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Old 05-06-24, 07:17 AM
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Hi, looking for the Forum link to badge poster that was once posted here somewhere. I believe it was originally published in a pre-war British encyclopedia and was called "All the Regiments of the British Army".
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Old 05-06-24, 07:55 AM
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Can't find a link on the forum but is this the poster you mean ?

https://www.etsy.com/ie/listing/1419...-badges-of-all

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Old 05-06-24, 11:15 AM
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Thanks Mike, that's the one.
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Old 05-06-24, 11:24 AM
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Interesting the Hibenrian school and the Garrison Staff & Gymnasium badges on there. BW is clearly not Black watch so Barrack warden? The index is too small for my eyes!

Also RASC, RAOC, GMGR so must date 1920-21? The small voided 14th Hussars collar is shown too which is interesting.

What is 125 - Mil Provost, something and schoolmaster? What's the middle word please?

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I think that the original poster was published in the ‘Boys Own Paper’ circa 1922.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Boy%27s_Own_Paper

Or was it this one?

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What is 125 - Mil Provost, something and schoolmaster? What's the middle word please?
I noticed that one, "Gymnastic" (I think)
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Old 05-06-24, 12:52 PM
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Thanks. So the plain cypher is Garrison Staff and Gymnasium staff and the one with the cypher and crown is Mil Provost, gymnastic and schoolmaster.

It is a shame the 3rd design with the wreath enclosing the cypher is not there.
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Thanks. So the plain cypher is Garrison Staff and Gymnasium staff and the one with the cypher and crown is Mil Provost, gymnastic and schoolmaster.

It is a shame the 3rd design with the wreath enclosing the cypher is not there.
130 is listed as "Garrison Staff and Gymnastic Staff and 125 is "Military Provost Staff Corps , Wardens and School Masters".

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BW is clearly not Black watch so Barrack warden?
Correct for badge 127 , I downloaded and enlarged images .

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I think that the original poster was published in the ‘Boys Own Paper’ circa 1922.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Boy%27s_Own_Paper

Or was it this one?

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I think that's a Boys Own Paper one.
I have a couple of the BOP ones all I have access to at the moment is this November 1916 edition with a chart of RN crests.
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130 is listed as "Garrison Staff and Gymnastic Staff and 125 is "Military Provost Staff Corps , Wardens and School Masters".

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Thanks. That makes sense as a Barrack warden photo with that cap badge exists.

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Old 06-06-24, 10:04 AM
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It appears that he inclusion of the Irish badges places it closer to 1922 than 1938. I have always thought that the actual badges would look great in a very big frame. Never seen the Hibernian School of Music or the BW badges.
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Old 06-06-24, 10:17 AM
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The other useful ID is the RE Militia being Malta and Channel islands. I always wondered if the M was for Malta nut is militia but still Malta related.
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Which badge is representing the Military Police, was it under the Provost Staff Corps for a period after WW1?

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