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Forum: General Topics 25-07-21, 11:05 PM
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Posted By fairlie63
Ah, thanks.

Ah, thanks.
Forum: General Topics 25-07-21, 12:23 PM
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Posted By fairlie63
Wow, nice to see one, thanks for putting the...

Wow, nice to see one, thanks for putting the image up.

I can't locate the original thread on this but I recall putting up a link to a National Archives of Australia file about a dealer in trouble...
Forum: General Topics 24-07-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,553
Posted By fairlie63
I think Dan is correct, the Contracts Accepted...

I think Dan is correct, the Contracts Accepted for manufacture of items of insignia for the AIF during the early part of the war definitely show many of the trade/rank/proficiency badges to have been...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-07-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By fairlie63
ORBAT 6 Aust Div at Tobruch doesn't show any...

ORBAT 6 Aust Div at Tobruch doesn't show any Corps units attached so it is possible that these are men of 2/8 Aust Fd Coy which was originally Corps Troops before transferring to 6 Aust Div to...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-07-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By fairlie63
The manner in which they are equipped and the age...

The manner in which they are equipped and the age of many of the men suggests that it is either 1 Aust Corps Guard Bn (black) or one of the Corps engineer units (purple).

Keith
Forum: General Topics 24-07-21, 04:50 AM
Replies: 58
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Posted By fairlie63
No, sorry I don't nor have I seen one. There has...

No, sorry I don't nor have I seen one. There has been a previous thread on this badge if I recall, and a different photograph of it in wear.

Keith
Forum: General Topics 24-07-21, 04:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,553
Posted By fairlie63
Hi Martin, The badge for the Australian...

Hi Martin,

The badge for the Australian Siege Brigade was authorised by Orders for Australian Imperial Force issued with Military Order 359/1915 of 22 June 1915 and was declared obsolescent (not...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 22-07-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By fairlie63
I think these may be British made badges....

I think these may be British made badges. Examples appear with UBIQUE and a moving wheel, and the Territorial Artillery laurel wreath in the top scroll without moving wheel. I hadn't seen lugs...
Forum: General Topics 22-07-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 58
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Posted By fairlie63
The crossed rifles badge appears to have been...

The crossed rifles badge appears to have been worn by instructors at the Australian Corps Lewis Gun School.
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 22-07-21, 01:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By fairlie63
Hey Bill, that's interesting to know that the...

Hey Bill, that's interesting to know that the Non-Permanent Active Militia elements of the artillery wore the Canada banner badge until 1936. I thought the whole of the force had changed over in...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 20-07-21, 01:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,481
Posted By fairlie63
Thanks Vincent, was happy to get it. Keith

Thanks Vincent, was happy to get it.

Keith
Forum: General Topics 20-07-21, 01:23 AM
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Posted By fairlie63
Right arm, yes, I stand corrected. The...

Right arm, yes, I stand corrected.

The AASC(MT) drivers serving with 10th Field Ambulance AAMC wore the letters MT in wreath on the upper right arm.

Keith
Forum: General Topics 19-07-21, 12:32 AM
Replies: 58
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Posted By fairlie63
Nice collection Martin. The trench mortar...

Nice collection Martin.

The trench mortar personnel of 3 Aust Div were instructed to wear the TM in wreath above the cuff of the left sleeve in July 1916.

Keith
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 12-07-21, 11:44 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By fairlie63
Very nice.

Very nice.
Forum: General Topics. 11-07-21, 01:00 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By fairlie63
Kings Regulations and Orders for the Army may...

Kings Regulations and Orders for the Army may assist you. They have the order of precedence of Corps and Regiments.

1908 was on line.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 24-06-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,481
Posted By fairlie63
No, made as is, nothing removed.

No, made as is, nothing removed.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 24-06-21, 02:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,481
Posted By fairlie63
Armed Forces of Malta

I was lucky enough to pick this up on ebay recently.

Firmin London marking but surprised to see slider if it is an AFM officer's badge.

Keith
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 12-06-21, 11:16 PM
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Posted By fairlie63
Nice lot. Lucky man.

Nice lot. Lucky man.
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 01-06-21, 11:58 PM
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Posted By fairlie63
Nice to have absolute identification of the...

Nice to have absolute identification of the manufacturer, thanks for showing.

Keith
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-05-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By fairlie63
I notice too that the pictures of the IG and AIG...

I notice too that the pictures of the IG and AIG hat badges, and the enlisted men's beret badge on the RCA Kit Shop site are of the pre 2016 design.

Are they disposing of their old stocks or just...
Forum: Photographs of South African Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 07-05-21, 10:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By fairlie63
Thank you Brian. I guess it reflects past...

Thank you Brian. I guess it reflects past association following the absorption of 7 Mdm Regt.

I see now it is Sandfontein Artillery Regiment in any case. Wonder what the new badge will look like....
Forum: Photographs of South African Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 07-05-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By fairlie63
Transvaal Horse Artillery (THA)

Is anybody able to enlighten me as to what this THA officer's pocket badge is in this photo.

https://1rli.files.wordpress.com/2007/10/armistice-07-052a.jpg

It appears to be an embroidered THA...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-04-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By fairlie63
Relevant threads - ...

Relevant threads -

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=6985&highlight=Arab+Legion+collar
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-04-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By fairlie63
Hello David, The white metal collars appear...

Hello David,

The white metal collars appear to be those of the artillery of the Arab Legion. Eddie did comment on a thread a couple of years ago in which bronzed examples of this badge were put up...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 09-04-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By fairlie63
Thanks Cliff, good to see you are still hard at...

Thanks Cliff, good to see you are still hard at this business.

Cheers, Keith
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