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Forum: The Home Front 16-11-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By Postwarden
Voluntary Worker for the Services

A large number of organisations were set up in WW2 to provide support to the services, supplying a range of work from comforts to canteens.

This badge indicates one such organisation but can...
Forum: General Topics. 14-11-22, 11:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 173
Posted By Postwarden
Latest Formation Sign Just Published

The latest issue of The Formation Sign Journal of The Military Heraldry Society records the death of Her Majesty the Queen and the succession of His Majesty King Charles III, looks at some of the...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 11-11-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By Postwarden
Simon, Many thanks. Jon

Simon,

Many thanks.

Jon
Forum: The Home Front 10-11-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By Postwarden
Some related WW2 badges and Documents from the...

Some related WW2 badges and Documents from the AID.

Jon

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Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 10-11-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By Postwarden
Nurses? Help Please

I have been asked to identify this shoulder board which may be PMRAFNS. Not my field so help appreciated.

Jon
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-10-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 530
Posted By Postwarden
Can't help with the badge but as most of the...

Can't help with the badge but as most of the soldiers are wearing GS caps and collars and ties I would suggest this is a post WW2 Mixed AA Regiment.

Jon
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 20-10-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By Postwarden
Does the attached photo of Kelly Holmes as...

Does the attached photo of Kelly Holmes as Colonel Commandant of the Royal Armoured Corps Training Regiment answer your question?

Do its soldiers wear the mailed fist until posted to a specific...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 20-10-22, 02:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 936
Posted By Postwarden
It's the badge of a Royal Navy Ordinary...

It's the badge of a Royal Navy Ordinary Telegraphist as per the attached.

Jon
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 19-10-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 242
Posted By Postwarden
Training Reserve Brigade Arm Badge

The appearance on C&T's latest auction of some of the Brigade numbers has prompted me to think about an article in the Formation Sign explaining the system of Brigade badges introduced in 1916.
...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 17-10-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By Postwarden
I di not record all the badges mentioned in the...

I di not record all the badges mentioned in the letter from the Greenjackets PRI listing all the badges they stock but listed a few examples;-

For KRRC this includes; Veh Mechanic badge, Dvr...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 14-10-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By Postwarden
This is an interesting question. The badge shown...

This is an interesting question. The badge shown was never an official issue through Ordnance channels as the official badge carried the letters LG and not LMG.

Rifle regiments were authorised...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 21-09-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,353
Posted By Postwarden
Larger group photo found and posted as promised. ...

Larger group photo found and posted as promised.

With the date 1960 written on the back, final proof of the Norfolk Yeomanry cypher badge worn.

Jon
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 20-09-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By Postwarden
From my book Badges on Battle Dress Jon ...

From my book Badges on Battle Dress

Jon

When HQ East African Command asked the War Office in June 1951 if it had a sealed pattern of the Command’s formation badge, they were informed that no...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 16-09-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By Postwarden
Steve, PM sent Jon

Steve,

PM sent

Jon
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-09-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By Postwarden
Divers Badges

Thoughts on these please.

Jon
Forum: Photographs of South African Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 14-09-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By Postwarden
Many thanks. Jon

Many thanks.

Jon
Forum: Photographs of South African Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 13-09-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By Postwarden
South African Gunner

Photographed in East London this Gunner has the orange tab on his shoulder strap and the letters AA on his arm badge.

Can anyone explain the exact meaning of the arm badge?

Jon
Forum: The Home Front 13-09-22, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By Postwarden
The certificate that came with the badge and a...

The certificate that came with the badge and a photo of the badge being worn.

Jon
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 12-09-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By Postwarden
Interesting Group

Can anyone suggest what might have brought those in the photo together as they come from various regiments?

The officer in the centre comes from the Royal West Kents and wears WW1 medal ribbons....
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 12-09-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,353
Posted By Postwarden
The attached image which shows clearly the EIIR...

The attached image which shows clearly the EIIR cap badge comes from a larger group photo of officers and ORs which if I can find I will post.

Jon
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-09-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By Postwarden
Definitely postwar Civil Defence. Worn as...

Definitely postwar Civil Defence.

Worn as shown.

Jon
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 31-08-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By Postwarden
The Forum at its best. Many thanks team. ...

The Forum at its best.

Many thanks team.

Jon
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 30-08-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By Postwarden
Cadet Drum Major

His cap and collar badges are those of the Royal Marines, his drum major's sash carrying a Royal Hampshire's tiger, a scroll with the words School and OTC above the plate at the centre which is not...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 30-08-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By Postwarden
Imperial Yeomanry - But which Regiment?

Suggestions please.

Jon
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 18-08-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By Postwarden
Special Service Section TF?

I am seeking information on the attached badge as I am not aware of any published sources.

I know the letters stand for Special Service Section but do not know what being a member required and...
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