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Old 05-08-16, 10:19 PM
ossteve ossteve is offline
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Default Requested Help on WW2 Slouch Hat formation badges, 1 a Chindits

Hello,
kindly request help with identifying unit formation badges on my two slouch hats. The first has a blue/yellow/white patch sewn. The second has a grand Chindit Chinthe badge on one side and what appears to be a faded blue triangle over an elongated red/blue strip badge on the other.

Thank you and best,
Steve
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Old 24-08-16, 06:12 AM
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Smile slouch hat patches

the first one appears to be R.A.S.C. which would be correct the second possibly an Artillery unit attached to the Chindits , in one of my books it shows a similar patch for A.S.C. but with Blue / Yellow below triangle.
Cheers Bob
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Old 24-08-16, 01:04 PM
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Hi Mike,

My guess would be: R.W.A.F.F. West African Army Service Corps, serving in Burma attached to the Artillery.

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Zob.

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Old 04-09-16, 03:19 PM
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Hi Mike,

I agree with Zob, Middle photo is RWAFF.
Blue triangle indicates Sierra Leone Battalion, RWAFF
Red and Blue rectangles indicate Artillery.
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Brian
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