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Old 15-06-20, 10:36 AM
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Hi everyone, I wanted to ask you a question about the badges of the South African regiments that freed my city during the Second World War. The Witwatersrand Rifles/De la Rey regiment, First City/Cape Town Highlanders regiment, Imperial Light Horse/Kimberley regiment are made up of two distinct regiments that joined during WW2. Did these regiments also adopt a unique badge different from the previous ones or not? The same question also applies to patches, etc.
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Old 15-06-20, 12:31 PM
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The quick answer is yes and no, and if you search the South African Army section of the forum https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/fo...splay.php?f=17 for these combined regiments, you will find images of the badges.

WR/DLR had a new beret badge consisting of the letters WR over DLR

ILH-KR had a new shoulder title consisting of letters ILH and KR separated by a diamond shape.

FC/CTH - no unique badge
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Old 16-06-20, 05:34 PM
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Thank you so much
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Old 25-06-20, 05:44 AM
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FC/CTH wore a green and gold hackle on their khaki Balmorals with battledress. Regimental badges retained otherwise.
See http://smallwarssouth.blogspot.com/p/blog-page_8.html for pictures of the green and gold hackle being worn.

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