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Old 03-10-22, 06:34 AM
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Latest find , WW1 german souvenir belt From an AIF soldier who was part of the 1st Infantry regiment 1AIR prior to WW1 hence the 1air title , he was WIA twice and returned back to Australia ,

All badges are in good order with a heavy dark patina .

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Is it named ?
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Hi,

Numeral "3" was possibly for 3rd (Darling Downs) Light Horse or 3rd (Port Curtis) Infantry.

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Thanks John, numerals are not something ive looked at much .
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A question , any ideas of who this 3 badge belongs to ?

Your '3' is very similar to the type worn by the AIF prior to the introduction of colour patches to indicate the Unit/Formation number.

Look through this link to see examples: https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/fo...t=62675&page=2

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Can't find slickmick's "1 AIR assortment"or 'Post 8'. a link would help.
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Can't find slickmick's "1 AIR assortment"
1st Australian Infantry Regiment (1AIR) badge set - 1900 to 1912


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'Post 8'. a link would help.
This is post 8

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Nice looking belt, any idea why the buckle is the other way up to the badges.
A little bit of humour !

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Post 8 because he's Australian in the other side of the world
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Your '3' is very similar to the type worn by the AIF prior to the introduction of colour patches to indicate the Unit/Formation number.

Look through this link to see examples: https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/fo...t=62675&page=2

Dan
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