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Old 05-05-15, 09:46 AM
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This is one I havent seen before. Its made of sheet copper with a brass fastener and painted black. It has that look of quite a few WW2 South African badges.
Can anyone say who actually wore this ?
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Old 05-05-15, 11:45 AM
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Mike

Is it not ESD?

http://www.acronymfinder.com/Militar...nment/ESD.html

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Old 05-05-15, 03:44 PM
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Brian,
It could easily be ESD, but what would that be in a South African context. I looked at the acronym list and nothing really fits.
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Old 06-05-15, 11:35 AM
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I am not so sure this is South African? Looks a little European to me.


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This is one I havent seen before. Its made of sheet copper with a brass fastener and painted black. It has that look of quite a few WW2 South African badges.
Can anyone say who actually wore this ?
Mike
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Old 12-08-21, 09:01 AM
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Thanks, Steven
Now to find out about the unit.
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Old 12-08-21, 10:29 AM
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Mike,
Here is a link to my badge that I posted some time back.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/fo...ad.php?t=68110

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Old 11-10-21, 01:35 PM
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Mike,
Found this picture in support of the badge been Rhodesian Essential Service.
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Found this picture in support of the badge been Rhodesian Essential Service.
Nice find with supporting document.
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Old 12-10-21, 04:03 PM
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Thats great , Steven.
As Brian says, An exceptionally nice find.
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