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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-01-20, 12:57 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
I hadn't spotted that - I think you're right.

I hadn't spotted that - I think you're right.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-01-20, 11:36 AM
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Views: 241
Posted By leigh kitchen
I was thinking this may be to do with RAMC but...

I was thinking this may be to do with RAMC but don't know why....School of Military Mapping?
The curve of the title indicates it the upper part of a multi-part title?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-01-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 664
Posted By leigh kitchen
Would it be the SWBs green badge backing?

Would it be the SWBs green badge backing?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-01-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 664
Posted By leigh kitchen
"Anodised Aluminium: The 'No Bull' Cap Badge of...

"Anodised Aluminium: The 'No Bull' Cap Badge of the British Army" indicates that the new anod. al. badges were so popular during trials that some appeared to have been stamped on.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-01-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 664
Posted By leigh kitchen
I'd agree that the badge looks more like a...

I'd agree that the badge looks more like a silvered metal than an anodised aluminium one.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-01-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 664
Posted By leigh kitchen
I don't know, I don't know when the fittings came...

I don't know, I don't know when the fittings came in, just I'd not seen them in use until the 70's.
Could the badge still have been in use for some purpose post the 1969 SWB and The Welch Regiment...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-01-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 664
Posted By leigh kitchen
Interesting, I didn't realise that clutch pin...

Interesting, I didn't realise that clutch pin fittings were in use on British army insignia as early as 1969 (I first noticed them in the mid - late 1970's).
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-01-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 166
Posted By leigh kitchen
A civilian bracelet or watch chain ornament...

A civilian bracelet or watch chain ornament presumably?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-01-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By leigh kitchen
It's the post WWII formation sign of The War...

It's the post WWII formation sign of The War Office by the look of it, the direction that the cannon are facing indicating that it's worn on the right sleeve.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-01-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 139
Posted By leigh kitchen
Could be the sort of ornamentation seen with...

Could be the sort of ornamentation seen with framed and glazed German medal groups from the world Wars.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-01-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 299
Posted By leigh kitchen
"23c" is different to the badge shown in post...

"23c" is different to the badge shown in post no.1, the wreath being in a vertical oval - perhaps the badge in question is locally made to represent 23c or of later manufacture made to deceive?
Or a...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-01-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 299
Posted By leigh kitchen
A School of Musketry badge mounted on a wreath...

A School of Musketry badge mounted on a wreath from a two part "MG" or "LG" etc skill at arm's badge?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-01-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 132
Posted By leigh kitchen
It's featured on the forum before but I can't...

It's featured on the forum before but I can't remember exactly what it is. A search on "St George, Dragon" etc should find it?

Edit : mentioned in this thread:...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-01-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 535
Posted By leigh kitchen
North Cork Militia? (Which leaves the "R"...

North Cork Militia? (Which leaves the "R" unaccounted for).
They formed part of the KRRC, whose motto was as per this badge.
Just guessing, it's a quiet Sunday morning.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-01-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 535
Posted By leigh kitchen
A Natal Mounted Rifles insignia?

A Natal Mounted Rifles insignia?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-01-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 134
Posted By leigh kitchen
I think it's post WWII, and that being bullion...

I think it's post WWII, and that being bullion it's an officer's badge, the OR's ones being in woven and in plastic versions.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-01-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 134
Posted By leigh kitchen
Italian, Recruit Training School.

Italian, Recruit Training School.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-01-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By leigh kitchen
Glen Lyon District? (Tartan no. 23 in "Tartan...

Glen Lyon District?
(Tartan no. 23 in "Tartan Finder).

https://www.houseoftartan.co.uk/house/tartanviewjs.asp
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-12-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By leigh kitchen
Mentioned in a thread a couple of years ago (you...

Mentioned in a thread a couple of years ago (you contributed to it but presumably not enough info. was forthcoming?):

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=59945
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-12-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 341
Posted By leigh kitchen
I watched "Fall of France", an episode of "World...

I watched "Fall of France", an episode of "World At War" on TV yesterday, to check if that's where I'd "seen" the alleged blowing up of the carriage at Compiegne.
It wasn't, merely stating "After...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-12-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By leigh kitchen
The chevron - simply a Lance corporals chevron...

The chevron - simply a Lance corporals chevron worn on a KF Shirt and produced on the backing by a regimental tailor to ensure uniformity or by a Lance Corporal or his wife to "recycle" the chevron...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 19-12-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 731
Posted By leigh kitchen
Just arrived - looks great, time to start wading...

Just arrived - looks great, time to start wading through.....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-12-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 341
Posted By leigh kitchen
I've read, perhaps seen in a WWII history...

I've read, perhaps seen in a WWII history documentary that the carriage was blown up by the Germans after it was used to take the French surrender, without googling or book checking I think you've...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-12-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Posted By leigh kitchen
As I recall the central design of the Israeli...

As I recall the central design of the Israeli badge is a shield with sword or torch?
Bat wing type para badges are or were worn by Ethiopians, Tunisians, I think Russians and no doubt others.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-12-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 341
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yep, destroyed in Berlin in 1945 I believe...

Yep, destroyed in Berlin in 1945 I believe although I don't know the circumstances.
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