leslie's guiding traditions

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One of the cornerstones of Scouting, and thus Guiding, was and is the Patrol.  The gang of friends led by a peer, who worked together on activities and projects.  In Scouting, the Patrols had been named after animals.  I an attempt to appease parents, the Guide Patrols were named after flowers and birds.  Up to the mid-1960s, as well as the Patrol Badge, Guides also wore coloured tapes on the left shoulder in the Patrol colours, as an extra distinguishing mark.  Over the years new Patrol badges were introduced and old ones dropped, so I will list the years when each Patrol Badge featured in the handbook, rulebook or trading catalogue.  In addition to these official Patrol options, it was also permitted for Patrols to choose an alternative name, and 'blank' badges, with the red ring ready-embroidered, were available for Patrols to personalize.  Then in the late 1990s the fabric Patrol Badges were replaced by a range of metal pin badges.

Acorn

Brown and Green Shoulder Knot

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

Bantam

Red and Yellow Shoulder Knot

1918 Handbook

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Blackbird

Black and Yellow Shoulder Knot

1918 Handbook

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Bluebell

Green and Blue Shoulder Knot

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Bluetit

Blue and Yellow Shoulder Knot

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Bullfinch

Black and Red Shoulder Knot

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Buttercup and Daisy

Yellow and White Shoulder Knot

1918 Handbook

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

Buttercup

Yellow Shoulder Knot

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Canary

Yellow and White Shoulder Knot

1918 Handbook

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Chaffinch

Grey and Salmon Pink Shoulder Knot

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Clover

Green and Mauve Shoulder Knot

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Cornflower

Royal Blue Shoulder Knot

1918 Handbook

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Daffodil

Yellow and Dark Green Shoulder Knot

1918 Handbook

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Daisy

Pink and White Shoulder Knot

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Dandelion

Dark Green and Yellow Shoulder Knot

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

Forget-Me-Not

Pale Blue and White Shoulder Knot

1918 Handbook

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Fuchsia

Dark Red and Royal Blue Shoulder Knot

1918 Handbook

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Hawthorn

Red and Green Shoulder Knot

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Heather/Purple Heather

Purple and Green Shoulder Knot

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Holly

Red and Green Shoulder Knot

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Honesty

Purple and Yellow Shoulder Knot

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Iris

Purple and White Shoulder Knot

1918 Handbook

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Ivy

Green Shoulder Knot

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

Kingfisher

Blue and Rust Brown Shoulder Knot

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Lily

White and Yellow Shoulder Knot

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Lily Of The Valley

White and Green Shoulder Knot

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Marguerite

Dark Green and White Shoulder Knot

1918 Handbook

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Mistletoe

Green and White Shoulder Knot

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

Nightingale

Grey and Yellow Shoulder Knot

1918 Handbook

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Orchid

Mauve and Yellow Shoulder Knot

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Pansy

Brown and White Shoulder Knot

1918 Handbook

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Poppy

Bright Red and Black Shoulder Knot

1918 Handbook

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Primrose

Yellow Shoulder Knot

1918 Handbook

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Red Rose

Dark Green and Red Shoulder Knot

1918 Handbook

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Robin

Brown and Red Shoulder Knot

1918 Handbook

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Scarlet Pimpernel

Scarlet Shoulder Knot

1918 Handbook

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Shamrock

Green Shoulder Knot

1920 POR

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Skylark

Grey and Brown Shoulder Knot

1918 Handbook

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Snowdrop

Green and White Shoulder Knot

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Sparrow

Black and Brown

1918 Handbook

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Speedwell

Blue and Green Shoulder Knot

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Sunflower

Dark Brown and Yellow Shoulder Knot

1918 Handbook

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Swallow

Dark Blue and White Shoulder Knot

1918 Handbook

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Thistle

Green and Purple Shoulder Knot

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Thrush

Brown and Yellow Shoulder Knot

1918 Handbook

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Violet

Violet Shoulder Knot

1918 Handbook

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

White Heather

Green and White Shoulder Knot

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

White Rose

Green and White Shoulder Knot

1918 Handbook

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet

Wren

Brown Shoulder Knot

1918 Handbook

1920 Handbook

1921 POR

1924 POR

1929 Trading Service Catalogue

1932 Bukta Uniform Catalogue

1947 Guide Handbook

1951 Guide Handbook

1954 Guide Handbook

1962 Guide Trading Leaflet