This is my Personal Info Page


My name is Flight Sergeant James G. Perkins Rtd. and I live in Templeogue, Dublin, Ireland.

My WebSite is dedicated to helping fellow insignia collectors in identifying and preserving the insignia of the Irish Defence Forces.

All of the insignia on these pages are from my own collection.

This WebSite is being updated on a regular basis.  Check updates on the main menu.

I hope you enjoy this WebSite and find it an informative reference point. If you would like further information or to make a comment please contact me at  theflight@irishmilitaryinsignia.com

If you have a badge that you would like to donate to my collection it would be very much appreciated.

During my thirty eight years in the Irish Defence Forces I have served with the Infantry, Military Police and Air Corps.

I have been collecting military insignia for more than forty years. My area of main interest is Irish Insignia dating from 1922 and I have one of the most comprehensive collections in existence. It was in 1922 that the current Irish State and consequently the Irish Defence Forces were founded.

Because of my overseas service I have been very fortunate to have sown the seeds of a very good foreign collection which I now have streamlined into special groups of insignia.