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Old 20-03-20, 01:37 PM
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Old 20-03-20, 03:34 PM
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Great photo, the cap badge looks like Iraq Levies but the titles are KAR ......there's a story there somewhere
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Old 23-03-20, 10:39 AM
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Hello Sean
That was a good spot - the Iraq Levies badge (it seems to be), my identification was based on the shoulder title and assumed the hat badge naturally followed. I'm now a little less certain whether my id is correct as I can't find a place called Mihran/Mibran and if it's a photographer, the name Mihran seems to be associated with Persia/Iran and Asia Minor.

So I don't know now.

Steve
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Old 23-03-20, 12:20 PM
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Hello Sean
That was a good spot - the Iraq Levies badge (it seems to be), my identification was based on the shoulder title and assumed the hat badge naturally followed. I'm now a little less certain whether my id is correct as I can't find a place called Mihran/Mibran and if it's a photographer, the name Mihran seems to be associated with Persia/Iran and Asia Minor.

So I don't know now.

Steve
Mehran/Mihran is a city in in Ilam Province in Iran , right on the border with Iraq.
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Old 23-03-20, 03:18 PM
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Many thanks!
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Old 05-09-20, 07:34 PM
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You appear to have misread the shoulder title which is KRR for Kings Royal Rifle Corps not KAR, so he must be on attachment to the Iraq Levies from the KRRC which is unusual as I believe they were administered by the RAF at this period.
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Old 05-09-20, 11:04 PM
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His shoulder titles are KRR not KAR, for Kings Royal Rifle Corps, presumably on attachment to the Iraq Levies
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Old 06-09-20, 08:48 AM
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So I have - should have gone to SpecSavers

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