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Forum: Infantry Yesterday, 04:18 PM
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Views: 49
Posted By Bill A
Yes, there are several instances where two "maker...

Yes, there are several instances where two "maker marks" are found on the badges. The 229th was one with the badges probably made by Lees under contract to Crichton.
Forum: General Topics Yesterday, 11:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 218
Posted By Bill A
This is an excellent thread. Exactly what such...

This is an excellent thread. Exactly what such Fora were intended to elicit.
Don, thanks for the insight. Darrel, I still think there may be wiggle room for the Defence. I have seen RCAF groups...
Forum: General Topics 18-09-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 218
Posted By Bill A
And reviewing this, I think he would also qualify...

And reviewing this, I think he would also qualify for the Defence Medal. He was killed while training in the UK, but reviewing the criteria, I don't see the award time shortened by death of the...
Forum: General Topics 18-09-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 218
Posted By Bill A
I will echo Darrell. The time qualifications for...

I will echo Darrell. The time qualifications for the CVSM and War Medal were met. I don't see the entitlement for the ACE or 39/45 Star, as he was training and not operational.
Forum: General Topics 17-09-20, 12:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 218
Posted By Bill A
If he was a volunteer he should have qualified...

If he was a volunteer he should have qualified for the CVSM. Death due to service allowed for the award. And the War Medal as well. He served for more than 28 days.
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 16-09-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 107
Posted By Bill A
Hello Dom, welcome to the Forum. Your account is...

Hello Dom, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 14-09-20, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By Bill A
Hi SIDINSIR, again, welcome. Enjoy the Forum.

Hi SIDINSIR, again, welcome. Enjoy the Forum.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-09-20, 11:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By Bill A
Hello SIDINSIR, welcome to the Forum. Your...

Hello SIDINSIR, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
The membership should be able to assist with your identification.
Forum: Military Buttons 14-09-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 67
Posted By Bill A
I would agree with btns. The button is for the...

I would agree with btns. The button is for the Veterans Guard of Canada, 1940-1947. It is listed in Smylie as C19.
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 12-09-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By Bill A
With the Tudor crown the 1940's and early 50's.

With the Tudor crown the 1940's and early 50's.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-09-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By Bill A
Hello eddie65, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello eddie65, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: General Topics 09-09-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,785
Posted By Bill A
Hello Robert, it is a copy of some sort, and as...

Hello Robert, it is a copy of some sort, and as you say, with the broach fastener, it is likely meant for costume wear.
Forum: General Topics 09-09-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 21,628
Posted By Bill A
Hi Robert, There are any number of fake / copy...

Hi Robert, There are any number of fake / copy badges out there. Croft and Bondy were two of the most prolific and documented copiers. But anyone can make a fake. There are vendors on ebay from...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-09-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 139
Posted By Bill A
An image of the C of C cap badge.

An example of the Corps of Commissionaires badge.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-09-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 139
Posted By Bill A
Hello GMGC, welcome to the Forum. Your account is...

Hello GMGC, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
In the image, the soldier on the left is a Toronto Scottish sergeant, with Assistant Instructor badge above the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-09-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By Bill A
Hello Robert O'R, welcome to the Forum. Your...

Hello Robert O'R, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
An image of the patch would be most helpful for identification.
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 08-09-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 188
Posted By Bill A
Hello Robert, In 1982 Reginal Cox published an...

Hello Robert, In 1982 Reginal Cox published an incredible reference titled Military Badges of the British Empire 1914-18. At the time it was one of the first fully illustrated, comprehensive...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 07-09-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 188
Posted By Bill A
The tangs are a characteristic of the authentic...

The tangs are a characteristic of the authentic CFA badges. There are not likely any maker marks, but the CFA badges have been attributed to Hemsley.
The CEF Field Artillery Batteries used a...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 06-09-20, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 188
Posted By Bill A
Image of the reverse please. 64th Fd Bty was...

Image of the reverse please.
64th Fd Bty was from Guelph Ont.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-09-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 146
Posted By Bill A
Hello Skipo, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello Skipo, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-09-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By Bill A
Hello Ckckckck, welcome to the Forum. Your...

Hello Ckckckck, welcome to the Forum. Your account is activated and open for posts.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 03-09-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 172
Posted By Bill A
Hi Dave, welcome to the Forum. Your account is...

Hi Dave, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 03-09-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 97
Posted By Bill A
Some of these titles were worn by American...

Some of these titles were worn by American citizens who joined the Canadian army. It was not an accepted practice, but none the less, they were taken into wear. There are quite a few varieties of the...
Forum: Infantry 03-09-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 528
Posted By Bill A
Birks were sub-contracted to make badges during...

Birks were sub-contracted to make badges during the Second World War. Their badges are a bit scarcer. Nice examples.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 03-09-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1
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Views: 58
Posted By Bill A
Hello Andrew, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello Andrew, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
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