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Old 28-02-21, 06:16 AM
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went down the coast for a weekend away and found a few nice items.
just amazes me what still turns up.
enjoy
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Old 28-02-21, 07:00 AM
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Intriguing badge this one - Engineer & Railway Staff Corps.
Can you tell me anything about it please?
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Old 28-02-21, 07:24 AM
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hi all
went down the coast for a weekend away and found a few nice items.
just amazes me what still turns up.
enjoy
bc
Good finds , which coast did you go ? Western or Eastern side ?

Rob
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Old 28-02-21, 07:31 AM
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hi guys
here you go Jerry. this is the second one ive picked up now.
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/fo...gineer+Railway

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/fo...hlight=Railway

hey Rob,
was down the Bellarine peninsula. lovely weekend. sun, food, wineries, distilleries and militaria. the best. oh and a female companion

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Old 28-02-21, 07:52 AM
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here you go Jerry. this is the second one ive picked up now.
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/fo...gineer+Railway

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/fo...hlight=Railway

hey Rob,
was down the Bellarine peninsula. lovely weekend. sun, food, wineries, distilleries and militaria. the best. oh and a female companion

bc
You should have mentioned it on the forum could have got together for a beer mate as i am down that way . Did you drop into Armor Antq ??

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Old 28-02-21, 08:33 AM
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hey Rob,
it was hard enough to get some time to search for militaria.
i was allowd to pop into armour antq for about 5min. think there renovating and hes a bit over priced.
nah it was a weekend away with the gf. she had it all planned.
next time mate will let you know
bc

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Lovely Para wing.

Will look the soldier up and get back to you.

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QUOTE=badgecollector;540529]hi all
went down the coast for a weekend away and found a few nice items.
just amazes me what still turns up.
enjoy
bc[/QUOTE]

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Lovely Para wing.

Will look the soldier up and get back to you.

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thanks paul
looking forward to hearing more about him
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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 of Birth 03 Apr 1919
Place of Birth CASTLEMAIN, VIC
Date of Enlistment 24 Jun 1940
Locality on Enlistment MOUNT MARTHA, VIC
Place of Enlistment ROYAL PARK, VIC
Next of Kin ROBINSON, ALBERT
Date of Discharge 26 Apr 1946
Rank Private
Posting at Discharge 1 AUST PARATROOP BN
Prisoner of War No
Honours None for display

If you ever decide to move the wings and card on BC drop me a line.

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hi guys
here you go Jerry. this is the second one ive picked up now.
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/fo...gineer+Railway

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/fo...hlight=Railway

hey Rob,
was down the Bellarine peninsula. lovely weekend. sun, food, wineries, distilleries and militaria. the best. oh and a female companion

bc
Thanks for the info BC. A badge I will properly not own...unless
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the hole lot together
WW1 tin and colour patches to
WIA at the Landing 25/4/15

Samuel William LAURENSON
Regimental number 665
Place of birth Castlemaine Victoria
Religion Presbyterian
Occupation Ironmoulder
Address Norwood Hill, Castlemaine, Victoria
Marital status Single
Age at embarkation 23
Next of kin Mother, Mrs Mary Laurenson, Winters Flat, Castlemaine, Victoria
Enlistment date 17 August 1914
Rank on enlistment Private
Unit name 7th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number 23/24/1
Embarkation details Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal Roll Private
Unit from Nominal Roll 4th Machine Gun Battalion
Fate Returned to Australia 8 October 1918

Laurenson was the uncle of Robinson
now to track down the medals
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the hole lot together
WW1 tin and colour patches to
WIA at the Landing 25/4/15

Samuel William LAURENSON
Regimental number 665
Place of birth Castlemaine Victoria
Religion Presbyterian
Occupation Ironmoulder
Address Norwood Hill, Castlemaine, Victoria
Marital status Single
Age at embarkation 23
Next of kin Mother, Mrs Mary Laurenson, Winters Flat, Castlemaine, Victoria
Enlistment date 17 August 1914
Rank on enlistment Private
Unit name 7th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number 23/24/1
Embarkation details Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal Roll Private
Unit from Nominal Roll 4th Machine Gun Battalion
Fate Returned to Australia 8 October 1918

Laurenson was the uncle of Robinson
now to track down the medals
bc
Very nice pickup and good luck in trying to find the medals BTW did you visit the Q/cliff fort to see the museum, its worth a look if you didn't

Rob
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hi Rob
yes, every time I'm down that way I calm in. im now only interested in seeing the museum and not he full tour of the grounds
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Same mate just a quick look
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