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Old 27-04-21, 07:31 PM
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Question Help to identify this badge please.

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I'm trying to identify my gran uncles insignia. I believe he was in north Africa in WW2.
Any help greatly appreciated.
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Old 27-04-21, 08:46 PM
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Hi stmo, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
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Old 27-04-21, 09:01 PM
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V Corps.
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Old 27-04-21, 09:16 PM
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Could be the badge for Aden.

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Old 28-04-21, 07:28 AM
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Sind District.
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Old 28-04-21, 07:37 AM
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V Corps, Aden? and Sind District for comparison.

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Hi,
I'm trying to identify my gran uncles insignia. I believe he was in north Africa in WW2.
Any help greatly appreciated.
Is there any further information or a full photo ?

The badge 'appears' to have an Indian/Karachi connection and perhaps members could suggest unit/timescale based on uniform/capbadge if you have any other photos ?

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Old 28-04-21, 07:50 PM
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Thanks for the replies.
I've attached a full photo that might help.
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Hi , This is the photo the badges were taken from.
Hope this helps.
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Old 03-05-21, 07:10 PM
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Having seen the other candidates I agree itís Sind District.
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Having seen the other candidates I agree itís Sind District.
Precisely and without doubt.

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