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PostSubject: Head Dress   Head Dress Icon_minitime1/3/2012, 07:28

Of all the crap that the Army asked told me to wear from time to time.This must have been the most uncomfortable ever,even with caps comforter.

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jimsigs1
Let Gen
Let Gen
jimsigs1

Number of posts : 1298
Age : 85
Localisation : West of England
Cap Badge : Royal Signals
Places Served : Harrogate 1949-52. HQ BAOR Sig Regt 1952-54, Korea 1954-55, Egypt 1955, Cyprus 1955-57, HMS Santon 1957, UK 7th Hussars 1957-59, 1st Gds Bde 1959-60, 201 Signal Sqn 1960-62, 206 Sig Sqn 1962-63, 7 Sig Regt 1963-66, 249 Sig Sqn 1966-68, 11 Sig Regt 1968-72. Retired 1972
Registration date : 2010-02-22

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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress Icon_minitime1/3/2012, 11:46

Think the Germans had it right in WWII, looking at today's 'NATO' type helmets.



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"john boy"
Maj Gen
Maj Gen
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Number of posts : 939
Age : 57
Localisation : shrewsbury
Cap Badge : acc
Places Served : aldershot/albermarle bks ouston-father LI- gib- berlin NI- lemgo- colchester- shrewsbury-tidworth left82
Registration date : 2010-12-30

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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress Icon_minitime1/3/2012, 16:09

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Question any good
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Shelldrake
FM
FM
Shelldrake

Number of posts : 3029
Localisation : Camberley
Cap Badge : Royal Artillery
Places Served : Troon, Lippstadt, Devizes, NI, Paderborn, Dortmund, Colchester, Belize, Canada, Cyprus, Gutersloh
Registration date : 2010-10-26

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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress Icon_minitime1/3/2012, 16:22

Would love to show you my helmet! Shocked
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jimsigs1
Let Gen
Let Gen
jimsigs1

Number of posts : 1298
Age : 85
Localisation : West of England
Cap Badge : Royal Signals
Places Served : Harrogate 1949-52. HQ BAOR Sig Regt 1952-54, Korea 1954-55, Egypt 1955, Cyprus 1955-57, HMS Santon 1957, UK 7th Hussars 1957-59, 1st Gds Bde 1959-60, 201 Signal Sqn 1960-62, 206 Sig Sqn 1962-63, 7 Sig Regt 1963-66, 249 Sig Sqn 1966-68, 11 Sig Regt 1968-72. Retired 1972
Registration date : 2010-02-22

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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress Icon_minitime1/3/2012, 16:29

But Shelldrake, it wouldn't stop shrapnel !!
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"john boy"
Maj Gen
Maj Gen
Head Dress 890-95

Number of posts : 939
Age : 57
Localisation : shrewsbury
Cap Badge : acc
Places Served : aldershot/albermarle bks ouston-father LI- gib- berlin NI- lemgo- colchester- shrewsbury-tidworth left82
Registration date : 2010-12-30

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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress Icon_minitime1/3/2012, 17:29

Shelldrake wrote:
Would love to show you my helmet! Shocked

Head Dress Police-Helmet lol!
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Shelldrake
FM
FM
Shelldrake

Number of posts : 3029
Localisation : Camberley
Cap Badge : Royal Artillery
Places Served : Troon, Lippstadt, Devizes, NI, Paderborn, Dortmund, Colchester, Belize, Canada, Cyprus, Gutersloh
Registration date : 2010-10-26

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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress Icon_minitime1/3/2012, 17:39

jimsigs1 wrote:
But Shelldrake, it wouldn't stop shrapnel !!




Probably not but, it also doubles as a Rammer. Neutral Neutral
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jimsigs1
Let Gen
Let Gen
jimsigs1

Number of posts : 1298
Age : 85
Localisation : West of England
Cap Badge : Royal Signals
Places Served : Harrogate 1949-52. HQ BAOR Sig Regt 1952-54, Korea 1954-55, Egypt 1955, Cyprus 1955-57, HMS Santon 1957, UK 7th Hussars 1957-59, 1st Gds Bde 1959-60, 201 Signal Sqn 1960-62, 206 Sig Sqn 1962-63, 7 Sig Regt 1963-66, 249 Sig Sqn 1966-68, 11 Sig Regt 1968-72. Retired 1972
Registration date : 2010-02-22

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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress Icon_minitime1/3/2012, 18:35

Shelldrake,

This is your 'Rammer'

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jimsigs1
Let Gen
Let Gen
jimsigs1

