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Old 09-02-22, 01:03 PM
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Default A GROUP OF UNKNOWN INSIGNIA. HELP NEEDED PLEASE.

Hello Everyone,

Just continuing sorting through my collection and have taken photos of another selection of badges that I cannot identify. As usual any help with any of them is much appreciated. Please note that number 4 is rumoured to be the Sudan Infantry School cap badge WW2.

There are 8 photos in total.

Many thanks
Bill
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Old 09-02-22, 01:22 PM
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If a fawn-grey thread chevron on black no. 10 is a WWII era Waffen SS "tropical" rank chevron for a "Sturmmann".
The brass crossed rifles no. 4 looks like a British army marksmanship badge.
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Old 09-02-22, 01:49 PM
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17 = Legion of Fronteirsman

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Old 09-02-22, 02:05 PM
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Thanks to Leigh and Simon for your replies.
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Old 09-02-22, 02:55 PM
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Hello

1 is civil gliding badge

I remember the letter stand for nationality, in France, we have "F"

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Old 09-02-22, 03:48 PM
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Hi Didier
Thanks for your reply. In that case does the G stand for Great Britain?

Merci mille fois
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Old 09-02-22, 03:53 PM
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Hi Bill,

I think the “G” is more likely to stand for – Glider.

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Old 09-02-22, 06:07 PM
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Number 10. Looks more like a Naval version 'yellow and blue' chevron.

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Old 09-02-22, 06:34 PM
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My thoughts were that it could be grey on dark green, silver braid on black or dark green, finally plumped for the beige-grey on black option.
I can't tell what's what with crowded images of this quality admittedly I don't spend much time on them as they're a pain to look at.
(I have a mini collection of WWII German Navy cloth, goes back to the 80's when an old school mate bought a little white canvas tie neck bag at a jumble sale at "The Brockley Jack" for 25p.
It contained around 40 badges, chevrons, cap tallies, PT vest badges, all sorts of KM.......).
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Old 09-02-22, 10:06 PM
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With regards to No. 10, I too would be inclined to suggest that it is a KM Gefreiter rank patch. If it's a dark green backing cloth then it could well be KM coastal artillery.
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Old 10-02-22, 06:59 AM
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A couple of yellow on dark blue KM chevrons, a gold on green KM coastal artillery one and a grey-beige on black WSS tropical one.
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Old 10-02-22, 12:09 PM
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Thanks for your detailed replies.

Bill
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Old 10-02-22, 06:59 PM
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14 is Belgian Civil Defence and is the older pattern, pre WW2. Here with the later, post war version.
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Old 10-02-22, 08:37 PM
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Thanks for the info on the Belgian Civil Defence badge. Really interesting.

Thanks
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Old 11-02-22, 09:06 AM
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No.15 is upside down, it is fire brigade/service related. I don't know who or where, though.
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