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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 07:33 AM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
A thread from a few days ago: ...

A thread from a few days ago:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=75176
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 06:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 171
Posted By leigh kitchen
I'm sorry, I can't remember the details now. The...

I'm sorry, I can't remember the details now. The only version of the badge I saw was in gilt, I didn't see any silver coloured ones.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 06:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 171
Posted By leigh kitchen
"BL" is a city in northern Bosnia, it's the...

"BL" is a city in northern Bosnia, it's the "capital" of Republika Srpska, the Serb entity.
To many British squaddies the name is equivalent to swearing, you never seemed to hear them speak the...
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 62
Posted By leigh kitchen
Came across this yesterday: ...

Came across this yesterday:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/makers_marks/buttons_ltd.htm
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines Yesterday, 11:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 602
Posted By leigh kitchen
Mess dress? Surely they'd have scrambled egg on...

Mess dress? Surely they'd have scrambled egg on their tifters?
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines Yesterday, 11:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 602
Posted By leigh kitchen
RME Concert Party, Bedenham, 1919. A member...

RME Concert Party, Bedenham, 1919.

A member of the Royal Marine Engineers, presumably.
He wears the gilding metal RMLI collar badge as a cap badge, in white metal it would be the badge of the RM...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines Yesterday, 11:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 602
Posted By leigh kitchen
Royal Marine Concert Party, Bedenham, 1919. ...

Royal Marine Concert Party, Bedenham, 1919.

The officer in the centre wears the Royal Marine Artillery offcers two piece OSD badge with crossed cannon barrels worn above the globe & laurel wreath....
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia Yesterday, 10:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,212
Posted By leigh kitchen
If buying via the website the donation to charity...

If buying via the website the donation to charity is on hold at the moment, pending confirmation that monies are still being collected (told to me by the author when I contacted him, offering a...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 08:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 171
Posted By leigh kitchen
Banja Luka.

Banja Luka.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 13-09-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 602
Posted By leigh kitchen
No, other than that Bosleys sold a RME OSD two...

No, other than that Bosleys sold a RME OSD two part badge a while back - seperate grenade bearing "RME" on the ball worn above the globe and laurel.

Some badges listed at auction, apparently as...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-09-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 171
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yes, it was very common for personnel to wear...

Yes, it was very common for personnel to wear badges of other national contingents often given to them by a friend in the contingent.
Some people were covered in colourful bling, I favoured the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-09-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 106
Posted By leigh kitchen
The Tudor Rose is post WWII Catterick Garrison.

The Tudor Rose is post WWII Catterick Garrison.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 13-09-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 152
Posted By leigh kitchen
And yet you still get the occasional ex-RTR man...

And yet you still get the occasional ex-RTR man popping up on forums and harrumphing "The black beret has only ever been worn by The Royal Tank Regiment".
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-09-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 171
Posted By leigh kitchen
Could the MP badge be one to indicate that the...

Could the MP badge be one to indicate that the Gendarme wearing it is operating in the military rather than the civilian police role within a multinational organisation?

A very flimsy excuse to...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 13-09-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 152
Posted By leigh kitchen
I can think of possible candidates re. the badge...

I can think of possible candidates re. the badge but not with N. Africa service.
Coldstream Guards, 4 RDG, 22nd Dragoons?
Size of the badge not quite right for them and a circlet design in the star...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 13-09-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,212
Posted By leigh kitchen
My copy arrived a few days ago - excellent book,...

My copy arrived a few days ago - excellent book, it's going to take time to read.
I'd ordered via the author's web site, apparently the books have been sold mainly via Amazon than via the site for...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 11-09-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 68
Posted By leigh kitchen
I have a RPC officer's forage cap with the 40mm...

I have a RPC officer's forage cap with the 40mm high St Edwards Crown silver cap badge with n/s lugs fitted.
Presumably it has long lugs.
It has no holes for any other badge, it's a Herbert &...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-09-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 107
Posted By leigh kitchen
Possibly a British army Rangetakers badge...

Possibly a British army Rangetakers badge although a two piece rather than single piece badge "Edwards and Langley) 60)?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-09-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 679
Posted By leigh kitchen
Listed in Daily Report of 24th July 1916 as...

Listed in Daily Report of 24th July 1916 as wounded:

First Name:
W F
Surname:
Guy
Resided Town:
Burnfield
Report Date:
24/07/1916
Forum: Military Buttons 08-09-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 194
Posted By leigh kitchen
The centre image could be of a Yugoslavian...

The centre image could be of a Yugoslavian button, but being found in Hobart..........

(Apologies for poor quality of images).
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 05-09-19, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By leigh kitchen
RFU - Rugby Football Union? OSSC - Old Scotch...

RFU - Rugby Football Union?
OSSC - Old Scotch Soccer Club?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-09-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By leigh kitchen
The same book mentions that one morning in Italy,...

The same book mentions that one morning in Italy, 1944, the Mortar Officer of 2nd Kings Liverpool Regiment, Lt Trevor Cole-Rees paraded wearing a square red patch behind the cap badge on his beret,...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-09-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By leigh kitchen
I may be completely out, merely imagining that I...

I may be completely out, merely imagining that I can see the imprint of the badge.
According to "Badge Backings and Special Embellishments of The British Army" the regiment adopted the red backing...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-09-19, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By leigh kitchen
Is the ghost outline of the badge that of the...

Is the ghost outline of the badge that of the Duke of Welligton's Regiment?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-09-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By leigh kitchen
It's similar to the collar badge worn by the...

It's similar to the collar badge worn by the Devonshire Regiment 1874-78, Churchill figure 333, but the illustration is slightly more curved and with more jewels in the arches.
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