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Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 26-10-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By Belfin
There is possibly an additional small scroll...

There is possibly an additional small scroll above the main scroll at the base. Maybe Canadian, Australian, NZ?
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 26-10-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By Belfin
RAF Crest ID?

Hi,

Just watched a news article about the recent deployment of the US 101st Airborne Division to Romania and saw this squadron badge on the helmet of a Blackhawk crewman.

Any ideas whose...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-08-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By Belfin
Many thanks.

Many thanks.
Forum: General Topics. 18-08-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By Belfin
This is confusing me a bit. Trusted and...

This is confusing me a bit. Trusted and knowledgeable members on here quite reasonably showing red over black backing, yet there's recent (ish) photos online of Lincolnshire Regiment veterans wearing...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-08-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By Belfin
Did we ever get to the bottom of the...

Did we ever get to the bottom of the backing/insert colour for this one?

My 'search' got me here, but no further!

Cheers.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-06-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By Belfin
Thanks for the help chaps, much appreciated.

Thanks for the help chaps, much appreciated.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-06-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By Belfin
Thanks Alan. So would the differences in voids...

Thanks Alan. So would the differences in voids and details just be down to different manufacturers?

Cheers
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 25-06-22, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By Belfin
Argyll & Sutherland Dates...?

Hi,

Can anyone give a date for these two badges? Is one older or were they both issued at the same time?

Both belonged to my Great Grandfather (Joseph Haskell 3650 and 3/7788) who served twice...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 22-03-22, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,099
Posted By Belfin
By pure coincidence, I went into work today to...

By pure coincidence, I went into work today to the usual onslaught of emails following a week away, and one of them confirms that ours will be presented at a parade on May 10th.
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 20-03-22, 11:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,099
Posted By Belfin
You're probably right mate. I'm just off nights,...

You're probably right mate. I'm just off nights, so will see what happens next week.

Apparently, the nearest establishment to us made a big thing with their presentations a few weeks ago, with...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 20-03-22, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,099
Posted By Belfin
Great stuff Stephen! Still waiting for ours...

Great stuff Stephen!

Still waiting for ours at the 'Granite Palace'. According to our highly efficient Business Hub, our medals are simultaneously 'ordered and waiting to be delivered from Area'...
Forum: Off topic 24-12-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,228
Posted By Belfin
So as things stand we've narrowed it down to...

So as things stand we've narrowed it down to either the right, the left or somewhere in between! :D
Forum: Off topic 23-12-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,228
Posted By Belfin
At the risk of repeating myself with the...

At the risk of repeating myself with the emergence of every new British Army unit or cap badge over the last few years :D, 'Where will this regiment be in the Order of Precedence?'
Forum: Other Military Topics 16-12-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By Belfin
I stand corrected...two groups at least: ...

I stand corrected...two groups at least:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/56841388928/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/350070702333603/
Forum: Other Military Topics 16-12-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By Belfin
Wolfgang is alive and well and has his own group...

Wolfgang is alive and well and has his own group on Facebook. I think it was started up by ex BAOR veterans as an appreciation society type thing!

Some have even been pushing for him to be...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-11-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By Belfin
Thanks, chaps - advice appreciated!

Thanks, chaps - advice appreciated!
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-11-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By Belfin
King's Shropshire Light Infantry

Hi,

I am trying to purchase a late Victorian era KSLI badge for a family display. Please can someone with some knowledge of this type point me in the right direction as to what to look for etc?
...
Forum: General Topics. 26-11-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By Belfin
Would this suggest the Londons coming together...

Would this suggest the Londons coming together under the single 'G' Guards Company cap badge (star?), doing away with the Scottish, Irish and Rifles?
Forum: General Topics. 26-11-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,523
Posted By Belfin
Aside from one or two members who like it, it...

Aside from one or two members who like it, it appears that the vast majority dislike the new badge, myself included. Some are already trying to coin amusing new names for the regiment itself by...
Forum: General Topics. 25-11-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,523
Posted By Belfin
Already mentioned in the article, but definitely...

Already mentioned in the article, but definitely a strange 'Selous Scouts' copy. Not at all in keeping with the 'British style' of badge either.
Forum: General Topics 04-10-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 614
Posted By Belfin
Hello Darrell, Thank you, that is very...

Hello Darrell,

Thank you, that is very helpful indeed!

Very much appreciated,

Paul.
Forum: General Topics 04-10-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 614
Posted By Belfin
Supplementary Reserve Units

Hi,

Would this list be accurate for units still on the Supplementary Reserve:

4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards
12th Manitoba Dragoons
19th Alberta Dragoons
14th Canadian Hussars
...
Forum: General Topics. 03-09-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,292
Posted By Belfin
The text was a 'copy/paste' from a Facebook...

The text was a 'copy/paste' from a Facebook veterans group :D
Forum: General Topics. 03-09-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,292
Posted By Belfin
Return Of the Army Catering Corps?

There seems to be some talk that the Army is bringing back the ACC ('Aldershot Cement Company'):

"The MoD has announced plans to re-introduce the Army Catering Corps.
Formed in 1931, the Corps...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 12-07-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By Belfin
I think that practice came about in the late...

I think that practice came about in the late 1980s, long after the Royal Horse Guards amalgamated with the Royal Dragoons (1st Dragoons) to form the Blues & Royals (1969).
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