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Old 15-04-18, 01:37 PM
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Is there any chance from this photo anyone can say if these are WO2 rank badges or if some of them are in fact Staff Sergeants crowns?

The wire on grey has the number 18376 on the rear.

The second on the bottom is obviously a Guards one, did I read somewhere that the Life Guards warrant officers wear a smaller crown or have I just dreamt that up?

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Old 15-04-18, 01:45 PM
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The wire on grey has the number 18376 on the rear.
That is the pattern number for;
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Crown. Small. Quarter Master Sergeants. Colour Sergeants and Staff Sergeants. The Gibraltar Regiment. NSN: CB 8455-99-974-1154.

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Some KC ones
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That's fab Marc many thanks.
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With the King's Crown badges there was the WOIII size badge which was in between the SSgt and WOII.

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When did WOIII's disappear?
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In the Royal Regiment of Artillery 1947.

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Thanks Marc so a W02 wore the RQMS badge and a WO3 the Crown?
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Thanks Marc so a W02 wore the RQMS badge and a WO3 the Crown?
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Basically yes.

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