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Forum: General Topics Yesterday, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 175
Posted By Milmed
Neil, The ZARP badge is spot on in g/m and was...

Neil,
The ZARP badge is spot on in g/m and was worn on a white colonial pattern helmet.

The School Cadets in g/m is actually a WWI SA Expeditionary force cap badge. This was the same badge as...
Forum: General Topics Yesterday, 03:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 175
Posted By Milmed
Brian The DEOVR is white metal. Quite a few of...

Brian
The DEOVR is white metal. Quite a few of the other wm badges also appear bronze, but I think this is oxidation from been on an exposed board for a long time.
Forum: General Topics 12-06-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 175
Posted By Milmed
Hi Neil, Some nice SA badges there but also...

Hi Neil,
Some nice SA badges there but also three copies/fakes that I can see that were produced in the 1970's long after these units were defunct.

The copies are:
Regiment President Steyn -...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 09-06-21, 05:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By Milmed
Hi John, It appears my original msg did not get...

Hi John,
It appears my original msg did not get to you, so I have resent my details.
If you don't get it, just drop me a pvt msg with your email address and I will respond to that.

Best regards...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 05-06-21, 05:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By Milmed
Thank you John. Very nice of you and much...

Thank you John.
Very nice of you and much appreciated. I will forward my details on to you.

Regards
Steven
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 04-06-21, 06:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By Milmed
Post war HCT (Basutoland, Bechuanaland and...

Post war HCT (Basutoland, Bechuanaland and Swaziland) nursing council badge to probably 1953 when crown would have changed. The South African Mint 'a' mark is for 1948.

Nurses were recruited out...
Forum: General Topics 03-06-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By Milmed
Search the forum (South African Army section) as...

Search the forum (South African Army section) as there has been some info posted there a while back
Forum: General Topics 01-06-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 189
Posted By Milmed
sorry, just a typo on my part.

sorry, just a typo on my part.
Forum: General Topics 01-06-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 189
Posted By Milmed
Yep, that was one of the references I found...

Yep, that was one of the references I found previously.

As for Glendore, PE, well I could not find any area except for the name of a road called Glendore. The homes along this road are all circa...
Forum: General Topics 01-06-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 189
Posted By Milmed
Thanks Brian, Would be nice if Alan has some...

Thanks Brian,
Would be nice if Alan has some concrete proof of the badge coming from PE Glendore and not that he made an assumption based on the fact that there is a suburb in PE called Glendore.
...
Forum: General Topics 01-06-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 189
Posted By Milmed
Hi Brian, This was discussed here:...

Hi Brian,
This was discussed here: https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=76273&highlight=glendore

and to my Knowledge the Glendore Boarding house was in Kenilworth, Cape Town....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-05-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By Milmed
looks like a BRCS nurses apron badge

looks like a BRCS nurses apron badge
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 05-05-21, 03:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 563
Posted By Milmed
WTS - Womens Transport Service (East Africa WWII)

WTS - Womens Transport Service (East Africa WWII)
Forum: Army 03-05-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By Milmed
Hi Brian, Yes not easily found. The collars you...

Hi Brian,
Yes not easily found. The collars you have though are not R&HB but SA Railway Police collar badges of a senior official c.1930's to 1950's. There are pictures about of railway police...
Forum: General Topics. 29-04-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By Milmed
Terry, This is not a nurses tippit but a cold...

Terry,
This is not a nurses tippit but a cold weather long cape. These were worn by QAIMNS, QAIMNSR and TANS in grey wool and lined in red.

I have handled this cape and it is WWII with all...
Forum: General Topics 27-04-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By Milmed
South African UDF General Service Corps...

South African UDF General Service Corps (Springbok in circle with 'Union is Strength' and 'Eendrag Maak Mag' motto) cap and facing collars
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-04-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By Milmed
Indian Supply and Transport Corps

Indian Supply and Transport Corps
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 21-04-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 340
Posted By Milmed
The pictures are of British Red Cross VAD nurses...

The pictures are of British Red Cross VAD nurses in service at an RN Station.

They are not QARNNS nurses.

The armband is blue with a crowned VAD Mobile embroidered badge. Here is a link to the...
Forum: Indian Badges 21-04-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By Milmed
Yes it is a SAAF senior officer cap badge and...

Yes it is a SAAF senior officer cap badge and still current.
Forum: Army 19-04-21, 04:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 577
Posted By Milmed
Smile KFC - Kentucky Fried Chicken :) - You must have...

KFC - Kentucky Fried Chicken :) - You must have been hungry when typing this

I think the badges you see were KFS and they do come up from time to time. I would say moderately rare
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 11-04-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 703
Posted By Milmed
Leigh, Second picture is a close up of a uniform...

Leigh, Second picture is a close up of a uniform button....
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 10-04-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By Milmed
Hi Chris, Can confirm these were originally...

Hi Chris,
Can confirm these were originally collars, but there was a change in cap (ATS style) in grey to match the grey Norfolk uniform. A collar badge was worn on the this cap instead of the...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 08-04-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By Milmed
[QUOTE=Neil s;545262]Titles 247893247894 ...

[QUOTE=Neil s;545262]Titles
247893247894

The 2 AMC titles are Australian Army Medical Corps and not RAMC
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-04-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By Milmed
King Frederik IX of Denmark (1947 - 1972)

King Frederik IX of Denmark (1947 - 1972)
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-04-21, 02:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By Milmed
Terry, Yes the WAMPC was part of WAAS. They...

Terry,
Yes the WAMPC was part of WAAS. They wore general service Cap and Collar badges with SAMPC shoulder titles.

The cloth backing was not worn by WAMPC. As far as I am aware cloth backings to...
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