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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 12:20 PM
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Posted By Bill A
Hello HB, welcome to the Forum. Your account is...

Hello HB, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches Yesterday, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 113
Posted By Bill A
The first location for battle patches in the...

The first location for battle patches in the Canadian Corps was on the back between the shoulders. This was in the early fall of 1916. It was moved to the sleeves because equipment concealed the...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 26-01-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 69
Posted By Bill A
And a couple more links....

And a couple more links. https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=8784&highlight=51st+rifles
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=4760&highlight=51st+rifles
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 26-01-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 69
Posted By Bill A
Try the search function for 51st Soo or Soo...

Try the search function for 51st Soo or Soo Rifles. The badge has been discussed several times.
Here is one link. https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2655&highlight=51st
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 26-01-20, 05:57 PM
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Views: 69
Posted By Bill A
Hello Steven, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello Steven, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Photographs of Canadian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 26-01-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 104
Posted By Bill A
Dan, clarification. The 26th Regiment was...

Dan, clarification. The 26th Regiment was Middlesex (London Ontario), while the 36th Regiment, was known as the Peel Regiment, in Brampton & area.
Forum: General Topics 22-01-20, 11:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 820
Posted By Bill A
Fabric of War is at the printers, and will be...

Fabric of War is at the printers, and will be available sometime late winter or early spring.
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 21-01-20, 11:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By Bill A
Pretty sure that is an association / veteran's...

Pretty sure that is an association / veteran's pin.
Forum: Infantry 21-01-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By Bill A
A slidered version of the 48th Highlanders badge...

A slidered version of the 48th Highlanders badge was made in the 1990's, but they are not easy to find.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 20-01-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 87
Posted By Bill A
Hello Elwick, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello Elwick, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Infantry 19-01-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 78
Posted By Bill A
That is a well made modified badge. Purpose?...

That is a well made modified badge. Purpose? Probably lost to posterity.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 19-01-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By Bill A
Hello skypilot, welcome back. Your account is...

Hello skypilot, welcome back. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 15-01-20, 01:06 PM
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Views: 182
Posted By Bill A
Hello Dicky Dawe, welcome to the Forum. Your...

Hello Dicky Dawe, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 14-01-20, 12:52 PM
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Views: 178
Posted By Bill A
Hello Geneo89, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello Geneo89, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
What is the purpose for a valuation? Such can vary depending on whether it is for insurance or for sale.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-01-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 381
Posted By Bill A
Hello Karen, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello Karen, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-01-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 168
Posted By Bill A
Hi BrianL, welcome to the Forum. Your account is...

Hi BrianL, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts. Hopefully, the membership can identify your pendant. It appears to be sweetheart type jewellery.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-01-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By Bill A
Welcome to the Forum Al. Your account is active...

Welcome to the Forum Al. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 03-01-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By Bill A
I have seen examples of the type of pin for the...

I have seen examples of the type of pin for the 2nd Cdn Div with the veteran's name, bn etc engraved.
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 01-01-20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By Bill A
Hi Eric, Some nice service pins / souvenir pins...

Hi Eric, Some nice service pins / souvenir pins there. I have not seen the first one before. It is a First WW pin, as that designation was not used for the Cdn armed forces in the Second WW. The...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-12-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By Bill A
Hello elmorose, welcome to the Forum. Your...

Hello elmorose, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 28-12-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By Bill A
Hello Nigel, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello Nigel, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 28-12-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 108
Posted By Bill A
Hi Terry, welcome to the Forum. Your account is...

Hi Terry, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-12-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 253
Posted By Bill A
It is a good possibility the fellow had it...

It is a good possibility the fellow had it plated, but not sure why. There wasn't a band of which I am aware, as each MD had a band (in some cases more than one). Is there any chance he was an...
Forum: Infantry 24-12-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By Bill A
Hi Michael, to see an example of the badge, go to...

Hi Michael, to see an example of the badge, go to the CEF link in the ar reading Other Galleries at the top of the page. The 5th was also known as the Western Cavalry.
Forum: Infantry 20-12-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 157
Posted By Bill A
Hello Jean-Paul, I will let the others give an...

Hello Jean-Paul, I will let the others give an opinion, but I think your badge is one of the repros that were being peddled by a British dealer.
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