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Re: Badge identification
« Reply #18 on: Sunday 22 October 17 13:33 BST (UK) »
Back again,

They never had a cap badge with that cypher though KG. They had crossed lances with VRI in a different format, can't remember tbe name of that style. Will try to find their harness furniture.

The kings crown was because Edward VII was on the throne from 1901.

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Re: Badge identification
« Reply #19 on: Sunday 22 October 17 14:56 BST (UK) »
Is this information of any use?

My father served with Queen Victoria's Own Madras Sappers and Miners Group Indian Engineers.

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Re: Badge identification
« Reply #20 on: Sunday 22 October 17 15:41 BST (UK) »
Back again,

OK, got it. Can't do a link on here but google "Queen Victorias own Madras sappers and miners badges".

Scroll down to pictures and it is the first two pictures, back and front. 2nd regt/batt shown but 1st is probably the same.

IWM site also has it but no pictures. Description matches exactly though.

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Re: Badge identification
« Reply #21 on: Sunday 22 October 17 15:52 BST (UK) »
Well done John, found it also on here about half way down: http://www.batesandhindmarch.com/showroom/manuscripts-and-ephemera

George - very happy to eat my words - it does indeed relate to your father's time!

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Re: Badge identification
« Reply #22 on: Sunday 22 October 17 15:56 BST (UK) »
Hell John/Max,

Absolutely great and very well done gentlemen. I do appreciate all the interest and effort involved and am pleased that I will be able to include the badge in the display.

Thanks again,

George

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Re: Badge identification
« Reply #23 on: Sunday 22 October 17 16:18 BST (UK) »
And again,

That's a good one MaxD, you can see the letters in the cypher so much clearer than on the badges. There are an awful lot of cyphers out there that be a real problem unless you really know what you are looking at alphabetically.

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Re: Badge identification
« Reply #24 on: Sunday 22 October 17 16:42 BST (UK) »
Back again,

OK, got it. Can't do a link on here but google "Queen Victorias own Madras sappers and miners badges".

Scroll down to pictures and it is the first two pictures, back and front. 2nd regt/batt shown but 1st is probably the same.

IWM site also has it but no pictures. Description matches exactly though.

John915
Well done John, found it also on here about half way down: http://www.batesandhindmarch.com/showroom/manuscripts-and-ephemera

George - very happy to eat my words - it does indeed relate to your father's time!

MaxD



Great result, I love it.

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Re: Badge identification
« Reply #25 on: Sunday 22 October 17 19:00 BST (UK) »
Very enjoyable - again (despite my diversion into fantasy land!)

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Re: Badge identification
« Reply #26 on: Sunday 22 October 17 20:24 BST (UK) »
Well, I did say "some Indian Regiments"!! ;D ;D ;D
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