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SOUTH MIDLAND DISTRICT FORMATION SIGN
A printed yellow bell set on a dark blue shield.
The District covered the counties of Oxfordshire, Berkshire and part of Gloucestershire, with HQ in Oxford. The bell was intended to associate the HQ with Oxford, representing 'Great Tom' of Christ Church. It is not clear when the District was disbanded but it does not appear in Cole 1953. Ref https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/30072416

Code: 53648Price: 32.00 GBP


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WW2 22nd ARMOURED BRIGADE FORMATION SIGN
A fine printed formation sign.
Formed in 1939 with three Yeomanry Mechanised Cavalry Regiments, the Gloucestershire Hussars, 3rd County of London and 4th County of London. Fought in the Western Desert, Italian campaign and North West Europe, Tobruk and El Alamein amongst the battles. Ref Morris Vol1 p45

Code: 53629Price: 80.00 GBP


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20th ARMOURED BRIGADE FORMATION SIGN
A fine WW2 woven formation sign

Code: 53628Price:


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WW2 ROYAL ARTILLERY ANTI AIRCRAFT COMMAND, 602nd HEAVY ANTI AIRCRAFT [WELSH] T.A COMBINATION
A fine woven and silk formation combination.

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78th INFANTRY DIVISION, 11th INFANTRY BRIGADE, 1st EAST SURREY REGIMENT SHOULDER SLIP ON.
A fine possibly African campaign shoulder slip on, with two embroidered formation signs.

Code: 53620Price: 100.00 GBP


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1st BATTALION EAST SURREY, 4th INFANTRY DIVISION SLIP ON SHOULDER TITLE.
A fine stiff manufacture tropical shoulder slip on, with printed & woven formation signs. Name written to reverse.

Code: 53621Price: 100.00 GBP


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36th INFANTRY DIVISION FORMATION SIGN
WW II embroidered example of the two interlinked red and white circles on a black background.

The 36th Indian Infantry Division was an infantry division of the Indian Army during World War II. The division was subsequently redesignated as a British Army formation, the 36th Infantry Division in September 1944. It served in India and during the Burma Campaign. After the end of the war it was disbanded and its remaining British units were transferred to the British 2nd Infantry Division. Fought in the Arakan with the 5th.Indian Division before moving to Ledo with the Chinese-American Army under General Stilwell,being involved in the fierce fighting at Myitkyina and Mogaung.

Code: 53615Price: 37.00 GBP


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WILTSHIRE HOMEGUARD WW2 FORMATION SIGN
A fine scarce mint printed WW2 formation sign.

It was worn on the left sleeve of the battledress blouse. The design incorporates a yellow moon, two crossed rakes (people born in Wiltshire are known as Moonrakers) and a prehistoric trilithon (two upright stones capped by a stone lintel) as seen at Stonehenge - an image synonymous with the county.

Code: 53609Price: 50.00 GBP


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51st HIGHLAND INFANTRY BRIGADE, 152nd BRIGADE, 5th BATTALION CAMERON HIGHLANDERS FORMATION COMBINATION
A fine WW2 formation combination.

5th Battalion The Queens Own Cameron Highlanders were part of the 26th Infantry Brigade, 9th Scottish Division. In August 1940 they were posted to the newly reformed 152nd Brigade and took part in Battles in North Africa & Italy. Before returning to the UK in prepairation foe D Day. Landed in Normandy 7th June 1940, and had a key role in major ops at Caen, Falise Gap, Seine, and Ardennes, and fighting across Northern Europe.

Code: 53577Price: 190.00 GBP


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59th [STAFFORDSHIRE] INFANTRY DIVISION FORMATION SIGN
A fine printed badge on a blue rectangular background a black triangle denoting a 'slag heap' on which is depicted a pit winding gear tower in red.

The 59th (Staffordshire) Firstly a motorised infantry division, then infantry division of the British Army that saw active during the Second World War. The division, after training served as part of the 21st Army Group during the early stages of the Battle of Normandy a few weeks after the D-Day landings, which took place on 6 June 1944. Broken up in mid-August, it was one of two divisions of the army group that was disbanded due to a very severe shortage of manpower in the British Army.

Reference
https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/30071833

Code: 53599Price: 35.00 GBP

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