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Australian/NZ cloth shoulder titles

Article about: Hi Gary, this title did not exist during the war. The unit was not formed until December 1948. Cheers, Ade.

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    Hi Gary, this title did not exist during the war. The unit was not formed until December 1948.

    Cheers, Ade.
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    These patches are for 2/3rd Anti Tank Regt, 'T' shape for service with the 9th Div 2AIF at the 1st siege of Tobruk 1941.
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    As Luke has stated your examples are all post WW2.
    This is what Australian WW2 unit insignia looked like.

    Two 2/13th Battalion repo's.
    The square represents pre Tobruk 1941 (not full size),the T post Tobruk 1941.

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    These images give an indication of the configeration and placement of Australian WW2 insignia.
    The Photo is of my Grandfather, Kenneth Maxwell Ackerly TX 14451.
    2/13th Infantry Battalion 9th Division 2nd AIF.
    World War Two Nominal Roll

    Cheers fellas
    Dave

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    I want to thank all of yopu who commented on my questions. I have certainly learned a lot over the past few days and now have a better understanding of Austrailian WW II regimental insignia. Now my hunt for period correct pieces for my Lithow SMLE display can begin.

    Cheers,

    Gary

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