Number of posts : 1298
Age : 85
Localisation : West of England
Cap Badge : Royal Signals
Places Served : Harrogate 1949-52. HQ BAOR Sig Regt 1952-54, Korea 1954-55, Egypt 1955, Cyprus 1955-57, HMS Santon 1957, UK 7th Hussars 1957-59, 1st Gds Bde 1959-60, 201 Signal Sqn 1960-62, 206 Sig Sqn 1962-63, 7 Sig Regt 1963-66, 249 Sig Sqn 1966-68, 11 Sig Regt 1968-72. Retired 1972
Registration date : 2010-02-22

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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress Icon_minitime1/3/2012, 18:51

This is my favourite helmet. Cromwell's. Also Shelldrake, its stopped some RA shrapnel as well !!')" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Head Dress Icon_lol

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ciphers
Maj Gen
Maj Gen
ciphers

Number of posts : 973
Age : 86
Localisation : Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada V2S 7C5
Cap Badge : Royal Signals
Places Served : Catterick (1951) - BAOR (1952 -1954)-(Herford - Bunde - Munster) - Japan (Kure) - Korea (Pusan - Seoul) - Cyprus (Nicosia) - Suez Op (1st Guards Brigade) - UK (63 Sigs Regt TA, Southampton)
Registration date : 2008-06-30

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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress Icon_minitime1/3/2012, 20:30

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jimsigs1
Let Gen
Let Gen
jimsigs1

Number of posts : 1298
Age : 85
Localisation : West of England
Cap Badge : Royal Signals
Places Served : Harrogate 1949-52. HQ BAOR Sig Regt 1952-54, Korea 1954-55, Egypt 1955, Cyprus 1955-57, HMS Santon 1957, UK 7th Hussars 1957-59, 1st Gds Bde 1959-60, 201 Signal Sqn 1960-62, 206 Sig Sqn 1962-63, 7 Sig Regt 1963-66, 249 Sig Sqn 1966-68, 11 Sig Regt 1968-72. Retired 1972
Registration date : 2010-02-22

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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress Icon_minitime1/3/2012, 20:43

Unique !

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ciphers
Maj Gen
Maj Gen
ciphers

Number of posts : 973
Age : 86
Localisation : Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada V2S 7C5
Cap Badge : Royal Signals
Places Served : Catterick (1951) - BAOR (1952 -1954)-(Herford - Bunde - Munster) - Japan (Kure) - Korea (Pusan - Seoul) - Cyprus (Nicosia) - Suez Op (1st Guards Brigade) - UK (63 Sigs Regt TA, Southampton)
Registration date : 2008-06-30

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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress Icon_minitime1/3/2012, 20:53

Ach so !!!

Len(Ciphers)
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jimsigs1
Let Gen
Let Gen
jimsigs1

Number of posts : 1298
Age : 85
Localisation : West of England
Cap Badge : Royal Signals
Places Served : Harrogate 1949-52. HQ BAOR Sig Regt 1952-54, Korea 1954-55, Egypt 1955, Cyprus 1955-57, HMS Santon 1957, UK 7th Hussars 1957-59, 1st Gds Bde 1959-60, 201 Signal Sqn 1960-62, 206 Sig Sqn 1962-63, 7 Sig Regt 1963-66, 249 Sig Sqn 1966-68, 11 Sig Regt 1968-72. Retired 1972
Registration date : 2010-02-22

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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress Icon_minitime1/3/2012, 21:08

Some instructions for you Len :



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brum
FM
FM


Number of posts : 2808
Age : 78
Localisation : Sandbach Cheshire
Cap Badge : RA/QOH
Places Served : JLRRA (Hereford) Nienburg Paderborn Colchester Munster Maresfield (Cyprus) Hohne Hemer Op Banner x4 Woolwich
Registration date : 2010-03-02

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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress Icon_minitime1/3/2012, 21:15


WOW !

I bet it's fun camming up with one of them adorning one's kopf ! No
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Hardrations
Let Gen
Let Gen
Hardrations

Number of posts : 1045
Localisation : Winnipeg Manitoba Canada
Cap Badge : RC Sigs (RTG Op) / CF Logistics (Cook)
Places Served : Germany, Egypt, Cyprus, CFS Alert and some other strange places
Registration date : 2007-12-16

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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress Icon_minitime2/3/2012, 03:49

This should make one sit up and pay attenion.

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Wilf
Lt Col
Lt Col
Wilf

Number of posts : 314
Cap Badge : RAOC
Places Served : Bicester-Soltau-Canada-Kineton-Paderborn-Osnabruck (Inc Gulf 1) Donnington-Civy Strasse.
Registration date : 2008-10-22

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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress Icon_minitime2/3/2012, 18:56

Something that gets me going is the trend these days for British troops to wear the cap badge over the ear rather than the left eye. Why on earth do they want to look like European conscripts?

