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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-08-20, 09:23 AM
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Posted By kingsley
With the rising sun badges and colour patches, it...

With the rising sun badges and colour patches, it looks more like AAMWS to me but does not have the metal AAMWS titles. She probably transferred from the VADs.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-08-20, 06:51 AM
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Posted By kingsley
WW2 VAD uniform

To quote Confucius, "to find shoe, look for hat". I finally located my VAD uniform colour photo in a filing cabinet. The reason that I could not find it in my computer files was that we only had...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-07-20, 12:32 AM
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Posted By kingsley
Most of the badges shown in the large lot are...

Most of the badges shown in the large lot are WW2, including the round enamel and small numbered discs. I think the latter were worn on the front of the cotton working dress uniform which probably...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-07-20, 02:28 AM
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Posted By kingsley
Going through old files I found a number of VAD...

Going through old files I found a number of VAD and Nursing images, will have to give up looking for the WW2 VAD uniform picture.
The Maltese Cross VAD cap badge also exists in red enamel.
Better...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-07-20, 04:43 AM
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Posted By kingsley
Both very rare, worn in very small numbers. The...

Both very rare, worn in very small numbers. The smaller rising sun was worn as a collar badge pair, as shown in Ada Hogg's photo on the AWM website. Her cap badge is an enamel British Red Cross/VAD....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-07-20, 01:07 AM
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Posted By kingsley
Sorry can't find the WW2 VAD uniform photo,...

Sorry can't find the WW2 VAD uniform photo, buried deep in my files somewhere.
Attached a couple of scans of the two different WW1 VAD rising sun badges, also another marked Repatriation Hospital, a...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-07-20, 03:15 AM
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Posted By kingsley
BC's badge is the larger one with a plain scroll....

BC's badge is the larger one with a plain scroll. I have never seen it in enamel, only a painted cross.
I am sure that there is a Forum post somewhere showing the smaller one that Ada Hogg is...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-07-20, 09:05 AM
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Posted By kingsley
The AWM website shows ADA Hogg's uniform and...

The AWM website shows ADA Hogg's uniform and badges clearly, including the rare rising sun collar badge. Other WW2 photos show the large cloth red cross
badge. Sorry I could not find the Forum...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-07-20, 12:35 AM
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Posted By kingsley
I have a picture somewhere in my files of the...

I have a picture somewhere in my files of the large red cross cloth badge, worn on a WW2 VAD uniform. I doubt if it was WW1.
Australian VAD nurses in Britain in WW1 wore a rising sun collar badge...
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