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Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 11-07-20, 03:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By fairlie63
Hi Drew, Posted in this thread. ...

Hi Drew,

Posted in this thread.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=79276

Keith
Forum: General Topics 09-07-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By fairlie63
Wow. $119 now.

Wow. $119 now.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 07-07-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By fairlie63
Hi John, Not sure what British Commonwealth...

Hi John,

Not sure what British Commonwealth country yours might have belonged to but they were used in Australia from the mid 1920s up until the start of the Second World War to denote 2nd Class...
Forum: General Topics 06-07-20, 04:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By fairlie63
Worn below the collar badge by officers of the...

Worn below the collar badge by officers of the Territorial Force (British Army), or possibly on the shoulder straps by other ranks of the Territorial Force above the unit designation.

Keith
Forum: Headdress 26-06-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By fairlie63
The manufacturer's marks would make an...

The manufacturer's marks would make an interesting collecting subject in themselves given the spread of the Empire in those days.

I wonder how fierce the competition was to provide outfitting,...
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 23-06-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By fairlie63
Hi Pete, Correct on both accounts, the first...

Hi Pete,

Correct on both accounts, the first badge is of 1st Independent Infantry Brigade Group, and the second is Western Command, the 'dying duck' in the words of those who wore it.

About the...
Forum: General Topics. 21-06-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 233
Posted By fairlie63
Still waiting for a small packet from US posted...

Still waiting for a small packet from US posted about 30 March. Just received one from UK posted 28 March.
Keith
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 21-06-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By fairlie63
Totally agree, been a few years now since I...

Totally agree, been a few years now since I purchased from them but quality of service shone.

Keith
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-06-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 263
Posted By fairlie63
The E badge is an Australian Cadet Corps...

The E badge is an Australian Cadet Corps Efficiency badge, awarded for efficiency during the training year. It was worn two inches below the Australian Cadet Corps formation sign on both sleeves.
...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 18-06-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 195
Posted By fairlie63
Hello Expat, Repository was the movement,...

Hello Expat,

Repository was the movement, mounting and dismounting, etc, of artillery ordnance and carriages using manpower and basic mechanical aids such as rope tackle and pulleys, winches...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 18-06-20, 04:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By fairlie63
I might be wrong but isn't the author of that...

I might be wrong but isn't the author of that titles article our mate SAS1 who was banned and also is spending some time at Her Majesty's pleasure for fraud, theft, and some other offences?

Keith
Forum: General Topics. 17-06-20, 05:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By fairlie63
Well, I just today received a large letter...

Well, I just today received a large letter containing a postcard that was posted at the end of March 2020 in UK. They must be getting to the bottom of the pile, hopefully a couple more items posted...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 11-06-20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 466
Posted By fairlie63
Hi Henk, It may be of interest to note in...

Hi Henk,

It may be of interest to note in regard to 3rd Light Horse Regiment in the Australian section that it was actually redesignated 9th Motor Regiment at the end of 1941.

The 9th/23rd...
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 11-06-20, 04:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 178
Posted By fairlie63
Not 1st Cavalry Division Signal Squadron is it,...

Not 1st Cavalry Division Signal Squadron is it, inverted purple triangle. This unit was in Mesopotamia, off the top of my head, when it was broken up it was used to bring 1st Wireless Signal Squadron...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 02-06-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 687
Posted By fairlie63
The HAA regiments used (Mixed) in their title...

The HAA regiments used (Mixed) in their title during the war as well. I don't know about searchlight regiments during the war, many of the SL batteries in Air Defence of Great Britain were entirely...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-06-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 274
Posted By fairlie63
Great perseverance HW and a nice attribution if...

Great perseverance HW and a nice attribution if correct.

Keith
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 01-06-20, 04:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By fairlie63
Thanks Phillip, that settles that! Cheers,...

Thanks Phillip, that settles that!

Cheers, Keith
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 31-05-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By fairlie63
Thanks Bill, I didn't think so either but thought...

Thanks Bill, I didn't think so either but thought I'd better ask.

Regards, Keith
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 31-05-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 826
Posted By fairlie63
Australian School of Musketry instructor in 1918,...

Australian School of Musketry instructor in 1918, no idea if this is thick or thin SMLE.

Keith
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 31-05-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By fairlie63
42 Fd Arty Regt RCA collar badges

Hello,

Are any of the Canadian collectors able to confirm if these Lanark and Renfrew Scottish collar badges are worn by 42 Fd Arty Regt RCA?
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-05-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By fairlie63
Quite probably Victorian Rangers, an Australian...

Quite probably Victorian Rangers, an Australian unit.

Keith
Forum: General Topics 26-05-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By fairlie63
Try this Infanteer, from the Canadian Gazette - ...

Try this Infanteer, from the Canadian Gazette -

CAO 84-1 dated 25 August 1947
Dress Regulations for Officers and Other Ranks of the Canadian Army (Provisional):
Part 1 Section 11, Coloured...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 23-05-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 466
Posted By fairlie63
Hello Henk Yes, the Norman Litchfield...

Hello Henk

Yes, the Norman Litchfield Collection contained an officers die-stamped silver-plated example with 4th W. RIDING in the top scroll and YORKSHIRE RGA VOLUNTEERS in the lower scrolls.
...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 22-05-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 239
Posted By fairlie63
Thanks GTB. Nice selection of badges, and...

Thanks GTB. Nice selection of badges, and uniforms.

Keith
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 22-05-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 466
Posted By fairlie63
Hi Henk About your point 5. I have seen a...

Hi Henk

About your point 5. I have seen a picture of the second badge you mention there. It is W.RIDING//QUO FAS/ETGLORIA/DUCUNT. Thus it does not mention if it is for I, II, II or IV (Howitzer)...
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