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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 07-12-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By Ironside410
Hello Alexander Attached are a couple of...

Hello Alexander

Attached are a couple of photos of the replica 8th (Indi) Light Horse hat badge from the 1930-42 that I have in my collection of fake Australian badges.

Its the only one I...
Forum: General Topics 20-10-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 994
Posted By Ironside410
My example for comparison, I have had it for...

My example for comparison, I have had it for about 20-25 years

Dennis
Forum: Photographs of South African Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 20-10-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By Ironside410
Have you tried the Australian War Memorial...

Have you tried the Australian War Memorial website using combinations of the words Military Police Provost Tobruk North Africa. You will find quiet a few photos.

Regards

Dennis
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-07-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By Ironside410
Hello Keith, You were spot on with the patch...

Hello Keith,

You were spot on with the patch being the 2/8th Field Company. Their unit diary and a couple of other books I have on the North African campaign puts them there and playing a critical...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-07-21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By Ironside410
Thanks Keith, that gives me another avenue of...

Thanks Keith, that gives me another avenue of inquiry.

Dennis
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-07-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By Ironside410
Tobruk Patch

Hello All
In late January 1941 the Australian 6th Division captured the port of Tobruk.

The AWM holds a series of photographs of diggers holding the Italian flag taken down from the town hall...
Forum: General Topics. 23-06-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By Ironside410
Thanks Mike, I will see if I can get a copy of...

Thanks Mike, I will see if I can get a copy of his death certificate and then lodge an application. Dennis
Forum: General Topics. 22-06-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By Ironside410
Tracing WW2 military records of RTR Trooper Peter Grandison

Hello all

I have recently come into possession of some memorabilia belonging to Trooper Peter Grandison service number 7939343 who served with the RTR during most of WW2 and then with the BAOR for...
Forum: Infantry and Special Forces 06-06-21, 03:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By Ironside410
Thanks to everybody for their comments, I guess I...

Thanks to everybody for their comments, I guess I still no wiser at the moment.

Trublue , my ebay name is the same as the one on this forum, not militiaman
Forum: Infantry and Special Forces 05-06-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By Ironside410
City of Melbourne Shoulder Titles

Hello All

I have had a pair of City of Melbourne shoulder titles for many years but have never been able to positively identify them and have had varying opinions offered ranging from 64th City of...
Forum: Other Corps 01-06-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,179
Posted By Ironside410
Rob Mine for comparison. Dennis

Rob

Mine for comparison.

Dennis
Forum: The Royal Australian Navy and Air Force (RAN & RAAF) 24-05-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By Ironside410
Thanks BC, it will be interesting to see if I can...

Thanks BC, it will be interesting to see if I can now find the belt to compliment the badges.

Dennis
Forum: The Royal Australian Navy and Air Force (RAN & RAAF) 22-05-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By Ironside410
RAN Band Badges 1913-28

Hello All

After an extremely long sojourn with another collector my Royal Australian Navy Band helmet and cap badges were recently returned to me. They aren't common so I thought I would put a...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-01-21, 12:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 207
Posted By Ironside410
Bullion patch with possible BCOF connection

Hello all

My cousin was recently going through my uncles old army trunk that hadn't been opened in over 30 years.

My uncle served in the BCOF from 1946 to 1949. Amongst the odds and ends there...
Forum: General Topics 29-11-20, 12:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By Ironside410
I was chasing the NSW CIVIL SERVICE RIFLES badge...

I was chasing the NSW CIVIL SERVICE RIFLES badge too but such is life.

Look forward to hearing about what you did get.

Dennis
Forum: General Topics 28-11-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By Ironside410
Two NSW badges by any chance?

Two NSW badges by any chance?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-08-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By Ironside410
Mike I brought a variant of the third buckle...

Mike

I brought a variant of the third buckle from a Victorian militaria dealer about 10 years ago. At the time he advised that it was probable that the buckle was from the Hastings 40 Pounder...
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 01-08-20, 03:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By Ironside410
Thanks to all for the information and the colour...

Thanks to all for the information and the colour photos of the insignia, nice to learn something new
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 31-07-20, 01:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By Ironside410
Thanks Keith You are a wealth of knowledge...

Thanks Keith

You are a wealth of knowledge as usual.

Dennis
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 30-07-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By Ironside410
Australian BCOF Shoulder Title

Hello All,

I was recently given some photos of my recently deceased uncle who served in the Australian Contingent of the BCOF in Japan.

The attached photo shows him and some mates with cloth...
Forum: General Topics 25-07-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By Ironside410
Alex The RR is probably Rand Rifles, the...

Alex

The RR is probably Rand Rifles, the BATG is obviously a town guard badge but I can't find any reference to what BA would stand for amongst my reference material.

Dennis
Forum: General Topics 02-07-20, 10:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By Ironside410
RAAOC 21st Supply Battalion Patch

Hello

Has anyone seen one of these shoulder patches before?

I am trying to establish an era in which it would have been worn, I'm leaning towards the 1980's.

Any assistance would be...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-06-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By Ironside410
I doubt it is NSW Scottish officers, the only...

I doubt it is NSW Scottish officers, the only version of a NSW Scottish buckle I have ever seen is a white metal. I doubt they would have gone to brass for officers if the OR's had a white metal...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-06-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By Ironside410
There are a few 1st Vic Rangers titles on display...

There are a few 1st Vic Rangers titles on display at the Stawell RSL (A, B, C, D & G Companies. Unfortunately my photography skills let me down on the day and this is the best I could do. These ones...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-06-20, 09:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By Ironside410
I think Keith is right about it being Victorian...

I think Keith is right about it being Victorian Rangers. There are two variants of the VR title. Check out the title at the bottom of the attached pic. Dennis
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