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Forum: Royal Canadian Navy 19-02-20, 05:35 AM
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Posted By RNeil
Chief Petty Officer Torpedo Man?

Chief Petty Officer Torpedo Man?
Forum: New Zealand Badges 24-01-20, 11:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 349
Posted By RNeil
In addition to Barry's comment, if worn by HQ Div...

In addition to Barry's comment, if worn by HQ Div Ord the Blue would have been worn with the colours arranged as per this example of a later ordnance patch .
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Forum: New Zealand Badges 06-01-20, 02:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By RNeil
The New Zealand Regiment was formed as the single...

The New Zealand Regiment was formed as the single Regular infantry battalion of the New Zealand Infantry Corps on 9 January 1947.

The NZ Regiment was reorganised in August 1947with the two...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 21-12-19, 05:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Posted By RNeil
Purchase of NZEF Badges in May 1940

I see a few previous posts on the 2NZEF Badge on this forum, so for those with an interest in the WW2 2NZEF Badge, I have found an entry in the May 1940 NZEF DADOS War Diary which provides an insight...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 11-11-19, 12:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By RNeil
Very common

Very common
Forum: New Zealand Badges 10-11-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By RNeil
Royal New Zealand Army Logistic Regiment ‘Flaming...

Royal New Zealand Army Logistic Regiment ‘Flaming A’ qualification badge. Awarded to Ammunition Technical Officers (ATOs) and Ammunition Technicians (ATs) on meeting the required qualification...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 23-09-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 177
Posted By RNeil
Blazer Pocket Patches

A selection of embroidered Blazer patches.

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Forum: New Zealand Badges 09-09-19, 11:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By RNeil
According to Barry O'Sullivan's book NZ Dress...

According to Barry O'Sullivan's book NZ Dress Regulations 1852-1919, these types of hats were in use from 1895 to 1912.
Forum: New Zealand Badges 04-08-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 499
Posted By RNeil
My understanding is that the term "Beercan Badge"...

My understanding is that the term "Beercan Badge" refers to locally-made badges using a thin gauge of metal that was similar to the beer cans of the Vietnam era, well this one is certainly made in...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 04-08-19, 02:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 499
Posted By RNeil
The small enamelled Insignia as described in the...

The small enamelled Insignia as described in the Thomas/Lord book

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Forum: New Zealand Badges 04-08-19, 12:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 499
Posted By RNeil
Explanation of the symbology from Thomas and...

Explanation of the symbology from Thomas and Lords Distinguishing Patch Book.

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Forum: New Zealand Badges 02-08-19, 11:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 499
Posted By RNeil
Am unsure where these items were manufactured but...

Am unsure where these items were manufactured but I assume that it was in-country. As far as I know, this patch was only worn by 1 NZATTV.

New Zealand maintained three Training Teams in South...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 02-08-19, 04:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 499
Posted By RNeil
Thanks for that here is a few pics of it...

Thanks for that here is a few pics of it altogether on a JG Shirt.

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Forum: New Zealand Badges 27-07-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 499
Posted By RNeil
1 NZATTV Patch

Shoulder patch of 1 New Zealand Army Training Team Vietnam (1NZATTV).

Based at Chi Lang from January 1971 to December 1972, the 25 strong 1 NZATTV helped train South Vietnamese platoon commanders...
Forum: General Topics 17-07-19, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By RNeil
Stable Belt

I have a Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps Stable Belt in my collection. I am under the understanding that they were in use between 1953 and 1961.

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Forum: New Zealand Badges 08-07-19, 04:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By RNeil
unknown 1916 Badge

Can anyone identify this badge from 1916.

The owner tells me it was his Grandmothers and she was living at Wellington at the time. I certain it isn't a military badge, could it be a badge for some...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 13-06-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By RNeil
Hi Ian, I just recently acquired this collection...

Hi Ian, I just recently acquired this collection so can't really explain the inclusion of the medic qualification badge of the absence of the Special Forces branch of service badge. From my limited...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 05-06-19, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By RNeil
US Army Branch and School insignia

My small collection of United States Army Branch and School insignia.

Most of the badges are from the 1970s and earlier.

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Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 05-06-19, 05:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 186
Posted By RNeil
US Army Branch and School insignia

Moved to correct place
Forum: New Zealand Badges 17-05-19, 04:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By RNeil
Installation Auxiliary Police Force

A little know unit of the New Zealand Defence Force is the Installation Auxiliary Police Force (IAPF), which is based in Singapore.

The IAPF was formed in December 1971 under the auspices of the ...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 14-05-19, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By RNeil
NZ Badges as at 1976

Have just received this collection of New Zeland Other Ranks Badges, Shoulder Titles and Buttons. This collection was put together in 1976 and many of the Corps and units represented no longer exist....
Forum: New Zealand Badges 07-05-19, 10:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By RNeil
RNZE Badge

Have come across the RNZE badge which based on the crown tells me that it is a post-1953 badge. I can find no picture of it in Corbett's or Oldham's book. Is this an actual badge or is it one that is...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 23-04-19, 07:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By RNeil
Assortment of NZ Badges

Would like to share this wonderful collection of NZ Badges I have just acquired, a bit of work ahead to finish the collection off.

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Forum: New Zealand Badges 01-03-19, 04:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By RNeil
20 years s a long time, given the Army's poor...

20 years s a long time, given the Army's poor record in preserving Corps and Units history hopefully they are still been looked after and not dumped in one of the many cleanups the army periodically...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 01-02-19, 10:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 749
Posted By RNeil
Nice collection The original 74-89 Kiwis...

Nice collection

The original 74-89 Kiwis came in two variants. printed and embroidered.

If posted to 1 RNZIR it was only worn on the right shoulder.
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If posted to an NZ Force Unit...
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