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Forum: Indian Badges 02-12-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By Wmr-RHB
The lineage of the 51st Sikhs is here: 12th...

The lineage of the 51st Sikhs is here: 12th Frontier Force Regiment (https://hcvv.home.xs4all.nl/milweb/British-India/Infantry/inf12.html).
At the end you can click to go to the modern Frontier...
Forum: General Topics. 01-12-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By Wmr-RHB
The answer may depend on your definition of "line...

The answer may depend on your definition of "line regiment".

I assume that todays The Royal Regiment of Scotland, The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment (Queen’s and Royal Hampsires), ..... will...
Forum: Indian Badges 27-11-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Thanks Peter, and through you: thank Ashok Nath....

Thanks Peter, and through you: thank Ashok Nath. Very interesting reading.
Forum: General Topics. 11-11-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 742
Posted By Wmr-RHB
The badge is the post 1950 one from The Rajputana...

The badge is the post 1950 one from The Rajputana Rifles.
Forum: General Topics. 04-11-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 706
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Chris, That is an absolutely cracking piece...

Chris,

That is an absolutely cracking piece of investigation. In my opinion it shows what we know about it and as a consequence we are sure there are still riddles there.

The main riddle being...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 04-11-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By Wmr-RHB
I assume you mean turning pictures that are shown...

I assume you mean turning pictures that are shown on forum threads in the wrong orientation and not about turning pictures in general.

As far as I can understand this.

When you have uploaded...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-11-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 230
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Exactly. They first avoided to re-use the numbers...

Exactly. They first avoided to re-use the numbers that were gone to the other on partition.
But that is no longer the case.

BTW the 12th, 15th and 20th were a bit different. In 1937 they turned...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-11-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 230
Posted By Wmr-RHB
And to compare the Indian and Pakistan lists: ...

And to compare the Indian and Pakistan lists:
The Regiments of the Indian Armoured Corps (https://hcvv.home.xs4all.nl/milweb/British-India/Cavalry/list-india.html)
The Regiments of the Pakistan...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-11-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 230
Posted By Wmr-RHB
BTW, the Greyhounds are descripted in Wikipedia...

BTW, the Greyhounds are descripted in Wikipedia (of course): Greyhounds (Police) (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greyhounds_(police)), but The abbreviation as mentioned there (GHS) is not readable by...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-11-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 230
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Sorry to say, but I differ here and there in...

Sorry to say, but I differ here and there in opinion.

The badge with the 12 on it is from the Indian 12th Armoured Regiment and not from the Pakistan 12th Cavalry (Frontier Force) (the Sam Browne...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-11-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 396
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Sorry, the first one gives now a blank page and...

Sorry, the first one gives now a blank page and the second one still works for me.

I am afraid that this site uses cookies on my system that influence what you see when using the links. As I...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-11-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 396
Posted By Wmr-RHB
What about this one:...

What about this one: http://www.britisharmybadges.com/shop.php?ps=1&pg=2#
Second from the top.

As the text says, probably also used by the 2nd Lincolnshire RVC (1888 - 1883)

Westlake says that...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-11-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 396
Posted By Wmr-RHB
This one?...

This one? https://www.coldstreammilitaryantiques.com/en-GB//page_906
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-11-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 396
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Just some additional information The 1st and...

Just some additional information

The 1st and 2nd Lincolshire Rifle Volunteer Corps became volunteer battalions of The Lincolnshire Regiment in 1881 without change of title.

In 1883 they became...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-11-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 396
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Yes, it looks a bit different, but I walked...

Yes, it looks a bit different, but I walked through all of them (you can see for yourself: The Regiments in 1881 (https://hcvv.home.xs4all.nl/milweb/Great-Britain/Infantry/list-1881.html)), but this...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-11-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 396
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Because the OP probably is not a badge collector...

Because the OP probably is not a badge collector and thus will have no real idea waht we are talking about, these pictures.

They are Other ranks and not officers, thus slightly different. Also...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-11-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 396
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Of course there isn't much more then just a...

Of course there isn't much more then just a silouette of the Helmet Plate Center, but to me it looks like The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-10-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 258
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Here is it's lineage before and after it was 3rd...

Here is it's lineage before and after it was 3rd VB: Infantry Volunteers: Hampshire - Isle of Wight (Quite a bit about 1st, 4th, 6th, Etc. Any info much appreciated)

(And there never was a 6th...
Forum: Army 24-10-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By Wmr-RHB
You are welcome. All is fine here, I hope the...

You are welcome. All is fine here, I hope the same at your side.
All the best,
Forum: Army 24-10-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By Wmr-RHB
I would translate Ons Dorp in Our Village. Thus...

I would translate Ons Dorp in Our Village. Thus yes, in Dutch this is about possession.
The name is however a bit strange, because you would normally not call a place with a name like "Your Town",...
Forum: General Topics. 21-10-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 706
Posted By Wmr-RHB
By the way, I appreciate all the effort put by...

By the way, I appreciate all the effort put by all of you in trying to answer my rather pedantic question.

Some of you may know my charts of which one is about the Artists Rifles: Artists Rifles...
Forum: General Topics. 21-10-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 706
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Well, the case is that some of the sources I used...

Well, the case is that some of the sources I used have an apostrophe. As I mentioned in post #6 above. Specially Regiments.org (link above), but others are shown in several of the posts above. Web...
Forum: General Topics. 21-10-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 706
Posted By Wmr-RHB
You most probably are right looking at it from...

You most probably are right looking at it from the language/spelling side.
But my question is, how the official designation was. And that may have had an incorrect usage of the apostrophe.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-10-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 181
Posted By Wmr-RHB
You seem to love charts. Have a look at ...

You seem to love charts. Have a look at
Forfarshire (https://hcvv.home.xs4all.nl/milweb/Great-Britain/TAinfantry/BlackWatch-p1.html)
and
Perthshire - Fifeshire...
Forum: General Topics. 19-10-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 706
Posted By Wmr-RHB
Yes, and then there was the regiment itself,...

Yes, and then there was the regiment itself, which often omitted it at all (see all the badges and also other images above).

I have the feeling that the mentioning of "misuse" is also a sneer to...
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