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Forum: General Topics. 08-07-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By Madziro
Hullo Simon. Many thanks for this info. Most...

Hullo Simon. Many thanks for this info. Most useful. Kind regards. Dudley
Forum: General Topics. 03-07-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By Madziro
Hullo Leigh. Many thanks. That was quick! It...

Hullo Leigh. Many thanks. That was quick! It is a start. You would not know which Bn of the Manchester Regt he was in, perhaps?
Forum: General Topics. 03-07-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By Madziro
Help with info

Can anybody help with any info on 47407 Pte B.A. Reeves Manchester Regt. A friend found his Victory Medal WW1 while digging in the garden and we are trying to find out any info on him. Really...
Forum: Air Force 17-06-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By Madziro
My modest collection of SAAF wings. The gold...

My modest collection of SAAF wings. The gold embroidered wing indicated that the wearer had achieved 2000 hours flying time. I left the military in SA in 2006 and up to that time had never seen the...
Forum: General Topics. 17-06-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By Madziro
Hullo Andrew Many thanks for the info. it...

Hullo Andrew

Many thanks for the info. it is appreciated. Will certainly get rid of the fake badge. Is there any particular tell tale sign to indicate that it is wrong? I do not want to get...
Forum: General Topics. 16-06-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By Madziro
Norfolk Regt variants

I picked up a couple of Norfolk Regt cap badges recently and on closer inspection discovered that they are all slightly different. Is there a logical explanation for this? I assume that it is due...
Forum: Army 16-04-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 745
Posted By Madziro
Mike. Here are the cards on the Rhodesian...

Mike. Here are the cards on the Rhodesian Armoured units. Hope they are of use. Kind regards. Dudley
Forum: Army 16-04-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 745
Posted By Madziro
Have attached scans of the two pages in the hope...

Have attached scans of the two pages in the hope that they will be more readable.
Forum: Army 16-04-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 745
Posted By Madziro
You may find this article of use. I drew it up...

You may find this article of use. I drew it up some time after discovering the original order in the SA Army Archives to oxidise SA badges in 1938. I have used the SACS badges as an example of the...
Forum: Army 08-04-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 229
Posted By Madziro
With respect and speaking as a Rhodesian who...

With respect and speaking as a Rhodesian who served in both Rhodesia and South Africa, for what it is worth. You have an excellent collection of badges. However, the Rhodesian Signals badges are...
Forum: Army 20-03-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 281
Posted By Madziro
Having an interest in the Natal carbineers I...

Having an interest in the Natal carbineers I believe that the title "The Royal Natal Carbineers" was worn during the Second World War. After republic the title changed doe to the Royal title being...
Forum: General Topics 17-03-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 134
Posted By Madziro
Help with research on WW2 Canadian Medic

A Canadian friend here in the UK is trying to find out any info on his grandfather - William Eaton - who served with the 24th Field Ambulance
5th Armoured Division, Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps...
Forum: Army 07-03-19, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By Madziro
I build cards for the badges I have in the...

I build cards for the badges I have in the collection and this may be of use. The cards have been uploaded in a single album some time back. If you search the words South Africa they will come up. ...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 06-03-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By Madziro
Your rampant lion badge is for the South African...

Your rampant lion badge is for the South African Murchison School Cadets worn early 1900s. Each school had their own individual badge in the 1890s - early 1900s until a single one was brought out...
Forum: Army 19-02-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By Madziro
The attached is also a Coat of Arms general...

The attached is also a Coat of Arms general service badge worn during the First World War. As has been said, a number of units wore this type badge for a short while. This one has a slider and is...
Forum: General Topics 19-02-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By Madziro
Hope this helps with a bit of info.

Hope this helps with a bit of info.
Forum: Other Military Topics 26-01-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,914
Posted By Madziro
The poppy pins make a great collection. Have...

The poppy pins make a great collection. Have also started to collect them in the last few years. The collection thus far as attached.
Forum: Air Force 19-01-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By Madziro
Order to oxidise SA badges

Attached is the order dated 1938 to oxidise SA badges. It may be of interest. Was doing some research some years ago at the SADF Archives and found it on file there.
Forum: Air Force 19-01-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By Madziro
SAAF Cap badges

Some variants for comparison.
Forum: General Topics 19-01-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,941
Posted By Madziro
TSA Regt HQ photos

Some photos of the TSA HQ (Green Magazine) Pretoria. These were taken in 2005. The Regt has a small museum at their HQ and the photos show some of the displays.
Forum: General Topics 19-01-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,941
Posted By Madziro
Some time back I did a little study of the TSA...

Some time back I did a little study of the TSA and drew this poster in an effort to illustrate the rank system / insignia. It may be of interest.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-11-18, 10:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 155
Posted By Madziro
Mystery clover with number 2 patch

Help please. Can anybody identify this patch?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-10-18, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By Madziro
Greetings Gentlemen Many thanks for the...

Greetings Gentlemen

Many thanks for the information. It is most valuable for me and allows me to complete a written tribute to him for our RBL branch. We lay a wreath for each of our village men...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-09-18, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By Madziro
Welsh Guards officer KIA during WW 2

I am doing a research project on the World War One and Two men from Kingsclere village killed in action for our Royal British Legion branch and would like to ask if anybody could help with any...
Forum: Other Military Topics 25-09-18, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 207
Posted By Madziro
Hullo Mike Trust you are well. I will have...

Hullo Mike

Trust you are well. I will have a little look for some info when I get home this evening.

Kind regards

Dudley
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