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Jerry B

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About Jerry B

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  • Birthday April 5

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    Wales
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    Insignia, uniforms and headgear, mainly British WWI & WWII but all are of interest, any nation from any period, along with an interest in all things military.

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  1. Jerry B

    Big Ned

    I was saddened to hear of his passing, gone but not forgotten Ned, RIP
  2. bumping my late fathers medals, it think this was the first post in this section on this forum
  3. it has been ages since i added any here, this post card for the south wales borderers is my most recent acquisition, dating to between the 1880's and 1905 during the period when they wore white collar and cuffs rather than pale green.
  4. not sure when next i will reach berlin but will shout when i am
  5. Jerry B

    Iraq Levies

    Two locally made cast silver officers badges, one on a long slider for the slouch hat, the other pin back for the beret, also one other ranks brass cap badge and two shoulder strap devices. Came as part of a group which included a formation sign for Persia & Iraq Force (also known as P & I command). WWII period, they became a parachute unit in 1942.
  6. as already stated usa interwars liner, in very good condition
  7. Well worth getting, lord knows how long before the book on British combat helmets will ever take to come out, but most of the info on liners and lugs etc is all in this one.
  8. this really is a wonderful thread.
  9. I'll give you a shout next time I am in Berlin.
  10. that is very kind of you Rich, but there is no need. I do get to Berlin every few years, not sure when the next time will be, maybe not for a while.
  11. My paternal grandfather served with them on the somme in the great war.
  12. Northamptonshire regiment
  13. in the wrong section but I agree it is fine imo
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