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    Dear Forum,

    I was hoping that somebody could help me with these two badges?

    Many thanks

    Paul

    Help IDing a couple of unit formation badges.Help IDing a couple of unit formation badges.

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    The top is 56th armoured TA division , and the bottom is a formation R.E.M.E.

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    Some additional information , in 1947 the 56th (London) Division became an armoured T.A. division and adopted a new emblem , the knight's helmet and sword , more suited to its new role . In 1950 , however , the wartime badge, Dick Whittington's Cat, was resumed , now with a sword superimposed on the cat . So it looks like it was only on issue for 3 years .
    Cheers

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    Quote by CBH View Post
    Some additional information , in 1947 the 56th (London) Division became an armoured T.A. division and adopted a new emblem , the knight's helmet and sword , more suited to its new role . In 1950 , however , the wartime badge, Dick Whittington's Cat, was resumed , now with a sword superimposed on the cat . So it looks like it was only on issue for 3 years .
    Cheers
    The slightly later post war cat version. these come in a handed pair whilst the wartime version without the swords did not.
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    Jerry

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