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Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 15-11-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 138
Posted By Darrell
Hi Sure, Walt, whatever you say. :confused:...

Hi

Sure, Walt, whatever you say. :confused:

RE CAC vs RCAC, are we talking about names or badges here? Pretty sure it's badges. And this badge is more than likely CAC.

Perhaps you should...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 14-11-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 138
Posted By Darrell
Hi Nice pin. Small note, it is not RCAC...

Hi

Nice pin.

Small note, it is not RCAC but rather CAC.

regards
Darrell
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 02-10-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By Darrell
Hi Mark Unless there was a 12th Fd Amb...

Hi Mark

Unless there was a 12th Fd Amb history published, I can think of no resource.

His service file will be available to you on request from Library and Archives Canada (LAC) but will be...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 30-09-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By Darrell
Hi Mark I can add that.... ...

Hi Mark

I can add that....


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/12_(Vancouver)_Field_Ambulance#World_War_II

JR Noyes does not appear in the war dead or medals and decorations list at Library and...
Forum: General Topics 19-09-20, 02:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 372
Posted By Darrell
Hi Bill No? I think Don has it. Magee was in...

Hi Bill

No? I think Don has it. Magee was in an Operational Sqn (Big O) doing some training (Small t) and not In Training (Big I and Big T) at some Fighter or Heavy Conversion Unit. It really...
Forum: General Topics 18-09-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 372
Posted By Darrell
Hi Phillip Medal entitlement for the CVSM...

Hi Phillip

Medal entitlement for the CVSM and War Medal started when he joined, not when he went Operational. For the two stars, entitlement started when he joined 412 Sqn. His entitlement to the...
Forum: General Topics 18-09-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 372
Posted By Darrell
Hi Walt Ummm, OK....pretty simple and...

Hi Walt

Ummm, OK....pretty simple and obvious to me but if medals aren't your thing then I guess you would not see it as being so obvious as I do. :)

While I cannot, at this time, provide you...
Forum: General Topics 17-09-20, 01:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 372
Posted By Darrell
Hi David I have read through his entire...

Hi David

I have read through his entire (fascinating) service file and other than the Memorial Cross to his Mother, a Memorial Bar was also sent. That is all that is recorded in the file WRT...
Forum: General Topics 14-09-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By Darrell
Hi Ed Thank you for that.:) So the...

Hi Ed

Thank you for that.:)

So the franco version of the CME one. Got it. I did not know that "CDN" was a franco abbreviation too.

I guess that "GMC" wouldn't have worked in this case!!
...
Forum: General Topics 14-09-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By Darrell
Unkn Cdn Slip-on tape

Hi

A recent pick-up. I was merely curious as to what these letters stood for.

Would someone care to provide me with what this Unit's actual name was?

I have had advice that it may be French...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 05-09-20, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By Darrell
Hi Mikhail PM sent.:) regards Darrell

Hi Mikhail

PM sent.:)

regards
Darrell
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 04-09-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By Darrell
Hi Robert Greetings and welcome to the...

Hi Robert

Greetings and welcome to the Forum. Lots and lots of great members and material here. I found it a most welcoming Forum when I first joined and I hope you do too.:)

Side-note; I lived...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 04-09-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By Darrell
Hi Damaged rear but still very nice. 33 x...

Hi

Damaged rear but still very nice. 33 x 30mm.

regards
Darrell
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 04-09-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By Darrell
Hi Mikhail Always nice to have a good...

Hi Mikhail

Always nice to have a good condition example.:cool:

Although not a Sweetheart, this is a Lapel Pin from 5 years ago. 75th Anniversary of the Royal Canadian Armoured Corps. :)
...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 04-09-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By Darrell
Hi mmokeyev Nice sweethearts. Thank you for...

Hi mmokeyev

Nice sweethearts. Thank you for that post.:)

I don't seek them out myself but as a collector of things Cavalry and Armour, I do have the same small one as you've shown above. Tiny,...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 31-08-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 759
Posted By Darrell
Hi Not a problem, Walt. Just don't expect me...

Hi

Not a problem, Walt. Just don't expect me to make frequent posts. My idea was as much for others to post than just me.:D

Mike, I believe the Forum's determination was that it was for a belt....
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 30-08-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 759
Posted By Darrell
Hi A few more pics of CAR badges I've had...

Hi

A few more pics of CAR badges I've had over the years.

regards
Darrell
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 30-08-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 759
Posted By Darrell
Canadian Airborne Regiment

Hi

There are pics of their gear all over the place so I thought I'd start a "Master title" thread on the subj.

Please find a few examples for your enjoyment and or reference. :)

regards...
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 12-08-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By Darrell
Hi irish Nice ribbon bar. I am...

Hi irish

Nice ribbon bar.

I am wondering how he earned a Burma Star though. A gunner in 405 Sqn certainly would have earned the rest but if he indeed went to the CACW, there would be no...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-08-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 71
Posted By Darrell
Pre-FWW Cdns

Hi

A friend is looking for a little more on these photos that he had recently purchased.

Please be aware that he is a dealer in military items so your info may be used to further a sale.

All...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 23-07-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 774
Posted By Darrell
Hi Kevin Thank you for your reply and thank...

Hi Kevin

Thank you for your reply and thank you very much for providing those details. Very helpful. :)

Duly passed along to the badge owner.

Similar to when I was a Royal Canadian Dragoon...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-07-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 269
Posted By Darrell
Hi Michael Also WRT the 12e RBC, (jokingly...

Hi Michael

Also WRT the 12e RBC, (jokingly "12 Rubber Boot Company", in our Corps!;)) they stopped wearing a metal capbadge going on 20 years now.

They now wear a Bullion wire of the same...
Forum: Infantry 14-06-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By Darrell
Hi Mark Got bit myself.:o ...

Hi Mark

Got bit myself.:o

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=7195

regards
Darrell
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 24-05-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 774
Posted By Darrell
Hi Leigh Thanks for that. I had found the...

Hi Leigh

Thanks for that. I had found the explanation and other examples of the Common Control Mark while searching the interweb earlier.:)

"Under a ruling by the European Court of Justice, the...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 24-05-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 774
Posted By Darrell
Hi Leigh Just the three marks then; first is...

Hi Leigh

Just the three marks then; first is definitely scales over 925.

No apparent "date" mark.

regards
Darrell
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