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Forum: General Topics Yesterday, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 34
Posted By fairlie63
Hi Mike, 113th Australian Convalescent Depot...

Hi Mike,

113th Australian Convalescent Depot (ACD); Holding Squadron Leave and Transit Depot; 162nd Australian Light Anti-Aircraft Battery - originally raised in 113 Aust LAA Regt, became...
Forum: General Topics Yesterday, 06:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 161
Posted By fairlie63
The first image shown here and (more importantly)...

The first image shown here and (more importantly) the comparison image of the verso face of those insignia... are intended to provide some visual information which differentiates Australian (RAA)...
Forum: Off topic 21-04-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 171
Posted By fairlie63
Double posted, sorry

Double posted, sorry
Forum: Off topic 21-04-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 171
Posted By fairlie63
A pretty good self-diagnosis I reckon. Doctor...

A pretty good self-diagnosis I reckon. Doctor badgecollector could possibly help you :p
Forum: General Topics 20-04-19, 04:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 161
Posted By fairlie63
Thanks for showing Mark. The beret badge you...

Thanks for showing Mark.

The beret badge you have illustrated is identical in design, with the exception of lugs, to the former RA metal QC beret badge. The RAA Kit Shop sold these for years with...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 14-04-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 360
Posted By fairlie63
Orange Free State University Regiment hat badge,...

Orange Free State University Regiment hat badge, Stef. Amalgamated with the Orange Free State Field Artillery which wore the unknown badge in Post #11 to form the Vrystaatse Artillerie Regiment.
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-04-19, 06:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By fairlie63
Hello, I'm possibly in error but I am...

Hello,

I'm possibly in error but I am assuming that the West Riding Heavy Battery RGA wore the standard Royal Artillery (Territorial Force) cap badge.

There was the West Riding Battery, Royal...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-04-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By fairlie63
We didn't have a navy as such, TB1, the torpedo...

We didn't have a navy as such, TB1, the torpedo boat, was owned by the Tasmanian Torpedo Corps, the renamed Tasmanian Engineers, who reverted back to that title towards the end of the 1890s when we...
Forum: Off topic 10-04-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 624
Posted By fairlie63
I'm with Phil (Lancer17), I collect for the sheer...

I'm with Phil (Lancer17), I collect for the sheer enjoyment of it, and most of all I enjoy the research aspect. Sometimes that's the whole interest.

I don't sell badges, rarely buy them in fact...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 08-04-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 114
Posted By fairlie63
Hello Alex, Royal Australian Naval Brigade...

Hello Alex,

Royal Australian Naval Brigade officers' button, 1917-1920, according to Cmdr John Wilkins RANR in his A Brief History of Australian and British Naval Buttons, Buckles, Banners,...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-04-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 519
Posted By fairlie63
The 10-flamed RE officers service dress collar...

The 10-flamed RE officers service dress collar badge was illustrated in Dress Regulations 1904, Plate 30.

The 9-flamed RE officers grenade collar badge appears to have been a later design.
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-04-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By fairlie63
Thanks Simon, I can stop wondering now. Keith

Thanks Simon, I can stop wondering now.

Keith
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-04-19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By fairlie63
AA titles

This is my 29AA title, came as a pair.

The 30AA I have seen is very similar in construction.

Keith
Forum: Army 05-04-19, 04:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 181
Posted By fairlie63
Nicely presented Phil. Keith

Nicely presented Phil.

Keith
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-04-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By fairlie63
I had been going to ask a similar question...

I had been going to ask a similar question recently. I have had a 29AA with slightly smaller lugs and thinner brass construction for many years.

I have also seen a 30AA. I did think these might...
Forum: Infantry and Special Forces 03-04-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 232
Posted By fairlie63
Hello Tarabelle, Living in Tasmania and...

Hello Tarabelle,

Living in Tasmania and having seen some very nice collections and examples of Launceston Regiment badges I'm afraid I will have to go with badgecollector on this one.

Although...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 20-03-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By fairlie63
It's a Royal Canadian Artillery badge 1961-2016...

It's a Royal Canadian Artillery badge 1961-2016 period of wear.

Post 1968 only worn by Assistant Instructors-in-(of) Gunnery in this large size and gilding metal.

Keith
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 19-03-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 112
Posted By fairlie63
You've got to love the bike horn. Keith

You've got to love the bike horn. Keith
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 19-03-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By fairlie63
Hello, No. The number 29 had nothing to do...

Hello,

No. The number 29 had nothing to do with the Corps number or the number of fd pk coys in that Corps. The Royal Engineers (RE) consisted of many types of units, including fd pk coys. As each...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 18-03-19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By fairlie63
The 29th would just be a succession number in a...

The 29th would just be a succession number in a series of numbered Corps Field Park Companies (Fd Pk Coys) and unlikely to match the corps number itself.

Keith
Forum: Headdress 10-03-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 393
Posted By fairlie63
If you were to drink that bourbon faster Leigh...

If you were to drink that bourbon faster Leigh you'd find that much more space would be available for your headgear display :D

I must admit, although I have been tempted from time to time with...
Forum: Headdress 07-03-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 393
Posted By fairlie63
Thanks for sharing Leigh. Keith

Thanks for sharing Leigh.

Keith
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-03-19, 03:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 539
Posted By fairlie63
Yes, I'm just in the process of trying to...

Yes, I'm just in the process of trying to understand what was the GBP4.17 I just got charged in 'import duties' from UK considering it said import duties Nil. I could understand a GBP1.7 GST add-on...
Forum: General Topics 25-02-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By fairlie63
Thanks Jason, I think that's probably close to...

Thanks Jason, I think that's probably close to the mark. I'll have a look at the Victorian Government Gazette and see if they have any 'Contracts Accepted' for the Boer War contingents that might...
Forum: General Topics 25-02-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By fairlie63
Thanks Phil, Yes, a bit of a mystery, I've...

Thanks Phil,

Yes, a bit of a mystery, I've never seen one since.

Keith
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