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WW1 British medals and isignia for review, please

Article about: Hi guys, I think the cloth 'parachute wings' badge is actually a balloon pilots badge. Regards, Mark.

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    Hi guys, I think the cloth 'parachute wings' badge is actually a balloon pilots badge.

    Regards, Mark.

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    True,Mark-but what country and what age? Have you seen one before with the red background and the gold bullion wire embroidery?
    William

    "Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."

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    some info on Percy Henry Bennett 1256 Driver Royal Artillery, was a member of the Territorial Force 1st london Brigade Royal Artillery, and agreed on the 5/9/1914 to serve overseas.Was posted overseas in 1917 and served until demobbed in 1919, entitled to two medals,the BWM(which you have) and the Victory medal.
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    Only about a one in six million chance you'll find it's mate, Green !

    ( British and Commonwealth Airforce badges are made
    of cloth - this is how we know it's a sweetheart wing. )
    Regards,


    Steve.

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    Renmore

    How can I thank you enough? I had no idea this was researchable. I'm in awe of your resourcefulness, thank you.

    Green

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    Quote by Walkwolf View Post
    Only a one in six million chance you'll find it's mate, Green !

    ( British and Commonwealth Airforce badges are made
    of cloth - this is how we know it's a sweetheart wing. )
    LOL, I'll keep a loose eye out for it, very loose eye.

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