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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-06-19, 01:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By RACT
Hi There , I recently purchased a book called...

Hi There , I recently purchased a book called "The Army's Navy" all about the R.F.A. / Water Tpt vessels etc, and I shall check it for the name but the British Army did have various vessels all...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-05-18, 12:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By RACT
Thumbs up Unkown Regimental number

Morning all , I am aware that this is a badge forum but I cam across a British War Medal WW1 with the following Service number "WSA 369 H.Peel - SKR R.I.R. " and was wondering what the WSA stands...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-11-17, 04:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 954
Posted By RACT
The soldier standing up is wearing riding...

The soldier standing up is wearing riding Breeches so could be Canadian Service Corps perhaps
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-11-17, 04:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,005
Posted By RACT
ID Badge

It looks like the first style Malaysian Service Corps badge though could be a "general service "badge
Forum: Other Corps 06-10-17, 05:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,477
Posted By RACT
Smile Bronze RACT Badge

it is a plaque badge I have one in my collection from one of my old units , they were sold through the Corps shop and canteens
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 17-05-17, 03:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,988
Posted By RACT
Thumbs up 29th L.H.R.

Hi there , a friend of our family has a cap badge of this unit as their grandfather served in it , I also have a piece of kit from that unit , not that long ago I picked up a military saddle from ...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-01-17, 01:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 694
Posted By RACT
Possibly an Italian transport badge(?) hench the...

Possibly an Italian transport badge(?) hench the wagon wheel
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-01-17, 01:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 820
Posted By RACT
Looks like a Canadian title I have a few in my...

Looks like a Canadian title I have a few in my collection in the same style, but not that one sorry.
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 10-11-16, 05:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,641
Posted By RACT
Smile plastic 2/14 badge

Would like to get hold of one of those
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 24-08-16, 06:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,067
Posted By RACT
ASC Tunic

Not that long ago I picked up a OR's tunic & trs, with the tailors stickers still on them dated 1913 , unissued and it had general service buttons on the tunic also came with a "girdle" stable belt,...
Forum: Headdress 24-08-16, 06:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,812
Posted By RACT
Smile slouch hat patches

the first one appears to be R.A.S.C. which would be correct the second possibly an Artillery unit attached to the Chindits , in one of my books it shows a similar patch for A.S.C. but with Blue /...
Forum: General Topics. 31-05-16, 01:13 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,368
Posted By RACT
Morning , i collect insignia / books etc for Army...

Morning , i collect insignia / books etc for Army Service Corps / Transport Corps / Logistic Corps ,Australian / Commonwealth / world wide.
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 13-05-16, 01:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,516
Posted By RACT
At the time only infantry walked, all other corps...

At the time only infantry walked, all other corps were mounted , R.A.E. , A.A.S.C. / A.A.M.C. etc , Signals wre part of the Engineers ( R.A.E.) location of the "Rising Sin " badge is as Keith said ,...
Forum: Headdress 22-03-16, 01:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,557
Posted By RACT
Hi There , i was issued one of these berets as...

Hi There , i was issued one of these berets as part of my "serviceing kit" along with a pair of bib & brace overalls & jacket in 1968 (RAASC) for use when we worked on our vehicles doing basic...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-11-15, 07:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,681
Posted By RACT
British Columbia Volunteers perhaps?

British Columbia Volunteers perhaps?
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 19-11-15, 12:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,685
Posted By RACT
hI there , i 'won" one of these Shako's on Ebay ,...

hI there , i 'won" one of these Shako's on Ebay , but the seller wouldn't post to Australia , very disappointed , as i am still after one.

Cheers Bob
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-10-13, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By RACT
Smile enameled bars

They could also be the bars worn under the badges of the South African forces, i have seen a few of those recently worn at a South African's veterans dinner i attended.


Cheers Bob
Forum: Other Corps 14-10-13, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,778
Posted By RACT
Smile RAASC Officer badge

Mick
We actually became R.A.C.T. 1st June 1973 , i have a set of those in my collection of Service Corps / Transport Corps.


Cheers Bob
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 29-08-13, 06:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,685
Posted By RACT
Red face RCT Bandies plate

Mate got one f those , now just trying to get the Shako for it.

Regards Bob
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 25-07-13, 03:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,394
Posted By RACT
Smile QMI Badge

Mick
Both my Father & Uncle, plus myself, served in this unit( my first actually) and i remember amongst Uncle Lenny's (Len Petersen)stuff was a white metal rising sun , which his family put onto a...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 08-07-13, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 741
Posted By RACT
Badges for sale

Hi Tony, Bob Wise here, i now live in W.A., but am a Brissy boy through & through, i collect insignia of the Army Service Corps / Transport Corps / RLC / C& TC/ S & T C.
Do you have any of those...
Forum: Indian Badges 30-11-12, 01:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,299
Posted By RACT
Indian ASC insignia

Morning. I am after info (ref books/chart etc) on Indian ASC, insignia / uniforms / patches etc.

Regards Bob
Forum: Other Corps 14-11-12, 04:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,771
Posted By RACT
RAASC Badge

Did you know that there 2 types of OR's brass badges? it was mainly the lugs that were different, one had the lugs "East - West" and the other had the lugs "North - South" this , we were told was to...
Forum: Other Corps 14-11-12, 04:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,804
Posted By RACT
RAAMC titles

I enlisted in the Army in 1967 (CMF) then 1968 (ARA) and at that time were issued, on march out from 1RTB, Kapooka , the annodised shoulder titles, and there were RAAMC issued to the diggers in my...
Forum: General Topics 14-11-12, 03:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,073
Posted By RACT
Smile E books badges

Mick
Will be interested in obtaining a copy as well
Regards Bob
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