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Forum: General Topics Yesterday, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 229
Posted By 3battalion
Hi BC, VX33160 Eric 'Barney' Robinson served...

Hi BC,

VX33160 Eric 'Barney' Robinson served with the Battalion HQ of the 1st Australian Parachute Battalion.

Name ROBINSON, ERIC ALBERT
Service Australian Army
Service Number VX33160
Date...
Forum: General Topics Yesterday, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 229
Posted By 3battalion
Lovely Para wing. Will look the soldier up...

Lovely Para wing.

Will look the soldier up and get back to you.

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 20-02-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 946
Posted By 3battalion
Thanks for your reply Mike. Indeed, the...

Thanks for your reply Mike.

Indeed, the length of time the 52nd title was in use and the numbers produced may provide an indication of possible variations.

For comparison the British made US...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 20-02-21, 04:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 946
Posted By 3battalion
Gents, I've been following this thread and am...

Gents, I've been following this thread and am enjoying the information presented. What's confusing me as it seems some don't like it because the construction doesn't conform to other examples.
...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 20-02-21, 03:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By 3battalion
Here's an original set Mike Paul

Here's an original set Mike

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-02-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 946
Posted By 3battalion
Message sent Billy. Regards Paul

Message sent Billy.

Regards

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-02-21, 03:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 946
Posted By 3battalion
I don't like it Luc. I love it! Nice...

I don't like it Luc.

I love it! Nice original title, but that's a high price for that title. I believe one sold on the forum for half that not long ago.

Paul
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 10-02-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 287
Posted By 3battalion
Interesting topic. Attached are a couple of...

Interesting topic.

Attached are a couple of modern Australian SAS Rubberised patches.

Paul
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 07-02-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By 3battalion
Thanks Roy Paul

Thanks Roy

Paul
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 07-02-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By 3battalion
An original set for comparison mate. Paul

An original set for comparison mate.

Paul
Forum: General Topics. 02-02-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By 3battalion
Nice additions Terry. Paul

Nice additions Terry.

Paul
Forum: Off topic 15-01-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By 3battalion
G'day Dave, Interesting topic and glad you...

G'day Dave,

Interesting topic and glad you are recovering from Covid.

To answer your question about sharing / passing on knowledge, and I know this sounds simplistic, but the forum is the means...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-01-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 465
Posted By 3battalion
CB, You could well be right as it is unlike...

CB,

You could well be right as it is unlike anything I've come across.

I wonder type of civilian button this is as it does look like a Coldstream Guards button but from what era I've got no...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-01-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 465
Posted By 3battalion
Gents, I appreciate all the help. ...

Gents,

I appreciate all the help.

Here's a few more photos.

Paul
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-01-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 465
Posted By 3battalion
Hard to tell but I think it's brass. Good...

Hard to tell but I think it's brass.

Good lead on the collar insignia given the small size of the badge.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-01-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 465
Posted By 3battalion
Unknown Andy,but it's a good lead. Paul

Unknown Andy,but it's a good lead.

Paul
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-01-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 465
Posted By 3battalion
Coldstream Guards Button on Cloth Star Backing

Gents,

I came across this most unusual button and cloth badge combination and wondered if any members could identify how this badge / button was worn if at all?

Thanks

Paul
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 10-01-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By 3battalion
Certainly looks like a Type 8. The wings were...

Certainly looks like a Type 8. The wings were made with various coloured backgrounds and I don't believe you can attribute a wing to a Unit by the background colour.

I stand to be corrected on...
Forum: Headdress 04-01-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By 3battalion
Very nice Jerry Paul

Very nice Jerry

Paul
Forum: Other Corps 02-01-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By 3battalion
Gents, the key word is 'posted.' If any soldier...

Gents, the key word is 'posted.' If any soldier is posted to a Unit, HQ or otherwise, they wear the colour patch of the posted Unit.

On attachment etc, they retain the parent Unit's color patch....
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 02-01-21, 04:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By 3battalion
Mind you his comment about 'wankers' made me...

Mind you his comment about 'wankers' made me laugh!

Paul
Forum: Other Corps 02-01-21, 04:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By 3battalion
He'd wear the Defence HQ patch. Paul

He'd wear the Defence HQ patch.

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 30-12-20, 01:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 912
Posted By 3battalion
It's a good one but badly beat up. Paul

It's a good one but badly beat up.

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 29-12-20, 03:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By 3battalion
Yes I have Philli. That was great detective work...

Yes I have Philli. That was great detective work by you and Alan.

Thanks

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 28-12-20, 04:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By 3battalion
I think you were right first time Phill with it...

I think you were right first time Phill with it dating from the 60's. See 'ANZAC Elite' no 40 - 41.

Now a nice old wing!

Paul
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