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  1. Fantastic photos, anything Belgian or French is very much underrated in my opinion. I picked up a photo the other day which has the same insignia on the sleeve as in the two photos immediately above, does anyone know what its for? I was thinking an infantry scout maybe? I'd like to have a go at colouring the photo so the colour of the insignia would be helpful too as there's nothing I could find online to help me. Thanks for any help.
  2. There's one here for sale https://www.militariadefoerier.com/a-46459633/headgear-helmets/belgium-helmet-m-33-civil-defence-belgische-helm-met-embleem-van-de-civiele-bescherming/ I'd have thought it was a bit pricy for post WWII especially if the liner is the thin, cheaper looking modern type but I don't collect them so a search for Belgian civil defence or perhaps civiele bescherming might show more results.
  3. Almost a year after the original post but if it's still of interest and based only on the badge and helmet colour, it appears to be a Belgian civil defence helmet from the 1950s. Tony
  4. According to Soldiers Died on Find My Past he was KIA. Tony First name(s) Albert Last name Latham Service number 60341 Rank Private Regiment Royal Welsh Fusiliers Battalion 10th Battalion. Birth place Berrynarbor, Devon Residence - Enlistment place Swansea Death year 1917 Death day 26 Death month 9 Cause of death Killed in action Death place France & Flanders Theatre of war Western European Theatre Supplementary Notes - Category Military, armed forces & conflict Subcategory First World War Collections from Great Britain
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