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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 05-05-22, 04:47 PM
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Posted By fairlie63
PM sent Paul

PM sent Paul
Forum: General Topics. 24-04-22, 11:16 PM
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Posted By fairlie63
Yes, Lest We Forget Keith

Yes, Lest We Forget

Keith
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 22-04-22, 10:26 PM
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Posted By fairlie63
Hello QLbadge, what variations in insignia do the...

Hello QLbadge, what variations in insignia do the Zimbabwe Artillery wear. Is there an officer type headdress badge or collar badges.

I have three variations of the basic beret badge, plus collar...
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 11-04-22, 10:27 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By fairlie63
Very nice Gerry. I particularly like those...

Very nice Gerry.

I particularly like those lugs, seems Tiptaft may also have manufactured the Australian Siege Brigade hat and collar badges if that is the case.

Keith
Forum: Army 29-03-22, 11:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By fairlie63
Hi Rob, 1st Photo Regiment Potchefstroom...

Hi Rob,

1st Photo
Regiment Potchefstroom University
Orange Free States Artillery (6th Field Regiment)
Transvaal Staats Artillerie

2nd photo
Regiment Potchefstroom University 1963-?
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 22-03-22, 11:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By fairlie63
Thank you Dan. Cheers, Keith

Thank you Dan.

Cheers, Keith
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 21-03-22, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By fairlie63
Thank you Bill, nice to know. Keith

Thank you Bill, nice to know.

Keith
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 21-03-22, 06:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By fairlie63
Chromed RCA Badges

I have a number of chromed KC and QC Canadian Artillery cap and beret badges, a pre 1968 collar badge, a RCHA title (early pattern), and a belt plate. The belt plate is named and numbered, and...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-03-22, 01:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By fairlie63
RA shoulder titles

Is something not right about the RA shoulder titles listed here, particularly the 'Volunteer' titles in brass?

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/194920229714?hash=item2d6226ab52:g:ugwAAOSwWi1iMkxU
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Forum: General Topics. 28-02-22, 12:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 677
Posted By fairlie63
A thread I have just posted on the GWF post...

A thread I have just posted on the GWF post referred to above.

War Office Circular No 698 of 27 July 1861 notes the number of Sergeants of the various branches of the Army bearing various...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 16-02-22, 11:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By fairlie63
Probably not made unofficially for Australian...

Probably not made unofficially for Australian units but made for Netherlands East Indies personnel in Australia and sold through military outfitters who then sold them to anybody who asked, including...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 15-02-22, 11:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By fairlie63
I have seen a photograph of the wheel and star...

I have seen a photograph of the wheel and star being worn by a bombardier in 6 Aust Fd Regt circa May 1943 while it was still in Tasmania, and the badge itself was available for sale from an...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 13-02-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 977
Posted By fairlie63
Thanks button Marc.

Thanks button Marc.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-02-22, 10:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By fairlie63
Just those enamelled and chrome badges for...

Just those enamelled and chrome badges for fitting on the grilles of motor vehicles I think David. Some are very attractive and they go for quite a few dollars.

Keith
Forum: General Topics 05-01-22, 12:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By fairlie63
A file exists in NAA regarding this item,...

A file exists in NAA regarding this item, unfortunately not digitized. It is NAA: B1535; 716/1/319, Badges - Reservists and Efficient Service Militia Forces.

The numbers are in the batch series...
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 30-12-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 334
Posted By fairlie63
I guess the right hand patch is for Catering...

I guess the right hand patch is for Catering Corps personnel in First or Second Aust Army. Probably Second because this patch appears in some numbers on a large blanket of colour patches held in the...
Forum: General Topics 23-12-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By fairlie63
With a money back lifetime guarantee of...

With a money back lifetime guarantee of authenticity :D:D:rolleyes:
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 21-12-21, 11:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By fairlie63
I think the AMTS covered an immense variety of...

I think the AMTS covered an immense variety of personnel. For instance the transport pools in the UK at the camps, etc. Ambulance drivers in Egypt.

Several years ago I posted a photo from State...
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 21-12-21, 12:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By fairlie63
I reckon I've made an error there too. It...

I reckon I've made an error there too. It probably should be Aust Mechanical Transport Service.

Keith
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 14-12-21, 11:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By fairlie63
Thanks everybody for the comments. I didn't...

Thanks everybody for the comments.

I didn't think until later that the first SD might have been worn by an officer of an RE searchlight unit that transferred to RA in 1938 and he retained some of...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 12-12-21, 11:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By fairlie63
Collar grenades RA and RE

There are two RA officers' service dress jackets on ebay at the moment, one has two nine-flamed RE officers collar badges and a blue lanyard, the other has one seven-flamed grenade and one...
Forum: General Topics 24-11-21, 12:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By fairlie63
Hello Golfer, Welcome to the forum. ...

Hello Golfer,

Welcome to the forum.

Your uniform looks to be that of an officer, and to my eyes he has Royal Artillery collar badges, making him most likely British and possibly mid to later in...
Forum: General Topics 07-11-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,928
Posted By fairlie63
Is the 'V' marked bayonet dated? If so prior...

Is the 'V' marked bayonet dated?

If so prior to 1911 it may stand for Commonwealth Military Forces Victoria, or District Command, Victoria.

The military districts in Australia were not numbered...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-11-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By fairlie63
Badges on Battledress by Jon Mills, our very own...

Badges on Battledress by Jon Mills, our very own Postwarden.
Forum: General Topics 30-10-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By fairlie63
The bottom badge was authorised by Military Order...

The bottom badge was authorised by Military Order (MO) 395/1916 and was for personnel who had qualified for the Badge, Discharged Returned Soldier and had re-enlisted, or been appointed to a unit in...
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