This site uses cookies, continued use of this website indicates that you're happy to accept cookies. Click Here to view our Privacy & Cookie Policy

+44 (0)7793 546579
jim@britishempiremilitaria.com

HOME PAGECONTACT USTERMSON-LINE SHOPVIEW BASKET


click for more images

UNITED SERVICES CORPS CAP BADGE
A fine brass cap badge, with two loops to the reverse.
Looks like a QVC, but is in fact the St Edwards Crown. USC started life as the Veterans Corps and Employment Bureau in 1908. The Veterans Corps and Employment Bureau were very similar to the Corps of Commissionaires, USC folded in 1973 and all remaining 444 members merged into the Corps of Commissionaires.

Code: 53624Price: 25.00 GBP


click for more images

MILITARY PROVOST STAFF FORAGE CAP BADGE
A fine scarce kings crown gilding metal cap badge, with three loops to reverse.
Reference K & K Vol 1 item 1053 page 269

Code: 53565Price: 60.00 GBP


click for more images

E11R GURKHA MILITARY POLICE CAP BADGE
A good scarce post 1953 locally made die cast w/m example.
Two loops to reverse, once had a slider.

Code: 53406Price: 20.00 GBP


click for more images

ARMY CYCLIST CORPS WW1 16 [spoke] CAP BADGE
A good die stamped 16 spoke brass example, with slider to the reverse.
Reference K & K Vol 1 item 1871 page 449

Code: 53351Price: 22.00 GBP


click for more images

WOMENS ARMY AUXILIARY CORPS CAP BADGE
A fine gilding metal example, with two loops to reverse. Reference K & K Vol 1 item page 272

The UK's Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (19171918) was later named Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps (19181920). It was formally instituted on 7 July, 1917 by Sir Neville Macready, the adjutant-general, who had appointed Dr Mona Chalmers Watson the first Chief Controller and senior officer. On 31 March 1917 women in the WAAC were first sent to the battlefields in France, just 14 cooks and waitresses. Helen Gwynne-Vaughan was the Senior Officer overseas, and Florence Leach was the controller of the cooks. The corps was disbanded in September 1921.

After a German air raid in September 1940 most of the service records did not survive. Those which did have suffered fire, water and mould damage. The National Archives in Kew, Surrey, digitised these to prevent further damage and they can be searched and viewed online. The last WAAC veteran was Ivy Lillian Campany, who died in 2008.

Code: 53352Price:


click for more images

ROYAL MILITARY ACADEMY SANDHURST OFFICERS CADET CAP BADGE
A fine scarce E11R example, with slider and maker J R Gaunt London to reverse. Reference K & K Vol 2 item 2171 page 99

Code: 53135Price:


click for more images

ARMY CYCLIST CORPS 12 [spoke] CAP BADGE
A fine Army Cyclist Corps scarce ORs brass 12 spoke cap badge. A good die-stamped example. (KK 1872) Slider.

Code: 53300Price: 45.00 GBP


click for more images

PAGETS MASSAGE SERVICE CAP BADGE 1914 - 1915
A rare brass cap badge with two loops to reverse.
King's crown with interwoven PMS below.
Almeric Hugh Paget 1st Baron Queenborough formed corps in 1914 with 50 masseuses rapidly rising to over 100. Military added to title in 1915 and renamed Military Massage Service in 1919.

Code: 53277Price:


click for more images

ANGLO FRENCH AMBULANCE CORPS WW2 CAP BADGE
Anglo French Ambulance Corps WWII

A brass / bronzed cap badge with two loops to reverse. Unit of women drivers served in war zones transporting the wounded. Ref K&K Vol 2 2194

Code: 53292Price: 180.00 GBP


click for more images

NATIONAL DEFENCE COMPANY CAP BADGE
A fine brass George 6th cap badge, with slider to reverse.

Code: 53260Price: 25.00 GBP

Website designed & maintained by Concept500