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Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 11-12-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By dragon166
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-11-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By dragon166
The Marksman badge is RAF but the "I" badge is a...

The Marksman badge is RAF but the "I" badge is a Civil Defence Instructor badge. There are three variations, the blue (as yours), silver and gold.
Dave
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-11-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By dragon166
The ribbons for these medals changed according to...

The ribbons for these medals changed according to the area issued, see the attachment. If you would like a clearer copy then please pm me.
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 19-11-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By dragon166
The type of eagle in your pic is a Candian WWII...

The type of eagle in your pic is a Candian WWII pattern. It is similar in design to the earlier eagles but is on a greenish rayon background, whereas the earlier versions were on a heavy khaki...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 16-08-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By dragon166
I think both of these wings are post WWII. The...

I think both of these wings are post WWII. The lower one is definitely the 1947 pattern.
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 13-08-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 565
Posted By dragon166
Instituted in 1962 it had a blue/grey backing...

Instituted in 1962 it had a blue/grey backing until 1972, when it was changed to dark blue.
Dave
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-08-21, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By dragon166
Thanks Craig, just what I needed. Dave

Thanks Craig, just what I needed.
Dave
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-08-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By dragon166
Unknown TRF

Can anyone tell me wht this trf is please?
Forum: Headdress 01-08-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By dragon166
I haven't managed to find any info on why this SD...

I haven't managed to find any info on why this SD was worn but the wearers all appear to be aircrew. Other pictures of WOs show them wearing the FS cap or the standard WO version.
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 17-07-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,201
Posted By dragon166
I am also interested

I am also interested
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 15-07-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 655
Posted By dragon166
No Paul. Originally the Station Police came under...

No Paul. Originally the Station Police came under the authority of the Station Commander. The APM was appointed to a regional area not a station where he was assisted by the DAPM. It wasn't until...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 15-07-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 655
Posted By dragon166
Paul The rank structure of these arm bands is...

Paul
The rank structure of these arm bands is as follows;
Provost Marshal (PM - two types - Air Officer and Group Captain)
Deputy Provost Marshal (DPM - actual rank dependent on the PM rank at the...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 15-07-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 655
Posted By dragon166
PM sent Dave

PM sent
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 10-07-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By dragon166
From the embroidery and the backing material I...

From the embroidery and the backing material I would say this is of fairly recent manufacture, definately post WWII.
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 09-07-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By dragon166
Interesting looking book and would happily...

Interesting looking book and would happily purchase a copy but not with cost almost doubled by the postal charges (£45 for the book and £34 for the postage) too expensive!
Can't you make a pdf/ebook...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 04-07-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,527
Posted By dragon166
Air Force Order 2793 is incorrect. The AFO...

Air Force Order 2793 is incorrect. The AFO stands for Admiralty Fleet Order 2793.
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 01-07-21, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By dragon166
This is the standard version of an Officer's cap...

This is the standard version of an Officer's cap badge which was in use from 1918 to the mid 1950s. The size of the crown varies greatly dependent on the manufacturer. Their is a good chance that...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 28-06-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,527
Posted By dragon166
Use of the eagle badges by the RNAS ceased after...

Use of the eagle badges by the RNAS ceased after absorbtion into the RAF. The eagle became the shoulder badges of the new service, red on khaki for the khaki uniforms and light blue on black for...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 19-06-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,077
Posted By dragon166
Jeff, here is the example I have in my ribbon...

Jeff, here is the example I have in my ribbon collection. Hope this helps
Dave
Forum: The Royal Australian Navy and Air Force (RAN & RAAF) 11-06-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By dragon166
The wings should be on a black background. The...

The wings should be on a black background. The arm eagle appears to show the back of the badge as the eagle usually flies to the right (not left as in your picture). The black would be the backing...
Forum: Other Militaria 06-06-21, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 685
Posted By dragon166
Normally used for opening nailed down lids of...

Normally used for opening nailed down lids of transit cases. The sliding handle acts as a hammer for forcing the jaws into the wood around the nail.
Dave
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-06-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By dragon166
Agree RNAS eagle Dave

Agree RNAS eagle
Dave
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-05-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By dragon166
It is a variation of the RAF Levies Iraq cap...

It is a variation of the RAF Levies Iraq cap badge.
Dave
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 23-05-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 395
Posted By dragon166
Badger44 Try the following site, some of your...

Badger44
Try the following site, some of your badges are shown there
http://www.kokosar.com/RFarmy2.html
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 23-05-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 704
Posted By dragon166
Terry Look in my book and you will see a whole...

Terry
Look in my book and you will see a whole range of these items. They are for wear on hi-vis jackets, the large size on the back and the smaller one on the left breast.
Dave
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