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Forum: All other Colonial Badges 18-08-19, 02:47 AM
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Posted By milhistry
Rhodesian military police

Does anyone know what armlets the Rhodesian MPs wore? We're they red on black or black on red or something else? Thanks
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 03-08-19, 03:44 AM
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Posted By milhistry
Late 1960s

Late 1960s
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 03-08-19, 03:40 AM
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Posted By milhistry
South Africa 1930s to 1960s

South Africa 1930s to 1960s
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 03-08-19, 03:35 AM
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Views: 301
Posted By milhistry
Believed to be Cape Colony Forest Service

Believed to be Cape Colony Forest Service
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 03-08-19, 03:29 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By milhistry
Correction shield badge worn since about 1934

Correction shield badge worn since about 1934
Forum: General Topics. 03-08-19, 03:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 842
Posted By milhistry
NZ 1990s

NZ 1990s
Forum: General Topics. 03-08-19, 03:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 842
Posted By milhistry
South African brassard in chilli red worn since...

South African brassard in chilli red worn since late 19 70s and beret official since 86 for wear when not on police duty
Forum: General Topics. 03-08-19, 03:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 842
Posted By milhistry
SA 1960s/70s

SA 1960s/70s
Forum: New Zealand Badges 01-08-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,090
Posted By milhistry
Good question! I think there are three...

Good question! I think there are three possibilities. 1. WW1 badges 2. Regimental badges with armband if they came from another unit 3.Temporary Staff badges with armband. I have not come across a...
Forum: General Topics. 01-08-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 842
Posted By milhistry
Thanks everyone ! I visited that website before...

Thanks everyone ! I visited that website before too but somehow missed that bit! I also recall something about black and white armbands in WW 1. Maybe someone can shed some light on that too? ...
Forum: Army 30-07-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By milhistry
There's a photo on an unofficial SACMP website...

There's a photo on an unofficial SACMP website that includes "non European " MPs unfortunately can't make out the badges as not a hi resolution image
Forum: General Topics. 30-07-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 842
Posted By milhistry
I'd be keen to know as well! South African MPs...

I'd be keen to know as well! South African MPs wore black on red within SA in WWII and their 1934 Dress Regs specified black on red but are understood to have worn British type red on black overseas....
Forum: New Zealand Badges 30-07-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,090
Posted By milhistry
The WWII NZEF MPs wore standard NZEF"Onward"...

The WWII NZEF MPs wore standard NZEF"Onward" badges with British style MP armlets. If you Google National Library of NZ and search the photo archive for military police there are some photos.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 02-06-19, 06:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By milhistry
The dark badge worn with sand uniform and gilt...

The dark badge worn with sand uniform and gilt with drab as I understand it
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 02-06-19, 06:05 AM
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Views: 301
Posted By milhistry
Not grubby ☺They came in gilt and in this...

Not grubby ☺They came in gilt and in this darkened form. Worn from circa 1950s to 19 70s by Foresters in Government Service on their best uniform. The latter was a sand coLour in summer and a...
Forum: Air Force 31-05-19, 11:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,296
Posted By milhistry
Squadron Officer Dunning and staff

Squadron Officer Dunning and staff
Forum: Air Force 31-05-19, 11:42 PM
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Views: 2,296
Posted By milhistry
Some pictures Forgot to mention flight gear 😊...

Some pictures
Forgot to mention flight gear 😊 SA WAAF had pilots too.
Forum: Photographs of South African Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 31-05-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By milhistry
Great picture! The sapper might be Mines...

Great picture! The sapper might be Mines Engineering Brigade. The two unknowns might be NRV or NVB. The equivalent of the Home Guard. They wore leather 03 equipment rather than 37 webbing. Looking...
Forum: Photographs of South African Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 31-05-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By milhistry
Great picture! The sapper might be Mines...

Great picture! The sapper might be Mines Engineering Brigade. The two unknowns might be NRV or NVB. The equivalent of the Home Guard. They wore leather 03 equipment rather than 37 webbing. Looking...
Forum: Air Force 30-05-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,296
Posted By milhistry
Army style. Officers wore drab Bara theater...

Army style. Officers wore drab Bara theater jackets and skirts with f/s caps. Light khaki also worn. Other ranks wore ATS style caps in Khaki or f/s caps.
Forum: General Topics 30-09-18, 04:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By milhistry
Late 1940s officers with Rh St C badges

Jacklin and Bently with Staff Corps badges on their caps.
Forum: Air Force 28-09-18, 10:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 872
Posted By milhistry
Photo

Photo
Forum: Police 28-09-18, 10:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,360
Posted By milhistry
Affirmative. I bet that would ruffle some...

Affirmative. I bet that would ruffle some feathers in the Household Division! :D
I've previously seen wartime CPS members referred to as Constable and the Warrant Card looks like it says Special...
Forum: Police 28-09-18, 10:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,360
Posted By milhistry
Quite possibly. I recently came across this on...

Quite possibly. I recently came across this on the internet. It seems the Civic Guard was disbanded in 1949. The figure of justice badge appeared on the letterhead at the time so these badges must...
Forum: Army 23-09-18, 09:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 566
Posted By milhistry
One of the northern natal commando units (might...

One of the northern natal commando units (might have been Dundee?) had a skull and bones on their shoulder flash. I wonder if it was inspired by the NFG badge or merely a coincidence?
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