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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 02:57 PM
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Posted By Wmr-RHB
Here is it's lineage before and after it was 3rd...

Here is it's lineage before and after it was 3rd VB: Infantry Volunteers: Hampshire - Isle of Wight (Quite a bit about 1st, 4th, 6th, Etc. Any info much appreciated)

(And there never was a 6th...
Forum: Army Yesterday, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 257
Posted By Wmr-RHB
You are welcome. All is fine here, I hope the...

You are welcome. All is fine here, I hope the same at your side.
All the best,
Forum: Army Yesterday, 11:20 AM
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Views: 257
Posted By Wmr-RHB
I would translate Ons Dorp in Our Village. Thus...

I would translate Ons Dorp in Our Village. Thus yes, in Dutch this is about possession.
The name is however a bit strange, because you would normally not call a place with a name like "Your Town",...
Forum: General Topics. 21-10-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 555
Posted By Wmr-RHB
By the way, I appreciate all the effort put by...

By the way, I appreciate all the effort put by all of you in trying to answer my rather pedantic question.

Some of you may know my charts of which one is about the Artists Rifles: Artists Rifles...
Forum: General Topics. 21-10-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 555
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Well, the case is that some of the sources I used...

Well, the case is that some of the sources I used have an apostrophe. As I mentioned in post #6 above. Specially Regiments.org (link above), but others are shown in several of the posts above. Web...
Forum: General Topics. 21-10-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 555
Posted By Wmr-RHB
You most probably are right looking at it from...

You most probably are right looking at it from the language/spelling side.
But my question is, how the official designation was. And that may have had an incorrect usage of the apostrophe.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-10-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 164
Posted By Wmr-RHB
You seem to love charts. Have a look at ...

You seem to love charts. Have a look at
Forfarshire (https://hcvv.home.xs4all.nl/milweb/Great-Britain/TAinfantry/BlackWatch-p1.html)
and
Perthshire - Fifeshire...
Forum: General Topics. 19-10-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 555
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Yes, and then there was the regiment itself,...

Yes, and then there was the regiment itself, which often omitted it at all (see all the badges and also other images above).

I have the feeling that the mentioning of "misuse" is also a sneer to...
Forum: General Topics. 18-10-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 555
Posted By Wmr-RHB
I assume the " artist's " there is a typo. It...

I assume the " artist's " there is a typo. It does not show in the rest of the article.


That looks like real facts. Thanks for finding that and taking the trouble to post it. I think that...
Forum: General Topics. 18-10-20, 12:55 PM
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Views: 555
Posted By Wmr-RHB
That is a very good point indeed. I also saw a...

That is a very good point indeed.
I also saw a picture of a helmet plate dated 1878-80 with 38 / ARTISTS
And same from a helmet plate dated there 1880-90 with 20 / ARTISTS.

It seems that indeed...
Forum: General Topics. 18-10-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 555
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Thanks for the link. Nice article, but I can not...

Thanks for the link. Nice article, but I can not take it serious about the correct designations of the regiment. It only uses " Artists Rifles " as the general name.

From several sources:
Raised...
Forum: General Topics. 18-10-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 555
Posted By Wmr-RHB
I which case you can tell me I hope if it is: ...

I which case you can tell me I hope if it is:

Artist Rifles
Artists Rifles
Atritsts' Rifles

The memorial above has the second one. You (as a fan) use the first one. I have seen used the...
Forum: General Topics. 08-10-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By Wmr-RHB
You are welcome. Looks fine!

You are welcome. Looks fine!
Forum: General Topics. 08-10-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Technical remark. The URL of the first link you...

Technical remark.
The URL of the first link you post to durbaronline is incomplte. The top level domain is missing.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 05-10-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,111
Posted By Wmr-RHB
The were Regiments, not Batteries.

The were Regiments, not Batteries.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 05-10-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 282
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Reading Antrim Artillery...

Reading Antrim Artillery (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antrim_Artillery) I am now convinced that there where two units that were colloquial called "Antrim Artillery".
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 05-10-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 282
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Sorry, forgot to mention what Litchfleld says...

Sorry, forgot to mention what Litchfleld says about the collar badge of 429th Coast Regiment:
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 05-10-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 282
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Litchfield: There was raised as the first TA...

Litchfield:
There was raised as the first TA unit in Northern Ireland in 1937:, 188th (Antrim) Battery, Royal Artillery (TA) >
Battery expanded to regimental status 1940: The Antrim Heavy Regiment,...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 03-10-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,111
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Same source, next page (about 141st/341st):

Same source, next page (about 141st/341st):
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 03-10-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,111
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Norman E.H. Litchfield in The Territorial...

Norman E.H. Litchfield in The Territorial Artillery 1908 - 1988 on page 51:
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 03-10-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By Wmr-RHB
And have a look at Uniformology:...

And have a look at Uniformology: http://www.uniformology.com/CAVALRY-00.html
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 03-10-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 282
Posted By Wmr-RHB
As there were no Volunteer Corps in Ireland...

As there were no Volunteer Corps in Ireland (until 1938), I assume you talk about:
1854: The Antrim Artillery Militia >
1882: 2nd Brigade North Irish Division, Royal Artillery >
1889 Antrim...
Forum: General Topics. 02-10-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Yes, I assumed that already. But I merely...

Yes, I assumed that already.
But I merely wanted to point to the fact that using search engines is often a frustrating experience. Often due to people not even once in a post mentioning the correct...
Forum: General Topics. 02-10-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By Wmr-RHB
One of the problems with searching might be that...

One of the problems with searching might be that when you search for Royal Tank Regiment, the page you want to see might have RTR instead. No search engine will be able to see that those are the same...
Forum: Indian Badges 20-09-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Strange caption, no Sikh to be seen there.

Strange caption, no Sikh to be seen there.
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