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Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 15-07-22, 10:41 PM
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Posted By Expat Yeoman
Thanks for sharing. Any chance you could post...

Thanks for sharing. Any chance you could post your F - Z listing? Would be happy to compare notes as I’ve been focusing on this area recently.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 15-07-22, 10:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Another stunning piece Dean, thanks for sharing.

Another stunning piece Dean, thanks for sharing.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 04-07-22, 02:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Thanks all for the confirmations here / email /...

Thanks all for the confirmations here / email / PM. I'm glad they are proving useful.

For anyone who has the book but I don't have their email I am happy to add and send you those done to date. ...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 03-07-22, 04:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 888
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Alan, the BB (East Ham Cadets) unit was disbanded...

Alan, the BB (East Ham Cadets) unit was disbanded in 1913 so that date would seem more likely.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 03-07-22, 03:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By Expat Yeoman
The Badges and Insignia of the Essex Yeomanry - irregular update 3

Good afternoon / morning all,

I have just sent out my third irregular update to hopefully all subscribers on the mailing list.

If you haven't received yours please email or PM me and I will...
Forum: General Topics. 26-06-22, 04:03 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Expat Yeoman
Simon, I can't speak to the specific light...

Simon,

I can't speak to the specific light box in your link but I think in general a light box is right up there to give the best results. Certainly the photos for my book were all done that way...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 17-06-22, 02:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By Expat Yeoman
The Essex ACF badge was worn circa 1971 - 1975...

The Essex ACF badge was worn circa 1971 - 1975 then promptly discarded. It was unofficial and it seems unpopular with the troops too.

it can be found with two types of fitting.

There is also a...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-05-22, 07:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 367
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Essex VBs

A listing of the known examples for the four Essex VBs (with illustrations of some) can be found on my site here:

https://www.essexmilitarybadges.uk/infantry/

There are also some images in my...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 18-05-22, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 90
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Yes please, I’ll PM you. EY

Yes please, I’ll PM you.

EY
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 18-05-22, 09:09 AM
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Posted By Expat Yeoman
The cloth knots look to be shirt cufflinks. Maybe...

The cloth knots look to be shirt cufflinks. Maybe these are in regimental colours for the unit?

Usually worn in non military shirts but perhaps a colourful mess kit dress shirt affectation....
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 01-04-22, 07:23 AM
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Posted By Expat Yeoman
A chance find while reading through The OTC and...

A chance find while reading through The OTC and the Great War suggests the tradition goes back further. My italics.

"Badges of rank and for skill at arms are generally the same as those...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-03-22, 06:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Ah yes, had forgotten about those. Thank you...

Ah yes, had forgotten about those. Thank you very much gents.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 26-03-22, 03:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,066
Posted By Expat Yeoman
That is very disappointing. I believe there...

That is very disappointing.

I believe there are still a few Sqn guidons in use - certainly the Essex Yeo one is and likely the others within 71 Signals. Though I suspect their days too will be...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-03-22, 03:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By Expat Yeoman
R ANGLIAN badge with blades

Took a punt on this one, a standard cap /collar sized Anglian star and castle but with two thick N-S blades on the back.

it looks to be A/A.

Cn anyone confirm what it is / was please - belt...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-03-22, 03:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Can anyone help please? Presumably RWF or...

Can anyone help please? Presumably RWF or Grenade/RWF worn..
Forum: General Topics. 26-03-22, 03:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,186
Posted By Expat Yeoman
At the risk of repeating the above the following...

At the risk of repeating the above the following has worked well for me (when you bave a pretty firm 'scope' of what you want to display..)

Cardboard of required size marked out for the items and...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 26-03-22, 02:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Thank you Paul, had not seen those. Harris...

Thank you Paul, had not seen those.

Harris taking the logo of the Harris Foundation for the base of its design.

Another one to go on the wants....!

And congrats to the team on the win :-)
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 26-03-22, 02:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By Expat Yeoman
For the Essex based units I believe all those...

For the Essex based units I believe all those listed wear the R ANGLIAN badge in either anodised and / or cloth, with the exception of King Edward VI Chelmsford which wears an embroidered school...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-02-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By Expat Yeoman
RWF Territorial Bns - which shoulder titles worn?

Calling on our Welsh experts please..

I am trying to identify the correct pattern of shoulder title worn by the Territorial Bns i.e. 4 - 7th Bns post 1920 and then 4th/8th post 1947.

Westlake...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 04-02-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,573
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Flint & Denbigh Yeo

F&D Cap and collar A/A.

Cap - shank with Gaunt maker mark
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 04-02-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,573
Posted By Expat Yeoman
Have already discussed this with GriffMJ but to...

Have already discussed this with GriffMJ but to add to the post.

C&D A/A Cap - slider with Gaunt maker mark
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 04-02-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,819
Posted By Expat Yeoman
F&D Yeo I believe only S&G known and no...

F&D Yeo

I believe only S&G known and no bronze pattern.

Cap and collar badge
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 04-02-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,819
Posted By Expat Yeoman
I have shown these to GriffMJ already but may be...

I have shown these to GriffMJ already but may be of interest to the wider group.

Recent acquisitions from a long-established collection.

C&D Yeomanry silver & gilt and bronze.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-01-22, 02:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 677
Posted By Expat Yeoman
So I have now trawled through 104 (!) editions of...

So I have now trawled through 104 (!) editions of the regimental journal, with no luck...

It would seem then from the later documentation that A/A for all ex the S&G cap & mess dress button is the...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 08-01-22, 02:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,453
Posted By Expat Yeoman
That is a stunning piece, congratulations. ...

That is a stunning piece, congratulations.

Any chance you could sprinkle some more of that luck powder please, am looking for the equivalent HPs for West Essex Yeo... :)
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