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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-01-20, 03:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By Milmed
Top word does read "Inspectie" or a direct...

Top word does read "Inspectie" or a direct translation in English "Inspection" and lower words "Geneeskundige Dienst" and in English... "Medical Service"

The word 'Inspectie" can be interpreted as...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-01-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 312
Posted By Milmed
Not sure Mike, but scroll looks more like PVRB...

Not sure Mike, but scroll looks more like PVRB than NRB
Forum: Arab Nations 08-01-20, 03:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By Milmed
I believe it is Egyptian Infantry collar badge...

I believe it is Egyptian Infantry collar badge c.1950's to c.1970's
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 06-01-20, 03:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By Milmed
Post WWII Polish army

Post WWII Polish army
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-01-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,095
Posted By Milmed
Hi Peter, Just resurrecting your old post re....

Hi Peter,
Just resurrecting your old post re. ATS shoulder title. I found the following image that appears to shed some light on your full title embroidered ATS s/t.
It appears to be genuine and of...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-01-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 535
Posted By Milmed
The scroll reads NCMR, so not Natal Mounted...

The scroll reads NCMR, so not Natal Mounted Rifles. Maybe something like North(ern) ??? Mounted Rifles.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-01-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 269
Posted By Milmed
Also worn as Fireman rank badges by most...

Also worn as Fireman rank badges by most Commonwealth countries
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 24-12-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By Milmed
Cub Scouts, Scouts, Brownies and Girl Guides all...

Cub Scouts, Scouts, Brownies and Girl Guides all wore the same stars but on different colour felt circles. Difficult to tell the colour in a sepia photo though.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 24-12-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By Milmed
Hi, Was your great grandfather ever involved in...

Hi,
Was your great grandfather ever involved in the Scouting movement as those stars on a colour felt background are very typical of Scout service stars.

The cockeral may be a Scout...
Forum: Army 23-12-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 93
Posted By Milmed
WWII

WWII
Forum: General Topics. 21-12-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By Milmed
During WWII there was a Mauritius Home Guard unit...

During WWII there was a Mauritius Home Guard unit called the Mauritius Defence Force. Complete speculation on my part, but could the LD possibly stand for Local Defence? So along with the C-of-A it...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-12-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By Milmed
The style of manufacture looks similar to other...

The style of manufacture looks similar to other SA made badges, so it may be a sample or even a non-military jump wing. It is rather thread bare like a badge that has been through the laundry a few...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-12-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By Milmed
Thanks Mark, I have trawled through all the SA...

Thanks Mark,
I have trawled through all the SA and Rhodesian insignia books and cannot find a similar wing, but it is unusual and i'm sure someone will recognize it.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-12-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By Milmed
Unknown para wing and engineer flash

Hi,
I bought a bag of items recently, most of which were South African and Rhodesian. Among the items were these two items that I need identification on.

1. Appears to be an Engineer Corps flash...
Forum: Navy 06-12-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 170
Posted By Milmed
Large tunic size +-20mm and small cap size should...

Large tunic size +-20mm and small cap size should be pretty easy to find. Its the middle size button that you may have difficulty with. And then there was also a screw shank button for officers dress...
Forum: Navy 06-12-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 170
Posted By Milmed
The Navy only wore the gilt version and in 3...

The Navy only wore the gilt version and in 3 sizes

The anodized item you speak of was actually a staybrite coating and not anything like anodized aluminium badges. This was mostly worn by the Army...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-12-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 136
Posted By Milmed
A South African badge i believe associated with...

A South African badge i believe associated with Durban Fire Brigade
Forum: Air Force 04-12-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By Milmed
Hi Mike, I too have one of these but in silver...

Hi Mike,
I too have one of these but in silver with a brooch pin. I did some research a while back and cannot remember if I posted it on this site or not.

GLENDORE was the name of a Soldiers and...
Forum: Army 01-12-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 194
Posted By Milmed
If it is a D over MR, than definitely 'Die...

If it is a D over MR, than definitely 'Die Middellandse Regt'

Ask if you can post a picture to get confirmation...
Forum: Army 01-12-19, 03:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 194
Posted By Milmed
Iain, I stand to be corrected, but as the...

Iain,

I stand to be corrected, but as the DMR was amalgamated with the NMR in 1888, and pre general use of shoulder titles, I suspect there was never one.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-11-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 379
Posted By Milmed
To Note, Only the RAMC uses the scroll "IN...

To Note,
Only the RAMC uses the scroll "IN ARDUIS FIDELIS" as part of the design, so it can not be anything else but an RAMC badge. The question is whether it is official or not?
Forum: General Topics. 28-11-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By Milmed
French Medical Service and possibly Belgium...

French Medical Service

and possibly Belgium Medical Service

but not RAMC
Forum: Army 20-11-19, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 219
Posted By Milmed
No worries Dudley This was covered in a...

No worries Dudley
This was covered in a previous thread... https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=30576&highlight=railways%2Aand%2Aharbours
Forum: Army 20-11-19, 03:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 219
Posted By Milmed
Hi Dudley, I believe the bi-lingual title to be...

Hi Dudley,
I believe the bi-lingual title to be war time and the single title 1stRHB and 2ndRHB were worn in the 1920's. But I could be mistaken. There was also a large title RHB that could be from...
Forum: Army 19-11-19, 03:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 219
Posted By Milmed
Badge is good for WWII period. Was produced...

Badge is good for WWII period. Was produced locally from thin sheet brass and then oxidized. Many troops polished back the oxidation to leave either a copper or brass colour. These were also cast in...
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