Military insignia British Army

Discussion in 'The Barracks' started by Lindele, May 2, 2020.

  1. Lindele

    Lindele formerly HA96

    in a.m. context, what does scrambled egg refer to?



    Stefan.
     
  2. idler

    idler GeneralList

    It was the nickname for the gold braid on the peaks of higher-ranking officers caps.

    Blimey - it's even got its own wiki entry...

    Scrambled egg (uniform) - Wikipedia

    No need to find a photo now!
     
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  3. Lindele

    Lindele formerly HA96


    Thanks a lot. It was referred to a German police officer by an ex British officer meeting in 1953 or so in our town.

    Stefan.
     
  4. idler

    idler GeneralList

    It's what we're here for!
     
  5. idler

    idler GeneralList

    It's what we're here for!
     
  6. Robert-w

    Robert-w Banned

    Brass hat also apparently comes from the same origins
     

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