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Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 09:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 177
Posted By High Wood
I thought that I would throw this one into the...

I thought that I would throw this one into the mix.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=2127&pictureid=87273
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 18-01-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 277
Posted By High Wood
Thank you for the useful clarification. Their...

Thank you for the useful clarification. Their vehicles carried the nomenclature 14 IV F and did not mention either Regiment or Brigade.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 17-01-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 277
Posted By High Wood
Thank you, I have added an entry from the 1934...

Thank you, I have added an entry from the 1934 Army List that shows the Nowshera Brigade structure to my original reply.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 17-01-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 277
Posted By High Wood
Thank you. Are you getting the Officer's name...

Thank you. Are you getting the Officer's name from the Army List or from some other source?
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 16-01-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By High Wood
I think that you are correct and, the fact that...

I think that you are correct and, the fact that it a continental character, would tend to suggest that it may have been a captured lorry.

Very few of the photographs are properly captioned but...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 15-01-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 277
Posted By High Wood
Here you go.

Here you go.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 15-01-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By High Wood
I agree, it appears to be a man, with his head...

I agree, it appears to be a man, with his head forward, striding ahead wearing black wellington boots. He appears to be doing the cartoon walk that Popeye used to do.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 15-01-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By High Wood
Its definitely a Dodge truck. Despite the...

Its definitely a Dodge truck. Despite the original owner serving in the middle east, there are very few photographs of his time there. He was a W.O. in the H.Q. Coy of his battery.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 15-01-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 277
Posted By High Wood
I am clearly going to have to get some new...

I am clearly going to have to get some new glasses.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 15-01-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 277
Posted By High Wood
Marc, thank you for putting me right, I was...

Marc,

thank you for putting me right, I was going with Nowshera being in the North West Frontier but I was clearly over thinking it. The clue should have been that the other Corporal was wearing a...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 15-01-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By High Wood
Formation sign on a lorry, Palestine 1947?

This photograph is in an album that belonged to a W.O. in the Royal Artillery who served in the Middle East during WW2 and in Palestine just afterwards.

The photographs are not in strict...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 15-01-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 277
Posted By High Wood
14th Corunna Bty, 4 Field Regt. R.A. 1930s

This is an enlargement from a group photograph of the 14th (Corunna) Battery taken in Nowshera in the mid 1930s.

The Corporal appears to be a Lewis Gunner and has clearly served during the Great...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-01-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 249
Posted By High Wood
They look pretty good to me.

They look pretty good to me.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-01-21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 249
Posted By High Wood
Indeed, ...

Indeed,

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=1900&pictureid=84779
Forum: General Topics. 14-01-21, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By High Wood
Surely you meant the 4th King's Own, Queen's Own,...

Surely you meant the 4th King's Own, Queen's Own, Scottish Highland Lowland Regiment.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 12-01-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By High Wood
Probably one of the few surviving photographs of...

Probably one of the few surviving photographs of your badge being worn. It is a shame that the image isn't sharper.
Forum: General Topics. 12-01-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,514
Posted By High Wood
Here are some of my examples. The...

Here are some of my examples.

The Lambourne's type. The "Esco", No 4 (Prov Pat). A white metal example, sadly no backing plate.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 12-01-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By High Wood
Thank you for posting the photograph of your...

Thank you for posting the photograph of your badge.

Here is a link to my thread on another forum.
...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 11-01-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By High Wood
The battery badge is visible on this vehicle.

The battery badge is visible on this vehicle.
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 09-01-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 902
Posted By High Wood
I am posting this in case it is of interest to...

I am posting this in case it is of interest to the readers of this thread. i am not sure about the writing as it is in pencil.
Forum: General Topics. 07-01-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 450
Posted By High Wood
I believe that some Home Guard units also made a...

I believe that some Home Guard units also made a habit of blackening their cap badges.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-01-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By High Wood
Here is a smaller version of the badge. ...

Here is a smaller version of the badge.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=2127&pictureid=87929
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-01-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By High Wood
R.A.S.C.?

R.A.S.C.?
Forum: Other Militaria 03-01-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 313
Posted By High Wood
I have found a Hilda Alice Wiffin, born 1919, who...

I have found a Hilda Alice Wiffin, born 1919, who died in 2008 at Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire. She is of the right age group to have been an A.T.S. girl.
Forum: Other Militaria 03-01-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 313
Posted By High Wood
There were a lot of male Wiffens who married, but...

There were a lot of male Wiffens who married, but the way the freeBMD database is laid out you cannot find out the maiden name of his wife without checking each one individually. If you can give me...
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