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Old 22-08-22, 11:01 AM
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Default Cloth Conundrums.

Hello to everyone,

I am attaching photos of another group of badges from my collection that I am finding it very difficult to identify. This time a selection of cloth patches. There is quite a mixed bag here. If anyone can shed more light onto these then it is very much appreciated as ever.

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Old 22-08-22, 11:38 AM
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15 is the Irish Army Observer Corps
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Old 22-08-22, 12:00 PM
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Many thanks for that Wooffy. That one had given me hours of searching to no avail!
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Old 22-08-22, 12:04 PM
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10 looks South African but I don't know.
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Old 22-08-22, 12:16 PM
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Thanks for that Phil

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Old 22-08-22, 12:44 PM
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10 looks South African but I don't know.
There are NO South African badges in this group
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Old 22-08-22, 12:52 PM
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Ok thanks for your input Milmed

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6 & 18 scream Engineers, Jerry, I am sure will confirm if so.
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Old 22-08-22, 01:59 PM
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Thanks crest insignia. I have chatted to Jerry before and I agree that he is bound to know.

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Old 22-08-22, 02:23 PM
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No 3. East African Tracker.

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Old 22-08-22, 02:43 PM
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That sounds really interesting Zob thank you. Could you tell me a bit more about number 3? I can't find a reference to it on the net.

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Hello Bill, No 18 is 21 ENGR GROUP. Comes in printed and embroidered.
No 6 is similar to a couple of RE signs but I cannot definitely ID it. Sorry I will keep trying.
I have come to the conclusion that No 6 is not RE.
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Old 22-08-22, 05:18 PM
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Hi Thanks for getting back to me on these queries. No 6 has been a long-standing puzzle. If anyone can solve it you can!

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Good day Bill,

No. 10 is from Sri Lanka, for a special police force unit.

No. 21 is Norwegian, for the brigade located in the north of the country. The colour is new to me as I have examples (in attached photo) that I acquired on a fly-over ex in the mid '80's.

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Old 23-08-22, 09:56 AM
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Hello Ian B

Thank you for identifying numbers 10 and 21. From your excellent info I have managed to find out a bit more about the red variation. It is 6th division Norwegian army (presumably still part of the Brigade Nord?)

I have seen the green and black colours of the Sri Lankan patch before on a Special Task Force shoulder title but would not have made the connection without your help.

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