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Hello everybody, need some advise on proper badges!

Discussion in '☆☆ New Recruits ☆☆' started by RE-WDCO, Jan 24, 2019.

  1. RE-WDCO

    RE-WDCO New Member

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    My name is Bas and I live in The Netherlands.

    I'm the owner of a ww2 Dodge WC-52 for quite some years now. But recently I've bought a ww2 Royal Enfield WDCO motorcycle.

    Besides just having fun riding the bike I would also like to take part with it in upcoming liberation parades. I'm not really a reenactor, but I want to dress up properly for this events. Battledress, dispatch riders helmet, leather jerkin, etc.

    Since I live in the south of the Netherlands I would like to represent a XXX Signal Corps soldier. As far as I know I need a battledress with marked from top to bottom:
    • Royal Signals shoulders badges
    • 30th Corps Formation Signs (boar image) on the upper arm
    • Royal signals recognition flash
    • chevrons
    • Maybe a dispatch riders batch on the lower arm
    Can anyone tell me if this would be a correct representation? Is the dispatch riders badge used on both arms or only on the left?

    What would be the correct cap badge?

    Thanks in advance!

    Cheers,
    Bas
     
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    I've attached a page from the book The Armed Forces of World War II. The image at lower left could be of help to you. In the upper right is the figure description. I know it's just a profile but I hope it helps.
     

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    Thanks for your help!

    So following this a corps badge would not be required. Any guess on which cap badges would be correct?

    Cheers!
     
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    Would a battledress like this be a correct representation for a dispatch rider in the south of Holland then?
    I already have the correct helmet and leather jerkin. Only need some help on patches, badges and flashes.


    XXX Signal Corps DR.jpg
     

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