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Old 30-10-18, 01:37 PM
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Default Royal Engineers uniform query

Hoping someone might be able to give me some pointers on a photograph of my great grandfather in uniform. This is all fairly new territory so forgive any ignorance!
We know he served in WW1 with the Sherwood Foresters. By WW2 he would have been around 43. No one in the family is aware of him having served during WW2. We are also not aware of him having spent any time in the Royal Engineers - but the collar badge here looks quite like an RE badge...
Any thoughts or tips gratefully received, as this is a bit of a mystery to us.
Thanks in advance
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Old 30-10-18, 01:52 PM
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Hello Marcus, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts. A member or members should be able to assist you.
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Old 30-10-18, 07:51 PM
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Welcome. Other ranks RE collar badges which came into use in 1922.

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Old 30-10-18, 09:36 PM
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Could he have joined the Territorials?
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Old 31-10-18, 05:55 AM
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Have you tried downloading his service records from Ancestry or Forces War Records? Unless they were destroyed in the war they should shed some light on his service.
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