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Forum: General Topics 19-06-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By Milmed
Brian, The badge you show is a Cap and Helmet...

Brian,
The badge you show is a Cap and Helmet badge. This is the National Volunteer Brigade. They had shoulder titles NVB and a helmet flash (Orange vertical chevron point up on a dark blue...
Forum: General Topics 19-06-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 113
Posted By Milmed
Nursing tags of Nursing Assistant (VAD) E. Kent....

Nursing tags of Nursing Assistant (VAD) E. Kent. The silver oval bracelet shows her service number and religion (Church of England) during WWII.

Post war nurse Kent joined the SADF permanent force...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-06-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By Milmed
Looks like a bit of POW made sweetheart brooch...

Looks like a bit of POW made sweetheart brooch from some aircraft aluminium. Sorry cannot help with the colours though.... maybe RAAF?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-06-21, 05:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By Milmed
I doubt this is a military badge at all

I doubt this is a military badge at all
Forum: Photographs of South African Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 18-06-21, 05:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 67
Posted By Milmed
Hi Brian, Nice find. Picture in order of...

Hi Brian,
Nice find.
Picture in order of display:

1. Cape Corps Motor Transport driver - wearing the SASC badge of WWI vintage with bottom scroll removed. Was standard issue for MT drivers in...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 17-06-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 356
Posted By Milmed
Tunic also iffy. Modern (1950-60's) material used...

Tunic also iffy. Modern (1950-60's) material used to create tunic. Maybe the whole lot is a prop for a movie
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-06-21, 03:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By Milmed
Cannot be 100% sure but it reminds me of 'Safe...

Cannot be 100% sure but it reminds me of 'Safe Driving Association' annual renewal awards. Should have a medallion attached
Forum: General Topics 13-06-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 322
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 13-06-21, 03:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 322
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: 14
Views: 322
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: 245
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: 245
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: 245
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: 158
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: 211
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: 211
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: 211
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: 211
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: 193
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: 645
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: 204
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: 507
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: 4
Views: 399
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: 417
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: 367
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...
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