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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-04-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 631
Posted By ebro
I also believe that the black harp with slider...

I also believe that the black harp with slider was worn during WW2 by the Ulster Home Guard. It was formed from the Ulster Special Constabulary.
Eddie
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-03-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By ebro
The London Irish badge did not have a void below...

The London Irish badge did not have a void below the crown.
Eddie
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-02-20, 10:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By ebro
I don't like the first badge but the second one...

I don't like the first badge but the second one looks OK but it has been badly stored at some time. Rather than brass on the back I believe it is residue left from rusty water.
Eddie
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-10-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 211
Posted By ebro
The rough finish on the badge give me the...

The rough finish on the badge give me the impression that it has been buried in soil at some time.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-10-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 211
Posted By ebro
The fixing wires and size look like a boss badge.

The fixing wires and size look like a boss badge.
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 17-05-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By ebro
My father's older brother was an ambulance driver...

My father's older brother was an ambulance driver in ASC motor transport. He died in France in 1918.
Eddie
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-05-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By ebro
Is that hat in the foreground not Hong Kong...

Is that hat in the foreground not Hong Kong Police rather than RAF?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-03-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 810
Posted By ebro
I would think it is Royal Pioneer Corps or Royal...

I would think it is Royal Pioneer Corps or Royal Signals.
Eddie
Forum: General Topics 29-03-19, 09:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 956
Posted By ebro
I do not know if it was the case for all...

I do not know if it was the case for all Ex/banned members, before they were banned, some albums could only be visited ifyou were a forum friend of the owner. As they are now banned they do not have...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-03-19, 12:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 632
Posted By ebro
The third photo, the one with the horse, Looks...

The third photo, the one with the horse, Looks like Leicestershire Territorials. The first picture may be the same, but It needs a closer shot of his cap badge.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-02-19, 11:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By ebro
This is a four leafed clover, not a shamrock. It...

This is a four leafed clover, not a shamrock. It is unlikely to be an Irish badge.
Eddie
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 09-01-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By ebro
I believe it is a fake. It is a copy of the 1 RUR...

I believe it is a fake. It is a copy of the 1 RUR officer's badge but they were normally made from silver.
Eddie
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-01-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By ebro
Harp badge

The Harp badge is the Royal Ulster Constabulary pre 1953.
Forum: General Topics. 22-12-18, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By ebro
Billy, Very nice.

Billy, Very nice.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-08-18, 12:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By ebro
Horse shoe on green background is 39 Inf Brigade,

Horse shoe on green background is 39 Inf Brigade,
Forum: General Topics. 03-07-18, 08:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By ebro
It sends shivers down your spine when you see how...

It sends shivers down your spine when you see how closely those headstones are placed and even more so when you see how many cemeteries there are.
One of my uncles was killed on 1st July 1916...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-06-18, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By ebro
These badges, along with the uniforms of the UVF,...

These badges, along with the uniforms of the UVF, were paid for from public fund raising. When Carson handed over 'his' UVF to the British Army they came fully equipped and partially trained. The...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-06-18, 10:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By ebro
This was the cap badge of one of the Co Down Btns...

This was the cap badge of one of the Co Down Btns of the UVF. This was formed around 1913 to prevent the Home Rule Bill being forced upon the people of Northern Ireland against their will. It was...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-06-18, 01:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 798
Posted By ebro
Phil, He appears to have black buttons. Probably...

Phil, He appears to have black buttons. Probably a rifle regiment?
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 09-04-18, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By ebro
It is ADC and looks OK.

It is ADC and looks OK.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-04-18, 09:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,239
Posted By ebro
Northumberland Fusiliers Private.

Northumberland Fusiliers Private.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 14-01-18, 11:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By ebro
I also think that he was a Bandsman or Bugler....

I also think that he was a Bandsman or Bugler. The shoulder cords did not facilitate the titles being worn there so they were worn on the collar.
I believe the 13th RIR was formed from the 1st Co...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-12-17, 11:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By ebro
I do like the Connaught Rangers badge, not too...

I do like the Connaught Rangers badge, not too familiar with the other one. I would not buy it.
Eddie
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 15-12-17, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 771
Posted By ebro
Mike, I believe that crown is the coronet of...

Mike,
I believe that crown is the coronet of the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
eddie
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-12-17, 02:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By ebro
You have convinced me that it is NACB. Eddie

You have convinced me that it is NACB.
Eddie
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