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Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 18-09-22, 10:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By fairlie63
Hi QLbadge, sorry, I appear to have missed your...

Hi QLbadge, sorry, I appear to have missed your post of April 2022, thank you and apologies for not replying at the time.

Yes, have a set of collars, small seven-flamed grenade with ZIMBABWE in...
Forum: Photographs of South African Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 14-09-22, 12:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By fairlie63
There is already a thread on the forum, probably...

There is already a thread on the forum, probably by Brian Conyngham I think, dealing with this patch.

It was Anti-Aircraft as Milmed says.

Keith
Forum: Infantry and Special Forces 08-09-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By fairlie63
Hello 13 Pdr, I think you will find that...

Hello 13 Pdr,

I think you will find that Army personnel of 'Z' Aust Special Unit wore Service Dress with the Commonwealth Pattern headdress and collar badges, AUSTRALIA shoulder titles, and the...
Forum: Other Corps 22-07-22, 11:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By fairlie63
I don't know about a site for Australian badges...

I don't know about a site for Australian badges on the web, there have been a number of books on the subject in the past.

The problem with Australian artillery badges is that the first published...
Forum: Other Corps 21-07-22, 10:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By fairlie63
Hello Markus, The 'gun' badge of the Royal...

Hello Markus,

The 'gun' badge of the Royal Australian Artillery was worn from 1930 until 1942 when it was completely replaced by the Australian general service badge, the 'rising sun'. Some units...
Forum: General Topics. 05-07-22, 11:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By fairlie63
Very nice thanks Simon.

Very nice thanks Simon.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 01-07-22, 10:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 533
Posted By fairlie63
Hello, Canadian markings were very similar...

Hello,

Canadian markings were very similar to the British - 68 was the second battalion of the third infantry or parachute brigade of an infantry or airborne division. It appears on a brown...
Forum: Other Corps 24-06-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By fairlie63
The manufacturer of the AAMC hat badge during the...

The manufacturer of the AAMC hat badge during the 1930s was L Orbuck, of Richmond Victoria.

That might account for the unusual lugs although Henry Arendsen were to use similar in the late 1930s,...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-05-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,120
Posted By fairlie63
Regtl No 1068, 10th Battalion, was Walter Percy...

Regtl No 1068, 10th Battalion, was Walter Percy TERNAN, painter and single, of Stepney, Adelaide SA.

He enlisted on 9 September 1914 and was a member of 'D' Company. Again, hardly a stellar AIF...
Forum: General Topics. 24-04-22, 11:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By fairlie63
Yes, Lest We Forget Keith

Yes, Lest We Forget

Keith
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 22-04-22, 10:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By fairlie63
Hello QLbadge, what variations in insignia do the...

Hello QLbadge, what variations in insignia do the Zimbabwe Artillery wear. Is there an officer type headdress badge or collar badges.

I have three variations of the basic beret badge, plus collar...
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 11-04-22, 10:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 671
Posted By fairlie63
Very nice Gerry. I particularly like those...

Very nice Gerry.

I particularly like those lugs, seems Tiptaft may also have manufactured the Australian Siege Brigade hat and collar badges if that is the case.

Keith
Forum: Army 29-03-22, 11:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By fairlie63
Hi Rob, 1st Photo Regiment Potchefstroom...

Hi Rob,

1st Photo
Regiment Potchefstroom University
Orange Free States Artillery (6th Field Regiment)
Transvaal Staats Artillerie

2nd photo
Regiment Potchefstroom University 1963-?
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 22-03-22, 11:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 670
Posted By fairlie63
Thank you Dan. Cheers, Keith

Thank you Dan.

Cheers, Keith
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 21-03-22, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 670
Posted By fairlie63
Thank you Bill, nice to know. Keith

Thank you Bill, nice to know.

Keith
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 21-03-22, 06:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 670
Posted By fairlie63
Chromed RCA Badges

I have a number of chromed KC and QC Canadian Artillery cap and beret badges, a pre 1968 collar badge, a RCHA title (early pattern), and a belt plate. The belt plate is named and numbered, and...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-03-22, 01:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By fairlie63
RA shoulder titles

Is something not right about the RA shoulder titles listed here, particularly the 'Volunteer' titles in brass?

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/194920229714?hash=item2d6226ab52:g:ugwAAOSwWi1iMkxU
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Forum: General Topics. 28-02-22, 12:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By fairlie63
A thread I have just posted on the GWF post...

A thread I have just posted on the GWF post referred to above.

War Office Circular No 698 of 27 July 1861 notes the number of Sergeants of the various branches of the Army bearing various...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 16-02-22, 11:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By fairlie63
Probably not made unofficially for Australian...

Probably not made unofficially for Australian units but made for Netherlands East Indies personnel in Australia and sold through military outfitters who then sold them to anybody who asked, including...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 15-02-22, 11:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By fairlie63
I have seen a photograph of the wheel and star...

I have seen a photograph of the wheel and star being worn by a bombardier in 6 Aust Fd Regt circa May 1943 while it was still in Tasmania, and the badge itself was available for sale from an...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 13-02-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,287
Posted By fairlie63
Thanks button Marc.

Thanks button Marc.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-02-22, 10:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By fairlie63
Just those enamelled and chrome badges for...

Just those enamelled and chrome badges for fitting on the grilles of motor vehicles I think David. Some are very attractive and they go for quite a few dollars.

Keith
Forum: General Topics 05-01-22, 12:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By fairlie63
A file exists in NAA regarding this item,...

A file exists in NAA regarding this item, unfortunately not digitized. It is NAA: B1535; 716/1/319, Badges - Reservists and Efficient Service Militia Forces.

The numbers are in the batch series...
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 30-12-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By fairlie63
I guess the right hand patch is for Catering...

I guess the right hand patch is for Catering Corps personnel in First or Second Aust Army. Probably Second because this patch appears in some numbers on a large blanket of colour patches held in the...
Forum: General Topics 23-12-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By fairlie63
With a money back lifetime guarantee of...

With a money back lifetime guarantee of authenticity :D:D:rolleyes:
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