British & Commonwealth Military Badge Forum

Recent Books by Forum Members

   

Go Back   British & Commonwealth Military Badge Forum > British Military Insignia > Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia

 Other Pages: Galleries, Links etc.
Glossary  Books by Forum Members     Canadian Pre 1914    CEF    CEF Badge Inscriptions   Canadian post 1920     Canadian post 1953     British Cavalry Badges     Makers' Marks    Pipers' Badges  Canadian Cloth Titles  Books  SEARCH
 
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 14-11-21, 12:49 PM
Reecejones9808 Reecejones9808 is offline
New Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2021
Posts: 3
Default Help with identification please.

Good afternoon.

Non military person here, so pretty clueless - please bare with me!

I was wondering if anyone can shed any light on the attached picture. It shows my wife's grandad Michael Smith on the right. He was from St. Lucia. We were told he served in Egypt during WW2. Can anyone identify the uniform or cap/badge etc, and any information about the regiment, where he may have gone during his service etc.

Any information very gratefully received.

Thank you.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg GrandDad-soldier.jpg (81.9 KB, 49 views)
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 20-11-21, 07:03 PM
Alan O's Avatar
Alan O Alan O is offline
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 10,746
Default

It is the General Service cap badge worn by soldiers without a unit but needing a badge.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 20-11-21, 07:58 PM
grey_green_acorn's Avatar
grey_green_acorn grey_green_acorn is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Kent, UK
Posts: 4,693
Default

The same answer as I provided earlier?

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/fo...ad.php?t=87331


Tim
__________________
"Manui dat cognitio vires - Knowledge gives strength to the arm"
"Better to know it but not need it than to need it and not know it!"
"Have more than thou showest, speak less than thou knowest."
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 08:22 AM.


Powered by: vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.