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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 13-02-20, 01:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 888
Posted By 3battalion
Thanks Mike. Yes it's one of my Australian...

Thanks Mike.

Yes it's one of my Australian wings.

I'm always on the look out for other examples that's why this thread raised my interest when I saw the pictures, but I believe the wing we've...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-02-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 888
Posted By 3battalion
Yes Mike the shape is similar. Paul

Yes Mike the shape is similar.

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-02-20, 01:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 888
Posted By 3battalion
I don't believe it's an Australian Parachute...

I don't believe it's an Australian Parachute Battalion related wing.

As Jon mentioned, I believe it's an Indian made wing with red background to match the RAMC titles.

Very nice!

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 09-02-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By 3battalion
As the old saying goes "you can't take it with...

As the old saying goes "you can't take it with you."

A great addition to your fantastic collection Mike.

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 25-01-20, 04:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By 3battalion
Doesn't look like an Aussie made title. Certainly...

Doesn't look like an Aussie made title. Certainly looks like a Brit made title to me. The colours are a mystery.

Paul
Forum: Headdress 13-01-20, 06:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 668
Posted By 3battalion
Phil, when I read your first line I was afraid to...

Phil, when I read your first line I was afraid to look at the picture!

Nicely done on the display.

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 10-01-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 517
Posted By 3battalion
Very Nice. Thanks for sharing the photos. ...

Very Nice.

Thanks for sharing the photos.

Paul
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 10-01-20, 05:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By 3battalion
Hi Mick, Yes, that exactly how the soldier...

Hi Mick,

Yes, that exactly how the soldier pictured got involved in diving.

Paul
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 10-01-20, 04:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By 3battalion
I know him well. Heavily involved in military...

I know him well. Heavily involved in military diving operations with the RAAC and the SF community.

Paul
Forum: Off topic 28-12-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By 3battalion
Very nicely done. Paul

Very nicely done.

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 26-12-19, 03:07 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,276
Posted By 3battalion
Very interesting. James MacKenzie is a good...

Very interesting.

James MacKenzie is a good bloke and long time LRDG collector so find it strange that it would come from him.

Sadly, it looks like someone spent a lot of money on a dud badge....
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 24-12-19, 12:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By 3battalion
Yes, a lovely early Commando title. Paul

Yes, a lovely early Commando title.

Paul
Forum: General Topics 20-12-19, 04:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 104
Posted By 3battalion
Same to you Jim. Regards Paul

Same to you Jim.

Regards

Paul
Forum: General Topics. 19-12-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,058
Posted By 3battalion
Not Commonwealth related but still British made. ...

Not Commonwealth related but still British made.

My favourite find:

WW2 US 29th Rangers title.

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 17-12-19, 01:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 229
Posted By 3battalion
The SAS Hat Badge looks OK but has serious wear...

The SAS Hat Badge looks OK but has serious wear or something done to the front of the badge.

If possible, get better photos of the front of the wings in sun light. At first look, I didn't like...
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 15-12-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 82
Posted By 3battalion
Adam, That's General Kelly handing out...

Adam,

That's General Kelly handing out awards. The patch looks like the theatre made version mate.

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 15-12-19, 03:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,638
Posted By 3battalion
I think you'll find the former members you...

I think you'll find the former members you mentioned communicated extensively and in a few cases are still able to be contacted. Also, a few members have obtained their collecting notes so I'd feel...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 14-12-19, 10:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,638
Posted By 3battalion
Great thread and interesting post about the forum...

Great thread and interesting post about the forum having little new content. I check in every day and there's always two pages, roughly 40 new threads, so I don't believe the forum is on it's last...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 07-12-19, 11:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By 3battalion
Very Nice Luc. Paul

Very Nice Luc.

Paul
Forum: Other Military Topics 06-12-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 76
Posted By 3battalion
Yes mate, Iraq & AFG. Why do you want to...

Yes mate, Iraq & AFG.

Why do you want to know?

Paul
Forum: General Topics. 23-11-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,622
Posted By 3battalion
RIP Mate. Paul

RIP Mate.

Paul
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 22-11-19, 03:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By 3battalion
Yes I was surprised by the price. That said,...

Yes I was surprised by the price.

That said, if it's the one badge you're chasing then sticking to a budget goes out the window!

Paul
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 21-11-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By 3battalion
Lovely collection, very well presented. Paul

Lovely collection, very well presented.

Paul
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 21-11-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By 3battalion
Was that a good price? Lovely badge.

Was that a good price?

Lovely badge.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-11-19, 01:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 641
Posted By 3battalion
Hi and welcome to the forum. Great photo. ...

Hi and welcome to the forum.

Great photo.

The soldier (Officer) is a member of the Parachute Regiment.

The insignia on his sleeve is includes his parachute wing, Pegasus Airborne Forces...
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