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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 03:30 PM
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Posted By irishhorse
The brass shamrock badge is Young Citizens...

The brass shamrock badge is Young Citizens Volunteers, and has been widely faked.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 03-06-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 302
Posted By irishhorse
Steve. Yes worn on the beret by officers and the...

Steve. Yes worn on the beret by officers and the RSM. I've got one in my Irish Hussars album.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-06-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By irishhorse
POW Feathers For ID.

Also have another POW feathers badge. The badge in the original post is on the left. The badge on the right is also WM, and measures 25mm x 25mm. Thought Imperial Yeomanry at first, but believe these...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-06-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By irishhorse
Thanks for the help guys. The WM grenade looks...

Thanks for the help guys. The WM grenade looks like it may have originally had a scroll attached. And looking at it closely there is a letter "W" scratched onto the ball of the grenade.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-06-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By irishhorse
Unknown badges for ID.

Some badges for ID.. MS anchor WM badge 37mm x 25mm. WM grenade 41mm x 19mm. Brass grenade 39mm x 17mm. Yellow brass propeller badge 23mm. WM deer, similar to Warwickshire Regiment but no coronet....
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 31-05-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 470
Posted By irishhorse
You will get an email saying you have been...

You will get an email saying you have been accepted, doesn't happen straight away.
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 31-05-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 470
Posted By irishhorse
https://m.facebook.com/groups/171539904043/ ...

https://m.facebook.com/groups/171539904043/
Billy try this link, it's a private group. It's not the same person who wrote the book you mentioned.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-05-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By irishhorse
I think it's Indian police.

I think it's Indian police.
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 27-05-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 470
Posted By irishhorse
QUEEN'S OTC

Kyle. In Joe McDonnell's book cap badges in light bronze, gilding metal, dark bronze, WM, chrome and in gilt are mentioned.
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 27-05-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 470
Posted By irishhorse
QUEEN'S OTC COLLARS.

Some collars. Top row left brass, right gold staybrite. Bottom row left to right chrome, bronze, QC WM, light bronze and gilt.
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 26-05-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 470
Posted By irishhorse
I believe there is also a multi terrain pattern...

I believe there is also a multi terrain pattern rank slide.
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 26-05-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 470
Posted By irishhorse
QUEEN'S OTC RANK SLIDES

Some variations on the rank slide titles.
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 26-05-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 470
Posted By irishhorse
QUEEN'S OTC

The Insignia of the OTC in Ireland 1908-2007 by J. Mcdonnell. Gives the dates as..
BELFAST/OTC/UNIVERSITY 1908-1940. QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY/OTC/BELFAST CONTINGENT 1940-48. QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY/S.T.C....
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 26-05-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 470
Posted By irishhorse
QUEEN'S OTC

Some shoulder titles, and gorget. .
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 26-05-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 470
Posted By irishhorse
Queen's OTC Staybrite

Queen's OTC silver (left) and gold staybrite cap badges. Silver marked SMITH & WRIGHT LTD. Gold marked DOWLER. BIRMINGHAM.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 26-05-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By irishhorse
In Norman Litchfield's book The Militia Artillery...

In Norman Litchfield's book The Militia Artillery 1852-1909. The dated given for the ANTRIM title is 1907. But in a correspondence with him dated 1994, he mentioned it was worn from c1905. He went on...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 25-05-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By irishhorse
I think adopted c1907, and worn below a brass RGA...

I think adopted c1907, and worn below a brass RGA title.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-05-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 213
Posted By irishhorse
Bird and bugle horn is 38 Engineer Regiment. Red...

Bird and bugle horn is 38 Engineer Regiment. Red triangle is 19 Mechanized Bridge introduced Nay 1997, and is the old sign of the 19th Infantry Brigade. Yellow triangle 19 Mechanized Brigade,...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-05-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By irishhorse
Billy the embroidered star is an officer's pip....

Billy the embroidered star is an officer's pip. The silver staybrite button is for piper's. The small stars are part of the shoulder title, never worn as collar badges.
Danny
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-04-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By irishhorse
Looks to be Belgium Signal Corps.

Looks to be Belgium Signal Corps.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 20-04-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,781
Posted By irishhorse
I have a re-print of number 1 dated 1982. The...

I have a re-print of number 1 dated 1982. The forward says it had been out of print for many years.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 17-04-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 446
Posted By irishhorse
ROYAL IRISH RANGERS

The Royal Irish Rangers cap badge (left) with lugs E&W. Belt plate badge (middle) short square lugs N&S. And Royal Irish Regiment sporran badge (right) with slightly longer lugs than the cap badge,...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-04-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By irishhorse
Never worn in bronze by the Royal Irish Rangers....

Never worn in bronze by the Royal Irish Rangers. Perhaps an unfinished badge, not yet silver plated ?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-04-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 298
Posted By irishhorse
Looks to be a 4th Royal Irish Dragoon Guards...

Looks to be a 4th Royal Irish Dragoon Guards officers helmet plate. Very nice item.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 12-04-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By irishhorse
This was never worn by the ACF.

This was never worn by the ACF.
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