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Old 28-02-24, 03:59 PM
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Good point, it’s possible.
The helmet is a Brodie Mk1* dated 1938 so he had it from the start!
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Good point, it’s possible.
The helmet is a Brodie Mk1* dated 1938 so he had it from the start!
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The helmet is a Brodie Mk1* dated 1938 so he had it from the start!
The date of the helmet may be 1938 but was it actually issued to Lt. DJ Sheridan in 1938 ?

Do you have details of his service record ?

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Looks like this was your guy ?

From London Gazette 4th July 1941 :

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6th June 1941: —

The undermentioned to be 2nd Lts. (M.M. Branch): —

David John SHERIDAN (191009).
London Gazette 15 JUNE, 1948 :

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2nd Lt. (War Subs. .Lt.)- David John SHERIDAN (191009) from' Emerg. Commis; to be Lt., 8th Apr. 1948, with seniority 29th Apr. 1942

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Thanks so much Mike, that does fill in some gaps, although the flash is still a mystery as it’s not a standard REME flash.
I thought I would attach the under rim showing his name etc. out of interest!
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Old 29-02-24, 12:31 PM
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Sorry posted two of the same!
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although the flash is still a mystery as it’s not a standard REME flash.
RAOC flash overpainted in REME colours ?

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Old 29-02-24, 09:09 PM
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Who knows? Thought it doesn’t look like it on inspection of the helmet! Will continue my search however.
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