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Forum: New Zealand Badges 18-07-22, 12:13 AM
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Posted By atillathenunns
Fantastic, NZ made officers DC badge, the only...

Fantastic, NZ made officers DC badge, the only version I didn't have a picture of, amazing the bigger picture you get to see when everyone shares their information, just need Craig to share his.
Forum: New Zealand Badges 17-07-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 614
Posted By atillathenunns
I hope the pictures from my files have answered...

I hope the pictures from my files have answered your question.
Forum: New Zealand Badges 17-07-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 614
Posted By atillathenunns
The following photo of Captain Garnett Stafford...

The following photo of Captain Garnett Stafford Gresham, Reg No 50127, of the New Zealand Dental Corps, was also taken in New Zealand.
Unlike Sergeant-Major Beeson's cap badge, Gresham's badge has...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 17-07-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 614
Posted By atillathenunns
The following photo of Sergeant-Major Alfred...

The following photo of Sergeant-Major Alfred Victor Beeson, Reg No 18150, of the New Zealand Dental Corps, was taken in New Zealand and he is wearing a New Zealand made cap badge.

Note the...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 17-07-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 614
Posted By atillathenunns
The following NZDC officer badges are also all...

The following NZDC officer badges are also all made by J. R. Gaunt London.
Note the positioning of the letters "NZ"
Cap badge
270625

Collar badges
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Forum: New Zealand Badges 17-07-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 614
Posted By atillathenunns
NZ Dentists worked in Egypt before moving to the...

NZ Dentists worked in Egypt before moving to the Western Front with the New Zealand Division in April 1916. The dental officers attached to the N.Z.M.C. were transferred to the NZDC.

The...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 17-07-22, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By atillathenunns
Yes I agree it would not be worn on a forage cap,...

Yes I agree it would not be worn on a forage cap, possibly it is a regimental badge for the 8 pointed star worn on the shako from the 1820s?
My guess is it was worn on the rectangular plate for the...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-07-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By atillathenunns
Historic 58th Regiment badge identification needed.

This badge does not belong to me and I am only helping with its research.

The badge itself was recovered from the 'Battle Hill" (Horokiwi) battle site of 06/08/1846 here in New Zealand.
The badge...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 12-07-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 614
Posted By atillathenunns
When the NZEF Main Body left New Zealand each of...

When the NZEF Main Body left New Zealand each of the ten transports had a dental officer attached to the Medical Corps.
The following photo was taken aboard HMNZT 7 (Limerick), seated in the middle...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 12-07-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 614
Posted By atillathenunns
Some of you might recognize this one. 270376

Some of you might recognize this one.

270376
Forum: New Zealand Badges 12-07-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 614
Posted By atillathenunns
270375

270375
Forum: New Zealand Badges 12-07-22, 06:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 614
Posted By atillathenunns
Craig I thought you would understand the angle I...

Craig I thought you would understand the angle I was coming from, but am happy to elaborate.

When it comes to NZEF badges that have been modified to represent a totally different corps, that is...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 11-07-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 614
Posted By atillathenunns
Leslie Everitt NZDC Korea, Taken at 38th Parallel...

Leslie Everitt NZDC Korea, Taken at 38th Parallel one mile South of Pintail Bridge near camp Kiwi, in 1953.

270336
Forum: New Zealand Badges 11-07-22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 614
Posted By atillathenunns
Newton Ernest Wickham NZDC, Portrait 1940, on...

Newton Ernest Wickham NZDC, Portrait 1940, on enlistment (kindly provided by family)

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Forum: New Zealand Badges 11-07-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 614
Posted By atillathenunns
Never bought into the "NZASC DC badges" but I...

Never bought into the "NZASC DC badges" but I would buy into your badge was converted by a camp jeweller.
Forum: New Zealand Badges 11-07-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 614
Posted By atillathenunns
The first nail in the coffin that these badges...

The first nail in the coffin that these badges were only worn in WW2 is the Record of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force poster published in 1924, it clearly shows the kiwi badge version in the...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 10-07-22, 12:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 614
Posted By atillathenunns
This blurry photograph was taken in November 1917...

This blurry photograph was taken in November 1917 by Henry Armytage Sanders, it shows officers and staff of the New Zealand dental hospital in Nielles.

If one looks carefully with a bit of digital...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 10-07-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 614
Posted By atillathenunns
I got a picture that suggests WW1, have you got a...

I got a picture that suggests WW1, have you got a picture that suggests WW2?
Forum: New Zealand Badges 10-07-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 614
Posted By atillathenunns
Hmmmm, no one jumping to answer this old badge...

Hmmmm, no one jumping to answer this old badge mystery, well I will have a crack at it.

Just for better understanding, the "NZ Army Dental Corps" was given the "Royal" prefix in 1947, in 1949 its...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 02-07-22, 05:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,878
Posted By atillathenunns
Yes, got that one wrong, the 29th Reinforcement...

Yes, got that one wrong, the 29th Reinforcement badge is indeed RD numbered 959 & 960, and both these numbers were never registered.

The following is my updated RD number list with corrections....
Forum: New Zealand Badges 01-07-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,878
Posted By atillathenunns
Interestingly, the manufacturing jeweller that...

Interestingly, the manufacturing jeweller that designed the 29th badge was charged under the "Patent Designs and Trade Marks Act 1911" due to putting dodgy Rd numbers on the back of the badge. (The...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 24-06-22, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By atillathenunns
Earliest issue would have been 1948/1949, but was...

Earliest issue would have been 1948/1949, but was worn into early 1960s.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 22-06-22, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By atillathenunns
There is a Rickard listed as a passenger arriving...

There is a Rickard listed as a passenger arriving on the barque Minerva, sailed from London arrived NZ 27th February 1961, could be your relative.

The Wellington Artillery Volunteers was...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 10-06-22, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By atillathenunns
Most interesting, the photo taken in Egypt 1943...

Most interesting, the photo taken in Egypt 1943 shows Norman Johnston seated left and Noel Palmer holding the microphone, but I am of the opinion both men are wearing brass War Correspondents titles...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 07-06-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By atillathenunns
I sadly have no information on your badge, but I...

I sadly have no information on your badge, but I do have several WW2 photos of different members of the NZ Broadcasting Unit, all are wearing the brass War Correspondents title on green cloth...
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