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Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges Yesterday, 10:21 PM
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Posted By grey_green_acorn
Here is the FIRMIN LONDON version picked up in a...

Here is the FIRMIN LONDON version picked up in a mixed job lot last year.

Tim
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By grey_green_acorn
OSD badges were worn by the Gloucestershire...

OSD badges were worn by the Gloucestershire Regiment until 1994 and the Royal Hampshires until 1992.

Officers of the Royal Artillery still wear a bronzed badge in the Service Dress cap.

All...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 04:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 340
Posted By grey_green_acorn
William, With 'THE' in the scroll does that not...

William,
With 'THE' in the scroll does that not make it 16th/5th ?

Thanks for the 21st Lancers

Tim
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 03:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 340
Posted By grey_green_acorn
William, Thank you. I have the 16/5 Lancers...

William,
Thank you. I have the 16/5 Lancers image in the album from an earlier Forum post from you I think. I will add the Leinsters and Royal Marines Engineers.

Tim
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 02:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 340
Posted By grey_green_acorn
The list of known British Army badges now...

The list of known British Army badges now includes: (* = photo in album here https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/fo...p?albumid=4318)

Royal Regiment of Fusiliers KC *
Royal Marine Artillery helmet...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 01:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 340
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Thanks to all for the additional badge images,...

Thanks to all for the additional badge images, British Army badges have been added to the album:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=4318

A new album for Commonwealth...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. Yesterday, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 208
Posted By grey_green_acorn
War Department, Army and Defence Fire Service Badges

War Department Fire Service CB 3159 NSN 8455-99-973-9500 late 1950s to early 1970s. Silver anodised with slider - examples made by Turner & Simpson or FIRMIN

A new badge was approved by the Army...
Forum: General Topics. 16-05-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 253
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Thanks for the correction. I was using Edwards...

Thanks for the correction. I was using Edwards sixth edition which, although published in 1974, contains a certain amount of speculative information concerning TAVR unit which were being reformed...
Forum: General Topics. 15-05-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 253
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Berkshire and Westminster Dragoons Royal...

Berkshire and Westminster Dragoons
Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry
Kent and County of London Yeomanry
North Irish Horse
Northumberland Hussars
Queen's Own Yorkshire Yeomanry
Ayrshire Yeomanry...
Forum: General Topics. 15-05-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 253
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Honourable Artillery Company London Irish ...

Honourable Artillery Company
London Irish
London Scottish
Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry
South Nottinghamshire Hussars

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 15-05-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 378
Posted By grey_green_acorn
It was Army Legal Services from 1948 until 1...

It was Army Legal Services from 1948 until 1 November 1978 when it became the Army Legal Corps. Reverted back to Army Legal Services in 1992 when subsumed into the Adjutant General's Corps. There...
Forum: General Topics. 14-05-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 378
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Similar to this which is actual cap badges on a...

Similar to this which is actual cap badges on a metal plate. Came from an Army Careers Information Office and said to have been used as a poster format.

This second one is a poster from the early...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-05-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 340
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Mike, Thank you. This extract from Crown...

Mike,
Thank you. This extract from Crown Imperial provides a little more information and mentions the DLOY cap badge in anodised with loops/lugs and an arm badge not in anodised.
The image of the ...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-05-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 340
Posted By grey_green_acorn
British Army anodised aluminium cap badges by M AZAM & SONS of Lahore, Pakis

Prompted by recent posts I am attempting to collate information on and pictures of British Army anodised aluminium cap badges produced by M AZAM & SONS of Lahore, Pakistan.

There are a number of...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 12-05-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Paul, Yes please. PM follows Tim

Paul,
Yes please. PM follows

Tim
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 12-05-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 93
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Paul, Yes please. PM follows Tim

Paul,
Yes please. PM follows
Tim
Forum: General Topics. 11-05-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By grey_green_acorn
It was units of the Guards Armoured Division that...

It was units of the Guards Armoured Division that lead XXX Corps during Operation Market Garden and are shown in 'A Bridge Too Far' as the Irish Guards and Grenadier Guards.

Although the Guards...
Forum: General Topics. 10-05-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Slightly suspicious in that officers in the Blues...

Slightly suspicious in that officers in the Blues & Royals would not wear embroidered shoulder title, white lanyards or crossed rifle marksman badges. The beret should have a bullion embroidered...
Forum: General Topics. 10-05-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 198
Posted By grey_green_acorn
The AJSM cap badge is listed in COSA in 1987 and...

The AJSM cap badge is listed in COSA in 1987 and 1993. NSN 132-0922

I think the AJSM disappeared with demise of junior soldier units in the early 1990s so the badge was in use for about six...
Forum: General Topics. 10-05-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 198
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Based at the RAC Junior Leaders Regiment at...

Based at the RAC Junior Leaders Regiment at Bovington at some point. See https://www.facebook.com/groups/6116077831/

Tim
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 10-05-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 169
Posted By grey_green_acorn
The War Office Controlled Units formation sign...

The War Office Controlled Units formation sign was worn by many training units and arms schools in the UK. As there were REME detachments in most units it is possible that on passing out, your...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 08-05-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By grey_green_acorn
The Belize Defence Force gold anodised cap badge....

The Belize Defence Force gold anodised cap badge.

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 07-05-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 94
Posted By grey_green_acorn
According to this site...

According to this site http://www.researchingww2.co.uk/army-numbers-british-army-ww2/

Numbers 3,947,001 to 4,025,000 were allocated to the Welch Regiment

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 07-05-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Terry, Details here: ...

Terry,

Details here:

http://www.militaryheraldrysociety.com/join.html

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 06-05-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 424
Posted By grey_green_acorn
That would the Australian slouch hat covered in...

That would the Australian slouch hat covered in 8th Army cap badges.

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Field_Marshal_the_Viscount_Montgomery_of_Alamein_Kg_Gcb_Dso_1887-1976_E19699.jpg

Tim
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