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Forum: Army 22-05-22, 03:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By Milmed
Hi John, Same period as the other one you...

Hi John,
Same period as the other one you have... 1902-13
Forum: Army 21-05-22, 05:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By Milmed
John, I believe that was the cap badge of the...

John,
I believe that was the cap badge of the unit. Different to the smasher/slouch hat badge
Forum: Army 20-05-22, 02:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By Milmed
Thanks Terry... and probably with request to have...

Thanks Terry... and probably with request to have another made for them :D
Forum: Army 19-05-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By Milmed
New SA Medical cap badge added to collection

Just received a new addition to my South African Medical Corps collection.

This is a standard SAMC cap badge that has had the snake and staff removed and the letter DU inserted.

I believe the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-05-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 76
Posted By Milmed
ID on A.A.C stick pin

Hi,
Could I get a positive ID on this stickpin

Thanks
Forum: General Topics 17-05-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 208
Posted By Milmed
Hi, All I can add is the block he attested to...

Hi,
All I can add is the block he attested to based on his number and that was the "Central Flying School"
Forum: General Topics 16-05-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 208
Posted By Milmed
Are you sure about that Paul. I see the...

Are you sure about that Paul.

I see the number as 188014 which is in the HQ OC Troops Pietermaritzburg group and not SAMC
Forum: Army 16-05-22, 09:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 75
Posted By Milmed
Civil Service Unit

I have a shoulder title to a South African unit serving I believe during WWII.
The title is to the "Civil Service Unit" or "Burgerlike Diens Eenheid" in Afrikaans.

Unfortunately in my extensive...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-05-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By Milmed
WWI GSWA 2de Berede Schutters (2nd Mounted rifles)

WWI GSWA 2de Berede Schutters (2nd Mounted rifles)
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-05-22, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By Milmed
The brooch type fastener I see regularly on...

The brooch type fastener I see regularly on badges produced in the 1970's to 1990's, so that may help with dating the badge
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-05-22, 04:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By Milmed
Just an observation.... Both Sarah and...

Just an observation....

Both Sarah and Buttonman's buttons appear to be standard brass flat blazer buttons manufactured by various button manufacturers.

These have then been post manufacture...
Forum: Army 21-04-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By Milmed
Hi Ian, Nice pair of titles. Suspect they may...

Hi Ian,
Nice pair of titles. Suspect they may be Boer War related
Forum: General Topics 16-04-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By Milmed
And they are far to BIG to be RAF VR

And they are far to BIG to be RAF VR
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 15-04-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By Milmed
I have seen this before in a collection of badges...

I have seen this before in a collection of badges used by a nurse in the TFNS
Forum: Headdress 14-04-22, 02:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By Milmed
Standard Firemans cap from the 1920's - 1930's. I...

Standard Firemans cap from the 1920's - 1930's. I have pictures of my Great Grandfather wearing same 'Broderick' style cap as a Fireman
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-04-22, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 403
Posted By Milmed
Agree American but WWII Women Ordnance...

Agree American but WWII

Women Ordnance Workers - Think Rosie the Riveter
Forum: General Topics. 31-03-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By Milmed
NOT South African, definitely Oman, and probably...

NOT South African, definitely Oman, and probably Signals
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-03-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By Milmed
Spot on ID and yes WWI GSWA

Spot on ID and yes WWI GSWA
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-03-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By Milmed
They may be Nigeria Police

They may be Nigeria Police
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-03-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By Milmed
Standard issue for civilian registered nursing...

Standard issue for civilian registered nursing sisters. Worn from c 1950 and still currently worn. Early badges were in hallmarked silver with lugs and blue enamel.

Your look like 1980's to...
Forum: Army 06-03-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,565
Posted By Milmed
According to Tylden DFH was merged with Kimberley...

According to Tylden DFH was merged with Kimberley Rifles in 1899 but continued as DFH till 1902 when amalgamation took place. So that probably would account for the KC badges been produced.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-03-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 345
Posted By Milmed
I have some of similar construction but just a...

I have some of similar construction but just a red crown on white and royal crest with letter below in blue on white. Posted them in this link some time back and still not identified.
...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 20-02-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By Milmed
Hi Alex, Gilt officers collar is good but...

Hi Alex,
Gilt officers collar is good but unfortunately the bronze one is one of the common fakes. Notice the sand casting pebbling to the flat areas of the badge and the solid crown.

Steven
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 20-02-22, 06:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By Milmed
Not sure what the WSC stands for but I do have...

Not sure what the WSC stands for but I do have one of these. Seen quite a few come up for sale in South Africa in the past few years
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 19-02-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By Milmed
Another link to past post showing the common...

Another link to past post showing the common fake. This one has an added makers name to further deceive would be purchasers.
...
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