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Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 25-10-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By 41st
No surprise to me on what either of those...

No surprise to me on what either of those referred to achieved.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 24-10-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 486
Posted By 41st
Chris, Sorry for the delay in responding, I...

Chris,

Sorry for the delay in responding, I thought I had but obviously didn't press the submit button.

Having trawled through my notes taken during the course of research visits to the IWM,...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 14-10-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By 41st
Thanks Jerry, Between you and Jon that has...

Thanks Jerry,

Between you and Jon that has given me something to go on.

David,

It is a nice little badge isn't it.

Hwyl,
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 14-10-21, 06:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By 41st
Thanks very much for that Jon, so we have a RE...

Thanks very much for that Jon, so we have a RE unit taking precedence from an older RA Vol unit, how unusual. It would also explain why the badge doesnít look 140 years or so old. Iíll have to check...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 13-10-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By 41st
Cheshire & Carnarvon Port Squadron

I had this badge in my RA album thinking it was something to do with the 1st Cheshire & Carnarvon Artillery Volunteers as shown on the plate below.
Luckily Brookies, aka Jonathan, was idly reviewing...
Forum: General Topics. 04-10-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,226
Posted By 41st
Thanks Alex, great to see those.

Thanks Alex, great to see those.
Forum: General Topics. 04-10-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 348
Posted By 41st
Billy, Iíve pulled out the relevant badges &...

Billy,
Iíve pulled out the relevant badges & checked the measurements as best I can given theyíre bent to shape. As far as I can tell the boss badge (approx20mm) is slightly larger than the grenade...
Forum: General Topics. 03-10-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 348
Posted By 41st
Here you are Billy, I thought I had a Boss...

Here you are Billy, I thought I had a Boss badge. Iíll get some close ups for you later to compare sizes & shapes etc.
Forum: General Topics. 02-10-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 348
Posted By 41st
Certainlly looks to be from the standard grenade...

Certainlly looks to be from the standard grenade badge worn on both FSCs & side caps.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-09-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By 41st
Iíve seen very similar size PoW plumes on full...

Iíve seen very similar size PoW plumes on full dress uniforms worn by Lord Lieutenants for Welsh counties.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-09-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By 41st
If as you say the subject is a private in a...

If as you say the subject is a private in a British line regiment then you can discount the 41st foot as rank and file did not wear PoW plumes as a stand alone badge at that time on any of their...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 06-09-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 726
Posted By 41st
Thanks everyone for the suggestions but I’m...

Thanks everyone for the suggestions but I’m pretty certain Saurin is not our man as this is a surname. Morgan Saurin was listed as Lt Col in 1891 with what I presume to be one of his sons as a Lt. ...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 05-09-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 726
Posted By 41st
The plume holder is still there behind the crown...

The plume holder is still there behind the crown as well,so I just need to pick one of those up. Should be easy.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 05-09-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 726
Posted By 41st
Diolch Griff, I hadnít seen that before. ...

Diolch Griff,
I hadnít seen that before.
What I could do with is some help from anyone who might have access to a list of Officers who served with the Pembs Yeo in the 1850s - 1860s. This Shako...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 05-09-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 726
Posted By 41st
Pembrokeshire Yeomanry Officerís Shako

This is a recent pick up. I knew it didn’t fit with the standard pattern Shakos of either 1847 & 1857 but did have a suspicion that it might be associated to the band. I took the plunge and was glad...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 10-08-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By 41st
This is the clearest photo I have. The research I...

This is the clearest photo I have. The research I have dates from as far back as the 60s and states that the colour of the patch worn on the turned up brim of the slouch hat was white with green...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 31-07-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By 41st
I donít have a physical example of the slouch hat...

I donít have a physical example of the slouch hat badge but do have a number of photos and plenty of historical regimental research. Iíll post some info when I get back home next week.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 12-07-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By 41st
Welsh Artillery Units

Just uploaded a small album for the above for those who may be interested.
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=4353
Forum: Off topic 21-05-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,855
Posted By 41st
Hoot, I donít think I can add much more to...

Hoot,
I donít think I can add much more to your sentiments. Good riddance to bad rubbish & I actually feel sorry for the USA in having to put up with this whinging entitled little shit & that nasty...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-05-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,920
Posted By 41st
Here you go. The cap and collars came together...

Here you go. The cap and collars came together from the family of the man who wore them.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-05-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By 41st
Looks fine to me Peter.

Looks fine to me Peter.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-05-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By 41st
Welsh Brigade cap badge.

Welsh Brigade cap badge.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-04-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By 41st
Nothing wrong with that one Peter.

Nothing wrong with that one Peter.
Forum: Other Military Topics 23-04-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 878
Posted By 41st
Hoot, I wholeheartedly echo your sentiments.

Hoot,
I wholeheartedly echo your sentiments.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-04-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,172
Posted By 41st
Luke, I'm not sure I would want to base my...

Luke,

I'm not sure I would want to base my evidence on what is in Wilkinson. Welsh Guards Puggaree (198) for example, although I don't know within which edition this was first included. Errors are...
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