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What rank is this relative?

lencops

gone but not forgotten
The photo does not seem to show any stripes so he could be a Private, Sapper, Trooper or Gunner, he is wearing the battledress blouse of the start of WW2, i am sure members will add more info. Len.
 

dib44

master brummie
Enlarged the image somewhat and the name on the shoulder (Epaulet?) ends in LANCE ?( I think,) Ambulance? could possibly be Ordnance?

Not really sure as the larger the image goes the fuzzier it becomes.
 

lencops

gone but not forgotten
dib44, Was`nt the shoulder badge of the Royal Army Ordnance Corp just the capital letters ie, R.A.O.C? & the medical corp R.A.M.C?. Len.
 

dib44

master brummie
Len, sincere apologies, but I just do not know :)

I am (almost) sure it ends in ANCE it also looks to be two words with the
second word being around 7 letters long.

Perhaps someone with better eyes than I have can enlarge the image and get a better focus on the last word or title?

Just sorry I cannot be more helpful

Dibs.
 

mikejee

Super Moderator
Staff member
I'm pretty sure its LANCE, but doesn't look like CX (!!) before it. I'm not a military expert
mike
 

Alf

Gone but not forgotten. R.I.P.
dib44, Was`nt the shoulder badge of the Royal Army Ordnance Corp just the capital letters ie, R.A.O.C? & the medical corp R.A.M.C?. Len.

Yes Len I wore the R.A.O.C. one and my mate R.E.M.E:)
 

bren

master brummie
To be honest i don't have much of a clue, just tried to enhance it in the hope it would make it easier for those that do. It obviously has a crease running along it casting a shadow and disfiguring the letters, as to what it says, i wouldn't even hazard a guesse and leave to those who know more than i do


bren
 

lencops

gone but not forgotten
Lloyd i agree it is Reconnaissance, could bluebrummie tell us if his g/uncle is alive and sadly not RIP & was he demobbed after WW2?. Len.
 
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