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Forum: The Home Front Yesterday, 04:28 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By mike_vee
Dot should be at the bottom. ...

Dot should be at the bottom.

https://www.sallybosleysbadgeshop.com/photos/59820t.jpg
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 108
Posted By mike_vee
Thumbs up Thank you Laurent .

Thank you Laurent .
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 108
Posted By mike_vee
Your initial idea may be correct. "the...

Your initial idea may be correct.

"the obverse would be stamped with the soldier's surname and first name along with his “class” year (ie.the year in which he became eligible for compulsory...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 108
Posted By mike_vee
Disc was used by other countries but probably...

Disc was used by other countries but probably originated in France.

France
"a new pattern disc was introduced in May 1918 and officially authorized on 12th July 1918. This Mle.1918 took in the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 108
Posted By mike_vee
French or Belgian ? (Scroll down page) ...

French or Belgian ? (Scroll down page)

Military Identification Tags (https://www.arnhem1944themissingones.com/woii-identification-tags/)
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 173
Posted By mike_vee
I'm guessing this is the other one. Indian...

I'm guessing this is the other one.

Indian 18th Infantry Officers Pagri Badge...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 173
Posted By mike_vee
First impression was Ottoman/Turkish.

First impression was Ottoman/Turkish.
Forum: The Home Front Yesterday, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 126
Posted By mike_vee
You are probably correct , I have no idea about...

You are probably correct , I have no idea about the badges , I just post links. :D
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By mike_vee
Possibly connected to : British 40th...

Possibly connected to :

British 40th Infantry Division (https://gmic.co.uk/topic/39946-the-british-40th-infantry-division-of-1949/?tab=comments#comment-369624)
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 27-02-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 637
Posted By mike_vee
The National Army Museum has a photo of David...

The National Army Museum has a photo of David Stirling with Jock Lewes.

https://www.nam.ac.uk/explore/lewes
Forum: Other Military Topics 27-02-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,300
Posted By mike_vee
Nice pins ! :D The "1914-1918 'Thank You'...

Nice pins ! :D

The "1914-1918 'Thank You' pin in gun metal" is like a smaller version of the 1918-2018 centenary medal/coin used at the start of football matches played during Remembrance week...
Forum: Other Military Topics 27-02-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,300
Posted By mike_vee
Thumbs up Ride of Respect

Picked up these two badges which I though would go well with the RBLR stuff I have.
Forum: Other Military Topics 27-02-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By mike_vee
Thumbs up Both sizes

Just got hold of the newer small badge (Thanks ! ;)) so here are both sizes for comparison/reference.
Forum: The Home Front 27-02-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 126
Posted By mike_vee
2018 Auction description : c1942 onwards ,...

2018 Auction description :

c1942 onwards , special badge for City of London Platoons , ATS ......Waring 863

INSIGNIA OF WOMENS' SERVICES AND ARMY NURSING SERVICES...
Forum: The Home Front 27-02-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 126
Posted By mike_vee
From 2015 Auction: " 5x city of London ATS...

From 2015 Auction:

" 5x city of London ATS units embroidered red sword on khaki triangle badges "

SELECTION OF ATS CLOTH INSIGNIA...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 26-02-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 117
Posted By mike_vee
Can't help with dates but found an old auction...

Can't help with dates but found an old auction lot with some nice photos.

A Collection of Badges of Units and Corps transferred to Pakistan after Independence ...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 26-02-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By mike_vee
Combat Service Support ???? Australia...

Combat Service Support ????

Australia version is CSSB (Combat Service Support Battalion)
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 26-02-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 167
Posted By mike_vee
For sale online , description : NSN:...

For sale online , description :

NSN: 8455-99-496-1882

Badge Title: 5 Bar Chevrons All Other Regiments and Corps, Service Stripe

Force: British Army

PS - According to Wiki ; The Good...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 26-02-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 117
Posted By mike_vee
From Pak Army Museum site: HISTORY OF CORPS...

From Pak Army Museum site:

HISTORY OF CORPS OF ENGINEERS

Raising Date

September 1947 as Royal Pakistan Engineers

September 1956 as Corps of Engineers
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 26-02-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By mike_vee
From IWM descriptions of a grey wool jacket and a...

From IWM descriptions of a grey wool jacket and a greatcoat (circa 1980).

"On each sleeve, just below the shoulder seam, is sewn a grey cloth badge with the legend ' S.S.A.F.A. NURSING SERVICE'...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-02-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By mike_vee
Could it possibly have a historical link to the...

Could it possibly have a historical link to the "Arab Legion" ?

" The Arab Legion was the regular army of Transjordan and then Jordan in the early part of the 20th century."

Active : 22 October...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-02-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By mike_vee
Being sold on eBay as : "Jordan special...

Being sold on eBay as :

"Jordan special forces Legion Battalion Fabric Patches " (https://www.ebay.com/itm/Jordan-special-forces-Legion-Battalion-Fabric-Patches-badge-emblem-rare-/164037411406)
Forum: Infantry 24-02-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By mike_vee
Can find mention of 78th Pictou Regiment...

Can find mention of 78th Pictou Regiment (Highlanders) - Allied with Seaforth Highlanders.

And :

79th Cameron Highlanders of Canada - Allied with The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders.

Forces...
Forum: Other Military Topics 24-02-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By mike_vee
British Legion Badges

Sorting through BL/RBL badges and considering making up a couple of 'basic' frames. Put together a group of British Legion ones to get an idea how it would look.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-02-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 121
Posted By mike_vee
Thumbs up Thanks for the info , I have lots to learn . ;)

Thanks for the info , I have lots to learn . ;)
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