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Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia Today, 07:29 AM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Closest I can get - Cheshire Regiment or East...

Closest I can get - Cheshire Regiment or East Yorkshire Regiment, possibly Middlesex Regiment - not Border Regiment, Bedfordshire Regiment, East Surrey's.......
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 03:16 PM
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Views: 98
Posted By leigh kitchen
In a sense the Green Howard's badge of the time...

In a sense the Green Howard's badge of the time has the apprarance of having two seperate chevrons, albeit there would be a horizontal section in the centre of the upper one.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 98
Posted By leigh kitchen
You say tomadoes I say tomatoes........ yep,...

You say tomadoes I say tomatoes........
yep, looks like them.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 02:28 PM
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Views: 98
Posted By leigh kitchen
Green Howard's.

Green Howard's.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges Yesterday, 11:41 AM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
A beret to a WRAC Lt Colonel (ex ATS).

A beret to a WRAC Lt Colonel (ex ATS).
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 06:47 AM
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Views: 228
Posted By leigh kitchen
The badge on the right, I can't remember exactly...

The badge on the right, I can't remember exactly what it is, para-commando or similar, Israeli Golani Brigade.

Edit: a check of "Historama" site shows the badge as Sayeret Golani (Golani [infantry...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-06-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By leigh kitchen
That's two more variations than I have (I have...

That's two more variations than I have (I have the 3rd).
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-06-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Are you referring to never having seen a Norfolk...

Are you referring to never having seen a Norfolk Regiment economy or never having seen a Lambourne one (I suspect the latter)?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-06-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By leigh kitchen
It looks as if it's been "silvered' -...

It looks as if it's been "silvered' - chromed?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-06-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 95
Posted By leigh kitchen
There may have been a backing plate fitted behind...

There may have been a backing plate fitted behind the HPC?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-06-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By leigh kitchen
Nothing much to do with anything, but a variation...

Nothing much to do with anything, but a variation on the Singaporean wing, worn as a helmet badge by UN Iroquois pilot "Tubby" in East Timor, 2003.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 04-06-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By leigh kitchen
No clasp on the 1914 Star and not recorded on the...

No clasp on the 1914 Star and not recorded on the MIC, perhaps he qualified but never submitted a request for the clasp, the battalion serving in Iraq in 1919 and Waziristan following that, prior to...
Forum: General Topics. 04-06-20, 05:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 293
Posted By leigh kitchen
I can't remember the detail re dates introduced...

I can't remember the detail re dates introduced but there was another pattern used, an oval plate with two circular holes in it.
Forum: General Topics. 03-06-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 293
Posted By leigh kitchen
And at 24p a throw.......

And at 24p a throw.......
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 03-06-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By leigh kitchen
Not that I can think of. I have one to a...

Not that I can think of.

I have one to a L/Cpl in another notable "Mons"4th Bn, 4th Bn The Royal Fusiliers, later a Sergeant, awarded a DCM in May 1916 at St Eloi.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-06-20, 04:46 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Also worn as a beret badge but obviously not...

Also worn as a beret badge but obviously not until a few decades after 1918.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-06-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 180
Posted By leigh kitchen
I haven't got it to hand but yes, it is of thin...

I haven't got it to hand but yes, it is of thin metal.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-06-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 180
Posted By leigh kitchen
Was it only the Irish Guards wore a bronzed die...

Was it only the Irish Guards wore a bronzed die struck?
I've had a bronze die struck Coldstream Guards badge with w/e lugs for years which I've labelled as an OSD collar...........
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-06-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By leigh kitchen
Australian Police?

Australian Police?
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 01-06-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 446
Posted By leigh kitchen
They had "Mixed" as part of the titles? (They did...

They had "Mixed" as part of the titles? (They did post war by 1949).
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 01-06-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 446
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yep, my typo - dated photos of uncle Sid show him...

Yep, my typo - dated photos of uncle Sid show him badged as RE in 1940, RA in 1944 (can't blame auto correct for that one though I did have to "incorrect" from "RS").
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 01-06-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 446
Posted By leigh kitchen
We're not Searchlight units RA pre-war,...

We're not Searchlight units RA pre-war, transfering to RE around 1940?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-06-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 82
Posted By leigh kitchen
Thread link: ...

Thread link:
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=511477#post511477
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-06-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By leigh kitchen
Formed 1961, cap badged as Home Counties Brigade,...

Formed 1961, cap badged as Home Counties Brigade, amalgamated in to the Queen's Regiment in 1966.

Edit: This thread has more info:...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-06-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By leigh kitchen
Definitely w/m not chromed? Churchill says the...

Definitely w/m not chromed?
Churchill says the King's Crown bi metal collar was worn chromed by Regimental Police but the one your showing looks flat topped Victorian and not originally bi metal?...
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