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Old 28-05-20, 06:37 PM
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Hi there,
I have been sent a photo by my brother who is trying to identify various aspects of.

Is anyone able to identify which Regiment the ladies belong to? I notice that whilst all of them have a stripe along the length of the epaulette a number of them have shoulder titles which I can't make out. I was thinking Nurses (QA's), or WAAC, VAD??

Secondly given the signaller in the centre of the picture wearing what looks like 1915-18 Overseas Service Chevrons (can't see if there is a darker 1914 one present) and only one soldier wearing a medal ribbon, is any one able to date this picture?

I have noticed the long service chevron and wound stripe.

Anything any one else can add would be much appreciated - is the chap with the receding hair line perhaps MGC?
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Old 28-05-20, 06:47 PM
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I would say QMAAC 1918.

Thats just an educated guess.

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Old 28-05-20, 06:57 PM
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Old 28-05-20, 07:04 PM
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The girl seated at the front is holding a cap with an Army Service Corps cap badge on it, the cap presumably belonging to one of the men.
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Old 28-05-20, 07:14 PM
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The lady back left also appears to be wearing the Women's Legion badge on her right breast,

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Old 28-05-20, 07:21 PM
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Thanks for the responses so far ...
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Old 28-05-20, 07:33 PM
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I think the signaller does have a darker OS chevron below the other four. That would tally with the medal ribbon which appears to be for the 1914 Star. I think the man to the right of the girl holding the cap is ASC going by the shoulder titles.
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Old 28-05-20, 07:36 PM
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The lady back left also appears to be wearing the Women's Legion badge on her right breast,

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Yes, she certainly is, so definitely QMAAC.
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Old 28-05-20, 07:37 PM
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Her right or ours looking at the picture?
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Old 28-05-20, 07:40 PM
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Her right.
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Old 28-05-20, 07:44 PM
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Old 28-05-20, 08:02 PM
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One of the men, is TF and wearing a wound stripe, and another has 3 overseas service stripes on his cuff. The latter indicates a 1918, and plus date, so along with being surrounded by women, no wonder the men look so smug...
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Old 28-05-20, 08:18 PM
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One of the men, is TF and wearing a wound stripe, and another has 3 overseas service stripes on his cuff. The latter indicates a 1918, and plus date, so along with being surrounded by women, no wonder the men look so smug...
3 OS chevrons?. I make it 5 myself.
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Old 28-05-20, 09:45 PM
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Huge thanks for the responses received so far ... any thoughts on the seated (balding) soldier on the front row - the shoulder titles are awkward to decipher.
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Huge thanks for the responses received so far ... any thoughts on the seated (balding) soldier on the front row - the shoulder titles are awkward to decipher.
I think he is ASC and I think that it's probably his cap the girl is holding.
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