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Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 17-08-19, 10:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By William Brooks
Nice badge! Here is a picture of one shown in...

Nice badge! Here is a picture of one shown in use on Sgt W.T. CANNON, 3rd Airlanding Anti Tank Battery, captured in Normandy.
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 11-08-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,195
Posted By William Brooks
Thank you for the nice pictures!

Thank you for the nice pictures!
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 10-08-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,195
Posted By William Brooks
The book "Into the Maelstrom" has some nice...

The book "Into the Maelstrom" has some nice pictures but unfortunately they are in black and white.
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 04-08-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,195
Posted By William Brooks
Nice thread. Here is an example. I wish more...

Nice thread. Here is an example. I wish more were posted.
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 06-06-19, 01:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By William Brooks
Nice thread. Thank you for posting. I am happy...

Nice thread. Thank you for posting. I am happy to see collections on this topic.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 11-11-18, 03:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,038
Posted By William Brooks
I have not seen the paper backing on a set of...

I have not seen the paper backing on a set of Parachute Regiment titles of that style. The lettering looks ok is slightly different than what I am used to.

Conventional wisdom has the wings...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 11-11-18, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 751
Posted By William Brooks
I concur with the above comments. Maybe I should...

I concur with the above comments. Maybe I should open a thread for British Airborne fake titles.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 07-10-18, 11:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 184
Posted By William Brooks
SOMERSET LIGHT INFANTRY Formations Signs

Hi,

I have posted some pictures of two formations signs. They were formation signs for the Somerset LI. They look the same for me except for the blue border.

What is the history of them and...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 01-07-18, 02:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,516
Posted By William Brooks
I looked at all of my references and this appears...

I looked at all of my references and this appears to be the combination used by the 7 PARA in Normandy. This is of course a made-up example.
Forum: Infantry 29-06-18, 02:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 958
Posted By William Brooks
Nice examples!

Nice examples!
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 29-06-18, 01:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By William Brooks
I managed to get these.

I managed to get these.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-06-18, 09:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By William Brooks
Mike: Is that a black square in your Wiltshire...

Mike: Is that a black square in your Wiltshire combo?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-06-18, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By William Brooks
Here is my addition tho this thread.

Here is my addition tho this thread.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-06-18, 12:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By William Brooks
This is a tough combo to find. Congratulations!

This is a tough combo to find. Congratulations!
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-06-18, 12:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By William Brooks
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: General Topics. 19-06-18, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By William Brooks
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: General Topics. 18-06-18, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By William Brooks
Hi. Yes his name was spelled Crew and Crewe. I...

Hi. Yes his name was spelled Crew and Crewe. I think they made a mistake when he was buried. I checked Lightbobs and all of the other associated websites. Nothing there about his unit. The war...
Forum: General Topics. 17-06-18, 11:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By William Brooks
CSM John William Crewe Ox & Bucks Company?

Hi,

I have this AB64 Paybook for CSM Crewe. He was KIA on 19 June 44 in Normandy. Although he is listed as a KIA I can't find his company listed anywhere. He as an old timer, a member of the...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 19-05-18, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By William Brooks
Prince Harry's Wings

Is Prince Harry wearing GPR wings during the wedding ceremony?
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 19-02-18, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 892
Posted By William Brooks
This thread may help answer your question: ...

This thread may help answer your question:

http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=37150&highlight=15th+scottish
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 11-02-18, 01:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,065
Posted By William Brooks
I found this link useful regarding the different...

I found this link useful regarding the different Middlesex battalions:

https://vickersmg.wordpress.com/in-use/british-service/the-british-army/the-middlesex-regiment/
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 10-02-18, 03:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,065
Posted By William Brooks
Mike; Did you see my question above? Just...

Mike; Did you see my question above? Just curious. This question has me stumped for years. Any insight would be great. Thank you, Bill
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 10-02-18, 12:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,065
Posted By William Brooks
Nice explanation. Did other regiments wear the...

Nice explanation. Did other regiments wear the diamond? I recall that the Militaria Magazine (Issue 107 pg 54) had a picture of the diamond used in the formation badge of the Cheshire MG battalion...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 30-01-18, 09:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,349
Posted By William Brooks
Here is a PARACHUTE RAMC title.

Here is a PARACHUTE RAMC title.
Forum: General Topics. 16-01-18, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By William Brooks
WW2 British Glider Helmet

Hi,

I would like to share pictures of my glider helmet for your information. Comments welcome.

It was made from a British made crash helmet and named.
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