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Forum: Other Military Topics 10-05-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Mike_2817
The Regulations for Recruiting for the Regular...

The Regulations for Recruiting for the Regular Army published in 1903 laid out the criteria under which boys aged between fourteen and seventeen years could be recruited and the roles they were...
Forum: The Home Front 27-04-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 451
Posted By Mike_2817
http://www.historywebsite.co.uk/Museum/OtherTrades...

http://www.historywebsite.co.uk/Museum/OtherTrades/HMFactory/HTWorks.htm

In Oldbury, Albright and Wilson Limited had gone from strength to strength using improved versions of the Wednesfield...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 15-04-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 672
Posted By Mike_2817
All you have to do now is find one LoL

All you have to do now is find one LoL
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 15-04-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 672
Posted By Mike_2817
One minor correction, The RAOC had Companies not...

One minor correction, The RAOC had Companies not Sqdrons so it was 94 (Scottish) Ordnance Company RAOC (V) renamed from 51 Ordnance Field Park (V) in the 1970's. 51 OFP Pipe Band originally wore the...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 12-04-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 672
Posted By Mike_2817
The official designation of the Regiment's Tartan...

The official designation of the Regiment's Tartan is No16 Red MacDuff (Ancient).

Worn on the point by 153 Highland Transport Regiment RCT (V) and Scottish Transport Regiment RLC (V) and square by...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 12-04-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 672
Posted By Mike_2817
I think the tartan of the RCT is 'Red McDuff'...

I think the tartan of the RCT is 'Red McDuff' same as for the RLC
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 04-04-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By Mike_2817
In the collars the one with the single word...

In the collars the one with the single word ORDNANCE is ARMY ORDNANCE DEPARTMENT.

There was also a collar with the full title ARMY ORDNANCE CORPS same size as the shield without title but with...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 03-04-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By Mike_2817
The RACC was never worn as the ACC was never...

The RACC was never worn as the ACC was never granted ROYAL status
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 25-03-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 531
Posted By Mike_2817
Warrant Officer Class One - RSM or similar...

Warrant Officer Class One - RSM or similar appointment
Forum: Other Military Topics 20-03-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By Mike_2817
https://www.thinkdefence.co.uk/uk-amphibious-capab...

https://www.thinkdefence.co.uk/uk-amphibious-capabilities/sustainment/

towards the middle of page for currant version
Forum: Other Military Topics 20-03-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By Mike_2817
They formed the 'Special Reconnisdsance Regiment...

They formed the 'Special Reconnisdsance Regiment in 2005 to complement the expertise of the SAS

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special_Reconnaissance_Regiment

As Leigh says why not repurpose an...
Forum: General Topics. 12-03-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By Mike_2817
Point taken - The term has been applied to both...

Point taken - The term has been applied to both of the days on which the initial announcement of Japan's surrender was made – August 15th, 1945, in Japan, and because of time zone differences, August...
Forum: General Topics. 11-03-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By Mike_2817
The exact date of WW2's end is not universally...

The exact date of WW2's end is not universally agreed upon. It was generally accepted at the time that the war ended with the armistice of 14 August 1945 (VJ Day), rather than with the formal...
Forum: Other Military Topics 06-03-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 14,569
Posted By Mike_2817
I have seen one or two of this '11 o'clock' pins...

I have seen one or two of this '11 o'clock' pins and have always avoided them as I have found proof of their official or semi official production. In 2010 most branches purchased the bags of 50...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 05-03-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By Mike_2817
The Devonshire and Dorset Regiment, usually just...

The Devonshire and Dorset Regiment, usually just known as the Devon and Dorsets, was an infantry regiment of the British Army formed in 1958 by the amalgamation of two county regiments, the...
Forum: General Topics. 27-02-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By Mike_2817
When did a General wear a Bronze OSD Badge? I was...

When did a General wear a Bronze OSD Badge? I was lead to believe the always wore a Bullion Badge on Cap & Beret??
Forum: General Topics. 26-02-21, 10:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By Mike_2817
16th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps...

16th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps during Falklands War,
Joint RCT/RAMC unit - Deployed to South Atlantic, 4/1982 - 7/1982;
Forum: General Topics. 26-02-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By Mike_2817
The first female army personnel to be sent to the...

The first female army personnel to be sent to the Falkland Islands were the Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps sailing on the 19 June 1982 from Southampton, reaching Port Stanley in the...
Forum: Other Military Topics 23-02-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 14,569
Posted By Mike_2817
Yes, Typical, that the dated pins were listed the...

Yes, Typical, that the dated pins were listed the day after I ordered my RBL & 100 anniversary pins! In fact I ordered 2. One for my collection, and one to wear.

Sods law, as I will have 1000 as...
Forum: Other Military Topics 22-02-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 14,569
Posted By Mike_2817
I agree it is confusing as the full logo includes...

I agree it is confusing as the full logo includes the words Royal British Legion below as first illustrated in my earlier post (and below)

I am informed that the Poppy Appeal order portal well be...
Forum: Other Military Topics 21-02-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 14,569
Posted By Mike_2817
As a PAO I was informed last December that the...

As a PAO I was informed last December that the 2021 Pin would be available from March 2021 but I am taken aback that they have been offered via the Poppy Shop at the cost of 3, 5 or 10 Donation...
Forum: General Topics. 19-02-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By Mike_2817
Both the book & sheet are 'hook & loop' velcro...

Both the book & sheet are 'hook & loop' velcro backed NOT for gluing

The Glue is for sticking badges to brassards etc..

https://www.cadetdirect.com/velcro-patch-badge-collection-book
...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 18-02-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,325
Posted By Mike_2817
Got one at Stockport from a fellow member a few...

Got one at Stockport from a fellow member a few years ago now, and wear it a Arms Fairs
Forum: Other Military Topics 18-02-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 14,569
Posted By Mike_2817
Well spotted - I have also made an order.

Well spotted - I have also made an order.
Forum: General Topics. 18-02-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By Mike_2817
The officer in the picture is wearing an ATO...

The officer in the picture is wearing an ATO flash making him a RLC Ammunition Technical Officer

The series depicts a RLC EOD Troop during Operation Herrick manned by 11 Explosive Ordnance...
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