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19th Light Brigade / 33rd Engineer Regiment TRF Cloth Combination as worn in Afghanistan 2009
A combination of cloth issued to a member of 33 Engineer Regiment (EOD&S) when serving as part of 19th Light Brigade in Afghanistan in the early 2000s. Together with an associated Bomb Disposal qualification badge. Some traces of white bluetack to the reverse.
33rd Engineer Regiment (EOD&S) is a regiment of the British Army's Royal Engineers and is based at Carver Barracks, Essex. It specialises in the search, disposal and clearance of explosive ordnance.
Code: 61266Price: 10.00 GBP
WW2 - 2nd Battalion the Wiltshire Regiment / 5th ( Yorkshire ) Division Battle Dress Combination
1st Pattern printed 5th Division formation sign above a maroon / purple Maltese cross for the 2nd Battalion Wiltshire Regiment sewn on to a cut out panel of battledress sleeve. Some mothing to Wiltshire cross on left hand-side otherwise in good condition.
The 2nd Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment, began the war as part of the 13th Infantry Brigade, which also included 2nd Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) and 2nd Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (later 5th Essex Regiment), part of the 5th Infantry Division of the British Expeditionary Force in France. The battalion fought in a series of engagements during the Battle of France in May 1940, most notably at the Battle of Arras. After being evacuated at Dunkirk, the 2nd Wiltshires participated in Operation Ironclad, the capture of Vichy-held Madagascar, known as the Battle of Madagascar. On 19 May the Battalion re-embarked on the Franconia to sail to India to rejoin the 5th Division and were stationed in Bombay and Ahmednagar until August. The Wiltshires, as well as the rest of the brigade were then sent to the Middle East. As part of 13th Infantry Brigade, the Wiltshires spent the end of 1942 until early part of 1943 operating in Iraq, Persia, Syria and Palestine, under Middle East Command. Later, the brigade participated in Operation Husky, the invasion of Sicily, and the follow-on invasion of the Italian mainland in September 1943. During the Italian Campaign, the 2nd Wiltshires would win battle honours for its actions, taking part in the Moro River Campaign and later crossing the Garigliano river in January 1944. From March until late May, the battalion fought in the Battle of Anzio, enduring terrible conditions and fighting in trench warfare, similar to that on Western Front nearly 30 years before. They later fought in the breakout from the Anzio beachhead, Operation Diadem and the subsequent capture of Rome. On 3 June 1944 Sergeant Maurice Albert Windham Rogers was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross, the first and only to be awarded to the regiment during the Second World War. Eventually the battalion, as well as the rest of the brigade and the 5th Division would be withdrawn from the Italian Campaign and sent to Palestine, where they would remain for the rest of the year, training and absorbing replacements, mainly from anti-aircraft gunners retrained as infantrymen. In early 1945 to relieve the British 1st Infantry Division. However, the 5th Division was instead joined the British Second Army, at the time fighting on the Western Front, to participate in the final drive into Germany in April 1945. They took part in the Elbe River crossing as well as the encirclement of Army Group B. When hostilities ended on 8 May 1945, they were at Lübeck on the Baltic Sea. The Battalion moved to Einbeck on 1 July and settled down to occupation duties. As the official history reads, "So ended a journey of over 25,000 miles through nearly six years of war.
Code: 61154Price: 165.00 GBP
17th Gurkha Division Officers Silver Bullion Wire Embroidered Cloth Formation Sign
A good embroidered silver bullion wire crossed kurkris on dark green backing. In very good condition.
Code: 61112Price: 45.00 GBP
Queens Royal Irish Hussars (QRIH) Regimental Cloth Flash
A small black woven shamrock on a small green square, circa 37mm square. In unissued condition. Quite scarce.
Code: 61111Price: 16.00 GBP
WW1 6th Battalion The Leinster Regiment Purple L Sewn on Light Weight Tropical Surge Panel
A purple felt L sewn to a panel of light weight overseas light khaki. Annotated on back 6th Bn Leinster Regt WW1. Some moth holes to the L, but still a rare find.
Formed in August 1914, the 6th Battalion joined 29th Brigade, 10th (Irish) Division and sailed to Gallipoli July 1915 and landed at Anzac Cove in August 1915. They moved with the division to Salonika in September 1915 and, after two years on that front, moved to Palestine in September 1917
Durham Light Infantry ( DLI) Embroidered DLI Regimental Cloth Pagri Badge / Flash
Worn pre WW2, interwar issue. Woven red on green felt cloth. Hessian backed and has some age to it. In good condition.
Infantry Demonstration Battalion School of Infantry Printed Unit Designation Formation Cloth Sign
A printed formation sign to the Infantry Demonstration Battalion School of Infantry. Removed from uniform, slightly faded from wear otherwise in good condition.
Code: 60937Price: 6.00 GBP
British Army - 48th Gurkha Brigade Printed Formation Sign
48th Gurkha Brigade Formation Sign, white crossed kukris on red printed background. Very good condition.
Code: 60936Price: 4.00 GBP
North Midland District Embroidered Cloth Formation Sign Flash
Embroidered version, Robin Hood facing right. Circa 5.2cm tall and 5.3 wide. Good condition.
Code: 60935Price: 3.00 GBP
Northern Command Formation Printed Cloth Sign Flash
Uncut, 2nd pattern. Good unworn condition. Stain to the reverse. Circa 7.5cm tall and 6.7cm wide.
Code: 60934Price: 3.00 GBP
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