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Forum: The Home Front 27-09-22, 07:37 AM
Replies: 30
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Posted By QLbadge
Interesting both in the arrangement of the...

Interesting both in the arrangement of the letters and Latin numbers; breaks the linear alignment that we have seen for the last 100 years. Edward VII in the early 1900s seems to be the last...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 18-09-22, 07:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By QLbadge
“While keeping many Regt and corps insignia from...

“While keeping many Regt and corps insignia from the Rhodesian Army (badges, brigade patches & stable belts) with slight modifications: ‘Zimbabwe’ vice ‘Rhodesia’ and Zimbabwe bird vice lion & tusk...
Forum: The Home Front 14-09-22, 07:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,183
Posted By QLbadge
Bob, You may well be on to something here...

Bob,

You may well be on to something here with Tudor Crown and cypher but I must admit from a stylistic point of view I find the St Edward’s Crown more appealing than the Tudor one.
Forum: The Home Front 11-09-22, 08:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,183
Posted By QLbadge
Some more chat on another thread regarding...

Some more chat on another thread regarding cypher:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=90882
Forum: General Topics. 10-09-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,633
Posted By QLbadge
I suppose on of the first bits of military...

I suppose on of the first bits of military uniform to change will be an issue of a coronation medal. If the precedent of the last 3 Jubilee medals is followed; that would be a broader issue than the...
Forum: The Home Front 10-09-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,183
Posted By QLbadge
I suppose on of the first bits of military...

I suppose on of the first bits of military uniform to change will be an issue of a coronation medal. If the precedent of the last 3 Jubilee medals is followed that would be a broader issue than the...
Forum: The Home Front 09-09-22, 06:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,183
Posted By QLbadge
Kings Crown & Cypher

RIP your majesty; our nation’s rock for so many years.
The Queen is dead; God save the King!

These are interesting times for British and Commonwealth badges; a wholesale change in design and...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-09-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By QLbadge
Omani stablebelt id

I think the Omani stablebelt is from the Royal Guard; separate from the army. The chosen colour for the RG is maroon and the badge on the buckle looks like the RG beret badge. ...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 26-04-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By QLbadge
Keith, I have seen a couple of variations...

Keith,

I have seen a couple of variations (officers vs soldiers) in the Infantry badge but cannot vouch for the Zimbabwe Artillery. The beret badge conforms to a standard Royal / British...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 22-04-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By QLbadge
Zimbabwe National Army Insignia

I have been interested to follow the development of insignia of the Zimbabwe National Army. As a youngster in the 80s, I would see ZNA personnel frequently and was fascinated by the camouflage,...
Forum: Army 08-04-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By QLbadge
Answer found!

Charles D Melson’s book ‘Fighting for Time’ pg 150. Op RANGER - JOC RANGER Sept 1975 in Bulawayo to counter ZIPRA infiltration from Botswana. Later incorporated by the geographically larger Op...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-02-22, 11:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By QLbadge
Second row down second from left -Arabic looking...

Second row down second from left -Arabic looking is French Saharan forces cap badge.
Forum: Army 28-01-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By QLbadge
Rhodesian Operational Areas Question - Wall/Mess plaques

I know this is the South African forum area but that doesn’t stop Rhodesia subjects! By the way I would support the establishment of a dedicated Rhodesian forum area.

Question: what was Op Ranger...
Forum: General Topics. 28-01-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,518
Posted By QLbadge
102 Battalion is a good shout but I think it may...

102 Battalion is a good shout but I think it may be 8 SA Infantry - I have seen the antelope head in some of their badges.
Forum: Army 25-01-22, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 610
Posted By QLbadge
I have been trying to piece together the changes...

I have been trying to piece together the changes that happened in 1980 when SWATF came into being. I assume that the Windhoek Regiment became 91 Armd Car regiment (antelope badge) under 91 Brigade. I...
Forum: Off topic 24-12-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,220
Posted By QLbadge
Ranger lineage

Interesting given the establishing Battalion lineages, Willy they take antecedent Battalion position or as a new regiment?
1Rangers - 1 SCOTS, RS & KOSB (1st and 25 of foot) / RRS on the right...
Forum: Off topic 23-12-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,220
Posted By QLbadge
Ranger Regiment

How the Ranger Regiment fits into the grand scheme of things is an interesting question. I think the Army is distinguishing them from SF by defining them as ‘Special Operations’ units … hence Army...
Forum: General Topics. 23-12-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,518
Posted By QLbadge
No.7 is 14th Army - British Army in Burma WW2. I...

No.7 is 14th Army - British Army in Burma WW2. I have seen it on the book cover of General Slim - Comd 14th Army, also called the ‘Forgotten Army’
Forum: Arab Nations 25-09-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,411
Posted By QLbadge
I think the badge marked Frontier Forces in pic 1...

I think the badge marked Frontier Forces in pic 1 might be The Muscat Regiment - I believe that the FF has a bugle at its centre.
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