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Old 17-06-14, 12:22 AM
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Can't find this anywhere on the net...... any ideas
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Old 17-06-14, 04:22 PM
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I'm no expert mate but I'd say that's a Rifles badge you've got there. One of the real experts will be along in a wee while to confirm. In the meantime maybe you could cut down on the size of your image a wee bit? Put it in Photoshop and half the canvas size.
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Old 17-06-14, 05:10 PM
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This badge design has been discussed before ( Middlesex ? I think) but I cannot find the previous threads.

I have reduced the size of the image. ( hope that is OK )

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Old 17-06-14, 05:12 PM
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Found it:

http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/for...iddlesex+shako

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Old 17-06-14, 05:23 PM
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I'd narrowed it down to Rifle Brigade, Border Regiment or Middlesex Regiment by examining all the examples I could find in books or online for foot regiments who fought at the Battle of Albuhera but couldn't get the exact match. Never mind, it passed a bit of time for me. Glad you got there.
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Old 17-06-14, 09:14 PM
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The battle of Albuhera of June 1811 was where the 57th Foot, later Middlesex Regiment, won their "The Die Hards" nickname.
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Old 18-06-14, 11:36 AM
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Nice bit of info BWEF. Thanks.
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Old 18-06-14, 12:27 PM
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is it gold or brass ??

a gold version was given to officers until 1847 , and was returnable at the time if the recipient died in that time

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Old 18-06-14, 04:25 PM
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I recently read somewhere where it was identified as The Guards Brigade , the three into one being the motto before the formation of the Irish and Welsh Guards.
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Old 23-06-14, 01:19 PM
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Thank you all for the help, I didn't get a chance to get online till today.

I've past the info on to my dad and he was very happy with it.
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