Royal Air Force Medics/ Medical Officers Collar Badges 1920-52

Royal Air Force Medics Collar Badges

In gilding metal. The Caduceus of Mercury with an imperial crown above. To the reverse, a copper reinforcing rod and two loops.
Also in gilt for officers.

Flight Lieutenant J G Eadie, Medical Officer at No 11 Group headquarters at Uxbridge, photographed with part of his miniature air force, 16 April 1943.
© IWM (CH 9234)

Below: badge worn on the lower corners of the nurses capes.

Recently-arrived nursing sisters of the Princess Mary’s Royal Air Force Nursing Service gathered on the balcony of No. 5 RAF General Hospital, newly established at Abassia, Egypt.
© IWM (CH 9811)
The interior of a DH.89A Rapide ambulance aircraft at Hendon, Middlesex, the day before being presented to No 24 Squadron by the ‘Silver Thimble Fund’, showing how stretchers are fitted into the cabin.
© IWM (CH 2734)
 Air Vice Marshal Sir [Francis Wilfred] Peter Dixon, Honorary Surgeon to both Her Majesty Quuen Elizabeth II and her father King George VI.
© IWM (RAF-T 2762)
RAF Medical Officers Collar Badges
Medical Officer’s Gilt Collars

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