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Old 10-03-10, 12:44 AM
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I wonder if someone could help me identify these. If I have listed these before my apologies. some may not even be British & if not I am not interested in them.
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Ray, the first one is for the Northern Ireland District.Used until 1943. The fourth one is for the NORTHAG (Northern Army Group) created November 1952,disbanded June 1993.

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thanks Jo, the 4th I can eliminate,It's not my era. I'm afraid I have many like that. Ray
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Number 2 and Number 5 are also unidentified in 54Bty album!
http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/for...php?albumid=98

Number 1 (Northern Ireland District) is said to be a pun on "nest" = NID (French for nest)!
Number 3 looks more like a School Badge
Number 4 NORTHAG is a design based on an ancient battleaxe found during construction in the early 1950s of the Joint HQ at Rheindahlen near Moenchengladbach in West Germany.

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Old 10-03-10, 10:19 PM
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Thanks Acorn,I see someone else is looking too, I guess ther aren't all in the books. I collect pictures of British WW2 formation signs from all over patches or decals. Some I get from ebay & they are wrongly named or not named at all. so its a long drawn out battle. I do have the acorn identified however. Ray
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The last one is US. Either an uncataloged version of the Maine State Guard early WW2 or a CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) camp insignia. There is virtually no reference on CCC insignia. I do however have a early 1930's US Army officer 4 pocket tunic with that formation sign on it. No positive identification has been made yet.
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The second badge, a diamond with three loggerheads, look as if it should be Shropshire related. It doesn't feature in Westlake as TA arty related, so could be a school or Boy Scouts/Guides.

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Thanks fellows, So I can probally eliminate all except the first one as WW2, British Army?
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