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Old 07-04-22, 06:06 PM
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I would like to ask Forum members for help with the following.

The 1st Volunteer Battalion Norfolk Regiment went to South Africa in 1900. I have seen a photograph of one of those, a Sergeant. He is wearing a black FSC with what appears to be a small Britannia badge facing forward, possibly in white metal.

Would this be the usual badge worn by the 1st Volunteer Company at this time?

Any help, advice or even a photo would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 07-04-22, 06:09 PM
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It was usual at the time to use collar badges in the FSC.
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Old 07-04-22, 06:43 PM
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Thank you Alan.

Anyone have a picture of similar in white metal?

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Old 07-04-22, 06:53 PM
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Thank you Alan.

Anyone have a picture of similar in white metal?

Kind regards, Malcolm.

Here you go.
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Old 07-04-22, 06:56 PM
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Keith.

Many thanks for this. Now I know what I need to find. Greatly appreciated.

Kind regards, Malcolm.
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Old 07-04-22, 06:59 PM
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One further question. Would the badge as worn by a Sergeant just have been in plain white metal or silver plate etc.

Kind regards, Malcolm.
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Old 07-04-22, 07:02 PM
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As it was a collar then I would expect it to be in nickel.
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Old 07-04-22, 07:04 PM
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Alan.

Many thanks for all the help.

Kind regards, Malcolm.
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Old 07-04-22, 09:12 PM
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Not VB, obviously, but thought it might be of interest (formerly on display at the old Norfolk Regiment Museum, Norwich).

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Old 07-04-22, 10:21 PM
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JT. Many thanks for sharing this interesting picture.

Kind regards, Malcolm.
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Old 08-04-22, 07:12 AM
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Hi I use a WM collar to accompany my NR Vs Boer War medals.
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Old 08-04-22, 10:03 AM
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Holyboy.

I am looking to do the same. Unfortunately I only need the one!

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Old 08-04-22, 01:46 PM
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Happy hunting they are not common though
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Old 08-04-22, 02:31 PM
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Don’t have my copy of Churchill, to hand. Hopefully someone could furnish us with the appropriate ref nos?

Many thanks.

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Old 08-04-22, 04:30 PM
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JT. Thank you for the additional pics. Quite a variation in designs.

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