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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 03-05-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By KLR
I thought a hole - or two - where thread could be...

I thought a hole - or two - where thread could be sewn on to a beret ?
Forum: General Topics. 02-05-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 205
Posted By KLR
There will be different sealed patterns for each...

There will be different sealed patterns for each unit, even they may be the same! Their description, date, Patt No will be in the WO at the NA. The original types will be at the NAM.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 02-05-21, 05:50 AM
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Views: 91
Posted By KLR
WANTED - Liverpool Scottish, ,arked Anderson

1908 Pattern, 10th Bn KLR, Glengarry badge


If not, decent photographs and dimensions etc


thanks
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 30-04-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By KLR
umbrella makers !?

umbrella makers !?
Forum: General Topics. 28-04-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By KLR
Yes, I know the "forum member who wore it in the...

Yes, I know the "forum member who wore it in the CCF." !
Forum: General Topics. 28-04-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By KLR
This badge was authorised in March 1908 by the W...

This badge was authorised in March 1908 by the W Lancs TF Association. The WO didn't take much notice of TF badges until; 1915. They then authorised it as Pattern no 599/1915. The WO ordered 3,000 of...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 13-04-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 349
Posted By KLR
I note that there appear to be various sheets or...

I note that there appear to be various sheets or lists for 1939.


I made my own Infy badges frame of 1914 with WO Pattern numbers. With a bit of research it could be done for 1939.
Forum: General Topics. 08-04-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By KLR
Yes, they were (intended to be ) on the FSH and...

Yes, they were (intended to be ) on the FSH and the "Universal Service Headdress" (ie 'slouch' !) authorised in 1903 (on paper........
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-04-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 542
Posted By KLR
In any case, it is usually agreed that Jennens...

In any case, it is usually agreed that Jennens marked any OR badges (if they did make OR badges at all)!
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-04-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By KLR
Here is a selection of all Blackened 5th Bn...

Here is a selection of all Blackened 5th Bn badges


Here also the officer's OSD 8th Bn boss


(incidentally, the W Lancs TF Assoc archives provides wonderful details from boots to badges)
J
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-04-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By KLR
Peter kindly sent me a copy of this lovely...

Peter kindly sent me a copy of this lovely postcard. I thought that they were probably all WM “Walking Out” cap badge. I agreed that a WM “Walking Out” WM badge – but now I think they were BM...
Forum: General Topics. 03-04-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By KLR
KLR OR cap badge Patt 4362A/1896 (I catalogue...

KLR OR cap badge Patt 4362A/1896 (I catalogue this particular die - 1896 D11)

Certainly existed before 1908, but the reverse suggests actually made in about 1915-16
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-03-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By KLR
Just old and befuddled - what I was trying to...

Just old and befuddled - what I was trying to look at the different design and time of them.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-03-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 506
Posted By KLR
This particular badge was authorised in October...

This particular badge was authorised in October 1901.
An official remit of June 1906 authorised the "vertical shank" - ie 'slider' for all units.
However, loops were used by troops wearing side...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-03-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 712
Posted By KLR
On the 14th Sept 1897, a cap badge Pattern...

On the 14th Sept 1897, a cap badge Pattern 4529/1897 was authorised for the Derbyshire Regiment. The record is in the National Archives ref WO 359/vol9/p25, with the description…
A Maltese Cross...
Forum: General Topics. 22-03-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By KLR
There are two that I know of:- The Harp...

There are two that I know of:-

The Harp of Erin as worn by the Royal Irish Rifles and the Royal Irish Fusiliers (and 8th Bn KLR !)

The Harp of Brian Boru as worn by the Royal Irish Regiment...
Forum: General Topics. 17-03-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 451
Posted By KLR
I believe that Gaunt moved back to Birmingham in...

I believe that Gaunt moved back to Birmingham in the 1960s (from London)
I can't find the exact date at the moment but will continue to search.
Forum: The Home Front 15-03-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 7,125
Posted By KLR
I have a box of badges and medals that belonged...

I have a box of badges and medals that belonged to my Gt Grandfather who was a staff officer in the 53rd Div artillery in Egypt and Palestine in the 1st WW.
However, there is a crowned brass badge...
Forum: General Topics. 10-03-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By KLR
Officer's badges were issue from 1949

Officer's badges were issue from 1949
Forum: General Topics. 09-03-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 542
Posted By KLR
(Apart from the great artist and poet) I also...

(Apart from the great artist and poet)
I also have a number of badges with initials and a few with service numbers mostly from the 1920s onwards. But as noted, there are no accessible records. I...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-03-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By KLR
At the beginning of 1916 the Norfolk Regt ORs cap...

At the beginning of 1916 the Norfolk Regt ORs cap badge would have been Pattern 4554/1897 - Britannia in a wreath with a GM scroll

From after April 1916 they largely wore Pattern 4554A/1916 - "all...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-03-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,081
Posted By KLR
The only / first Leinster badge was sealed on...

The only / first Leinster badge was sealed on 13-02-1897 as Pattern 4492.
BM PoW plumes, with straight straight scrolls.


Yes, in 1916 the WO ordered 10,000 Leinster 'all GM' badges (and we...
Forum: General Topics. 02-03-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,508
Posted By KLR
I see that it was over ten years that we were...

I see that it was over ten years that we were looking at this!

RACD stands for Royal Army Clothing Department, though they are usually known as ACD.
There are 21 ledgers listing badges, boots,...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-03-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 623
Posted By KLR
I have a silver cap badge made for officers of...

I have a silver cap badge made for officers of the 5th Bn KLR in 1916 by Spencer & Co (assay stamps on obverse) with NS blades. I know of two others; one with loops and another with a slider.

...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-02-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 623
Posted By KLR
Yes, I remember the badge shop under the arches,...

Yes, I remember the badge shop under the arches, Charing Cross.
When that closed there were badge stalls (I can't remember what it was called) just near Angel Islington tube station.
Not many more...
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