as I remember the home...
Forum: General Topics. 22-10-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By Mike H
Memorial Plaque

I finally managed to take this image today. The second plaque I never noticed until today.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-10-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,275
Posted By Mike H
The middle I think.

The middle I think.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 20-10-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 351
Posted By Mike H
Super Chris,very impressive.

Super Chris,very impressive.
Forum: General Topics. 18-10-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 556
Posted By Mike H
That's fabulous, but it does remind me of a...

That's fabulous, but it does remind me of a school entrance
Forum: General Topics. 18-10-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 556
Posted By Mike H
It's a really nice plaque. I keep meaning to take...

It's a really nice plaque. I keep meaning to take an image of the one outside of the old depot of the Royal Leicestershire Regt.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-10-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By Mike H
The 1st one LH is the current issue R.Irish...

The 1st one LH is the current issue R.Irish caubeen badge
The centre is Royal Irish Rangers caubeen badge ,predecessor of the R.Irish
The 3rd RH is the R.Irish beret badge. I'm sure that when they...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 11-10-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,218
Posted By Mike H
I'm pretty sure that's a similar thing to what...

I'm pretty sure that's a similar thing to what the QDGs did. Sketchley and Mac will advise on the QDG and 17/21 respectively I'm sure.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 11-10-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,218
Posted By Mike H
What you say about the QDG rings true with me....

What you say about the QDG rings true with me. They were one of the first regiments to go back to wearing metal rather than anodised badges. The chrome version was issued pretty quickly after the...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-10-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 266
Posted By Mike H
As Griff mentioned, the a/a version is QC marked...

As Griff mentioned, the a/a version is QC marked HW Timings Bham. As far as I recall there isnt another makers mark.
As we've said in other threads Timings disappeared yet no other mark appeared...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-10-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By Mike H
Advertised as RGJ hmmmm

Not sure on this one. Its advertised as 3rd RGJ. I'm not sure,has the look of a Royal Irish to me. Can anybody provide a definitive answer ?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 08-10-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 194
Posted By Mike H
I'm sure somebody will give us the definitive...

I'm sure somebody will give us the definitive date.
I remember getting hold of the 1st pattern from Home HQ.
An old thread says mid 1990s with the same NSN.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 08-10-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 194
Posted By Mike H
That came from an LD Major. I dont ever recall...

That came from an LD Major.
I dont ever recall seeing an Officers bullion or Officers silver plate and gilt that didn't have the blue backing to the motto.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 08-10-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 194
Posted By Mike H
1st pattern was from 1992,the 2nd pattern came in...

1st pattern was from 1992,the 2nd pattern came in around 1995 I think. I'm not 100% on the 2nd pattern but definitely before 2000.
I was told that the blue was added to show the motto off more.
Forum: General Topics. 07-10-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By Mike H
France

Is there any members that live in France or who travel to France on a regular basis ?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-10-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 256
Posted By Mike H
Crossed flags are a Regimental Signallers trade...

Crossed flags are a Regimental Signallers trade badge.
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 02-10-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 833
Posted By Mike H
Very nice too

Very nice too
Forum: General Topics. 01-10-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By Mike H
Thanks Billy. The reason I asked is that I've...

Thanks Billy.
The reason I asked is that I've been looking through my own stuff and items for sale and only seem to be able to find HMs for 1958 and 1964. Does anybody have a GJ Bde badge that's...
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