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Two Cap Badge Identifications.


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Here are a group of photos which have come into my possession.
I wondered if anyone could identify the unit cap badge.............
Thank you, in advance! :thumbsup:

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The chap in the middle at the top has what looks like a Canadian Engineers cap badge.

The large group, I am at a loss with....any clues?

The chap in the middle of the two RFC men, possibly General Service Corps?

I did wonder about the RFC/RAF officer's left arm chevron.........1st Class Sergeant Major? Early WO badge for the RAF?
The chap with the wings was too late to see action as he qualified in late 1918 for his wings.

Rick

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I did wonder about the RFC/RAF officer's left arm chevron.........1st Class Sergeant Major? Early WO badge for the RAF?

The chap with the wings was too late to see action as he qualified in late 1918 for his wings.

They are in mid-/late 1918 pattern RAF officer uniform, which would tie in nicely. The officer viewers left is actually a Second Lieutenant - no braid, and just a crowned eagle worn on the sleeves. Actually very similar to certain senior NCO badging adopted at the same time, which caused confusion for a while until even Second Lieutenants got a row of braid as well.

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Hi

Top photo second from right looks like he has a Royal West Kent cap badge

cheers

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Could the two outer men in the second photo be wearing the GS brass button as a cap badge?

Hard to tell without a zoom-in.

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Hints of blackened rifles buttons in the large group ... or they could be the leather covered buttons.

Any chance of a better close-up?

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Could the two outer men in the second photo be wearing the GS brass button as a cap badge?

Hard to tell without a zoom-in.

Brass GS button with red-felt backing would be my guess too, very common among TR units in the late war period.

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