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FM
FM


Number of posts : 2808
Age : 80
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: Military Uniforms - UK from WW2 Onwards.   Military Uniforms - UK from WW2 Onwards. - Page 5 Icon_minitime9/5/2013, 21:29


Old kit?
I have three '58 pattern belts that I can't bear to let go.
Such a good belt, someday I'll find a use for them.
Trouble is, they've 'kin shrunk ! No
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Les Pattenden
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Col
Les Pattenden

Number of posts : 473
Age : 75
Localisation : Hampshire
Cap Badge : RCT
Places Served : Aldershot, Marchwood, Longmoor, Dusseldorf,Munster,Ratingen,Longmoor
Registration date : 2011-11-12

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Yes like many others I kept the basic kit I needed for my reserve time, usrd it quite a lot when you consider I did basic 9yrs then reserve took it up to over 26yrs, must say I enjoyed my time on the reserve, was treated very well by all concerned, sometimes to the point where it became worrying, also like many I kept my stable belt, when I look at prices now I also wish I had kept my side hat

Les
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Maj Gen
Maj Gen


Number of posts : 784
Age : 90
Localisation : s. yorks
Cap Badge : RA (ns) RA, R.Sigs, RE ( TAVR)
Places Served : Oswestry, Tonfanau, Woolwich, Osnabruck, MT School Bordon, Bulford, Manorbier, Hameln, R.Sigs Blandford, RSME Chattenden, Western Highlands.
Registration date : 2011-04-26

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If you've got any pre- combat kit stuff get round the re-enactment lads, that lot that like playing in BD or Waffen SS gear and collecting de-activated WW2 weaponry of both sides.

Think I've said before that I had a Dennison smock from years back which someone was going to bin. Much more comfortable than a BD top for crawling about in the woods or on the ranges. Got rid of it finally a couple of years ago, the weekend crowd were fighting over an original rather than the fake gear they dress up in.

£ 350 they said it was worth, I let go cheaper to one who I'd taken a shine to, chucked in some bits of '37 pattern webbing and a rifle sling and sent off a contribution to ABF. I still hold on to a couple of '56 pattern ammo pouches.......... very useful and find I can push in a waterproof, a camera, etc into one for a walk in the woods or a tramp in the hills.
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Shelldrake
FM
FM
Shelldrake

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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Been years since I had a tramp in the hills. Embarassed
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JPW
Let Gen
Let Gen


Number of posts : 1119
Age : 79
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: Military Uniforms - UK from WW2 Onwards.   Military Uniforms - UK from WW2 Onwards. - Page 5 Icon_minitime10/5/2013, 13:56

What are you doing in Kyrenia then?
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Hussar100
WOII
WOII
Hussar100

Number of posts : 84
Localisation : Norn Irn
Cap Badge : QRIH/UDR
Places Served : NI, GB, BAOR
Registration date : 2013-05-03

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I don't remember anyone wearing a cravat in uniform at QRIH but in the UDR women wore them. They were colour coded to each battalion.

Now in civvies it was a different matter Very Happy
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unclevanya
Maj
Maj
unclevanya

Number of posts : 230
Age : 75
Localisation : Essex UK
Cap Badge : R Sigs
Places Served : 11 Sigs Vimy 'C' Catterick Nov 1963), 224 (Radio) Sig Squadron Garrats Hey, Quorn Leics( Jan-June 1964), 16 Sigs Bradbury Barracks Krefeld July-Oct 1964), 28 (BR) Sigs St Tonis & 4 Squadron, Tongeren (Cafe Maddy) (1964-1968), HQ UNFICYP Nicosia 6 month tour (1966), HMS Jufair & Hamala Camp Bahrien, 223 Sig Sqn (Radio) Winchester, Norn Ireland, HQ Northag Kolsas Olso Norway, 11 Sigs Helles Lines Catterick, Civvy Street 1977, Retired (Grumpy Victor Meldrew 2012)
Registration date : 2012-07-15

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JPW wrote:
What are you doing in Kyrenia then?
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Hmm, I've seen afew old tramps and town centre drunks weairng old 1960s green disruptive pattern combat jackets, and a few old army greatcoats being used this last winter...... Rolling Eyes
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Maj Gen
Maj Gen


Number of posts : 784
Age : 90
Localisation : s. yorks
Cap Badge : RA (ns) RA, R.Sigs, RE ( TAVR)
Places Served : Oswestry, Tonfanau, Woolwich, Osnabruck, MT School Bordon, Bulford, Manorbier, Hameln, R.Sigs Blandford, RSME Chattenden, Western Highlands.
Registration date : 2011-04-26

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Shelldrake wrote:
Been years since I had a tramp in the hills. Embarassed

Noted......but they're a dying breed . I guess they're all living it up on benefits.
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Shelldrake
FM
FM
Shelldrake

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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JPW wrote:
What are you doing in Kyrenia then?


Relaxing, getting a tan, eating Mezes and Kebabs and quaffing gallons of Efes and Brand Sours. Laughing Laughing sunny sunny
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