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Old 02-05-21, 01:40 PM
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Can anyone please illustrate the difference, if any, between Fusilier universal grenades (as worn with shoulder titles) and RA universal grenades (as worn on collar). If I'm not mistaken, would they have separate sealed patterns?
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Old 02-05-21, 03:17 PM
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I think the RA badge has the UBIQUE scroll below.
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Can anyone please illustrate the difference, if any, between Fusilier universal grenades (as worn with shoulder titles) and RA universal grenades (as worn on collar). If I'm not mistaken, would they have separate sealed patterns?
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No difference at all. Both identical.

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Thanks both.
Tony, I believe the badge with motto would be a later and different pattern

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Old 02-05-21, 06:26 PM
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As Simon said, both identical.
Used as Fusiliers collar badges, and on shoulder titles, RE's, collar and Sgt's arm badge, RA, cap badge, collar badges.
Made in WM Vols, GM, and finally AA for the RWF collar badges.
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Grenades!

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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.
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As Simon said, both identical.
Used as Fusiliers collar badges, and on shoulder titles, RE's, collar and Sgt's arm badge, RA, cap badge, collar badges.
Made in WM Vols, GM, and finally AA for the RWF collar badges.
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I think aa for Lancs Fus too.

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Grenades in anodised aluminium:
Royal Welch Fusiliers - JSP768 Description: Badge, Organisation, Collar. Royal Welch Fusiliers. Soldiers. Aluminium. Anodised gold finish. NSN 8455-99-973-9659 Pattern No 19356. Also worn by the Lancashire Fusiliers in the early 1960s.

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White metal for volunteers, collar badges and above shoulder titles:

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