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Forum: General Topics 19-07-17, 11:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 363
Posted By Donny B.
11th Battalion/88th Battalion

This is a right hand collar badge for the 11th Australian Infantry Regiment (WA), 1900-1912 and the 88th (Perth) Infantry (WA), 1912-1918.

Does anyone have a spare left hand version of the same...
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 23-12-16, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,438
Posted By Donny B.
He is wearing second pattern collar badges so...

He is wearing second pattern collar badges so that rather implies the photo was taken post 1902 .

He appears to have had earlier service in Africa, though, as he is appears to be wearing a Queens...
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 17-12-16, 10:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,030
Posted By Donny B.
At the outbreak of war in South Africa there was...

At the outbreak of war in South Africa there was a contingent of New South Wales Lancers in Britain where they had participated in a tournament at Islington and undertaken training at Aldershot. A...
Forum: General Topics 24-11-16, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 975
Posted By Donny B.
Thanks, Simon. I guess I was on the right track.

Thanks, Simon. I guess I was on the right track.
Forum: General Topics 24-11-16, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 975
Posted By Donny B.
Buckles

Is it probable that the bottom more ornate buckle is from an officer's cloth dress belt or is it more likely to just be from a different era?

Iman
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 24-11-16, 11:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,258
Posted By Donny B.
Certainly very nice! Iman

Certainly very nice!

Iman
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 22-11-16, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,346
Posted By Donny B.
With the 10th L. H. badge, what has happened to...

With the 10th L. H. badge, what has happened to the "E" at the end of the second "PERCUTE"?

I hate those fuzzy out of focus pictures. They hide a lot of faults.

Donny
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 04-11-16, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,292
Posted By Donny B.
[QUOTE=tuckerf;381495]Looks like the centre is...

[QUOTE=tuckerf;381495]Looks like the centre is brown to me if so then originally the 1st Training Group which became Regional Training Centre South Queensland. Obsolete now. Regards Glenn[/QUOTE

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Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 04-11-16, 12:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,292
Posted By Donny B.
If it is a scarlet overlay it is Army Recruit...

If it is a scarlet overlay it is Army Recruit Training Centre.

Mid green over yellow appears to be the training series.
Forum: Other Militaria 20-10-16, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By Donny B.
The military administrative district that covered...

The military administrative district that covered most of New South Wales, in Australia, was referred to as "The Second Military District"...... commonly written "2MD", as opposed to the 1MD, 3MD,...
Forum: General Topics 20-10-16, 03:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 871
Posted By Donny B.
Thanks Mick! That is a bit reassuring! I guess I...

Thanks Mick! That is a bit reassuring! I guess I was a bit concerned, too, at a what appeared to be a couple of dimples in the surface and a distinct break in that line under the "28". Unfortunately...
Forum: General Topics 20-10-16, 02:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 871
Posted By Donny B.
Question regarding lugs

As an amateur I have not had an opportunity to handle a great many King's Crown 28th (Swan) Regt badges but those I have been fortunate enough to see all appear to have had the lugs mounted...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-09-16, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 746
Posted By Donny B.
H I ?

H I ?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-02-16, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 717
Posted By Donny B.
I have seen old newspaper references to the...

I have seen old newspaper references to the formation of a Military Rifle Association in Australia.

It seems the association was formed in about 1903 and It appears that it was still active at...
Forum: General Topics 21-01-16, 01:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,658
Posted By Donny B.
I believe I have seen them used for that purpose....

I believe I have seen them used for that purpose.

In his book "Australian Military Uniforms 1800-1982" Monty Wedd describes a similar lion's head device as a keeper for a chain chin strap worn on...
Forum: Other Military Topics 19-01-16, 10:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 484
Posted By Donny B.
Lieutenant Commander David Balme

I have read posts on the passing of David Bowie, Alan Rickman and Glenn Frey in other threads but if there were any posts or threads on the passing of Lieutenant Commander David Balme I must have...
Forum: Indian Badges 07-01-16, 06:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,326
Posted By Donny B.
Well I certainly know very little about Indian...

Well I certainly know very little about Indian badges but I seem to be missing something here.

When I go to the Worthpoint link that you give in item [1](a) of your post, I see a badge that is...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-12-15, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,338
Posted By Donny B.
Hi Steve, A.C.H., as on that leather pouch,...

Hi Steve,
A.C.H., as on that leather pouch, usually implies "Australian Commonwealth Horse". If that is indeed the case, I doubt very much that an Australian officer would be riding about with cake...
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 23-12-15, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,278
Posted By Donny B.
Hi BC, I can't deny that I too have a soft spot...

Hi BC,
I can't deny that I too have a soft spot for the rising sun and have quite a few, though certainly not enough to half fill a shoe box.

You have a nice collection there.........you seem to...
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 23-12-15, 12:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,278
Posted By Donny B.
I must agree with you Phil, about those Tiptaft...

I must agree with you Phil, about those Tiptaft badges. Whilst the collars are quite delicate looking, pretty little badges, the rays on the hat badges do have those dags on the rays, and often an...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 19-12-15, 06:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,232
Posted By Donny B.
You're not an orphan there, John. The same seller...

You're not an orphan there, John. The same seller would not reply to my query about a couple of rather immaculate Australian collar badges.

No answer so no interest from me.

Donny B.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-12-15, 05:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,030
Posted By Donny B.
I don't know whether I should be thanking you for...

I don't know whether I should be thanking you for this link or not.......493 pages! Whew! To get through this lot I am going to have to get in a fresh bottle of sustenance and allocate myself some...
Forum: General Topics 18-12-15, 04:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,234
Posted By Donny B.
There have been some on eBay recently. It is...

There have been some on eBay recently. It is worrying, isn't it.

Hopefully they won't get any better so what I think are the worrying points, which should probably not be mentioned on this forum,...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-12-15, 04:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,030
Posted By Donny B.
Thanks, David. That helps clear things up a bit...

Thanks, David. That helps clear things up a bit for me.

I guess in doing my checking I noted the 12th Middlesex and the 15th (County of London) but I thought they were different and perhaps even...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-12-15, 01:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,030
Posted By Donny B.
Civil Service

Maybe someone will confirm this helmet plate for me. I procured this helmet plate some time ago when I thought I thought I might have had a use for it but it doesn't really go with my current...
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