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Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 28-05-20, 10:38 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Hoot
I think he is ASC and I think that it's probably...

I think he is ASC and I think that it's probably his cap the girl is holding.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 28-05-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 336
Posted By Hoot
3 OS chevrons?. I make it 5 myself. :)

3 OS chevrons?. I make it 5 myself. :)
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 28-05-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 336
Posted By Hoot
Her right.

Her right.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 28-05-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 336
Posted By Hoot
Yes, she certainly is, so definitely QMAAC.

Yes, she certainly is, so definitely QMAAC.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 28-05-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 336
Posted By Hoot
I think the signaller does have a darker OS...

I think the signaller does have a darker OS chevron below the other four. That would tally with the medal ribbon which appears to be for the 1914 Star. I think the man to the right of the girl...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 28-05-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 336
Posted By Hoot
The girl seated at the front is holding a cap...

The girl seated at the front is holding a cap with an Army Service Corps cap badge on it, the cap presumably belonging to one of the men.
Forum: General Topics. 27-05-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By Hoot
Perhaps you should have chosen a different...

Perhaps you should have chosen a different article as a reference. I won't be making any apologies to anyone.
Forum: The Home Front 27-05-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By Hoot
Amongst other things they were responsible for...

Amongst other things they were responsible for the measuring of trees and controlling the operations of the "Lumberjills".
Forum: General Topics. 27-05-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By Hoot
There is nothing wrong with the question at all,...

There is nothing wrong with the question at all, it is the article that is referred to in the opening post that I find out of order. This is a badge forum after all, not a general "Soap Box".
Forum: General Topics. 27-05-20, 12:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By Hoot
They would have worn the badges of the RIASC....

They would have worn the badges of the RIASC. However, I don't see the point of the question unless it involves the playing of the race card which it clearly does appear to. I prefer to see Dunkirk...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 25-05-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 646
Posted By Hoot
I believe those girls in the photo served as...

I believe those girls in the photo served as ambulance drivers at the military hospital on Cannock Chase. The one badged as RE was probably attached to the military railway in the same location.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 24-05-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 646
Posted By Hoot
I would imagine a fair number of those Great War...

I would imagine a fair number of those Great War ASC men were actually ex-tram drivers.:)
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 24-05-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 751
Posted By Hoot
Very nice indeed.

Very nice indeed.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 21-05-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 967
Posted By Hoot
The silver anodized Hertfordshire and...

The silver anodized Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire Yeomanry badge that you have shown, with the clipped slider, is considered to be a rare badge. They go for big dosh, especially when sold by dealers...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 12-05-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By Hoot
I very much doubt the WRAC part is as late as...

I very much doubt the WRAC part is as late as 1960. The large number of WW2 Bedford O type 3 tonners and Austin K2 ambulances present make it highly unlikely. The presence of the Ford Thames E4...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 12-05-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By Hoot
The WRAC cap badges are the KC pattern, the...

The WRAC cap badges are the KC pattern, the breast badges are the 1949-53 pattern RASC collar badge. I would date that film to around 1953 to 1955.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-05-20, 11:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By Hoot
G.P.O.......General Post Office.

G.P.O.......General Post Office.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 06-05-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
Posted By Hoot
Yes, it is Chas.

Yes, it is Chas.
Forum: General Topics. 05-05-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 464
Posted By Hoot
That gun badge is horrendous, it just has to be a...

That gun badge is horrendous, it just has to be a factory reject unless quality control were asleep. :)
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-05-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 556
Posted By Hoot
That's a possibility. I thought possibly a...

That's a possibility. I thought possibly a civilian padre, I believe some of them were honorary chaplains to the forces. Or maybe one of the girls from the MBBBSCO.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 29-04-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 116
Posted By Hoot
A rear wheel on the Norton would have improved...

A rear wheel on the Norton would have improved the ride. :)
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-04-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 556
Posted By Hoot
Maybe, but the British Army had plenty of it's...

Maybe, but the British Army had plenty of it's own farriers back then. I did wonder if it might be an EFC man (pre-ASC take-over) but a division would need a lot more than one.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-04-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 556
Posted By Hoot
"Civilians......1". I wonder what that was all...

"Civilians......1". I wonder what that was all about. Any ideas anyone?.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-04-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 194
Posted By Hoot
It looks like ROYAL NAVY to me.

It looks like ROYAL NAVY to me.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-04-20, 10:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By Hoot
It looks like the badge worn by 2nd Battalion,...

It looks like the badge worn by 2nd Battalion, O&BLI on the maroon beret with a rifle green backing when in the glider-borne role in WW2. Originally part of the shoulder title.
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