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Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 27-04-21, 01:25 PM
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Posted By bobscot
we had Border Scouts wearing that flash attached...

we had Border Scouts wearing that flash attached to Royal Leicesters in 1963/64 in Borneo,
Forum: Off topic 10-03-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By bobscot
Tom McLean (SAS)did a west to east crossing in...

Tom McLean (SAS)did a west to east crossing in 1969, the first person to do so solo.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 30-10-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By bobscot
What an insult!!!

What an insult!!!
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 18-09-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 877
Posted By bobscot
We wore the badge on the left breast when wearing...

We wore the badge on the left breast when wearing hospital whites. Then when you qualified as a State Registered Nurse you could wear the civilian badge also on the whites.
Tried to attach a photo...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 17-09-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 877
Posted By bobscot
Have still got mine, qualified in 1963. Known in...

Have still got mine, qualified in 1963. Known in the Corps as the order of the Dustbin Lid. The Certificate that comes with it is AFC 344.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-08-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 504
Posted By bobscot
John Gaylor describes this as 3rd...

John Gaylor describes this as 3rd (Militia)Battalion. up to 1908.
Forum: General Topics. 14-06-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 630
Posted By bobscot
How did they manage to get their haircut during...

How did they manage to get their haircut during lockdown and social distancing.
I thought it went extremely well. Well done the Taffs.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-03-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By bobscot
? Corps of Commissionaires Birmingham

? Corps of Commissionaires Birmingham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-04-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By bobscot
Trucial Oman Scouts ?

Trucial Oman Scouts ?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-04-19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By bobscot
My father is standing on the left my uncle on the...

My father is standing on the left my uncle on the ground next to hobnails.
Uncle was a piper who joined up as a regular and was in Shanghai when war broke out. He the joined the Paras and took part...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-04-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By bobscot
Seaforths at camp 1927

205798 This was taken at Nairn 1927. My father & uncle are on the photo, they were from Helmsdale in Sutherland
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 24-04-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By bobscot
Worn also for British troops in Sharjah 1970.

Worn also for British troops in Sharjah 1970.
Forum: General Topics. 05-12-18, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By bobscot
Definitely the Garrison Tailor in Colchester. Had...

Definitely the Garrison Tailor in Colchester. Had my BD pleated, trade bands and the red viking stitched on. Changed to No2 dress when it came out and all alterations done by Jolliffes. 1960-62.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-11-18, 08:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 726
Posted By bobscot
Another Liverpool saying- "meet you under the...

Another Liverpool saying- "meet you under the C-ck"
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 27-03-18, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By bobscot
The red/gold chevrons could be Corps of...

The red/gold chevrons could be Corps of Commissionaires.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 13-03-18, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By bobscot
What a load of cobblers. 25 years a medic and...

What a load of cobblers. 25 years a medic and never wore collar badges on active service anyway.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 03-11-17, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By bobscot
Hi Anthony, might bump into you at the flea...

Hi Anthony,
might bump into you at the flea market on a Thursday, but beware of overpriced fakes!
Bob
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-03-17, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By bobscot
Secret Service?

Secret Service?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-11-16, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,388
Posted By bobscot
I was in the Life Boys prior to going up to Boys...

I was in the Life Boys prior to going up to Boys Brigade.
Uniform was a Naval Cap, Blue jersey with a blue pennant on the right shoulder with your company number. Mine was 44th Edinburgh.
Bob
Forum: Off topic 25-06-16, 09:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,302
Posted By bobscot
Any idea when this was taken. Can't think why...

Any idea when this was taken. Can't think why they would be at a military hospital.
Bob
Forum: The Royal Australian Navy and Air Force (RAN & RAAF) 25-04-16, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,683
Posted By bobscot
My God. I was stationed at the BMH when they...

My God. I was stationed at the BMH when they came in. Had a good old rum tasting on board after a rugby match. Guess who won?
Forum: General Topics. 29-02-16, 02:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 588
Posted By bobscot
Militaria Auction Sheffield

One of the largest collections of medals & militaria is taking place at the "Sheffield Auction Gallery" on 4 March & 9th June. This is a massive private collection and many of the medals are to the...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-02-16, 03:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,474
Posted By bobscot
Where about in London? I am going down this...

Where about in London? I am going down this weekend.
Bob
Forum: Headdress 15-01-16, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,574
Posted By bobscot
I think it is a prehistoric shaving brush.

I think it is a prehistoric shaving brush.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 21-12-15, 01:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,097
Posted By bobscot
Nice to see the beret being worn properly. Why do...

Nice to see the beret being worn properly. Why do they wear their cap badges over their ears nowadays ? RSMs get a grip!!!!!
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