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Forum: Police 28-09-18, 10:37 PM
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Posted By milhistry
Affirmative. I bet that would ruffle some...

Affirmative. I bet that would ruffle some feathers in the Household Division! :D
I've previously seen wartime CPS members referred to as Constable and the Warrant Card looks like it says Special...
Forum: Police 28-09-18, 10:23 AM
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Posted By milhistry
Quite possibly. I recently came across this on...

Quite possibly. I recently came across this on the internet. It seems the Civic Guard was disbanded in 1949. The figure of justice badge appeared on the letterhead at the time so these badges must...
Forum: Police 12-09-15, 05:10 AM
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Posted By milhistry
Constable H Snell of the Claremont CPS receiving...

Constable H Snell of the Claremont CPS receiving the King's Medal for Bravery from Mr Harry Lawrence, Minister of the Interior, 26 Sept 1942
Forum: Police 09-09-15, 08:41 AM
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Posted By milhistry
I've seen them for sale quite a few times. I...

I've seen them for sale quite a few times. I would not describe them as common but probably wouldn't go so far as to say they are very rare either. I haven't seen them in a period photograph yet to...
Forum: Police 09-09-15, 06:34 AM
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Posted By milhistry
That's a distinct possibility. I can confirm...

That's a distinct possibility. I can confirm from a photograph dated September 1942 that the CPS in circlet with crown above type was being worn on the occasion of Constable Snell of the CPS CG...
Forum: Police 08-09-15, 09:39 AM
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Posted By milhistry
I wonder whether the round type was an aerlier...

I wonder whether the round type was an aerlier badge, perhaps before they fell under the CPS. Apparently there were also Civil Guards during the 1922 strike though these badges have Afrikaans on...
Forum: Police 04-09-15, 05:43 AM
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Posted By milhistry
And to add to the confusion there were also the...

And to add to the confusion there were also the following: the Reserve Brigade, National Reserve Volunteers and the National Volunteer Brigade which to some extent could also be said to be Home Guard...
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