RCEME Mk.II

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    RCEME Mk.II

    Post by mk1rceme on Fri Nov 27, 2009 11:52 pm

    I recently acquired this helmet through a long time friend who's Grandfather served in the same RCEME Workshop as my Grandfather for a while. Me and my friend used to play war with this very same helmet when we were young. My mother has a picture somewhere of us wearing it while playing in the seventies...still haven't found the damn picture since it is somewhere in about a thousand or more loose family photos my mother has in about ten different plastic containers. Someday either me or her will find it.







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    Re: RCEME Mk.II

    Post by mk1rceme on Sat Oct 23, 2010 10:19 pm

    Just to clarify, my Grandfather and Mr. Bagnall(the one who owned this helmet) both served with 1 Division, 3 Brigade Infantry Workshops. Mr Bagnall was sent home due to facial injuries sustained in Italy in 1944...not sure how he got the helmet home. The Bagnall's have been long-time family friends.


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    Re: RCEME Mk.II

    Post by Battalion Colours on Sat Oct 23, 2010 10:42 pm

    Thanks Dale, I don't know how this posting got by me. Very nice M K II.

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    Re: RCEME Mk.II

    Post by Bill on Sun Oct 24, 2010 1:23 pm

    This link may be of interest. http://www.emegembranch.net/pdf/RCEME-Individual-Unit-Histories.pdf

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    Re: RCEME Mk.II

    Post by Haplo on Fri Oct 29, 2010 2:48 pm

    Great helmet.
    Really like this one.

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