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Number of posts : 939
Age : 60
Localisation : shrewsbury
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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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Just a few to wet the whistle.... now get the thinking caps on I would like to know which is the rarest .. the oldest and still in service cap badge and how many of the PALS regts were there ? lol!
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Number of posts : 3048
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: demise of the british army cap badge   demise of the british army cap badge Icon_minitime19/8/2012, 20:39

[quote=""john boy""

and how many of the PALS regts were there ? lol! [/quote]


994? Laughing
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Number of posts : 2808
Age : 81
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: demise of the british army cap badge   demise of the british army cap badge Icon_minitime20/8/2012, 09:03

Shelldrake wrote:
[quote=""john boy""

and how many of the PALS regts were there ? lol!


994? Laughing [/quote]

You're being silly now, everybody KNOWS it's 993.
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Number of posts : 3048
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: demise of the british army cap badge   demise of the british army cap badge Icon_minitime20/8/2012, 09:21

I'm sure John Boy will have the definitive answer. Mad
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Number of posts : 2808
Age : 81
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: demise of the british army cap badge   demise of the british army cap badge Icon_minitime20/8/2012, 21:35

"john boy" wrote:
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Just a few to wet the whistle.... now get the thinking caps on I would like to know which is the rarest .. the oldest and still in service cap badge and how many of the PALS regts were there ? lol!

Off the top of my head, (I just KNOW I'm gonna regret this !).
Rarest ? How about Popski's Private Army ?
Oldest ? If not the Royal Scots, could be the Life Guards.
Pals ? Pass.
Over.
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Number of posts : 2808
Age : 81
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: demise of the british army cap badge   demise of the british army cap badge Icon_minitime20/8/2012, 21:40


Mention of cap badges.
I remember in the late 50s, National Savings did a poster on which was every badge in the British Army, (a lot of badges).
One of these posters was on the wall in our Q stores and the BQMS was attempting to collect every badge on it. Some task, I often wonder if he ever made it.
I wouldn't mind a copy of that poster, I wonder if they're available ?
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Number of posts : 1119
Age : 81
Localisation : Berkshire
Cap Badge : REME
Places Served : Rotenburg Ploen Lippstadt Hamm Wetter Minden Munster Bielefeldt Dusseldorf
Registration date : 2008-11-09

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PostSubject: Re: demise of the british army cap badge   demise of the british army cap badge Icon_minitime23/8/2012, 07:00

With the sweeping amalgamations of recent years and ignoring the Guards Division no Cavalry or Infantry Regiment can be older than the Royal Anglians (the Royal Scots were recently absorbed into the Royal Regiment of Scotland with their traditions being maintained in that Regiment's 1st Battalion (Royal Scots and Borderers) but their is only one capbadge worn by all five Regular Battalions.

Being pedantic many capbadges incorporate either the Royal Cipher or a Crown, these change with the death of the Sovereign therefore there were significant changes in 1952.

The current concept of headress/capbadge was introduced into the British Army in the 1870s I believe. It is therefore the Gunners/Sappers, Grenadier or Coldstream Guards who might claim to have the oldest capbadge still in use (ignoring the crown changes in the case of the Gunners/Sappers).

As to the rarest, how about the Jewish version of the Royal Army Chaplains' Department which incorporates a Star of David rather than Christian Cross as its centre piece?
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Number of posts : 3048
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: demise of the british army cap badge   demise of the british army cap badge Icon_minitime23/8/2012, 07:50

Can anyone remember the smallest Corps in the British Army before the Adjutant General Corps absorbed most of them?
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APTC??????
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Number of posts : 3048
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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Nut!
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If that`s a clue...I`ll say the Intelligence Corps scratch
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Number of posts : 3048
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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Nut!
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Number of posts : 1119
Age : 81
Localisation : Berkshire
Cap Badge : REME
Places Served : Rotenburg Ploen Lippstadt Hamm Wetter Minden Munster Bielefeldt Dusseldorf
Registration date : 2008-11-09

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Small Arms School Corps
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Number of posts : 3048
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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Nut!
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Number of posts : 978
Age : 89
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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Army Physical Training Cops ..

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Do keep up Len..That`s already been said study Laughing
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Number of posts : 3048
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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ciphers wrote:
Army Physical Training Cops ..

Len (Ciphers)



Nut! FFS Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes
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Number of posts : 2808
Age : 81
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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I'll have to mull over this "nut" clue.
Up 'til now I'd have gone for SASC too, or perhaps the Fang Farriers. There weren't many MPSC either, as I recall, how about the Education chappies ?
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Number of posts : 3048
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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Nut wasn't a clue - it's Scottish for no!! Still wrong. Shocked
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Number of posts : 296
Age : 64
Localisation : Worksop, Notts
Cap Badge : R.E.M.E
Places Served : Fallingbostal, NI, Hohne, Fallingbostal, again.
Registration date : 2012-03-30

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RAPC?

Or wages are us.
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Number of posts : 3048
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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Nut, no, nein!
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Military Provost Staff Corps
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Number of posts : 296
Age : 64
Localisation : Worksop, Notts
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Places Served : Fallingbostal, NI, Hohne, Fallingbostal, again.
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Army Legal Services Corp.


Lawyers are us.
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Number of posts : 3048
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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Top of the class, bigmal. I love you

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Number of posts : 1119
Age : 81
Localisation : Berkshire
Cap Badge : REME
Places Served : Rotenburg Ploen Lippstadt Hamm Wetter Minden Munster Bielefeldt Dusseldorf
Registration date : 2008-11-09

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Back to the drawing board Bigmal/ Shelldrake, the Lawyers are now part of the AGC
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