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Forum: Headdress 04-02-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By Fatboy Ken
An outstanding item indeed 😊😊😊 FBK

An outstanding item indeed 😊😊😊

FBK
Forum: General Topics. 13-01-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 499
Posted By Fatboy Ken
I had 2 x RASC badges and 1 x RAOC, all very...

I had 2 x RASC badges and 1 x RAOC, all very badly warped.
I simply covered them with cloth and used two pair of pliers and straightened them all, no heat, no water. I left them for a little while...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 12-01-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 430
Posted By Fatboy Ken
Hello Sean, I have sent a couple of friends...

Hello Sean,

I have sent a couple of friends a question about the sash badge, but still nothing has come back just yet, so bare with me at the moment.
I must say though it looks alot like a sash...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 12-01-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 430
Posted By Fatboy Ken
Hello Sean, They would have been attached to a...

Hello Sean,
They would have been attached to a flip card (booklet), which would have been held by the Comd RASC HQ. Then only that specific card need to be shown would be shown to the relevant Comd...
Forum: General Topics. 25-12-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 786
Posted By Fatboy Ken
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2021 ...

Merry Christmas
and a
Happy New Year 2021

to one and all of the members of this fine forum.
Please do stay safe and take care throughout the coming days ahead
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 22-11-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By Fatboy Ken
Hello Chris, You have an excellent...

Hello Chris,

You have an excellent collection there, so much so that i am salivating right now.

You should be proud of this collection, as most of us are. It shows everyone the various changes...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 28-10-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,192
Posted By Fatboy Ken
CORRECTION (This should read Bessbrook, as...

CORRECTION
(This should read Bessbrook, as Geordie was based in the Mill and not as stated XMG, which is a different location, I have updated this statement today 28/10/2020.)
Forum: New Zealand Badges 17-10-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By Fatboy Ken
The Royal New Zealand Army Logistic Regiment

Hello Everyone,

I am looking out for a set of cap & collar badges for the RNZALR formed in 1998.

I cannot find a cap or collar, let alone a complete set !!:eek::eek:

Any help in obtaining a...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 10-10-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By Fatboy Ken
Hello Alan, It is always interesting finding...

Hello Alan,

It is always interesting finding out new (I know it's old) information for unit badges. I truely did not know that, thank you for sharing it.

That is exactly the same information...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 10-10-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By Fatboy Ken
Hello Kevin, A bit late i know, Yes they are...

Hello Kevin,
A bit late i know, Yes they are bad copies and do not be disheartened, as we all fall foul of bad dealers and badges.
It is the learning process we all have to endure, to become good...
Forum: Headdress 05-09-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By Fatboy Ken
Hiya guys, A bit late to the mark here, but the...

Hiya guys,
A bit late to the mark here, but the RCT Bandmans Shako hat hasn,'t changed since it was produced.
They range in price from 80 upwards, with some selling in excess of 180 in a clean &...
Forum: General Topics. 24-08-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By Fatboy Ken
Hello Mark, Thank you for that, here is my...

Hello Mark,

Thank you for that, here is my email address;

kenblake2002@yahoo.com

Much appreciated

Ken (The Fatboy)
Forum: General Topics. 24-08-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By Fatboy Ken
Cheers Leigh, So he was actually transferred...

Cheers Leigh,

So he was actually transferred into the ASC, rather than, as I thought, the whole unit, great news so far.

How do I get onto the National Archives in Kew ? Do I have to join ?
...
Forum: General Topics. 24-08-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By Fatboy Ken
Many thanks for your help Mark, I shall add...

Many thanks for your help Mark,

I shall add his ASC No. to the list, which helps.

Take care buddy

FBK
Forum: General Topics. 24-08-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By Fatboy Ken
Pte Charles E. Dear (DLI, Lincs. Lab. ASC)

Hello Everyone,

I’m looking for help with a WW1 soldier, I only have limited info of him and would like to know if anyone would be able to find out a little bit more.

He is a relative of my...
Forum: Other Militaria 01-08-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By Fatboy Ken
Ello, ello ello, Be careful who you talk...

Ello, ello ello,

Be careful who you talk too Jerry, otherwise i will have to take down your particulars and beat you with the soggy ends.

That reminds me of something that happened to me and...
Forum: The Home Front 24-07-20, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By Fatboy Ken
Yes please Jon, You can count me in as well....

Yes please Jon,

You can count me in as well.

FBK
Forum: Military Buttons 31-05-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 600
Posted By Fatboy Ken
Excellent, Thank you for the info Marc I...

Excellent,

Thank you for the info Marc
I shall amend my notes & records accordingly.

FBK
Forum: Military Buttons 31-05-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 600
Posted By Fatboy Ken
Hello ukbrits & all of you, No.s 4 (QVC) &...

Hello ukbrits & all of you,

No.s 4 (QVC) & No. 6 (KC)

The Royal Corps of Invalids (RCI) Tunic Buttons
(Worn by the Pensioners at the Royal Hospital Chelsea)

Note:
Quite often thought of as...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 13-03-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 758
Posted By Fatboy Ken
That's strange, here's mine as well. Note...

That's strange, here's mine as well.

Note the same style gap behind the S

Ken (The Fatboy)

220315

220316
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 03-03-20, 01:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 758
Posted By Fatboy Ken
Hello guy's firstly may i thank you all for...

Hello guy's

firstly may i thank you all for your replies;

Marc, It's nice to know there are more out there.

Keith, likewise that now makes three badges, all well made and as you have stated;...
Forum: General Topics. 02-03-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 526
Posted By Fatboy Ken
Always sad news to hear of a comrade and...

Always sad news to hear of a comrade and collector passing, .... , my condolences to your family & friends buddy.

RIP Navy Fred :(

FBK
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 02-03-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 758
Posted By Fatboy Ken
ARMY REMOUNT SERVICE (2nd & 3rd Issue) WW1 & WW2

Hello guys n gals,

I have a question to ask, which is causing me a problem, as no one can help me at the moment, so i am asking the forum as a whole.

Army Remounts Service (ASR)

I have...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 18-01-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 874
Posted By Fatboy Ken
Yes Mike, If i can help, I will definitely...

Yes Mike,

If i can help, I will definitely keep an eye out for you. Let's have an image to look at, the more looking the merrier :D:D:D

I'm looking for a couple of "Ordnance" buttons actually,...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 13-01-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 971
Posted By Fatboy Ken
Hiya Loupie1961 In answer to your question...

Hiya Loupie1961
In answer to your question above;

No,

Those titles were private purchase and unofficially made and worn "out" of barracks on the BD's.
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