Archive for category Royal Air Force

356: Arab Legion, Aden Levies, Palestine Regt, RAF Armd Car Coy

Posted by on Sunday, 27 February, 2011

356: Arab Legion, Aden Protectorate Levies, RAF Armd Car Coy The Number 2 Armoured Car Company RAF was a military unit of the British Royal Air Force (RAF) which was part of Habforce and Kingcol during World War II. Creation On 7 April 1922, “Number 2 Armoured Car Company RAF” was formed at Heliopolis in the Kingdom of Egypt. The company was placed […]


355: RAF Iraq Levies (Assyrian Levies)

Posted by on Sunday, 27 February, 2011

The story about the RAF Levies Iraq (Assyrian) by Gaby Kiwarkis and his web site is worth to visit and most of the pictures used is from his gallery. http://assyrianlevies.info/home.php 1915- Major J I Eadie, Special service officer in the Muntafiq Division in Mesopotamia, recruited forty mounted Arabs from the tribes round Nasiriyeh, for duty […]


51: Royal Air Force post 1953

Posted by on Sunday, 21 November, 2010

Royal Air Force post 1953 badges


50: Air Training Corps, Observer corps etc

Posted by on Sunday, 21 November, 2010

Badges of Air Training Corps, Observer corps etc Royal Air Force Police Auxiliaries For around 70 years between the mid 1920’s and 90’s, the RAF Police were assisted in various locations around the world by a variety of locally recruited auxiliary guards and watchmen. In 1947 the status of these auxiliary units was formalised and […]


49: RAF trade and misch badges

Posted by on Sunday, 21 November, 2010

RAF trade and misch badges Patchfinder badge Royal Air Force This is the correct pattern for the RAF Royal Air Force  AWARD badge for members of the Pathfinder Force. The RAF and other Commonwealth countries use a similar eagle badge widely for various applications , cap and sleeve badges, even sweetheart items. It was also used […]


48: Royal Air Force Squadron badges

Posted by on Sunday, 21 November, 2010

Royal Air Force Squadron badges


47: RAF, Ferry/Transport Cmd, BOAC & Free Air Forces ww2

Posted by on Sunday, 21 November, 2010

Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force ww1 & ww2 cap badges  Free Polish Air force in the West 1939-1945 Further information: Polish Air Force order of battle in 1939 Further information: Polish Air Forces in France and Great Britain The Polish Air Force first fought in 1939 Invasion of Poland. Significantly outnumbered and with its […]


46: Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force ww1 & ww2 cap badges

Posted by on Sunday, 21 November, 2010

Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force ww1 & ww2 cap badges No. 14 Squadron of the Royal Flying Corps was formed on the 3 February 1915 at Shoreham with Maurice Farman S.11 and B.E.2 aircraft. and it departed after a few months of training for the middle east in November of that same year for […]