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Old 22-12-18, 03:25 PM
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Did I see a recent post regarding Aden - FRA items? I have a single anodised shoulder title from my time with the FRA in the 1960s. The title shows 3 arabic letters for Gaiysh AlIttihaad Alnithaamiy - the transliteration for, in English, Federal Regular Army
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Old 22-12-18, 04:39 PM
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Here's my officers cap badge
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Sean
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Old 22-12-18, 07:29 PM
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Hello Sean,
Thank you. I think we wore your badge only on SD caps. Up-country, Mukeirias, Ataq, Dhala and Beihan we wore only a plain khaki musheddah. Since they were regularly washed, almost daily, it was not practical to wear a badge
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Old 23-12-18, 09:59 AM
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Here you go, OR's badge, later pattern shoulder title and collars
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Old 23-12-18, 11:06 AM
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Hello Eddie, Many thanks. A very nice set. I expect not many of them around these days particularly since the cap badges were not often worn outside of Aden.
The attached photos show the ever-popular Musheddah - even the Cameron Highlanders wore it when up-country. One photo shows a visit to 3 FRA in Dhala by the Force Commander, Brigadier James Lunt. Just found a couple of other photos which shows that the Arab officers also wore SD caps on very formal occasions. Also the British officers could, on these occasions, elect to wear the green and white side-cap - with badge. My memory is letting me down !!!!
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