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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.

Code: 53622Price:


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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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80th DIVISION INFANTRY RESERVE FORMATION SIGN
A fine printed, very short lived unit. Some staining to front. The badge design is said to have been derived from the fact that one of the prime functions of the Division was to find drafts for overseas postings. The actual motif includes two long and prominent bow waves from the ship, thus prompting the soldiers' irreverent nickname of the 'torpedoed troopship'. The Division was raised on 1 January 1943 with a training and draft-finding role. It was under command of Home Forces and situated in Western Command. It was disbanded on 1 September 1944. 55 mm x 38 mm.

Reference https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/30071852

Code: 53600Price: 60.00 GBP


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22nd BEACH BRIGADE WW2 FORMATION SIGN
Scarce printed faded WW 2 Combined Operations Command black and white Penguin on a khaki background on a canvas type waterproof material. Some glue residue to reverse.
Raised during the war as a force to land with the first assault troops to establish and maintain the beachhead. Worn as facing pairs.
Reference Cole page 94.
The penguin was chosen as an emblem for this Brigade when it was decided that a flight of communication aircraft would not be included in its establishment. The penguin, although amphibious, does not fly.
Reference http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/30071990
The 22nd Beach Brigade, Combined Operations. Formed in the Summer of 1945 at Dalmally for training on the shores of Louch Fyne, Inverary,
Argyll-shire, for the intended Invasion of the Japanese Mainland, but the Force was stood down when the usa dropped the atom bombs on the Two Japanese Cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. We know of at least one unit under command of 22nd Beach Brigade because of a casualty. He was:Nugent, J, S/Sgt, 13119435, 101 Royal Pioneer Beach Assault Group, 22 Beach Brigade. Reference http://www.combinedops.com/COM_THEY_ALSO_SERVED.htm

Code: 53595Price: 80.00 GBP


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3rd INFANTRY, 9th BRIGADE, 1st BATTALION KINGS OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS FORMATION COMBINATION
A combination sign for 3rd Infantry Div., 9th Brigade, 1st Battalion Kings Own Scottish Borderers. Two slight moth holes near the 3rd Div. sign, otherwise in good condition.

The 1st Battalion landed in France as part of the 9th Brigade in the 3rd Infantry Division in September 1939 for service with the British Expeditionary Force (BEF); it took part in the Dunkirk evacuation in June 1940 and the Normandy landings in June 1944 and saw action at the Battle for Caen later that month.

Code: 53594Price: 170.00 GBP

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