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Old 08-11-18, 10:22 AM
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Thanks Andy

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Shall you also be having the bronze examples worn by members of the regiment, when it was part of the Transvaal Volunteer Force?

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Frank, single collars do come up but these actually are very scarce.

If I did buy a pair I could easily sell the single. They also aren't facing

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Old 08-11-18, 02:18 PM
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I wasn't aware of their existence Frank

Was that for the Natal Rebellion?


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As far as I was aware, the Transvaal Volunteer period ILH only wore the white metal cap and collars. I am always prepared to learn and be proved wrong. It is the only way to grow in knowledge . Regards Andrew
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I don't know, Iain, I would doubt that, not enough has been written about this period, I've always wondered if they were a crossover into the ACF until matters were standardised and the smaller badge came into wear.

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Old 09-11-18, 11:02 AM
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Andrew, Frank,

I know little about the Transvaal Volunteer Corps but Harry Klein touches on in in his book "Light Horse Cavalcade;" it seems from what he says, that the different regiments within the Corps kept their own identities.

If they all wore the same badge would there not be plenty around?

Just suggesting.

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Old 09-11-18, 07:45 PM
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Hello Iain,
I am talking about the ILH and certainly not a generic TVF badge, which I would assume did not actually exist.
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Old 10-11-18, 06:52 AM
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Hi Iain and Frank, there was no "Transvaal Volunteers" badge. All of the different regiments had their own badges. Many of these badges are very hard to come by as they had the habit of "burn or bury" if a badge was discontinued. Some Commanding Officers were very strict with this and so for instance the Johannesburg Mounted Rifles badges come to light very seldomly. Have a great weekend. Andrew
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Well, I 've certainly never heard of such a badge, but, as I said in post seventeen, I am talking about the Imperial Light Horse.
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Hi Iain, I thought that I would share my Boer War ILH collection seen as you started this thread. Most people don't really look at all the Boer War variations, but I enjoy titles, so I do. Have a great evening. Andrew
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Thanks Andrew, I didn't realise there so many variations but strictly speaking they are slouch hat badges or were some worn as titles?

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Thanks Iain, they are titles, but worn as slouch hat badges. I have seen odd Boer War photos where they had shoulder titles, but mainly worn on slouch hats. Regards Andrew
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