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Old 15-08-18, 05:58 PM
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Thanks, that's added to my info re. the badge.
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Old 16-08-18, 05:43 AM
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Here it is Alex.

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Thanks Keith. I went through a period of collecting SA Artillery badges years ago but haven't added to that collection for years. Must look out for one of these.
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Old 16-08-18, 10:06 AM
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A very typical SA Recruit with Cap and not Polo Helmet as was commonly the case. Note SAA titles on Red Tab and "darkened Cap and collar" badges.
This chap appears to be wearing the Frock, Drab Veld, a 4-pocket khaki drill tunic introduced c. 1937 and popular with the gunners. From 1940 it was replaced by the familiar Bushjacket, Khaki Drill, however the Frock was still worn within the Union after that especially by men in training etc.

By the time this photo was taken Other Ranks of SA Arty wore same pattern collar badges as officers. Prior to the war officers and ORs wore different badges with a number of variations worn over the years. Officers and Other Ranks in SAA still wear the same pattern collars today as far as I'm aware unlike many Commonwealth countries where the patterns differ for Officers and ORs. Also during WWII all South Africans on active service wore darkened badges - officers and other ranks alike.
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Old 16-08-18, 10:14 AM
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Thanks milhistry. Keith
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Thanks Brian,

I'm in the process of re-doing my SA Arty 1902-current badge board and am looking at what I still need to pick up, and what I already have that I can use.

Cheers, Keith

Keith:

What badge is this? Time period? Thank you.
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7th Medium Regiment (3rd Transvaal Scottish) circa 1946-1960.

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7th Medium Regiment (3rd Transvaal Scottish) circa 1946-1960.

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