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The display below is of various [http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cliffecastlemus_051.jpg Military Cap Badges] located in the first floor corridor in the Cliffe Castle Museum in Keighley, West Yorkshire. To aid in identifying different regiments, various crests, colors, badges, etc. were adopted by each regiment.  
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The display below is of various [http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cliffecastlemus_051.jpg Military Cap Badges] located in the first floor corridor in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cliffe_Castle_Museum Cliffe Castle Museum in Keighley, West Yorkshire]. To aid in identifying different regiments, various crests, colors, badges, etc. were adopted by each regiment.  
  
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<br>[[Image:Cliffecastlemus 051.jpg|220x273px|Cliffecastlemus 051.jpg]]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; '''British Military Crests and Badges'''
  
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Using the link above and going to full resolution, one can view the actual names on some of the labels.
  
Using the link above and going to full resolution, one can view the actual names on some of the labels.<br>''These insignas help in identifying the correct regiment to look for an ancestor''.  
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''These insignas help in identifying the correct regiment to look for an ancestor''.  
  
 
There are a number of publications as well as online references to aid in identifying the exact regiment connected with the military crest or badge left&nbsp;behind by those ancestors who fought so bravely for their country.  
 
There are a number of publications as well as online references to aid in identifying the exact regiment connected with the military crest or badge left&nbsp;behind by those ancestors who fought so bravely for their country.  
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*[http://www.arbeia.demon.co.uk/srs/collect/badges/atoz1.htm British Military Badges and Insignia]: Website with just an index of cap badges only&nbsp;
 
*[http://www.arbeia.demon.co.uk/srs/collect/badges/atoz1.htm British Military Badges and Insignia]: Website with just an index of cap badges only&nbsp;
  
== <br>British Army&nbsp;  ==
 
  
== British Royal Air Force  ==
 
  
== British Royal Marines&nbsp;<br> ==
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== British Royal Navy&nbsp;<br> ==
 
  
== British Royal Artillery <br> ==
 
  
 
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Latest revision as of 23:16, 3 October 2012

The display below is of various Military Cap Badges located in the first floor corridor in the Cliffe Castle Museum in Keighley, West Yorkshire. To aid in identifying different regiments, various crests, colors, badges, etc. were adopted by each regiment.


Cliffecastlemus 051.jpg           British Military Crests and Badges


Using the link above and going to full resolution, one can view the actual names on some of the labels.

These insignas help in identifying the correct regiment to look for an ancestor.

There are a number of publications as well as online references to aid in identifying the exact regiment connected with the military crest or badge left behind by those ancestors who fought so bravely for their country.

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What type of badges or crests have been left to you?


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