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Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 16-09-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By Milmed
Thanks everyone for such speedy feedback and...

Thanks everyone for such speedy feedback and Luke, for confirming that this does appear to be a Marsh fake.

To note, I have searched the forum for Jewish Chaplain's badges and do see this fake...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 16-09-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By Milmed
Jewish Chaplain cap badge

Hi,
I have been looking at Jewish Chaplain's cap badges from the WWII period and would like some knowledgeable input about these two different dies. see picture

1. The bulk of the badges I see...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-09-21, 05:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 297
Posted By Milmed
If the list is extended to collar badges, namely...

If the list is extended to collar badges, namely OSD, then it was also worn by the officers in command of the SANLC (South African Native Labour Corps). These officers wore the SA general service...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 07-09-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By Milmed
Smile Thanks Mike, That is pretty conclusive ...

Thanks Mike,
That is pretty conclusive

Steven
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-09-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By Milmed
Looks typical of WWII Egyptian cast badges

Looks typical of WWII Egyptian cast badges
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 07-09-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By Milmed
Jewish Chaplain

Can someone confirm that this is a Belgium Jewish Chaplain badge.

From research I have managed to do via Google, the design is same but finish is not. According to what I have found the badge...
Forum: Army 04-09-21, 04:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,257
Posted By Milmed
Hi Brian, Thanks for the feedback. Regards...

Hi Brian,
Thanks for the feedback.

Regards
Steven
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-09-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By Milmed
It is two abbreviations in one (SAR and SAS) ...

It is two abbreviations in one (SAR and SAS)

SAR = South African Railways

SAS = Suid Afrikaanse Spoorweg (Afrikaans of SAR)

Cap badge of uniformed staff in junior positions like porters and...
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 29-08-21, 03:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By Milmed
Not SA related Swaziland Prison Service ...

Not SA related

Swaziland Prison Service

https://www.facebook.com/HMCSEswatini/
Forum: General Topics 26-08-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 305
Posted By Milmed
Size of a Rosemary leave is about 1/2 inch and...

Size of a Rosemary leave is about 1/2 inch and Silver leaf 6 to 9 inches, so definitely not Rosemary. Attached picture in earlier post
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-08-21, 05:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 479
Posted By Milmed
I believe hoot is saying the actual badges on...

I believe hoot is saying the actual badges on display is post WWI and maybe even post WWII for the RAOC depending on what is on the scroll. These units were around during WWI, but the actual badges...
Forum: General Topics 26-08-21, 05:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 305
Posted By Milmed
They remind me of the Silver Leaf tree we have...

They remind me of the Silver Leaf tree we have growing on the mountain slopes here in Constantia, Cape Town. Same shape and silky texture.


Silver leaf tree
Leucadendron argenteum (silver tree,...
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 26-08-21, 04:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By Milmed
'Church of England Missionary Society' badge I...

'Church of England Missionary Society' badge I believe

Steven
Forum: Army 24-08-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By Milmed
Here is another one... maybe the same one...

Here is another one... maybe the same one redistributed :D

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=46744
Forum: General Topics 23-08-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 189
Posted By Milmed
Doing your research before spending your money

Just seen a UDF helmet flash going for a high price on a local auction site and wrongly attributed to the South African Mounted Rifles.

The SAMR had a flash of Black/Red/Yellow melton cloth...
Forum: Army 22-08-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 91
Posted By Milmed
Rhodesia Defence Force

Hi
Hope someone could share more information and any history on a Rhodesian Unit called "Rhodesia Defence Force" as I am unable to find very little via google searches. Were they volunteers or PF?...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-08-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By Milmed
Indian Hospital Corps.... NOT Imperial The...

Indian Hospital Corps.... NOT Imperial

The Indian Hospital Corps was formed on 1 June 1920 by combining the Army Hospital Corps and Army Bearer Corps and the subordinate personnel of Indian...
Forum: Army 17-08-21, 05:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By Milmed
Thanks Arthur, I had thought of a School, but...

Thanks Arthur,
I had thought of a School, but those usually have a motto or the School initials in the design. At least I can put this one to rest..

Regards
Steven
Forum: Army 16-08-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By Milmed
Help confirming flashes

Got these recently and need some confirmation please

1. 6 SA Armoured Div - Hard Plastic, possibly Italian made to be stitched to uniform/epaulettes

2. Unknown cloth flash - Possibly a SA...
Forum: General Topics 13-08-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By Milmed
Yes according to Dress Regulations, worn on both...

Yes according to Dress Regulations, worn on both sides of helmet.
Also worn on slouch hats but only on one side (turned up side)
Forum: General Topics 12-08-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,271
Posted By Milmed
Mike, Here is a link to my badge that I posted...

Mike,
Here is a link to my badge that I posted some time back.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=68110

Steven
Forum: General Topics 09-08-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,271
Posted By Milmed
WWII Rhodesian Essential Services

WWII Rhodesian Essential Services
Forum: Army 09-08-21, 03:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,257
Posted By Milmed
Hi Frank, I too thought it strange that there...

Hi Frank,
I too thought it strange that there would be a separate badge, but then why would they single out 94 soldiers and issue them with medals named to "Stokes Mortar Battery"?

From what I...
Forum: Army 08-08-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,257
Posted By Milmed
Just following up on a very old thread I started....

Just following up on a very old thread I started.

The SMB title may be "Stokes Mortar Battery" - I found mention of this unit among a list of South African Units receiving the War and Victory...
Forum: Army 06-08-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 335
Posted By Milmed
I believe Alex's example in the first post is...

I believe Alex's example in the first post is gilding metal !!
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