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Forum: General Topics 24-07-21, 03:05 PM
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Posted By fromelles
Keith makes a good point, the successful...

Keith makes a good point, the successful contracts contained within the Commonwealth Gazette show a great selection of items specifically earmarked for the AIF.

I haven't had a look at them for...
Forum: General Topics 24-07-21, 02:08 PM
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Posted By fromelles
Surely the date on the 3rd Div memo should read...

Surely the date on the 3rd Div memo should read '1916' ...

I don't think I've ever seen a photo of an officer wearing a bomber's badge. If you have a photo I'd be very interested to see.

I've...
Forum: General Topics 24-07-21, 09:50 AM
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Posted By fromelles
The possibility of participating in a war on...

The possibility of participating in a war on foreign soil wasn't something that caught Australia by surprise, Standing Orders for Mobilization were about from well before the war. The fact that the...
Forum: General Topics 23-07-21, 02:24 PM
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Posted By fromelles
Of course colour patches were authorised from...

Of course colour patches were authorised from March 1915.

Other than what is recorded in the AIF Orders, I believe the initial use of proficiency and/or trade badges was brought over from the...
Forum: General Topics 14-06-21, 04:30 AM
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Posted By fromelles
Nice little collection, were they marked and...

Nice little collection, were they marked and dated? don't suppose there are pics of the insides?

Dan
Forum: General Topics 13-06-21, 03:58 PM
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Posted By fromelles
Rob, Close but not quite, much like Aussies...

Rob,

Close but not quite, much like Aussies wearing British tunics, not wrong, but not Australian.

Nice cap all the same, but the search continues...

Dan
Forum: General Topics 13-06-21, 03:13 AM
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Posted By fromelles
Hi Martin, Standard dismounted pattern...

Hi Martin,

Standard dismounted pattern breeches, a little less common is they're not Bedford-cord. I have a similar pair made of Bedford-cord by the CGCF as well as a mounted pair.

Do you have...
Forum: General Topics 06-07-20, 07:12 AM
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Posted By fromelles
Hi everyone, I thought I'd add a couple of...

Hi everyone,

I thought I'd add a couple of pics of some of my Anzac A badges and patches that I've picked up over the years, mainly found mixed in with other odds and sods. Unfortunately the 10th...
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