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Old 22-12-19, 09:19 AM
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Default Royal Signals Shoulder Title

I think I know the answer, but I will ask the question anyway. Did the Royal Signals ever wear a shoulder title with yellow lettering on a green background?

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Old 22-12-19, 10:42 AM
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Hi Phil,

A happy Christmas to you too.

70 Signal Squadron did wear that colour combination as slip on titles for shoulder strap.

I suspect not what you’re alluding to (these are slides, not sewn on, and the text is EY not SIGNALS) but just in case!

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Old 23-12-19, 12:25 PM
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I can't think of any reason why they might have worn those colours although there may be a connection with this P sign recorded as worn by the Royal Signals TA unit in Kensington which for a while in the postwar period had the Phantom role.

This version of the P although recorded on a Royal Signals battle dress has never been properly identified.

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Thanks, Michael and Jon. The one I was referring to is the curved cloth shoulder title with yellow ROYAL SIGNALS on a green background. Thanks guys for the reply.

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Phil, I cannot think why that colour combo would be used for the curved title.

I've taken a quick look through Harfield's excellent book on Signals badges and embellishments and all such titles included are blue.

Any chance of an image? My feelings are I am sure the same as yours but would be interested to see the item in question.

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Old 25-12-19, 08:11 PM
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Yes, I have Have Major Harfields book as well.
Here is the title I was asking about.

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Are you sure it is yellow on green? Perhaps the flashlight makes the colours look different.
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