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Forum: New Zealand Badges 18-09-21, 12:22 PM
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Posted By Wmr-RHB
In 1940/41 the designation would be: The Auckland...

In 1940/41 the designation would be: The Auckland Mounted Rifles.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-09-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 472
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Yes, it was a good investment in the seventies in...

Yes, it was a good investment in the seventies in Nepal. Now we are going to cash. :D
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-09-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 472
Posted By Wmr-RHB
It seems that everything becomes more interesting...

It seems that everything becomes more interesting (read: sells better) when you add some crossed khukris to it :mad:

I have a few khukris (real ones, not badges) here at home. Whenever I sell the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-09-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Well, when you compare with, on the same page,...

Well, when you compare with, on the same page, the Nilgiri VR (14 years) and the Coimbatore VRC (7 years). And together they lived on for another 30 years. So a seniority claim of 69 years for the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-09-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By Wmr-RHB
A bit hilarical from a company many think as...

A bit hilarical from a company many think as being a security risk itself :rolleyes:
Personally I block from Google as much as I can.
And I do not quite understand how they find a security risk in...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-09-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 472
Posted By Wmr-RHB
While I agree that "post 1947" includes "post...

While I agree that "post 1947" includes "post 1950", in my opinion it would be more correct in saying "post 1950".
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-09-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 472
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Only thing I can say is that because of the...

Only thing I can say is that because of the Ashoka Lions they are Republic of India (post 1950) related.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-09-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By Wmr-RHB
This is the one I found somewhere. When you...

This is the one I found somewhere.

When you mean this article Malabar Volunteer Rifles (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malabar_Volunteer_Rifles), I do not see much there about badges, but...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-09-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By Wmr-RHB
This is what I can tell you about the lineage:...

This is what I can tell you about the lineage: The Nilgiri Malabar Battalion (https://hcvv.home.xs4all.nl/milweb/British-India/Vols/NilgiriMalabarB.html). Not much more then you already know.

I...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-08-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 365
Posted By Wmr-RHB
That would then be 9th (Glasgow Highland)...

That would then be 9th (Glasgow Highland) Battalion, The Highland Light Infantry (TF)?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-08-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 365
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Sorry, my specialty is lineages (see my signature...

Sorry, my specialty is lineages (see my signature below. Thus I can not tell anything about the quality of the shoulder title. I assume others will join here to do that.

But there were the 5th -...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-08-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 365
Posted By Wmr-RHB
9th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry (TF),...

9th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry (TF), 1908-1920?
Forum: General Topics. 11-08-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 494
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Sorry for not being complete the first time....

Sorry for not being complete the first time. Found another one:

The Northumberland Fusiliers (https://hcvv.home.xs4all.nl/milweb/Great-Britain/Infantry/RNF.html)
Forum: General Topics. 11-08-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 494
Posted By Wmr-RHB
The Royal Warwickshire Regiment...

The Royal Warwickshire Regiment (https://hcvv.home.xs4all.nl/milweb/Great-Britain/Infantry/RWR.html)

The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)...
Forum: General Topics. 10-08-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 494
Posted By Wmr-RHB
I think the main result is that we all agree on...

I think the main result is that we all agree on 69 infantry of the line regiments 1881-1922.

(This apart from West India and West African, which were on the British establishment).
Forum: General Topics. 10-08-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 494
Posted By Wmr-RHB
And there was a second part to correct:

And there was a second part to correct:
Forum: General Topics. 10-08-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 494
Posted By Wmr-RHB
I chaned the Wikipedia article. It now reads: ...

I chaned the Wikipedia article. It now reads:


In my opinion then still the 23 Extra Reserve Battailons should be mentioned, because they are as good as the other ones part of the Special Reserve...
Forum: General Topics. 10-08-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 494
Posted By Wmr-RHB
It is one (Reserve) for every two of Regular. And...

It is one (Reserve) for every two of Regular. And a total of 27 (Extra Reserve), as already mentioned in post #1 above. I do not know why those Extra Reserves were kept. Probably because they had...
Forum: General Topics. 09-08-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 494
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Sorry that this comes piecemeal, but in my age...

Sorry that this comes piecemeal, but in my age the longer one sits over it, the better the ideas :).

There were 69 regiments in 1908 that had 74 militia battalions converted to (Reserve)...
Forum: General Topics. 09-08-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 494
Posted By Wmr-RHB
And the link to the Long long trail shows also...

And the link to the Long long trail shows also 69.

I assume Wikipedia has it wrong.
Forum: General Topics. 09-08-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 494
Posted By Wmr-RHB
The Welsh Guards were raised at 26 February 1915....

The Welsh Guards were raised at 26 February 1915. So they have no place in a 1914 list (maybe with a foot note). TomPC used this already in his calculation as he mentions in his first post above.
...
Forum: General Topics. 09-08-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 494
Posted By Wmr-RHB
I di dnot check your reference, but my list The...

I di dnot check your reference, but my list The Battalions in 1914 (https://hcvv.home.xs4all.nl/milweb/Great-Britain/Infantry/list-1914.html) has 75 regiments. That includes four Guards, the West...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-08-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By Wmr-RHB
I would think the same: Pakistan and probably...

I would think the same: Pakistan and probably signals.
The problem is that wehn you serach with e.g. Google for images of the Pkistan Signal Corps badge, you will not find something like this, but...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 25-07-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Thanks for the information (as a consequence I...

Thanks for the information (as a consequence I will remove the RE badge from Infantry Volunteers Middlesex - London...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 25-07-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By Wmr-RHB
They were RE 1935-40. Did they wear this badge or...

They were RE 1935-40. Did they wear this badge or the RE badge then?
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