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Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 07-08-22, 07:16 AM
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Posted By nbroadarrowz
Another 10 items

Another 10 items
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 29-07-22, 07:06 AM
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Posted By nbroadarrowz
The shoulder straps are for a 1st Wireless...

The shoulder straps are for a 1st Wireless Operator and part of the MN rank. Not specific to a shipping company.
In posts 298 and 47 are similar rank items.
Barry
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 28-07-22, 07:28 AM
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Posted By nbroadarrowz
Another 10 items new to my collection. Thanks...

Another 10 items new to my collection.
Thanks to Simon for helping with some of these.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 18-07-22, 07:23 AM
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Posted By nbroadarrowz
Another 10 items

Another 10 items
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 16-07-22, 04:47 AM
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Posted By nbroadarrowz
The badges were locally produced here in New...

The badges were locally produced here in New Zealand. While the introduction date is not know I suspect that they were introduced early in WW2 as a stop gap measure until stocks of regulation RAF...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 15-07-22, 12:51 AM
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Posted By nbroadarrowz
Large size Air Force medical collar

From the 1st photo you can't tell the difference in size but when compared to the regulation size badge the difference is evident.
These large size badges are detailed on page 368 of New Zealand Air...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 06-07-22, 02:33 AM
Replies: 164
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Posted By nbroadarrowz
Another 10 items. The chevron is the small size...

Another 10 items.
The chevron is the small size for boys in training.
The Ordnance badge is the small size for collar. The Chief Stoker badges is the small size for either the collar of cuff.
Any...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 30-06-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By nbroadarrowz
AFO 1217 of 20th May 1932 lists the...

AFO 1217 of 20th May 1932 lists the reorganisation of the stokers badges.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 30-06-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By nbroadarrowz
Looks like Royal Observer Corps blazer badge. ...

Looks like Royal Observer Corps blazer badge.
Barry
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 30-06-22, 03:29 AM
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Posted By nbroadarrowz
CPO Aircraft Handler 1948-51 CPO Aircraft...

CPO Aircraft Handler 1948-51
CPO Aircraft Handler 2nd Class 1951-
Aircraft Handler 1st Class 1948-
Ref - https://www.commsmuseum.co.uk/dykes/badges19-20century/badges19-20century.htm
Barry
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 28-06-22, 07:22 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By nbroadarrowz
This is my compact view of the topic. Please...

This is my compact view of the topic.
Please feel free to comment.

In September 1912 badges for Stoker ratings were revised with badge pattern numbers four, five, six, 26 and 27(see chart)....
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 26-06-22, 05:24 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By nbroadarrowz
Thanks for all this material and links it has...

Thanks for all this material and links it has given me a lot of material to research.
Barry
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 25-06-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By nbroadarrowz
Thanks for this. I know all the pattern numbers...

Thanks for this.
I know all the pattern numbers for these badges.
Still looking for a design of patterns 23, 24, 25.
Barry
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 25-06-22, 04:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 563
Posted By nbroadarrowz
This official extract mentions the badges as...

This official extract mentions the badges as being worn by Mechanicians not Mechanics.
My question to ponder - did the RN have Mechanicians and the RNR and RNVR have Mechanics?

Barry
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 25-06-22, 04:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By nbroadarrowz
Hi, Thanks for your reply Alex. What I am...

Hi,
Thanks for your reply Alex.
What I am looking for is the design of the badges.

Barry
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 24-06-22, 12:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By nbroadarrowz
Higher Gunnery Rates, R.N.V.R.

Hi,
Does anyone know what these badges look like?
Patterns 23, 24, 25 worn by Higher Gunnery Rates and Gunnery Rates of the RNVR.
Thanks
Barry
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 18-06-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 563
Posted By nbroadarrowz
Thanks for your input David. Do you have any...

Thanks for your input David.
Do you have any AFOs that relate to the 1923 introduction or the month in 1923
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 18-06-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 563
Posted By nbroadarrowz
Does anyone know if the RNVR badges listed here...

Does anyone know if the RNVR badges listed here in AFO654 of 1944 are 2 or 3 blade propellers?
Thanks
Barry
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 17-06-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 563
Posted By nbroadarrowz
Thanks, I did consult this chart. Under both...

Thanks, I did consult this chart.
Under both categories (3 blade and 2 blade) motor mechanics are listed.
16/ Motor mechanic 1943-1948
2/ Motor mechanic 1923-1948

Which of these badges is a...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 17-06-22, 04:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 563
Posted By nbroadarrowz
Motor Mechanics badge

Hi to all,
AFO 3616 of 1943 https://www.navy.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/3521-3650.pdf
describes badges worn by Motor Mechanics as a propeller with star above and star below.
My question...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 25-04-22, 03:01 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 15,458
Posted By nbroadarrowz
Another 10 items new to my collection.

Another 10 items new to my collection.
Forum: New Zealand Badges 20-04-22, 08:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,115
Posted By nbroadarrowz
My suggestion for the men not wearing collar...

My suggestion for the men not wearing collar badges would be due to status.
The higher the rank the more badges allowed to be worn.
Barry
Forum: New Zealand Badges 20-04-22, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By nbroadarrowz
Bands wore white metal badges. This photo of...

Bands wore white metal badges.
This photo of the CYC band is dated April 1937.
Barry
Forum: New Zealand Badges 15-04-22, 09:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,115
Posted By nbroadarrowz
Thanks to the author of the new book on the New...

Thanks to the author of the new book on the New Zealand Engineers Tunnelling company (who provided the orders) we now have a little more insight into badges worn by this unit.

Once again history...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 09-03-22, 11:20 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 15,458
Posted By nbroadarrowz
The RNR Commanders jacket is named to Winton. ...

The RNR Commanders jacket is named to Winton.
He served on HMS Glenroy (landing ship) during Operation Neptune and then HMS Eaglet which was a DEMS training establishment.
Barry
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