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Forum: Headdress 01-08-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 166
Posted By dragon166
I haven't managed to find any info on why this SD...

I haven't managed to find any info on why this SD was worn but the wearers all appear to be aircrew. Other pictures of WOs show them wearing the FS cap or the standard WO version.
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 17-07-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 414
Posted By dragon166
I am also interested

I am also interested
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 15-07-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By dragon166
No Paul. Originally the Station Police came under...

No Paul. Originally the Station Police came under the authority of the Station Commander. The APM was appointed to a regional area not a station where he was assisted by the DAPM. It wasn't until...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 15-07-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By dragon166
Paul The rank structure of these arm bands is...

Paul
The rank structure of these arm bands is as follows;
Provost Marshal (PM - two types - Air Officer and Group Captain)
Deputy Provost Marshal (DPM - actual rank dependent on the PM rank at the...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 15-07-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By dragon166
PM sent Dave

PM sent
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 10-07-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By dragon166
From the embroidery and the backing material I...

From the embroidery and the backing material I would say this is of fairly recent manufacture, definately post WWII.
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 09-07-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By dragon166
Interesting looking book and would happily...

Interesting looking book and would happily purchase a copy but not with cost almost doubled by the postal charges (45 for the book and 34 for the postage) too expensive!
Can't you make a pdf/ebook...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 04-07-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 559
Posted By dragon166
Air Force Order 2793 is incorrect. The AFO...

Air Force Order 2793 is incorrect. The AFO stands for Admiralty Fleet Order 2793.
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 01-07-21, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By dragon166
This is the standard version of an Officer's cap...

This is the standard version of an Officer's cap badge which was in use from 1918 to the mid 1950s. The size of the crown varies greatly dependent on the manufacturer. Their is a good chance that...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 28-06-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 559
Posted By dragon166
Use of the eagle badges by the RNAS ceased after...

Use of the eagle badges by the RNAS ceased after absorbtion into the RAF. The eagle became the shoulder badges of the new service, red on khaki for the khaki uniforms and light blue on black for...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 19-06-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By dragon166
Jeff, here is the example I have in my ribbon...

Jeff, here is the example I have in my ribbon collection. Hope this helps
Dave
Forum: The Royal Australian Navy and Air Force (RAN & RAAF) 11-06-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By dragon166
The wings should be on a black background. The...

The wings should be on a black background. The arm eagle appears to show the back of the badge as the eagle usually flies to the right (not left as in your picture). The black would be the backing...
Forum: Other Militaria 06-06-21, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By dragon166
Normally used for opening nailed down lids of...

Normally used for opening nailed down lids of transit cases. The sliding handle acts as a hammer for forcing the jaws into the wood around the nail.
Dave
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-06-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By dragon166
Agree RNAS eagle Dave

Agree RNAS eagle
Dave
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-05-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By dragon166
It is a variation of the RAF Levies Iraq cap...

It is a variation of the RAF Levies Iraq cap badge.
Dave
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 23-05-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By dragon166
Badger44 Try the following site, some of your...

Badger44
Try the following site, some of your badges are shown there
http://www.kokosar.com/RFarmy2.html
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 23-05-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By dragon166
Terry Look in my book and you will see a whole...

Terry
Look in my book and you will see a whole range of these items. They are for wear on hi-vis jackets, the large size on the back and the smaller one on the left breast.
Dave
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 20-05-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By dragon166
Not RAF as the colours are all wrong. These...

Not RAF as the colours are all wrong. These colours are more Naval than RAF.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-05-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By dragon166
The badge in question is the only one I have seen...

The badge in question is the only one I have seen with an SLR. The versions now in use are either showing an SA80 or a target rifle. I believe these badges are only worn by the adult instructors of...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-05-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By dragon166
The first one looks American. The centre one is...

The first one looks American. The centre one is Royal Observer Corps - Leading Observer. the third one is a German Army arm shield.
Dave
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-05-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By dragon166
I suggest this first badge is for the ATC Essex...

I suggest this first badge is for the ATC Essex Wing and is most probably a weapons training cadre badge.
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 02-05-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By dragon166
These look identical to the ones recently sold on...

These look identical to the ones recently sold on ebay and were subect to comments on here, which were considered to be fakes. https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=84439
Dave
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-04-21, 11:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By dragon166
It is a trial/workmanship sample for a Master...

It is a trial/workmanship sample for a Master Aircrew. Totally wrong of course! See my book which you downloaded (Appendix 1 Trial & Prototype badges) to see this one and several others of the same...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-04-21, 09:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By dragon166
Possibly a tri-service sports badge for British...

Possibly a tri-service sports badge for British Forces Germany (BFG). This would entail personnel from BAOR, RAFG and British Naval Forces Germany (pre 1961). The crown would appear to be a tudor...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 22-04-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By dragon166
The first attachment shows you the Pathfinder...

The first attachment shows you the Pathfinder Eagle varieties. The second shows the various versions of the badge you asked about. As Craig says there is little information available about this...
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