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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-04-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By Lemataf
Hi, Just to add: unknown to me too and not...

Hi,

Just to add: unknown to me too and not french (marine nationale), or german (kaiserlische/reichs/kriegs/bundes-marine) navies either.

Cheers,

JD
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 22-04-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 348
Posted By Lemataf
Hi Pete, What you report above is clearly...

Hi Pete,

What you report above is clearly shown by the respective staff’s personel, in the pics of this auxiliary hospital album.

Thanks & All the best,

JD
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 22-04-21, 05:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 348
Posted By Lemataf
Hi Terry, Wow, I am learning a lot...

Hi Terry,

Wow, I am learning a lot exchanging with you all. Didn’t even know about QARANC etc ... and this brought me to discover interesting web publications like following one:...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 21-04-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 348
Posted By Lemataf
Thank you again George. Looks like this RN...

Thank you again George. Looks like this RN auxiliary hospital was staffed mainly with BRC nurses, with a few ones from QARNNS.

All the best,

JD
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 21-04-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 348
Posted By Lemataf
George, Great, finally one! :) See...

George,

Great, finally one! :)

See please too this other pic from same album. Same to me (QARNNS), for top right nurse, correct?

Cheers,

JD
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 21-04-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 348
Posted By Lemataf
George, Many thanks for these explanations. ...

George,

Many thanks for these explanations.

I am attaching one more pic copied from same album with HRH the Queen and an identified matron (2nd from right).
Does she belong too to BRC too,...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 21-04-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 348
Posted By Lemataf
Terry, This link is great, thanks! Will...

Terry,

This link is great, thanks!

Will have a look at the album tomorrow again, and maybe share a few more pics.

Cheers,

JD
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 21-04-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 348
Posted By Lemataf
Terry, Thank you for the additional...

Terry,

Thank you for the additional information provided.

I will double-check this album, as there is one pic on which the album owner, definitively wearing red cross clothes in most of the...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 21-04-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 348
Posted By Lemataf
Hi Milmed, Thank you for your reply. Well...

Hi Milmed,

Thank you for your reply. Well noted.

There are actually other pics in same album showing a few QARNNS ladies, for sure, reason why I was asking. Don’t know anything on red cross...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 21-04-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 348
Posted By Lemataf
Red cross & QARNNS nurses 1940

Hi there,

Here are two pics extracted from the photo album of a nurse assigned in a RN auxiliary hospital in 1940.
Could you please confirm if these nurses belong to QARNNS, and are dressed...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 19-04-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By Lemataf
Hi Nemo, I realized that I did not answer...

Hi Nemo,

I realized that I did not answer you. Here you go! A zoom on two men wearing the combined ops badge, in a group of RN sailors, ww2 period I would say.

Cheers,

JD
Forum: Off topic 17-04-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By Lemataf
HRH Prince Philip

Dear all,

In this special day, I would like to present my condolences to all our british members, and to share my deepest respect to HRH Prince Philip, a great man and ww2 royal navy veteran. As...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 16-04-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By Lemataf
Hello Sailorbear, Nice collection, thanks...

Hello Sailorbear,

Nice collection, thanks for sharing!

Best regards,

Jean-Daniel
Forum: Off topic 13-04-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 873
Posted By Lemataf
Hello, Good answer from Scotlandthebrave,...

Hello,

Good answer from Scotlandthebrave, only talking of soldiers who landed.

You may add a few 1000s if you count the crews from french ships & planes involved in D Day landing. Other troops...
Forum: General Topics. 31-03-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,115
Posted By Lemataf
Hi Dumdum, Welcome aboard! :( Another...

Hi Dumdum,

Welcome aboard! :(

Another interesting issue with this GSP is that once ‘selected’ by seller, once the auction is closed & won by someone, there is no way to then agree between...
Forum: General Topics. 30-03-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,115
Posted By Lemataf
Hi, as an Ebay buyer, I did have a few...

Hi,

as an Ebay buyer, I did have a few strange/unwelcome cases with this GSP: e.g. for some low value items, GSP cost was worth 2,5 times the purchase value of the item. Consequently, I did not...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 25-03-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By Lemataf
Hi, Nice pic, thanks for sharing. Would also...

Hi,

Nice pic, thanks for sharing. Would also like to find such a badge, one day!
Only have it worn by two POs on a group pic for now,

Cheers,

JD
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 24-03-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,465
Posted By Lemataf
Hi Barry, Well ‘That’s all’ ... I’d like to...

Hi Barry,

Well ‘That’s all’ ... I’d like to have only part of this!

Was an eyes’ pleasure to see all this during these 2+ months.

Thank you & all the best from the other side of the globe...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 22-03-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,465
Posted By Lemataf
Thanks Barry for this precision. All the...

Thanks Barry for this precision.

All the best!

JD
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 21-03-21, 06:19 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,465
Posted By Lemataf
Thanks Alex. So, PO (wonder then from rest of lot...

Thanks Alex. So, PO (wonder then from rest of lot if men following the officers’ course wore PO uniform at some stage of their training class -was actually so for free french navy men undergoing the...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 20-03-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,465
Posted By Lemataf
Hi Barry, Here you go. Not certain about the...

Hi Barry,

Here you go. Not certain about the first letter, but again this comes from a lot of docs & pics from a ww2 FAA fighter pilot. Served in RNVR early 1944.

Actually no rank mark at the...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 20-03-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,465
Posted By Lemataf
Hi Barry, I am right now scanning pics from...

Hi Barry,

I am right now scanning pics from a former ww2 fighter pilot from FAA. One the pics seems to show this FAA title (only two letters fully visible actually, previous one partially)....
Forum: The Royal Australian Navy and Air Force (RAN & RAAF) 18-03-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By Lemataf
Hi Irish, Yes, found this article quite...

Hi Irish,

Yes, found this article quite interesting too, shedding some light on a topic & badge (torpedoed merchant seamen) I would probably have looked at doubting before & guessed as one...
Forum: The Royal Australian Navy and Air Force (RAN & RAAF) 18-03-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By Lemataf
Hi Dumdum, Thanks for sharing this piece of...

Hi Dumdum,

Thanks for sharing this piece of family history. As the topic Wanganella seems to interest you, below another interesting link on this ship:
http://ssmaritime.com/Wanganella.htm
...
Forum: The Royal Australian Navy and Air Force (RAN & RAAF) 17-03-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By Lemataf
Australia ww2 merchant navy badge

Hi there,

Here is a little display & tribute to the australian merchant sailors who served during ww2.

And a few interesting links I found, related to this little badge & ship:

Badge:
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