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Forum: New Zealand Badges 17-02-21, 08:25 AM
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Posted By atillathenunns
Gunner Burton 242388

Gunner Burton

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Forum: New Zealand Badges 17-02-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By atillathenunns
Hi Keith, WW1 New Zealand manufactured lanyards...

Hi Keith, WW1 New Zealand manufactured lanyards were typically khaki or plaited leather for officers, and khaki or red for infantry and green for mounted rifles.
White lanyards were also a favourite...
Forum: Headdress 31-01-21, 05:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 271
Posted By atillathenunns
Very nice indeed, I have two very rare early New...

Very nice indeed, I have two very rare early New Zealand Medical officers caps, one Victorian and one Edwardian.

This one would have been used in New Zealand from the 1860s to 1880s.
240368...
Forum: General Topics 31-01-21, 04:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Posted By atillathenunns
129 Australian Brigade Workshops uniform

Having a tidy up and found this one hasn't been off the coat hanger for a long time, so snapped some pictures.
It is dated 1940, and named to Corporal Thomas Gordon Smith (VX144334)

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Forum: New Zealand Badges 27-01-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By atillathenunns
The distinguished gentleman on the left is Sir...

The distinguished gentleman on the left is Sir Thomas Mackenzie, the High Commissioner to London during WW1.
Sir Thomas is the original designer of the Onward badge that was issued to the NZEF...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 27-01-21, 07:08 AM
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Posted By atillathenunns
Collar sized onward badges were worn by the NZ...

Collar sized onward badges were worn by the NZ British Section in 1914, cap size onward badges appear to have been worn as early as 1915.
Forum: New Zealand Badges 27-01-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By atillathenunns
Yes indeed, New Zealand made, issued to both ORs...

Yes indeed, New Zealand made, issued to both ORs and officers, worn 1939 to 1947.
Forum: General Topics 17-01-21, 04:52 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By atillathenunns
Thanks Alex, super happy to find they are WW2...

Thanks Alex, super happy to find they are WW2 Armoured insignia:)

All in all it is a nice little time capsule lot that came with buttons, coins and other Knickknacks, and I am told there are...
Forum: General Topics 16-01-21, 03:45 AM
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Views: 373
Posted By atillathenunns
New Find

An interesting find today, not my area of knowledge, so any information would be great.

238644
238645
Forum: New Zealand Badges 03-12-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By atillathenunns
This is not the first plastic NZ badge that I...

This is not the first plastic NZ badge that I have come across.
Just as a thought, Onwards badges worn by all 2NZEF, I suspect made for home use.
Forum: New Zealand Badges 03-12-20, 05:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By atillathenunns
Looks familiar ...

Looks familiar
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=79390
Forum: New Zealand Badges 23-11-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,032
Posted By atillathenunns
Puk, I don’t know about a decade’s debate, but...

Puk, I don’t know about a decade’s debate, but certainly since we solved the NZAOC badge riddle 4 years ago, I have been searching for certain pictures of NZAPC badges to see if they followed the...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 19-11-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 876
Posted By atillathenunns
Just found Dunbar Sloane has put up a list of the...

Just found Dunbar Sloane has put up a list of the prices that were achieved. (includes pictures of the hats)
My hat is number 41.

https://auctions.dunbarsloane.co.nz/1491/catalogue
Forum: New Zealand Badges 19-11-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 876
Posted By atillathenunns
Yesterday I went along to the Dunbar Sloane...

Yesterday I went along to the Dunbar Sloane Militaria auction in Wellington.

The biggest prices achieved were Lemon Squeezers attributed to Lt Col Andrews, 25/11/40 (VC winner in WW1), and a WW2...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 17-11-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 876
Posted By atillathenunns
Big Lemon squeezer auction tomorrow here in...

Big Lemon squeezer auction tomorrow here in Wellington, with 50 squeezers including 3 miniatures and 11 listed as WW1.

However for all you postal and phone bidders who cant make it for viewing,...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 17-11-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By atillathenunns
Lugged WW2 Onward badges made in New Zealand,...

Lugged WW2 Onward badges made in New Zealand, slider WW2 Onward badges made in England and cast slider WW2 Onward badges made in the Middle East.
Most WW1 Onward badges made in England with both...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 17-11-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,947
Posted By atillathenunns
No spanner at all. Fight unto death is a modern...

No spanner at all.
Fight unto death is a modern version, and most fitting for the Otago/Southland Company which it represents.

However, it is the 8th Regiment Southland Rifles and their motto...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 03-11-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 876
Posted By atillathenunns
Thankyou for the picture, I have added it to my...

Thankyou for the picture, I have added it to my collection of puggaree photos.
The numbers are most likely to be the size "6 7/8" and is a tight fit for a size 7 hat.

I would love to add your hat...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 02-11-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 876
Posted By atillathenunns
Hi, are there any markings, such as size, on the...

Hi, are there any markings, such as size, on the inside of the puggaree?
Forum: New Zealand Badges 05-10-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,032
Posted By atillathenunns
General Orders July 1917 NZ Army Pay Department...

General Orders July 1917
NZ Army Pay Department distinguishing patch.

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Forum: New Zealand Badges 05-10-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,032
Posted By atillathenunns
Prior to the outbreak of WW1, the NZ Army Pay...

Prior to the outbreak of WW1, the NZ Army Pay Corps, the NZAOC, and the NZASC only existed on paper, and were awaiting to be constituted and established as part of the NZ Army Permanent Forces.
...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 04-10-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,032
Posted By atillathenunns
The following picture shows Staff Sergeant...

The following picture shows Staff Sergeant Stratford John Collett, NZAPD, Service Number 58324, and Staff Sergeant Alfred Herbert Williams, NZAPD, Service Number 22660.

Both embarked on the 4th...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 04-10-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,032
Posted By atillathenunns
David Corbett’s conclusion that “the duties of...

David Corbett’s conclusion that “the duties of pay and finance were carried out by civilian personnel until 31st May 1917,” is clearly incorrect, and most likely based on information available at the...
Forum: Other Corps 30-09-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 508
Posted By atillathenunns
https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers?phras...

https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers?phrase=2&sort_by=byDA&items_per_page=100&snippet=true&query=Myra+Smith&start_date=01-01-1914&end_date=16-10-1920

The following links are to the 12 NZ...
Forum: Other Corps 30-09-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 508
Posted By atillathenunns
Ok, you probably know all this, a quick check,...

Ok, you probably know all this, a quick check, Myra was registered a NZ nurse in January 1914, she then moved to Australia in Sept 1914 with the intent to go into private practice.
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