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Forum: The Home Front Yesterday, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Home Guard
Thanks Simon!!!! Terry

Thanks Simon!!!!

Terry
Forum: The Home Front Yesterday, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 43
Posted By Home Guard
ATS and FANY Skilled and Driver Badge

Would the ATS and/or the FANY wear the skilled driver badge like this? if so where on the sleeve was it worn, I am guessing on the right sleeve toward the cuff?
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Forum: Military Buttons 29-03-20, 02:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 144
Posted By Home Guard
Thank you very much gentlemen! Lots of good ideas...

Thank you very much gentlemen! Lots of good ideas here to digest. I guess my first step should be to sort out what I have and then decide how to best display them.

Again, my very sincere...
Forum: General Topics. 29-03-20, 02:30 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,360
Posted By Home Guard
This is an excellent thread and I always enjoy...

This is an excellent thread and I always enjoy seeing what others collect and especially pictures of how they display them.

After downsizing our home, my collecting space is more limited, so I no...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 28-03-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 136
Posted By Home Guard
Various Wanted Please

Gentlemen, I am looking for these items please.

1. Current Princess Royal Volunteer Corps/ FANY beret badge

https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/hh235/terry37photos/4/PRVC%20Cap%20Badge.jpg...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 28-03-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 490
Posted By Home Guard
Very impressive and love hte data you've...

Very impressive and love hte data you've included!!!

Terry
Forum: Military Buttons 28-03-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 144
Posted By Home Guard
How to Display Buttons?

I have never passed up a bargain on a button(s) when I find them, and have several for many of the WW2 British para units, plus several French, British and KGL buttons for the Napoleonic wars and...
Forum: The Home Front 22-03-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 264
Posted By Home Guard
Hmmm, all very interesting for sure. I like the...

Hmmm, all very interesting for sure. I like the idea of the badge maybe being YC for Yeomanry Corps, but I just don't know. I will continue to research it and see if there is an answer I can find.
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Forum: The Home Front 22-03-20, 05:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 264
Posted By Home Guard
Thanks Simon. Am going to guess that finding one...

Thanks Simon. Am going to guess that finding one would probably be pretty tough!!!

Also, I have the riddle of the Cadet Yeomanry and the FANYs solved.

"[The] Cadet Yeomanry.... was a separate...
Forum: The Home Front 21-03-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 264
Posted By Home Guard
OK, I just saw it, the magazine cover. I believe...

OK, I just saw it, the magazine cover. I believe the badge they are wearing in the first photo is the one depicted on the upper left side of the magazine cover. The badge says "Nursing Yeomanry...
Forum: The Home Front 21-03-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 264
Posted By Home Guard
From the books I have and the current web site...

From the books I have and the current web site for the organization the first picture is also the FANYs. There is no mention of Cadet Yeomanry, but I'll check my books to see if maybe that was heir...
Forum: The Home Front 21-03-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 264
Posted By Home Guard
Manchesters, it is indeed a picture of the early...

Manchesters, it is indeed a picture of the early FANYs. The lady with the dog is Grace Ashley Smith, later MacDougall - a strong driving force of the early FANYs. The dog was their mascot, named...
Forum: The Home Front 21-03-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 264
Posted By Home Guard
Another FANY Question

I ma trying to determine what the red cross insignia is that he early FANYs wore on their upper arm. Was it the standard army Red Cross badge in cloth, or something else?

Here's a well known...
Forum: The Home Front 21-03-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 176
Posted By Home Guard
Thank you gentlemen. I was not aware they were no...

Thank you gentlemen. I was not aware they were no longer around. It also sounds like I want to seek a QC badge without the AMMO UK on the slider. What about the JR GAUNT B'HAM?

Terry
Forum: The Home Front 21-03-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 176
Posted By Home Guard
oc14, PM sent re the badges. Thank you!!! ...

oc14, PM sent re the badges. Thank you!!!

Terry
Forum: The Home Front 21-03-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 176
Posted By Home Guard
WRAC Cap Badge Questions

Gentlemen, I need your help again please. To fill in my ATS/FANY collection I am looking at adding a couple of WRAC cap badges (KC and QCC). In viewing several they seem to have JR Gaunt B'HAM...
Forum: The Home Front 18-03-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By Home Guard
Mike, My very sincere thanks!!! Those sites...

Mike,

My very sincere thanks!!! Those sites are most helpful and also give me a contact point.

Thank you again!!!

Terry
Forum: The Home Front 18-03-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By Home Guard
Post War ATS and FANY insignia Question/Help

I am becoming more and more interested in the history/insignia of the ATS and especially the F.A.N.Y. However, I have not been able to determine exactly what badges and insignia I should be looking...
Forum: The Home Front 11-03-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 289
Posted By Home Guard
Thank you gentlemen. I see their is debate over...

Thank you gentlemen. I see their is debate over it. I am guessing if one came a long at a decent price I would go ahead and add it to the collection. This is my source for the picture. I found this...
Forum: The Home Front 11-03-20, 03:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 289
Posted By Home Guard
As an add on to this thread. I have read on line...

As an add on to this thread. I have read on line this title as being both Auxiliary Territorial Service and Army Technical School. Which is correct? If the former I am interested in adding it to my...
Forum: The Home Front 11-03-20, 03:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By Home Guard
Thanks Luke, I am truly happy to hear that one is...

Thanks Luke, I am truly happy to hear that one is real as it is the one I am looking at. I feel there is probably little opportunity for me to find one with provenance to an HG member, which would be...
Forum: The Home Front 10-03-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By Home Guard
5th Battalion Seaforths Cap Badge for HG

Gentlemen,

I am all but weary of weary of buying cap badges any more, except from a very few trusted dealers. I really want to add this badge to my Home Guard collection, but how can I tell a good...
Forum: The Home Front 28-02-20, 03:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 160
Posted By Home Guard
Thank you gentlemen! That is it in those...

Thank you gentlemen! That is it in those referenced pictures!!! Putting it on the want list!

Terry
Forum: The Home Front 27-02-20, 04:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 160
Posted By Home Guard
City of London ATS Comapnies?

In surfing seeking future items to add to my collection, I have run across a London ATS patch that I haven't been able to find anything about. It's a long sided narrow khaki triangle with a red sword...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-02-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By Home Guard
Yes, that is the shape for a yacht club burgee. ...

Yes, that is the shape for a yacht club burgee.

Terry
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