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Forum: New Zealand Badges 06-06-20, 12:46 AM
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Posted By 5WWCT
Thanks all, I have a broached badge to my...

Thanks all, I have a broached badge to my grandfather in law - 2nd Battalion Taranaki Regiment, another question? Were the 2nd Battalions of each of the 17 NZ Regts the formalised HG or were there...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 18-05-20, 05:35 AM
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Views: 305
Posted By 5WWCT
Thanks for the replyís, brooches would have...

Thanks for the replyís, brooches would have certainly saved many tunics and caps etc, even a jacket thatís been rebadged twice is in a sorry state.
Forum: New Zealand Badges 15-05-20, 11:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By 5WWCT
Broached badges

Hi,

Are standard issued badges that have had a brooch applied necessarily an inexpensive sweetheart badge or just a local repair sometimes?

Thanks
Forum: New Zealand Badges 19-09-19, 09:38 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By 5WWCT
I highly doubt that fish! 😂

I highly doubt that fish! 😂
Forum: New Zealand Badges 21-12-15, 06:03 PM
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Posted By 5WWCT
16/420 Sgt Pehimana, 1st Maori Contingent.

I noticed 16/420 Sgt Pehimana, has been mentioned in these posts, He was WIA while supporting the Wellingtons attack on the 8th of August, invalid home in 1916 to die of influenza in 1918, he is...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 05-10-15, 12:11 AM
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Views: 897
Posted By 5WWCT
Liberated 2NZEF POW's

Here's a question, A 4th Brigade Soldier is captured in Crete then gets shipped off to Italy and is liberated in 1945, what would his Battledress blouse look like?
Does he wear his red square...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 05-09-15, 07:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,811
Posted By 5WWCT
Just to add about the former bands, most of the...

Just to add about the former bands, most of the former TF bands are still functioning but as civilian incorporated bands, they still perform at regimental functions and when they do their expenses...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 14-05-15, 02:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,811
Posted By 5WWCT
Thanks for the input, I've found out that if you...

Thanks for the input, I've found out that if you are (Reserves) but not posted on the strength of a Reserve Unit and say you are posted to Tradoc or Army General staff you revert to the RNZIR Bayonet...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 06-05-15, 09:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,811
Posted By 5WWCT
Thanks, I've noticed in the Army News, the CO and...

Thanks, I've noticed in the Army News, the CO and a few other officers on a 5/7 charter parade wearing the RNZIR bayonets as well, also has WWC Coy of 5/7 stopped wearing the Phoenix collar badges on...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 03-05-15, 07:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,811
Posted By 5WWCT
Are you planning on an updated NZ Army...

Are you planning on an updated NZ Army Distingushing Patches "1992 - 2015" books?
Forum: New Zealand Badges 16-04-15, 10:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,439
Posted By 5WWCT
Great display, what depth do you recommend the...

Great display, what depth do you recommend the depth be between the backing board and glass?
Forum: New Zealand Badges 09-03-15, 06:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,552
Posted By 5WWCT
Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment

Red Diamond with Combat Brigade patch.
Forum: New Zealand Badges 09-03-15, 06:10 AM
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Posted By 5WWCT
NZ Army Field Force 1960's

Ordinance Corps Battle Dress with Home Brigade patch.
Forum: New Zealand Badges 09-03-15, 05:55 AM
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Posted By 5WWCT
Multinational Force Observers Brassard

Sinai bring back thanks Raps.
Forum: New Zealand Badges 09-03-15, 05:52 AM
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Posted By 5WWCT
Forum: New Zealand Badges 09-03-15, 05:50 AM
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Posted By 5WWCT
Brassards

2/1 RNZIR Regimental Aid Post brassard

122900
Forum: New Zealand Badges 12-07-14, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By 5WWCT
5 (WWCT) Battalion Group Puggary & SD patch

John, this patch was going to be worn on the 150th birthday parade but for some reason wasn't, a few Officers of the unit wore the patch afterwards until the 2012 reorg.

Rangi.
Forum: New Zealand Badges 30-04-14, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,304
Posted By 5WWCT
Hi John in which capacity? for everyday wear was...

Hi John in which capacity? for everyday wear was in 2011 (coloured) and in 2012 (khaki) of course NZ Flags were worn on brassards on operations as early as 1991 (Gulf War NZ Medical team)
Forum: New Zealand Badges 04-01-12, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,848
Posted By 5WWCT
Here's the rundown on each Infantry Unit as at...

Here's the rundown on each Infantry Unit as at 2012

1st Battalion RNZIR - Black RNZIR with a green over red diamond backing.
2nd 1st Battalion RNZIR - Silver RNZIR with a black & white...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 04-01-12, 06:00 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By 5WWCT
Hi depends how official you want to get, The WWCT...

Hi depends how official you want to get, The WWCT badge is worn by the CO,RSM & the pipes & drums (on their lemon squeezers) with higher command turning a blind eye and I suspect The Otago &...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 31-12-11, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,848
Posted By 5WWCT
Hi, I have the standard silver RNZIR, black...

Hi, I have the standard silver RNZIR, black RNZIR (1 Bn) 6 Hauraki.
Forum: New Zealand Badges 03-12-11, 05:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,848
Posted By 5WWCT
Hi, Each Infantry reserve unit has its own...

Hi,

Each Infantry reserve unit has its own unit badge but not all of them are cap badges and are only used for unit signage and letterheads etc........as you suggested.

In 1964 the 6...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 22-08-11, 07:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,475
Posted By 5WWCT
The NZDF better watch out or they might be...

The NZDF better watch out or they might be hearing from the NZRFU lawyers :)
Forum: New Zealand Badges 01-08-11, 09:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,085
Posted By 5WWCT
Maori Influence on 20th Century Badges

Hey guys

Just a discussion on how Maori designs and mottos are quite common on early 20th century badges and most of them tend to be South Island units, just wondering if relations were better...
Forum: Off topic 14-02-11, 08:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,264
Posted By 5WWCT
What about this senario, one day you pick up a...

What about this senario, one day you pick up a rare badge for next to nothing taking advantage of the antique dealers ignorants and then the next day your in the shop and mavis walks in offering her...
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