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Old 26-03-21, 04:18 PM
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Default NAAFI Up!

The latest Special Edition of The Formation Sign Journal of the Military Heraldry Society marking NAAFI's centenary is now available. Price £10 inc postage.

Its 32 pages look at its origins in the EFC and NACB, its peacetime activities worldwide, its wartime service in uniform as the EFI of the RASC, RAOC and RLC and the Naval Canteen Service, its postwar development, the role in its work of BAFs and tokens and the that of the WVS in service welfare. Over 200 illustrations show a wide range of badges and ephemera. Well worth a read.

Limited number available so PM me if interested. Payment by Paypal preferred if possible.

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Old 29-03-21, 08:59 AM
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Just arrived,I've had a riffle through, looks an excellent read as The FS invariably is.
(EFI were selling pot noodles in Afghanistan? They spoiled us in BiH with pot noodles AND tins of baked beans).
Some interesting insignia shown, ones I hadn't seen before.
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Old 29-03-21, 11:23 AM
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I agree with Leigh, some excellent badges shown and particularly like the ones on period photos.
Well done Jon.

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Old 29-03-21, 03:34 PM
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Another excellent special from the Military Heraldry Society. 32 pages packed with information and pictures covering 100 years of the NAAFI supporting Britain's armed forces around the world. It also covers involvement with NAAFI of ENSA the Entertainments National Service Association and the Women's Voluntary Service.

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Old 30-03-21, 03:14 PM
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They are going fast so

Buy Now Whilst Stocks Last!

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Down to the last three copies....
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Old 15-04-21, 02:05 PM
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I have received my copy and am so glad I got it. Jon, I was going to post when I finished reading it, and how timely, as I finished it last night. Highly recommend this journal on what I believe is a little covered subject.

Jon, it's an excellent work and so many awesome patches and badges which are always great to see. I only have a few NAFFI badges, but do like he genre and hope to get more down the road.

Thanks for the work Jon!!!

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Old 23-04-21, 03:36 PM
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Terry,

Glad you liked it. Thanks for your kind comments.

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A great edition as most Formation Signs are. I donít suppose my NAAFI badge is anything out if the ordinary but isnít in the article and I wonder if anyone can tell me anything about it.

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I'm no expert for sure, but from the colors I would think Navy. Nice patch!

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Thanks Terry,
I think you might be right.
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Hello Peter, Here is my small collection of Navy NAAFI cloth badges so I would say yours is RN.
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Thanks Jerry.

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