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Old 25-12-19, 11:41 PM
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Can someone identify this badge??

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Old 26-12-19, 12:21 AM
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Its a battalion of the Burma Military Police, M could be for Mandalay.
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That's what I was thinking; however......

http://www.rothwell.force9.co.uk/bur...ttalionBMP.htm
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Old 26-12-19, 01:18 AM
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My burma geography is not too good. Try googling some other places that start with M?

I am sure, though, that some forum member(s) will know this one.
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Old 26-12-19, 06:48 AM
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Can someone identify this badge??

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Drew
Hi Drew

The Gurkha Museum lists this badge as

Cap Badge, MYITKYINA BATTALION, 1888-1942

20. This unit was raised in 1888, disbanded in 1890, and re-raised in 1894. It served until 1942.

The cap badge had crossed kukris, crossed left over right, blades edge downwards with the initials MP below the intersection and the initials M and B on either side.

It is listed as in black metal

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