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Old 11-01-08, 05:51 PM
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Southern Command.
Worn by the HQRA staff and some units. A cross of five white five pointed stars centered on a shield divided vertically red right and blue left.

I Corps.
Worn by HQRA Staff. A white spear head in the centre of a red and blue diamond, worn with red to the front.

X Corps.
Worn by HQRA Staff. A white disc over a white vertical bar on a red and blue diamond.
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File Type: jpg Southern Cmd RA-emb-01.jpg (21.1 KB, 7 views)
File Type: jpg I Corps RA-emb-01a.jpg (16.6 KB, 6 views)
File Type: jpg I Corps RA-emb-02.jpg (16.3 KB, 7 views)
File Type: jpg X Corps RA-felt-NM.jpg (21.0 KB, 9 views)

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Old 11-01-08, 06:14 PM
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1st Division.
Worn by HQRA Staff and some units. A white triangle in the centre of a red and blue triangle.
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Old 11-01-08, 06:22 PM
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School of Artillery B.A.O.R., a blue cross on a red shield with S of A above a field gun all in yellow.
Formed in May 1946, disbanded in December 1948.

Shoeburyness Garrison, field gun in yellow on a light blue background, c1940 to 1961.
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File Type: jpg S of A emb-01.jpg (25.8 KB, 5 views)
File Type: jpg S of A pnt-01.jpg (26.9 KB, 8 views)
File Type: jpg Shoebury Gar-emb-Pair.jpg (52.0 KB, 10 views)

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Old 11-01-08, 06:35 PM
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Default Army Groups Royal Artillery (AGRA)

1st Army Group Royal Artillery, formed on the 24th of August 1942, redesignated on the 1st of January 1947, as 3rd Army Group Royal Artillery (Field) Central Mediterranean Forces. A shield divided red and blue with a yellow cannon barrel vertically in the centre.

2nd Army Group Royal Artillery, formed on the 24th of August 1942 from elements of HQRA 1st Army. Redesignated in February 1946 as HQ 180th Infantry Brigade. A red cross in the centre of a white shield with a sword point down in the centre.
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File Type: jpg 1 AGRA 08-1942-01-1947 pnt-01.jpg (23.3 KB, 14 views)
File Type: jpg 2 AGRA 08-1942-02-1946 emb-01.jpg (21.7 KB, 7 views)

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1st Army Group RA (Field), formed in July 1955, a Ram's Head (skull) in black and white on a red background. Redesignated in October 1961 as 1st Artillery Brigade.

2nd Army Group RA (Anti Aircraft) formed in April 1947 as part of Middle East Land Forces, placed in suspended animation in December 1954, later reformed and redesignated in April 1959 as 40th AGRA (AA) (TA).

3rd Army Group Royal Artillery (Field) Central Mediterranean Forces. A shield divided red and blue with a yellow cannon barrel vertically in the centre formed in January 1947 from elements of 1st and 3rd AGRA, Disbanded in October 1947.

3rd Army Group Royal Artillery (Field). A blue shield with a red bar across the centre with the Roman numeral III in white in the centre.
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File Type: jpg 1 AGRA Fd 07-1955-10-1961-pnt-01.jpg (27.7 KB, 9 views)
File Type: jpg 1 AGRA Fd 07-1955-10-1961-emb-01.jpg (24.5 KB, 7 views)
File Type: jpg 2 AGRA AA 12-1954-04-1959-silk.jpg (19.5 KB, 8 views)
File Type: jpg 3 AGRA Fd CMF 01-1947-pnt-01.jpg (22.6 KB, 8 views)
File Type: jpg 3 AGRA Fd 01-1951-pnt-01.jpg (24.8 KB, 9 views)

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4th Army Group RA (Field), Formed February 1943 disbanded March 1946 [no badge as yet].

5th Army Group RA, formed February 1943 disbanded April 1946 [no badge as yet].

5th Army Group RA (Anti Aircraft), formed in November 1950 disbanded in January 1962. A red cart wheel and an arrow on a blue background.

6th Army Group RA, formed in March 1943 disbanded in November 1945. The sixth sign of the Zodiac in white on a black background.

7th Army Group RA, formed in March 1943 redesignated in February 1946 as 181 Infantry Brigade [no badge as yet].

7th Army Group RA (Anti Aircraft), formed in November 1955 redesignated in October 1961 as 7th Artilley Brigade.

8, 9, 10, 16, 17, and 18 AGRA all existed between 1943 and 1947, [no badge as yet].
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Old 12-01-08, 07:05 AM
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54Bty,
Excellent,nice to see actual examples and in colour,please keep them coming.

