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#51 patches

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Posted 29 April 2018 - 09:03 PM

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Need help on this one of a mid to late-sh 1930s Hawaii Coast Artillery soldier, Hawaiian Separate Coastal Artillery Brigade.

 

Now this one was first posted by seanmc1114, but he don't list regiment.

 

 

 



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Posted 29 April 2018 - 09:18 PM

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A Soldier of the 20th Infantry, 2nd Division late 20s, 20th Infantry assigned to the 2nd Division, 18 Sept 1920- 16 Oct 1939, there's the badge worn above the flap this time :lol:. It's interesting to note that he's not wearing French Rope, the 20th Infantry was not in the Indianhead Division in the World War, so they just didn't wear one, nor does the one in post #33 the 1st Infantry, 2nd Division soldier posted by seanmc1114, again a regiment not with the division, and just assigned at random in the 1920s post WW period.


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Posted 30 April 2018 - 03:39 AM

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Need help on this one of a mid to late-sh 1930s Hawaii Coast Artillery soldier, Hawaiian Separate Coastal Artillery Brigade.

 

Now this one was first posted by seanmc1114, but he don't list regiment.

 

 

 

41st Coast Artillery



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Posted 30 April 2018 - 08:48 AM



41st Coast Artillery

Right you are.

 

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Posted 30 April 2018 - 08:51 AM

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A Soldier of the 20th Infantry, 2nd Division late 20s, 20th Infantry assigned to the 2nd Division, 18 Sept 1920- 16 Oct 1939, there's the badge worn above the flap this time :lol:. It's interesting to note that he's not wearing French Rope, the 20th Infantry was not in the Indianhead Division in the World War, so they just didn't wear one, nor does the one in post #33 the 1st Infantry, 2nd Division soldier posted by seanmc1114, again a regiment not with the division, and just assigned at random in the 1920s post WW period.

And here's more on this one, from an old topic form 2007 started by member Championhilz, a great topic as you'll see.

 

http://www.usmilitar...aph/#entry72380



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Posted 08 May 2018 - 07:45 PM

A Cpt Dennis Pillsbury 38th Infantry 3rd Division in the mid-ish 1920s Fort Douglas UT.

 

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 08:10 PM

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A fabulous portrait of one CPT Hugh L. Mays CO of M Co 124th Infantry 31st "Dixie" Division 1928. Some interesting features here, note he's not wearing his rank, but he is wearing his Marksmanship Badge, he was a pilot in the Great War, but I can't find more on that.

 



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Posted 29 May 2018 - 05:58 PM

A twofer for FT Benning's Infantry School.

 

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Posted 22 June 2018 - 06:31 PM

Found another Movie related Unit Crest being worn, here in a obscure 1929 movie called His First Command, now the two posting show a DI worn in the movie by actors in it, the only image so far that I could find, the soldiers are supposedly  Cavalry, so maybe it's the 13th Cavalry (Adoption date, James Sawicki, January 1923), hard to tell, zoom in on it and let me know what you think. The other is the period theater placard with a stylized depiction of the DI worn (note the loop on the top of this one in the placard, this loop doesn't seem to be present in the ones being worn by the actors).

 

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0019987/


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Posted 23 June 2018 - 04:16 AM

That's no "loop." It's the front ventilation eyelet of the service hat. The DUI when worn on the service hat was placed below the eyelet.

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Posted 23 June 2018 - 09:41 AM



That's no "loop." It's the front ventilation eyelet of the service hat. The DUI when worn on the service hat was placed below the eyelet.

Ah ha, yes it is, they made it the same color really as that blurred ill defined DI. which when we look at it does resemble in a way the DI of the 13th Cav.

 

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Posted 29 June 2018 - 03:48 PM

Two from my collection.

 

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Best seen on the central officer, the 103rd Infantry's crest in 1939.

 

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This 5th Infantry crest is on a wagon labelled "5th Infantry Headquarters Co." circa the mid 1920s.



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Posted 12 July 2018 - 07:34 AM

I believe this bugler at Fort Sheridan, Illinois in 1938 is from the 15th Infantry Regiment

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 08:05 AM

I believe this bugler at Fort Sheridan, Illinois in 1938 is from the 15th Infantry Regiment

 

Bugle tabbard is for 3rd FA Regt. Redes 3rd AFA Bn 1941. 



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Posted 12 July 2018 - 09:40 AM

 

Bugle tabbard is for 3rd FA Regt. Redes 3rd AFA Bn 1941. 

Thanks for the ID. I don't know why I assumed he was from an infantry regiment.

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Posted 27 July 2018 - 09:00 PM

No idea if this counts because it's post-WWII, but the 306th Cavalry DI painted on helmet liners in 1955.

 

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And 319th Infantry on helmet liners in 1951.

 

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Posted 28 July 2018 - 06:59 AM

An obscure unit for sure the 306th Armored Cavalry Regiment, a unit of the Active Reserves in the 1950s, based in Maryland, thus the 2nd Army patch worn, Armies back then controlled most if not all non divisional sepearte units of the reserves where ever they might of been located and under the Army's geographical command/jurisdiction. Armies control over USAR units of this type was taken over by Corps by the very late 50s, IE VI Corps, VIII Corps, XVI Corps etc etc.

 

https://en.wikipedia...avalry_Regiment

 

Good shot of another obscure unit ozzle, the 80th Airborne Division, here's hoping you find photos of this unit where the patch with AIRBORNE tab are seen. So far the only one posted of one of these reseve airborne divisions, is one of the 84th Airborne Division, and that's only one photo (if you haven't seen it yet, do a search, or I'll find it for you and link it).

 

 

As to the posting of these photos in this topic, I refer you to the Marked Liners topic, that's the correct topic for decaled helmet liners.

 

http://www.usmilitar...ero-of-the-m-1/


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Posted 28 July 2018 - 10:53 AM

The first actually comes from a book I've got on the 306th.  They were a very active outfit, lot of esprit de corps, considering it's the only unit I know of that had a book written about them twenty years after they were disbanded.

 

I posted a hard-to-see 100th AB in the SSI thread where you can just see the AIRBORNE tab.

 

Knew I was forgetting something.  Thanks for the thread reminder.



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Posted 09 August 2018 - 08:04 PM

Here is an image I recently acquired out of a local antique store in Denver. Nice Pre-WWII studio portrait taken in New York of a 47th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division soldier. Sadly, no name associated. 

 

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