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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 08:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 294
Posted By Mike_2817
Texas A&M is one of six United States Senior...

Texas A&M is one of six United States Senior Military Colleges. The schools' Corps of Cadets (or the Corps) is one of the largest uniformed student bodies outside the service academies.

Many...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-11-19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 294
Posted By Mike_2817
In full dress uniform with cap & collar...

In full dress uniform with cap & collar badges.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 17-11-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By Mike_2817
Looking forward to it

Looking forward to it
Forum: Headdress 17-11-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By Mike_2817
Agree, on a Black Beret ...

Agree, on a Black Beret

http://britishmilitarybadges.e2ecdn.co.uk/Products/GH6776PPUYOY145405.jpg?w=547&h=547&quality=85&scale=canvas
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-10-19, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By Mike_2817
I was attached to 38 Engineer Regiment at Ripon...

I was attached to 38 Engineer Regiment at Ripon and the Ripon Horn was indeed the regimental embalm. Replaced by 21 Engineer Regiment in 2008
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 21-10-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By Mike_2817
I have but no spare - sorry

I have but no spare - sorry
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 20-10-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By Mike_2817
Its a private purchase WO1/Officers Beret Badge...

Its a private purchase WO1/Officers Beret Badge of which there are many variations, but I have not seen one with a purple crown before.. it should be red
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 17-10-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By Mike_2817
All of the 'Kings Crowns' I think are simply...

All of the 'Kings Crowns' I think are simply variations of the crown - There are only really two!

The 'Kings' Imperial State Crown
and
The 'Queens' Saint Edwards Crown

Queen Elizabeth used...
Forum: The Home Front 30-09-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By Mike_2817
Your White Ensign seems to have Inglefield clips...

Your White Ensign seems to have Inglefield clips (also known as a sister clip or Brummel hook and is a clip for joining a flag or ensign quickly, easily and securely to flag halyards so that the flag...
Forum: The Home Front 30-09-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By Mike_2817
A purpose made coffin drape tends to be larger at...

A purpose made coffin drape tends to be larger at 8'x5' [96" x 75"] (240cm x 150cm) with no rope & toggle.

What Artynut means is the design was adopted in January 1801 and is currant to present...
Forum: Off topic 21-09-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,130
Posted By Mike_2817
I now have 'New Posts' back up and running. ...

I now have 'New Posts' back up and running.

Well done Mike for keeping your head, making the right decision.
Forum: Off topic 19-09-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,130
Posted By Mike_2817
Unable to access 'New Posts' and having to use...

Unable to access 'New Posts' and having to use Quick Links and 'Todays Posts' is this on the list of things to be restored?
Forum: The Home Front 09-09-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,134
Posted By Mike_2817
A review: ...

A review:

https://www.ww2civildefence.co.uk/helmets-of-the-home-front.html
Forum: Other Military Topics 31-08-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,965
Posted By Mike_2817
Thanks to Mike V who pointed out a 'Buy It Now'...

Thanks to Mike V who pointed out a 'Buy It Now' 2008 Pin @ 20 (Postage Free) I also now have a complete set. Well done Mike for getting your at such a good price. I also think mine was a fair price...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-08-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By Mike_2817
The Tartan used by the Scottish RCT TA and today...

The Tartan used by the Scottish RCT TA and today by the RLC Reserves is the Red McDuff Tartan.

Worn on the point by 153 Highland Transport Regiment RCT and Scottish Transport Regiment RLC

and...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-08-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By Mike_2817
In the QARANC trainee SEN's were known as Pupil...

In the QARANC trainee SEN's were known as Pupil Nurses and trained for 2 years and trainee SRN's as Student Nurses and trained for 3 years so a 3 bar blue insignia was also used, same as in the NHS...
Forum: General Topics. 26-08-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By Mike_2817
It new Headquarters is at Trenchard Lines (former...

It new Headquarters is at Trenchard Lines (former RAF) Upavon in Wiltshire
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-08-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By Mike_2817
I have in the past mainly associated screw-back...

I have in the past mainly associated screw-back fitting with uniform items than civilian since other than in a in a lapel button hole it damages the cloth?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-08-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,369
Posted By Mike_2817
Indeed, Leaving you to believe you have found a...

Indeed, Leaving you to believe you have found a sleeper
Forum: Other Military Topics 17-08-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By Mike_2817
I do find the postage cost high for a small item...

I do find the postage cost high for a small item as simply 'standard post'
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-08-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By Mike_2817
During my early time in the army (RAOC) you could...

During my early time in the army (RAOC) you could go to the QM's every Tuesday evening after tea for kit deficiencies and exchanges , and you signed for it on 'repayment' from next months wages. but...
Forum: Other Militaria 04-08-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By Mike_2817
Looks to be like a WW1 trench mortar like a 91cm...

Looks to be like a WW1 trench mortar like a 91cm Lanz mortar used by the German Army or perhaps a film prop of such an item?
...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 03-08-19, 09:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 571
Posted By Mike_2817
2nd Battalion are 'The Poachers'

2nd Battalion are 'The Poachers'
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 24-07-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 759
Posted By Mike_2817
From the REME History with my notes in red ...

From the REME History with my notes in red

The early years of the Second World War brought the realisation that the existing repair system was not able to support the massive scale of equipment...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 23-07-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By Mike_2817
Correction QARANC is Grey on Scarlet and as Mark...

Correction QARANC is Grey on Scarlet and as Mark says its WOII

Its ' The Gibraltar Regiment, Corps of Drums' - as per 1997 COSA
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