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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 08:09 AM
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Posted By High Wood
Here is a less over exposed version of the...

Here is a less over exposed version of the picture. He appears to be wearing black "rifle" buttons.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 11:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 346
Posted By High Wood
My understanding of Economy Issue badges is that...

My understanding of Economy Issue badges is that production time was saved by stamping out what had previously been two part, or more, bi-metal badges in a single sheet of metal.

As the K.S.L.I....
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 02:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 346
Posted By High Wood
The only thing wrong with this argument is that...

The only thing wrong with this argument is that under war time conditions, it would be cheaper, quicker and easier to punch two small holes in the front of the cap, rather than send several hundred...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 01:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 74
Posted By High Wood
Royal Artillery Coloured Cap F.S.C.

Royal Artillery Coloured Field service Cap with the original owners service number inside. I understand that he was 19059704 Gnr D. C. Grant and that he was entitled to the G.S.M. with the Palestine...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Posted By High Wood
Leigh, many thanks for posting that superb...

Leigh,

many thanks for posting that superb footage. Very interesting to see the uniform and equipment as it was carried. It makes my mannequin look like a shop window dummy. It is not complete yet...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 171
Posted By High Wood
Self deleted.

Self deleted.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By High Wood
You are of course correct, it is a griffin and...

You are of course correct, it is a griffin and not the winged lion of St Mark as I described it.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 08:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Posted By High Wood
Thanks for that Leigh. There is a superb thread...

Thanks for that Leigh. There is a superb thread on the WW2 Talk Forum where a member has posted the entire War Diary for the 5th Coldstream Guards for 1944 and 1945 along with the battalion's daily...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-10-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By High Wood
Mine was dug up. It also has a slider attached...

Mine was dug up. It also has a slider attached for wearing in a cap or on a pouch.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 14-10-19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 195
Posted By High Wood
You can see that all the worn and removed from...

You can see that all the worn and removed from uniform formation signs have rough, worn edges. None are neatly cut like the example being offered for sale.

There are also other versions of the...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 14-10-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 195
Posted By High Wood
When I said Chindit's O.C.A. badge I was...

When I said Chindit's O.C.A. badge I was referring to the badge worn on the blazer by ex Chindits. I believe that there was also a specific Chindits O.C.A. blazer badge as well.

I have an example...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-10-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Posted By High Wood
I have just checked and found that the 3rd...

I have just checked and found that the 3rd battalion Coldstream Guards served in Palestine so presumably, the B.D. that I have was the one that he wore there. The Guard's Armoured Division Formation...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-10-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Posted By High Wood
Leigh, brilliant, many thanks, I have been...

Leigh,

brilliant, many thanks, I have been trying to find an 'in' to begin researching this soldier since yesterday but have got no where. The evidence would seem to suggest that he had WW2...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-10-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 85
Posted By High Wood
I am now asking for 14 including U.K. postage...

I am now asking for 14 including U.K. postage before putting this on ebay.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 14-10-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 195
Posted By High Wood
The quality of the Chindits O.C.A. badges is very...

The quality of the Chindits O.C.A. badges is very good but machine rather than hand made. The cut edge on the badge being offered for sale appears to be recently cut and has no sign of ever being...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-10-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Posted By High Wood
Many thanks for that, the other spare,...

Many thanks for that, the other spare, battledress has the signaller's badge still on the lower left sleeve but no battalion badges, presumably because they are now in the tin.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-10-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By High Wood
I have something very similar in my collection,...

I have something very similar in my collection, it do not think that is military. I think that it has a religious symbolism. I think that yours may be the winged lion of St Mark fighting the devil in...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 14-10-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 195
Posted By High Wood
Chindit Formation Sign

I believe this to be a cut down blazer badge rather than a theatre made formation sign. Note the irregular shape of the circle.
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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 13-10-19, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 85
Posted By High Wood
Bradfield College O.T.C. brass shoulder title.

I am asking 14.00 for this Bradfield College O.T.C. shoulder title including U.K. postage.

Payment by Paypal Friends & Family preferred.
Forum: Headdress 13-10-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 414
Posted By High Wood
A very nice item, well done. My only other...

A very nice item, well done. My only other comment would be to lose the very dodgy looking moustache on the Royal Marine on the extreme right in your last photograph.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-10-19, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Posted By High Wood
I am sure that your knowledge on the subject is...

I am sure that your knowledge on the subject is greater than mine, I was probably overthinking it, reckoning that a supernumerary Coy might move between battalions.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-10-19, 04:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Posted By High Wood
5th and 3rd battalions Coldstream Guards WW2

I have a query regarding a 1944 dated battledress which has 3rd battalion badges on the sleeves. The 3rd battalion were briefly part of the 201st Guards Motor Brigade attached to the 56th (London)...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-10-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,311
Posted By High Wood
Post WW2 SAS Jungle Hat

The mystery is why there is so little interest in this item, or am I missing something? :)
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-09-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By High Wood
Ceylon Command.

Ceylon Command.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 27-09-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By High Wood
Superb stuff thank you for posting.

Superb stuff thank you for posting.
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