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WW1 Original Embroidered 34th Division Formation sign
Scarce and original embroidered formation sign on khaki square, circa 3.2cm square. In good worn condition.
The British 34th Division was a New Army division formed in April 1915 as part of the K4 Army Group. The division landed in France on January 1916 and spent the duration of the First World War in action on the Western Front.
The division was originally made up of Pals battalions, notably the 10th Lincolns, known as the Grimsby Chums, and two brigades of Northumberland Fusiliers; the Tyneside Scottish and Tyneside Irish. The division's first major action was the attack at La Boisselle on the first day of the Battle of the Somme during which the division suffered heavy casualties and many of the original Pals were killed.
Code: 57934Price: 135.00 GBP
Buffs ( East Kent Regiment ) Boer War Period Foreign Service Helmet Cloth Pagri Badge
A scarce embroidered Foreign Service Helmet pagri badge bearing the title " Buffs " in white on a felt scarlet diamond. In good used condition with no moth, damage or repairs.
Code: 57928Price: 135.00 GBP
R Battery ( South Shields, County Durham ) 439th LAA Regt Royal Artillery Printed Unit Formation Designation Sign
A scarce printed cloth formation sign removed from uniform. The arms of Washington, Co. Durham. Some slight damage to bottom right of shield. In fairly poor shape overall.
Morris Part 2 No 139 refers.
Code: 57913Price: 65.00 GBP
Scarce WW2 Durham Home Guard 101 ROCKET Anti-Aircraft Section Printed Cloth Shoulder Title
In two parts and scarce. In very good condition. Came together.
See the book: "One O' One Durham": Being the Short Life Story of 101 (Durham) Home Guard Rocket Anti-Aircraft Battery (W M Patterson)
Code: 57911Price: 95.00 GBP
Matched Pair of 1st Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment Embroidered White on Red Cloth Shoulder TItles
Matched pair of the square cornered variety, worn. c.1948 - 60. In unissued / mint condition, worsted embroidered on felt as worn by the 1st Battalion. White embroidered capitals GLOUCESTERSHIRE on a scarlet melton cloth background. Black linen backed.
Code: 57909Price: 14.00 GBP
WW2 Northumberland Hussars Yeomanry Embroidered Black on Khaki Formation Deisgnation
An extremely scarce patch, no slip on strip to rear, glue trace to reverse. In good condition.
WW1 38th ( Welsh ) Division Embroidered Cloth Formation Sign
Rare embroidered example of the WWI 'Red Dragon of Wales' worn by the 38th ( Welsh )Division. This Division was made up entirely of Welsh units, even the Artillery, Engineers and Medical personnel. It was also one of the few Divisions to be allowed to use the additional title,"Welsh"
Woven cloth formation sign.
The 10th Welsh ( Rhondda Valley Miners ) fought with great distinction at Mametz Wood as part of this division.
Morris Formation Signs of WWI p19 refers.
WW2 91st Bomb Disposal Squadron Royal Engineers Papers and Badges - D Day Veteran
A great research project, papers of Corporal Sutherland, who was a Royal Engineer Bomb Disposal expert who landed on 6th June 1944. The lot comprises:
His Soldiers Pay Book confirming his being landed on D-Day
2 Exercise books of his notes and poems, one with many illustrations and instructions relating to disarming enemy bombs. His Bomb disposal embroidered arm badge and two long thin silk ribbons in bomb disposal colours of blue, red and yellow.
WW2 Land Forces Adriatic Special Forces Printed Cloth Formation Sign
Removed from uniform, printed and still attached to battledress patch.. Has the owners initials in black ink to the reverse. Looks like 'T. o B'. Scarce special forces item.
Formed in June 1944, LFA a planning and co-ordinating HQ ‘for trans-Adriatic special operations’ commanded all land and special raiding forces formerly part of Force 266, a Middle East offshoot of SOE formed as a result of the increased military commitment in the Adriatic. Based at Bari in Italy its primary task was to support the partisan forces of Marshal Tito in Bosnia and Montenegro:
As per the example in the Imperial War Museum, see the following URL:
Code: 57905Price: 395.00 GBP
Pegasus Printed Facing Pair
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