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Old 10-06-24, 06:32 PM
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Default Attached corps to the R. Anglian regt.

Hi all, I have in my collection a few corps berets worn by officers attached to the R. Anglian Regiment.
One is R.A.M.C. Which has the officers badge on a black tombstone backing, the other is an officers R.L.C. On a tombstone backing.

So I was thinking of finding out if there should be some other ones out there for me to look for. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 10-06-24, 06:35 PM
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The AGC officers wore the khaki beret and tombstone. The AGC embroidered badge came with the green AGC backing but I know of at least one officer who had a black backed badge on the RAnglian beret as the green backed one looked odd.
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RAPC would have been worn on the khaki beret / black tombstone?
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REME?

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Would a REME officer be attached?
Perhaps Int Corps?
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Old 11-06-24, 06:23 AM
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Certainly back in the day Intelligence Corps officers, newly commissioned from Sandhurst, were usually required to do an 18 month attachment to an infantry battalion as a platoon commander.
They would have worn the battalion headdress with an Intelligence Corps officer’s collar badge up to the late 1980s and thereafter the bullion embroidered badge.

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My Platoon Commander for at least 12 months of a tour in NI during the early 70's was Int Corps, wore a black painted anodised aluminium badge in dark blue beret other than during ceasefires when he wore a silver collar dog with RRF hackle.
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Hi all, I have in my collection a few corps berets worn by officers attached to the R. Anglian Regiment.
One is R.A.M.C. Which has the officers badge on a black tombstone backing, the other is an officers R.L.C. On a tombstone backing.

So I was thinking of finding out if there should be some other ones out there for me to look for. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.


Was there not a RLC TA unit that wore Anglian backing. Sorry away at the moment can't check my collection
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Old 11-06-24, 08:17 AM
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Yes, stationed in London Road, Peterborough, adopted "The Steelbacks" as a nickname.
158 RLC?
Just google checked - looks like 158 Regt are wearing dark blue berets, but when the R Anglian TA in London Road became RLC, the Khaki beret with black tombstone continued in wear.

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