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Old 02-11-20, 04:57 AM
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Medical patches as in the photo , I have seen black back ground red outer circle, black and tan back ground with a white outer circle and the one pictured what are the differences if any one knows ??

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Old 02-11-20, 10:34 AM
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I will be interested in this as well.

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Old 02-11-20, 11:07 AM
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The one you have with the khaki background was unique to Australia.
Britain and other commonwealth countries had a dark blue/black background.

Please post pictures of the others you refer to and I will help identify
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Medical patches as in the photo , I have seen black back ground red outer circle, black and tan back ground with a white outer circle and the one pictured what are the differences if any one knows ??

Thanks Rob
That is my photo of my item for sale on ebay.

Its an original badge obtained in the UK.

I was unaware that it was also used in Australia but that makes sense as many badges were worn similarly across most of the Commonwealth Countries

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Old 02-11-20, 06:38 PM
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Here are pictures of the two in my collection, with the black outer circle.










Manchesters, I may have gotten the second one from you?

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You did😂
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....you can see the difference here (observed from photos).

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Old 02-11-20, 07:53 PM
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The one you have with the khaki background was unique to Australia.
Britain and other commonwealth countries had a dark blue/black background.

Please post pictures of the others you refer to and I will help identify
Thanks for your help . Here are the others I mentioned .

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Rob,

The right hand one is Naval.

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The right hand one is Naval.

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That's the red circle one ? They are all WW1 ?

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That's the red circle one ? They are all WW1 ?

Rob
Yes Red Circle one.

Age depends on construction.

The Naval one is probably still in use. Sick Berth Attendant, RN I think

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There was also a RAF version in use from 1918 - 1924
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Thanks for your help . Here are the others I mentioned .

Rob
As mentioned, the right hand one is navy.

The middle one with white ring on black is for volunteer army units (such as RAMC(V) and was also worn by VMSC(Volunteer Medical Staff Corps) and possibly other commonwealth volunteer medical units)

The left hand one I am not to sure about because of the background colour (appears to be grey!). I would suggest though that it was also for a volunteer unit having the white circle.

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Old 03-11-20, 04:10 AM
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As mentioned, the right hand one is navy.

The middle one with white ring on black is for volunteer army units (such as RAMC(V) and was also worn by VMSC(Volunteer Medical Staff Corps) and possibly other commonwealth volunteer medical units)

The left hand one I am not to sure about because of the background colour (appears to be grey!). I would suggest though that it was also for a volunteer unit having the white circle.

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Yep left is grey background white circle
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All very excellent!!!

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