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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-07-22, 06:51 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By XIII
I got the info from the attached record.

I got the info from the attached record.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-07-22, 09:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 479
Posted By XIII
His service record has his service abroad as...

His service record has his service abroad as India and South Africa.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-07-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 479
Posted By XIII
From the bible

From the bible
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-07-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 479
Posted By XIII
The number 20 could be the year he was demobbed...

The number 20 could be the year he was demobbed 1920, 14 is when he enlisted 1914 and the last digits are likely 18 as he was MID’d in 1918. His service record is online.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-07-22, 12:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By XIII
One way of spotting copies is to run your finger...

One way of spotting copies is to run your finger nail over the surface behind the lettering. It should feel rough like a matchbox striker. If it is smooth it’s a copy. The example you have shown...
Forum: General Topics. 29-06-22, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By XIII
Hopefully this works

Hopefully this works
Forum: General Topics. 20-04-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By XIII
Best thing to do is to get his service history as...

Best thing to do is to get his service history as that should tell you his entitlement and if he served overseas etc. This is the url https://www.gov.uk/get-copy-military-service-records
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 17-03-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By XIII
My father wore them in the 1950's...he was in...

My father wore them in the 1950's...he was in Malta and Libya.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 16-03-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By XIII
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: General Topics. 02-03-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 527
Posted By XIII
I think that this is your man

I think that this is your man
Forum: General Topics. 21-02-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By XIII
Here you go

Here you go
Forum: General Topics. 15-01-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 613
Posted By XIII
Alfred Jonathan Hodgkinson 6918 Shropshire Light...

Alfred Jonathan Hodgkinson 6918 Shropshire Light Infantry - sickness Discharge 1916
Forum: General Topics. 04-01-22, 05:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 750
Posted By XIII
Found the attached for you that states “killed in...

Found the attached for you that states “killed in action”. Also on find my past it has killed in action in Egypt.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 28-12-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By XIII
This is from RA Attestations 1940. It’s the only...

This is from RA Attestations 1940. It’s the only Sidney Haste RA that I could find.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-11-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 869
Posted By XIII
Looks to be the hallmark for Edinburgh 1915/16

Looks to be the hallmark for Edinburgh 1915/16
Forum: General Topics. 01-10-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 991
Posted By XIII
This is from Fold3

This is from Fold3
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-09-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 607
Posted By XIII
It is one of those quirks of British Medals that...

It is one of those quirks of British Medals that the Defence Medal was only awarded for 6 months overseas service in territories subjected to air attack. Therefore as many ships were not under air...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 28-09-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By XIII
The first obvious thing to look for is that there...

The first obvious thing to look for is that there is a DOT. After the ship name and in most cases the tallies are very faded.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-09-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 607
Posted By XIII
I would assume that this is a Royal Naval group...

I would assume that this is a Royal Naval group given that there is no Defence Medal present. It is unusual to get a WW2 Naval Group with a Defence Medal....
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 30-08-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By XIII
Interesting lot this as 1865855 Herbert John...

Interesting lot this as 1865855 Herbert John Fooks did enlist in the Royal Engineers in 1927…..however he died in 1941 aged 38 and is buried in the Sai Wan War Cemetery in Hong Kong. So the medals...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 10-08-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By XIII
Try Michael A Anscombe G/2449 Royal Sussex...

Try Michael A Anscombe G/2449 Royal Sussex Regiment
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-01-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By XIII
Probably Pipers buttons.

Probably Pipers buttons.
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 21-12-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By XIII
Hi David I hope you received my last PM?. I have...

Hi David I hope you received my last PM?. I have attached this page as it states he was ferrying planes from Lossiemouth to Croydon.
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 20-12-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By XIII
I have had another look on Ancestry and his...

I have had another look on Ancestry and his entire record is there. I have picked out the pages that will probably interest you the most.
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 19-12-20, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By XIII
There are a few more pages that I will look at...

There are a few more pages that I will look at for any additional family details.
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