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pinky
Capt
Capt


Number of posts : 208
Localisation : Southern Alberta, Canada.
Cap Badge : 14th/20th Kings Hussars - KRH
Places Served : In BAOR : Hohne,Berlin and Munster.
Registration date : 2011-06-23

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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress Icon_minitime2/3/2012, 21:15

It's the trend !!
Sadly
atb
pinky
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jimsigs1
Let Gen
Let Gen
jimsigs1

Number of posts : 1298
Age : 85
Localisation : West of England
Cap Badge : Royal Signals
Places Served : Harrogate 1949-52. HQ BAOR Sig Regt 1952-54, Korea 1954-55, Egypt 1955, Cyprus 1955-57, HMS Santon 1957, UK 7th Hussars 1957-59, 1st Gds Bde 1959-60, 201 Signal Sqn 1960-62, 206 Sig Sqn 1962-63, 7 Sig Regt 1963-66, 249 Sig Sqn 1966-68, 11 Sig Regt 1968-72. Retired 1972
Registration date : 2010-02-22

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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress Icon_minitime2/3/2012, 21:28

Wilf,

Here's a chappy - a hero none the less with an MC, wearing his 'trend' beret.

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pinky
Capt
Capt


Number of posts : 208
Localisation : Southern Alberta, Canada.
Cap Badge : 14th/20th Kings Hussars - KRH
Places Served : In BAOR : Hohne,Berlin and Munster.
Registration date : 2011-06-23

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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress Icon_minitime2/3/2012, 21:33

Thats just wrong.........
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Hardrations
Let Gen
Let Gen
Hardrations

Number of posts : 1045
Localisation : Winnipeg Manitoba Canada
Cap Badge : RC Sigs (RTG Op) / CF Logistics (Cook)
Places Served : Germany, Egypt, Cyprus, CFS Alert and some other strange places
Registration date : 2007-12-16

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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress Icon_minitime3/3/2012, 01:14

Doesn't look military. More like a frustrated south american banana republic.
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Wilf
Lt Col
Lt Col
Wilf

Number of posts : 314
Cap Badge : RAOC
Places Served : Bicester-Soltau-Canada-Kineton-Paderborn-Osnabruck (Inc Gulf 1) Donnington-Civy Strasse.
Registration date : 2008-10-22

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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress Icon_minitime3/3/2012, 13:56

jimsigs1 wrote:
Wilf,

Here's a chappy - a hero none the less with an MC, wearing his 'trend' beret.

Head Dress PeterMcKinley_1390484c

I have every respect for the Parachute Regiment, but that young Lcpl's head dress is a bloody mess.
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jimsigs1
Let Gen
Let Gen
jimsigs1

Number of posts : 1298
Age : 85
Localisation : West of England
Cap Badge : Royal Signals
Places Served : Harrogate 1949-52. HQ BAOR Sig Regt 1952-54, Korea 1954-55, Egypt 1955, Cyprus 1955-57, HMS Santon 1957, UK 7th Hussars 1957-59, 1st Gds Bde 1959-60, 201 Signal Sqn 1960-62, 206 Sig Sqn 1962-63, 7 Sig Regt 1963-66, 249 Sig Sqn 1966-68, 11 Sig Regt 1968-72. Retired 1972
Registration date : 2010-02-22

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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress Icon_minitime3/3/2012, 14:42

Also, the sideburns are a bit long compared to my day.
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KIeler sprotten
WOII
WOII
KIeler sprotten

Number of posts : 80
Age : 81
Localisation : Derbyshire
Cap Badge : 13/18 ROYAL HUSSARS QMO
Places Served : Carlisle, NEUMUNSTER , Piddlehinton, Bovington
Registration date : 2011-09-04

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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress Icon_minitime3/3/2012, 14:52

That baret is a disgrace/////////
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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress Icon_minitime3/3/2012, 15:52

Collar and tie are not to clever either..
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Shelldrake
FM
FM
Shelldrake

Number of posts : 3029
Localisation : Camberley
Cap Badge : Royal Artillery
Places Served : Troon, Lippstadt, Devizes, NI, Paderborn, Dortmund, Colchester, Belize, Canada, Cyprus, Gutersloh
Registration date : 2010-10-26

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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress Icon_minitime3/3/2012, 17:25

Shocked Sad Rolling Eyes



(it winds me up).
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