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Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges Yesterday, 03:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 470
Posted By Flatdog
Leigh, The 4th battalion Regimental history,...

Leigh,

The 4th battalion Regimental history, is named the " The Maroon Square".

I don't have a copy but if they named it "The Maroon Square" It's probably a safe bet that it was a treasured...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 07-07-20, 03:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 470
Posted By Flatdog
Leigh, G L D Alderson's Book Cap Badges of...

Leigh,

G L D Alderson's Book Cap Badges of the British Army 1939-1945 states

" In the 2nd and 4th battalions the badge was backed by a maroon patch, 2 inches square, while the 5th battalion...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-06-20, 03:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 343
Posted By Flatdog
Jon, For some reason I'm thinking...

Jon,

For some reason I'm thinking Australian.

Clay
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 18-03-20, 04:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By Flatdog
Hi, Here is a similar one. ...

Hi,

Here is a similar one.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/BRITISH-ARMY-KENYA-TRAINING-REGIMENT-TRF-BADGE/392471875124?hash=item5b61258e34:g:x78AAOSwa0VaJG9Q

Clay
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 10-03-20, 03:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By Flatdog
Hi, This badge is the Askar Melayu Brunei or...

Hi,

This badge is the Askar Melayu Brunei or Brunei Malay Regiment. The first pattern had it's title in arabic, this example being the second pattern worn after the Regiment's return from Malaya...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 10-03-20, 03:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By Flatdog
Hi, This is the General Service badge,...

Hi,

This is the General Service badge, replacing the Ugandan Kings African Rifles Battalions badge,worn Post Independence to end of Idi Amin's regime circa 1979. Replaced by the Liberation Forces...
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 26-01-20, 03:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By Flatdog
Hk, Nice, thanks for this. A question...

Hk,

Nice, thanks for this.

A question for you, are all slip-ons like this one the same coloured embroidery, it appears brown on the greenish khaki. Some I have seen are black on khaki. Is this...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-01-20, 05:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By Flatdog
Hi, First badge is US ARMY Ordnance Corps...

Hi,

First badge is US ARMY Ordnance Corps collar badge. Late 40's through 60's when the screw post fell from favour and replaced by spike fittings.

Clay
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 09-01-20, 03:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By Flatdog
Mick, In last photo, it appears the soldier...

Mick,

In last photo, it appears the soldier to the right is from 'C' (Kent and Sharpshooters Yeomanry) Squadron, Royal Yeomanry, by his collar badge, and his green cap. It also appears he has a...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 09-01-20, 03:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By Flatdog
The arm badge looks like the collar, with "QDG"...

The arm badge looks like the collar, with "QDG" in gothic script, in the centre, replacing "Bays".
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 03-01-20, 03:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By Flatdog
Oops, Thanks for the correction, doing from...

Oops, Thanks for the correction, doing from memory:o
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 02-01-20, 04:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By Flatdog
Hello, #1 is actually the Hertfordshire...

Hello,

#1 is actually the Hertfordshire Light Infantry.I have seen this many times described as Malawi Army. I can find no real evidence to support this. However,
before becoming Malawi, it was...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 15-12-19, 03:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By Flatdog
Rob, I don't think the SAS wings are...

Rob,

I don't think the SAS wings are genuine, as they are swept upwards. To my knowledge SAS wings are straight across, the lone exception are the 23 SAS which are swept downwards. Maybe someone...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-11-19, 04:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 359
Posted By Flatdog
Laurent, Not Army Marksmanship Unit, the...

Laurent,

Not Army Marksmanship Unit, the only identifier for them are a black ball cap with the patch shown on the Wikipedia page. Worn only when instructing and competing in matches.

Clay
Forum: General Topics. 19-11-19, 04:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,671
Posted By Flatdog
Godspeed my dear friend, Heartfelt...

Godspeed my dear friend,

Heartfelt condolences to Family.

Clay
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-11-19, 04:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 359
Posted By Flatdog
Hi, American yes, but American Military...

Hi,

American yes, but American Military University is an Online only school, no uniforms.

Clay
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-11-19, 04:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By Flatdog
Steve, Similar to Hungarian, but alas a...

Steve,

Similar to Hungarian, but alas a novelty badge.

Clay
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 17-11-19, 03:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By Flatdog
First one is Solomon Islands Police Clay

First one is Solomon Islands Police

Clay
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 15-11-19, 05:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By Flatdog
Yes, Indian.

Yes, Indian.
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 13-11-19, 04:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By Flatdog
David, Italian Infantry officer, this look...

David,

Italian Infantry officer, this look like 1950's era.

Clay
Forum: New Zealand Badges 10-11-19, 03:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By Flatdog
Graham, Yes indeed. Here's a link to some...

Graham,
Yes indeed. Here's a link to some others;

http://iacmc.forumotion.com/t8645-nz-eod-sqn



Clay
Forum: General Topics. 09-11-19, 04:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 208
Posted By Flatdog
Norfolk, That is a regimental one cloth with...

Norfolk,

That is a regimental one cloth with R and P embroidered. A lot of them have Brass letters applied. Very nice.
Forum: General Topics. 09-11-19, 04:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 208
Posted By Flatdog
Leigh, The MP one is American, The other...

Leigh,

The MP one is American, The other worn by the "Police Regimentaire" ,Royal 22e Regiment the "Van Doos".
Forum: General Topics. 08-11-19, 04:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 208
Posted By Flatdog
Hi, US does not have Regimental Police, they...

Hi,

US does not have Regimental Police, they have Military Police. Those brassards are usually Black vinyl with white lettering "MP" sometimes "OD" (Officer of the Day etc. Usually with a...
Forum: Other Militaria 07-11-19, 03:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By Flatdog
No longer published, however a Commemorative...

No longer published, however a Commemorative issue was published in the early 2000's, I don't have my copy so I can't give you a definitive date. This particular issue is still around,maybe try...
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