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Forum: General Topics. 11-07-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By Hawthorn
Billy Believe it is a Registration number...

Billy

Believe it is a Registration number as an example of the same badge is on page three of High Wood (Simons) Miscellaneous badges album with what appears to be the same number. He may be able...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-07-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 404
Posted By Hawthorn
Possibly converted for menu holders or place...

Possibly converted for menu holders or place setting within a Mess.

Simon.
Forum: Other Militaria 06-07-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By Hawthorn
Tim, Thanks for the link. Simon.

Tim,

Thanks for the link.

Simon.
Forum: Other Militaria 06-07-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By Hawthorn
Peter, Nice item, is it printed or hand...

Peter,

Nice item, is it printed or hand drawn and coloured?

Simon.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 05-07-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 732
Posted By Hawthorn
Agree with Mike, a really useful and interesting...

Agree with Mike, a really useful and interesting link, am slowly working through the various parts, which will take some time:D

Simon.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 05-07-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 732
Posted By Hawthorn
Toby, Many thanks as always. Simon.

Toby,

Many thanks as always.

Simon.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 05-07-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 732
Posted By Hawthorn
Toby, Many thanks for that comprehensive...

Toby,

Many thanks for that comprehensive reply, will take a look online for an example.

Regards, Simon.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 04-07-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 732
Posted By Hawthorn
Mike Thanks for that, I imagine that they...

Mike

Thanks for that, I imagine that they must have been issued in the late Victorian or Edwardian era initially.

Simon.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 04-07-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 732
Posted By Hawthorn
Toby, Many thanks, any idea what year these...

Toby,

Many thanks, any idea what year these sets were first issued?

Regards, Simon.
Forum: Off topic 04-07-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By Hawthorn
Not to worry though, sure it won't be long before...

Not to worry though, sure it won't be long before someone finds it offensive and it gets toppled over.

Simon.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 04-07-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 732
Posted By Hawthorn
Paul, Hadn't noticed that, it does indeed...

Paul,

Hadn't noticed that, it does indeed appear to have been painted using a stencil and I would have imagined most would have been completed by hand at the time. Will take a look through my...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-07-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 519
Posted By Hawthorn
Thanks Toby. Simon.

Thanks Toby.

Simon.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-07-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 519
Posted By Hawthorn
Having just looked at the images on the...

Having just looked at the images on the Coldstream Guards facebook page it does indeed show that the red cloth stripe has been retained.

Simon.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-07-21, 06:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 519
Posted By Hawthorn
The Coldstream also retained a form of Battalion...

The Coldstream also retained a form of Battalion numbering with the use of red cloth stripes indicating the Battalion number. I am not sure when this form of badge first started, certainly worn in...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 02-07-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By Hawthorn
PM sent Simon.

PM sent

Simon.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 29-06-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By Hawthorn
Many thanks, will change my notes to Bandsman,...

Many thanks, will change my notes to Bandsman, the green backing certainly not belonging to Household Troops I think.

Simon.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 29-06-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By Hawthorn
Jerry Not wishing to hijack this thread in...

Jerry

Not wishing to hijack this thread in any way but thought I'd show this one with its green backing material still in place, the photographs make it look a wee bit lighter than it is in...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 27-06-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 732
Posted By Hawthorn
Leigh, Hoot and Toby, Many thanks for the...

Leigh, Hoot and Toby,

Many thanks for the further comments on this photograph.

Simon.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 25-06-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,631
Posted By Hawthorn
Headdress could be worn in The Sergeants Mess in...

Headdress could be worn in The Sergeants Mess in my Regiment, a rare occurrence as I understand.

Simon.
Forum: Headdress 22-06-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By Hawthorn
Apologies Leigh, hadn't seen your original reply....

Apologies Leigh, hadn't seen your original reply.

Simon.
Forum: Headdress 22-06-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By Hawthorn
BC, Believe this is a WW2 era British Army...

BC,

Believe this is a WW2 era British Army Despatch Riders helmet judging by the liner.

Simon.
Forum: General Topics. 20-06-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 998
Posted By Hawthorn
Sure many of you will have seen these before but...

Sure many of you will have seen these before but this Link shows Veterans from the French side wearing their old uniforms, some formidable looking characters among them!
...
Forum: General Topics. 20-06-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 998
Posted By Hawthorn
Many thanks, I think the Battle of Waterloo made...

Many thanks, I think the Battle of Waterloo made such a huge impression on both The Army and the British Public that anyone in possession of either the MGS or Waterloo Medal would have been rightly...
Forum: General Topics. 20-06-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 998
Posted By Hawthorn
You're right, can't imagine his name made him...

You're right, can't imagine his name made him very popular, would love to see the miniature medal if you get time to photograph it.

Simon.
Forum: General Topics. 19-06-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 998
Posted By Hawthorn
Leigh Interesting, thanks Mate. Simon.

Leigh

Interesting, thanks Mate.

Simon.
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