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Old 05-03-19, 06:12 PM
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I wonder if anyone would have any information on this badge. I think that, although it has the initials BB on it, it is not a Boys’ Brigade badge. The naval crown and Britannia motif suggest a Royal Navy item. Any views would be much appreciated.
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Old 05-03-19, 09:26 PM
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Welcome to the Forum TSmyth. Your account is active and open for posts.
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Old 05-03-19, 10:21 PM
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Thank you Bill.
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Old 05-03-19, 11:19 PM
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Britannia Beagles?
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Old 06-03-19, 04:50 PM
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Thank you for this. Following your suggestion I found a badge from the Britannia Beagles with a similar crown and lettering font.
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Old 06-03-19, 05:33 PM
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I can indeed confirm that this is a badge for the Britannia Beagles - the Beagle pack kept at the Britannia Royal Naval College at Dartmouth. Hence the Naval Crown. I spent many a happy Saturday afternoon chasing the beagles around the South Devon countryside when I was training there in the late-1970s. I don't think they ever caught anything and I seem to recall that it was generally an excuse to consume a great quantity of alcohol!

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Old 06-03-19, 06:04 PM
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Thank you. A very positive confirmation and happy memories.
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