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Old 29-01-19, 08:00 PM
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Hi Chaps,

Just picked up a lovely image of a couple of RFC chaps. See the enlargement; sergeant strips and Royal Flying Corps shoulder title but what is that just about the strips? It looks like some insignia to me but would be interested if someone recognizes it. Or is it just my eyes?

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Old 29-01-19, 08:57 PM
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Its the 4 bladed propellor badge of rank.

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I tried enhancing the photo and I'm still not completely certain there's something there.
But if so, it would likely be the four bladed propeller worn by flight sergeants.
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Hi Roy

According to this site he appears to be wearing a plain 4-bladed propeller as a sergeant or, if the propeller has a star-boss, as a flight sergeant.

http://www.britairforce.com/rfc_1.htm

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Here is another to compare it to.

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Thank you Gents,

I believe you have solved the mystery, well done and my sincere gratitude.

Here is the image in full and I will now add these details to the description.

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