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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By leigh kitchen
As do Mann's. St George's helmet and armour...

As do Mann's.

St George's helmet and armour as depicted on this badge are similar to that portrayed on St George in the crest of the post 1968 Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, not that I'm suggesting...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 09-08-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 158
Posted By leigh kitchen
Century Embroidery and Printing ...

Century Embroidery and Printing
https://m.facebook.com/CenturyEmbroidery/photos/a.3151275128273253/3151276454939787/?type=3
https://centuryembroideryprinting.co.uk

The design is produced printed...
Forum: Headdress 08-08-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 108
Posted By leigh kitchen
Nice to see a FSC of that age, a new acquisition?...

Nice to see a FSC of that age, a new acquisition?
I like the OR's cap too.
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 07-08-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 71
Posted By leigh kitchen
Havn't seen those before - I have an idea the...

Havn't seen those before - I have an idea the American, possibly British military used plastic red star cap insignia and one time.
Interesting stuff.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 07-08-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By leigh kitchen
Id've scooped up them if I didn't already have...

Id've scooped up them if I didn't already have them.
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 07-08-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 128
Posted By leigh kitchen
It reminds me of the Polish Cross of Merit....

It reminds me of the Polish Cross of Merit. Wonder if it's a Polish regimental badge?
America, Poland, I'm working my way around the globe.
Forum: General Topics. 07-08-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 254
Posted By leigh kitchen
I've read that a rub with stale bread or talcum...

I've read that a rub with stale bread or talcum powder may help.
As I recall, the bread method was recommended in an old Victorian military document I have somewhere.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-08-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 109
Posted By leigh kitchen
No 3 is the American "ruptured duck" for...

No 3 is the American "ruptured duck" for returned, discharged servicemen.
I have a spare gilt metal one if you need it.

Edit: link added....
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 07-08-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 128
Posted By leigh kitchen
No idea exactly what it is, but it looks...

No idea exactly what it is, but it looks American? Or maybe not, any chance of working out the wording on the circlet?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-08-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 93
Posted By leigh kitchen
Kelleys sell them, silver bullion on green...

Kelleys sell them, silver bullion on green backing as mess dress badges.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-08-20, 04:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By leigh kitchen
Probably spilled his Irn-Bru in it?

Probably spilled his Irn-Bru in it?
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 06-08-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By leigh kitchen
Just noticed this thread - it's well worth...

Just noticed this thread - it's well worth joining the society. I was going through my copies of the journal a couple of days ago, sorting out duplicates.
I keep meaning to buy a complete set of the...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-08-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By leigh kitchen
40 for 69.99 as of yesterday.......

40 for 69.99 as of yesterday.......
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-08-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
Posted By leigh kitchen
There wasn't a 4th TF Bn of the Royal Fusiliers,...

There wasn't a 4th TF Bn of the Royal Fusiliers, there was a regular 4th Bn Royal Fusiliers, the reserve battalions started at 5th Bn.

There were 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th (City of London) Battalions...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 05-08-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,301
Posted By leigh kitchen
Ta, I was unaware of that.

Ta, I was unaware of that.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 05-08-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By leigh kitchen
First Name: Charles Henry Initials: C ...

First Name:
Charles Henry
Initials:
C
Surname:
Small
Nationality:
British
Information:
Discharged Invalided. ex-PLY/12737.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-08-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By leigh kitchen
Absolutely.

Absolutely.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-08-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By leigh kitchen
Italian, by the look of it, with the fasces on...

Italian, by the look of it, with the fasces on the centre (perhaps adapted from an earlier pattern, by the standard of workmanship).
Perhaps for headgear but could be for pouch or belt.
That's me...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 04-08-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 165
Posted By leigh kitchen
Pity they're not wearing hackles, 1 HLI wore...

Pity they're not wearing hackles, 1 HLI wore green, 2 HLI white over red, would've pinned down which battalion, Cameronians wore black.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 04-08-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,301
Posted By leigh kitchen
I thought the Para plastics were all made by one...

I thought the Para plastics were all made by one manufacturer, but not the case?
Forum: General Topics. 04-08-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By leigh kitchen
It has been suggested that the flat topped crown...

It has been suggested that the flat topped crown was worn by units which attended one or other of the Delhi Durbars but I believe that the regiments that attended and those that wore the crown don't...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 04-08-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 165
Posted By leigh kitchen
The bandolier equipment was introduced in 1903,...

The bandolier equipment was introduced in 1903, superseded by the 1908 web equipment a few years later.

Some infantry in India continued to use of some parts of the equipment for some years and...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 04-08-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 165
Posted By leigh kitchen
I believe they're infantry with bandolier...

I believe they're infantry with bandolier equipment rather than cavalry (I have an idea they're Seaforths or HLI), they are wearing cut down trews which themselves may have been made from cast kilts...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-08-20, 06:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By leigh kitchen
Looks like a RIF item, there appears to be a...

Looks like a RIF item, there appears to be a numeral on the plinth of the eagle, if it's "8" that confirms RIF.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 03-08-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 298
Posted By leigh kitchen
This doesn't seem to apply here, but.... ...

This doesn't seem to apply here, but....

First Name:
M
Surname:
Fisher
Date of Death:
1916
Service:
Voluntary Aid Detachment
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