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Old 27-01-08, 04:14 PM
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40th Army Group RA (AA) (TA), April 1959 to May 1961.
41st Army Group RA (AA) (TA), August 1955 to May 1964.
42nd Army Group RA (AA) (TA), August 1955 to May 1961.
59th Army Group RA (AA), August 1944 to
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File Type: jpg 40 AGRA AA TA-1959-1961-silk.jpg (20.9 KB, 7 views)
File Type: jpg 41 AGRA AA TA-1955-1964-emb-01.jpg (22.4 KB, 6 views)
File Type: jpg 42 AGRA AA TA 1955-1961-emb-01.jpg (17.8 KB, 5 views)
File Type: jpg 42 AGRA AA TA 1955-1961-pnt-01.jpg (25.7 KB, 6 views)
File Type: jpg 59 AGRA AA-emb-01.jpg (25.6 KB, 7 views)
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Old 27-01-08, 04:25 PM
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84th Army Group RA (Fd) (TA), January 1947 to June 1950.
85th Army Group RA (Fd) (TA), January 1945 to July 1950.
86th Army Group RA (Fd) (TA), January 1947 to October 1956.
87th Army Group RA (Fd) (TA), January 1947 to October 1955, 2 patterns.
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File Type: jpg 84 AGRA Fd pnt.jpg (25.1 KB, 8 views)
File Type: jpg 85 AGRA Fd TA 1947 50-emb-01L.jpg (28.2 KB, 10 views)
File Type: jpg 86 AGRA Fd TA 1947-56-pnt-01.jpg (16.6 KB, 6 views)
File Type: jpg 87 AGRA Fd TA 1947-55-pnt-01.jpg (33.5 KB, 9 views)
File Type: jpg 87 AGRA Fd TA 1947-55-emb-01.jpg (23.1 KB, 6 views)
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88th Army Group RA (Fd) (TA), January 1947 to October 1956.
89th Army Group RA (Fd) (TA), January 1947 to October 1956.
90th Army Group RA (Fd) (TA), January 1947 to October 1956.
91st Army Group RA (Fd) (TA), January 1947 to August 1950.
92nd Army Group RA (Fd) (TA), January 1947 to September 1948.
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File Type: jpg 88 AGRA Fd TA 1947-56-emb-01R.jpg (21.1 KB, 8 views)
File Type: jpg 89 AGRA Fd TA 1947-56-pnt-01.jpg (29.0 KB, 6 views)
File Type: jpg 90 AGRA Fd pnt.jpg (27.3 KB, 6 views)
File Type: jpg 91 AGRA Fd pnt-01.jpg (38.0 KB, 7 views)
File Type: jpg 92 AGRA AA TA 1947-48-emb-01L.jpg (36.6 KB, 6 views)
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Old 27-01-08, 05:41 PM
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93rd AGRA (AA) (TA), January 1947 to September 1948.
94th AGRA (AA) (TA), January 1947 to September 1948.
95th AGRA (AA) (TA), January 1947 to September 1949.
96th AGRA (AA) (TA), January 1947 to October 1955.
97th AGRA (AA) (TA), January 1947 to December 1950.
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File Type: jpg 93 AGRA AA emb.jpg (21.2 KB, 6 views)
File Type: jpg 94 AGRA AA emb.jpg (15.2 KB, 7 views)
File Type: jpg 95 AGRA AA emb-01.jpg (24.1 KB, 9 views)
File Type: jpg 96 AGRA AA pnt.jpg (30.9 KB, 8 views)
File Type: jpg 97 AGRA AA TA 1947-50 pnt-01L.jpg (20.3 KB, 8 views)
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98th AGRA (AA) (TA), January 1947 to September 1948 [needed].
99th AGRA (AA) (TA), January 1947 to September 1948.
100th AGRA (AA) (TA), January 1947 to September 1948.
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File Type: jpg 99 AGRA AA Pnt.jpg (24.1 KB, 8 views)
File Type: jpg 100 AGRA AA Pnt.jpg (40.7 KB, 6 views)
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Old 11-02-08, 06:03 PM
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1st Artillery Brigade, 1990-1991 Gulf 1.
1st Artillery Briagde, since 1997.
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File Type: jpg 1 ArtyB-4.jpg (27.1 KB, 3 views)
File Type: jpg 1 ArtyB-Sub-1.jpg (21.1 KB, 3 views)
File Type: jpg 1 ArtyB-Sub-D.JPG (14.8 KB, 4 views)

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Old 11-02-08, 06:18 PM
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7th Air Defence Brigade, 1997-2005.

All of the Brigades subdued badges were woven and obtained from the same source, none were embroidered.
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Default Battery Badges worn in 40th Field Regt RA

These badges were worn by members of the batteries in 40th Field Regiment RA., during Gulf War I (1990-1991) only. They have not been worn since. The various examples found on dealers lists have been remade since the event for the dealers and collectors (unles you got the badge from the battery).

10 (Assaye) Air Defence Battery RA.
38 (Seringapatam) Field Battery RA.
137 (Java) Field Battery RA.
129 (Dragon) Field Battery RA.

During Gulf War II (2003) the Battery Commander of 129 (Dragon) Battery RA decided that the members of his party and the FOOs parties should wear a desert version of the Battery badge. None of the 150 badges arrived in time, it was later in June 2003 that the badge was worn by those members of the battery who had served in the Gulf.

There are a few other current conflict badges still to come.
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File Type: jpg 40-38 Bty.jpg (8.4 KB, 6 views)
File Type: jpg 40-137 Bty.jpg (10.3 KB, 7 views)
File Type: jpg 40-129 Bty.jpg (10.5 KB, 7 views)
File Type: jpg 40-129 Bty-02.jpg (43.5 KB, 7 views)

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