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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 - Page 2 Icon_minitime3/3/2012, 17:39

Here's a young hero (unfortunately did not come home from Afganistan), which captures him wearing his badged beret the correct way.

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Shelldrake
FM
FM
Shelldrake

Number of posts : 3030
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 - Page 2 Icon_minitime3/3/2012, 17:41

I see that the Guys and Gals in Afghanistan had a very narrow escape. James Blunts' flight out to *Entertain" them was cancelled. Sad
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gingerjim
Col
Col


Number of posts : 487
Cap Badge : raoc
Places Served : blackdown brackley , belgium . viersen
Registration date : 2011-03-21

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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress - Page 2 Icon_minitime3/3/2012, 19:01

it would have been 14 days in the cells .or 14 days jankers for wearing a beret in that fashion . another 7 days jankers for that excuse of a haircut , bring back pride in the uniform for gods sake , ginger
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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 - Page 2 Icon_minitime3/3/2012, 19:25

jimsigs1 wrote:
Wilf,

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

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comparison lol!
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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 - Page 2 Icon_minitime3/3/2012, 21:15

This is for summer dress in thr Tropics :

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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress - Page 2 Icon_minitime3/3/2012, 22:46

More practical than those green airtex thingies they gave us.. Laughing
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Shelldrake
FM
FM
Shelldrake

Number of posts : 3030
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 - Page 2 Icon_minitime4/3/2012, 07:35

jimsigs1 wrote:
This is for summer dress in thr Tropics :

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At least he is wearing the knot over his left eye! Laughing Laughing
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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 - Page 2 Icon_minitime4/3/2012, 22:04

jimsigs1 wrote:
Wilf,

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

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Come on chaps, we're all old sweats here, ('specially His Caledonian Grumpiness !).

Look at this character, with all that service in he's still a lance-jack. He's a problem child ain't he ?

I bet bet he's milking that MC for all it's worth.

When did they do away with the MM by the way ?

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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress - Page 2 Icon_minitime4/3/2012, 23:44

When they decided not to discriminate between ossifers and ORs
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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 - Page 2 Icon_minitime4/3/2012, 23:53

Brum,

In addition to the MM, the following were also discontinued in 1993 - DCM, AFM, DFM & the DSM.
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Dee Z
WOI
WOI
Dee Z

Number of posts : 166
Age : 74
Cap Badge : RA
Places Served : Pembroke Dock, Lippstadt,Plymouth, Middle east, Singapore
Registration date : 2011-07-15

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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress - Page 2 Icon_minitime20/5/2012, 21:20

Celtic have a new drummer
http://i.imagefra.me/af8j4nc5
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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 - Page 2 Icon_minitime20/5/2012, 21:45

Dee Z wrote:
Celtic have a new drummer
http://i.imagefra.me/af8j4nc5
Saw that on TV last Saturday. Never seen that before and could not believe my eyes.
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Shelldrake
FM
FM
Shelldrake

Number of posts : 3030
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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jimsigs1 wrote:
Dee Z wrote:
Celtic have a new drummer
http://i.imagefra.me/af8j4nc5
Saw that on TV last Saturday. Never seen that before and could not believe my eyes.



Is that the R Sigs Staff Band? Laughing
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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 - Page 2 Icon_minitime21/5/2012, 05:28

Be Careful - Be Very Careful

Len (Ciphers) Twisted Evil
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http://lenpayne.com/Len_Payne/Jim_Chapman.html
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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress - Page 2 Icon_minitime21/5/2012, 08:37

Does anyone know what unit the guy is from?
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Shelldrake
FM
FM
Shelldrake

Number of posts : 3030
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 - Page 2 Icon_minitime21/5/2012, 08:49

Looks like the RSDG, Gordon.
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dandc
Lt Col
Lt Col
dandc

Number of posts : 383
Age : 69
Localisation : gateshead
Cap Badge : 15/19H.ARMY AIR CORPS
Places Served : tidworth, fallingbostle, detmold, hongkong, minden
Registration date : 2009-05-22

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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress - Page 2 Icon_minitime21/5/2012, 08:57

definatly the RSDG,s
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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress - Page 2 Icon_minitime21/5/2012, 09:19

OK Ta..sniff!....Here he is in more pleasant surroundings

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The white bearskin was given to the Regiment by Tsar Nicholas II in 1894, on his becoming Colonel in Chief of The Royal Scots Greys.
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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 - Page 2 Icon_minitime21/5/2012, 10:05

Yes Sheldrake as Ciphers said - be careful !!
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Dee Z
WOI
WOI
Dee Z

Number of posts : 166
Age : 74
Cap Badge : RA
Places Served : Pembroke Dock, Lippstadt,Plymouth, Middle east, Singapore
Registration date : 2011-07-15

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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress - Page 2 Icon_minitime21/5/2012, 10:06

Shelldrake I knew he was a Celtic supporter
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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress - Page 2 Icon_minitime21/5/2012, 10:29

Who?
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Dee Z
WOI
WOI
Dee Z

Number of posts : 166
Age : 74
Cap Badge : RA
Places Served : Pembroke Dock, Lippstadt,Plymouth, Middle east, Singapore
Registration date : 2011-07-15

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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress - Page 2 Icon_minitime21/5/2012, 10:59

Gordon. wrote:
OK Ta..sniff!....Here he is in more pleasant surroundings

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The white bearskin was given to the Regiment by Tsar Nicholas II in 1894, on his becoming Colonel in Chief of The Royal Scots Greys.

The man with the big drum Gordon Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Head Dress   Head Dress - Page 2 Icon_minitime21/5/2012, 11:24

me old brain can`t be functioning properly...I don`t get the connection.. scratch
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Shelldrake
FM
FM
Shelldrake

Number of posts : 3030
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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Gordon. wrote:
OK Ta..sniff!....Here he is in more pleasant surroundings

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The white bearskin was given to the Regiment by Tsar Nicholas II in 1894, on his becoming Colonel in Chief of The Royal Scots Greys.




Obviously fitted Tsar Nick better than it fits Ringo there!! Laughing
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Do you think it might be the same one? Laughing
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